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Floppy Days 120 – ZX Spectrum Part 5 – Tech Specs with Chris Smith

December 2, 2022 FloppyDays

Welcome to Floppy Days #120 for November, 2022.  And I’m your host, Randy Kindig.  I hope everyone is well. We are currently covering the very productive year for home computers of 1982.  This episode is the continuation of a multi-episode arc that covers the Spectrum through all the usual topics.  …

Vintage Is the New Old
Apple II

APDA Apple II software library now available

December 2, 2022 Vintage Is the New Old

Back when Apple Computer Inc. still supported the Apple II platform, the company released troves of utilities for end users and programmers alike — from the System 4.0.2 and System 6.0.1 operating systems, to SCSI card and Video Overlay Card utilities, to MPW tools and GS-Bug. These programs enabled users …

Blogs

Transcoding is flying along!

December 2, 2022 Retro Ports

Progress has been relatively quick through the ground-based objects; it has mostly been a case of filling out a few more simple instruction sequences for handlers that were half-finished. Most of the lower-level routines used in the handlers have already been transcoded and tested. The first flying enemy has appeared; …

Commodore News
Commodore

RAD Expansion Unit – C64/C128

December 2, 2022 Commodore News Page

The RAD Expansion Unit is a cartridge for the C64/C128 with a Raspberry Pi. The RAD can emulate a RAM Expansion Units such as the CBM 1700/1750/1764, CLD Super 1750 Clone, CMD 1750/1750XL and GeoRAM/NeoRAM. There is also a menu for REU-images, GeoRAM-images, NUVIE’s and PRG’s. …

Commodore News
Commodore

PETLifter – CBM/PET

December 2, 2022 Commodore News Page

PETLifter is a new game for the Commodore CBM/PET computer, developed by jimbo. The game is based on the Apple II game Choplifter and can be played on the CBM 3032, 4032 and 8032 computer. …

Commodore News
Commodore

AROS One x86 – v1.9

December 2, 2022 Commodore News Page

A new version of AROS One x86 is now available. New or updated in this version: English & Italian manual, Icon set, DiskInfo, Dopus4, Wanderer. Auto Mount, Backdrop & Theme, CLS, libglfw.i386-aros, libglew.i386-aros, Amitube, PerciMan, Vim, PintorWeb, BeeBase, uCommander, Murks IDE, WebpTools, UHCTools, HWP AVCodec, TextMio, AnimWebConverter, PortablE, RNOEffects, RNOTunes, …

Commodore News
Commodore

Slug vs Lettuce – C64

December 2, 2022 Commodore News Page

Slug vs Lettuce is a new game for the Commodore C64 computer, developed by Richard Bayliss. In the game you are a slug and must jump from platform to platform to eat lettuce. But beware for the falling water droplets. …

Commodore News
Commodore

Steve Gray – Commodore V364

December 2, 2022 Commodore News Page

Steve Gray started a new hardware project: Building a clone of the Commodore V364 proto-type computer. At this moment he has a keyboard with custom keycaps and a mock-up case. The next step is the speech hardware. …

Commodore News
Commodore

Exhumed – Amiga

December 2, 2022 Commodore News Page

Exhumed is a game for the Amiga computer, developed by Szilard Biro. This game is a conversion of the game Powerslave from Lobotomy Software. In the game you must fight with the alien forces that occupy the ancient Egyptian city of Karnak. …

Commodore News
Commodore

VIC-II Kawari mini – C64

December 2, 2022 Commodore News Page

The VIC-II Kawari mini for the C64 computer is now available in the videogameperfection.com web-shop. The VIC-II Kawari is a hardware replacement for the VIC-II chip with extra features. …