Komoda issue 5

We’ve mentioned the Commodore 64 retrogaming ezine, Komoda, before, but we must emphasize our delight when we see a new issue released, what with its classic retro graphics style design and content to match. It really is a must read. OK, it’s in Polish, but Google Translator (or a similar package) can be your best friend at times like these. Within the digital pages of [... read more ...]

Prince of Persia Finally Gets Ported To The Commodore 64

It’s astonishing to think that Jordan Mechner’s 1989 platform game, Prince of Persia – famous for its fluid animated rotoscoping visuals and matching gameplay – was never given a release on the Commodore 64, and yet that was the case. According to Mechner, he couldn’t get anyone to port his game to the C64 as the 8-bit machine was deemed too old in 1989. Step [... read more ...]

Lotek64 issue 37

What was actually reported as issue 38 being released, it doesn’t seem as though it, erm, has been. Time to catch up on the last release then… The German based zine covers news, reviews, interviews and much more on all things classic gaming, with a slight slant towards the Commodore. In issue 37, we can look forward to reading about Slim Jim on the C64, [... read more ...]

Dunjon Battler released on Commodore 64

As the game’s title screen might suggest, Dunjon Battler seems simple enough: “Destroy monsters with your sword,” “collect treasure chests for health,” “find the chalice to win.” However, don’t let that simplistic three sentence plot fool you into thinking that this is a simple game. Hidden beneath the surface is a fun little dungeon explorer with plenty of action. The game, which was coded by [... read more ...]

Escape From the Annoying Chavs released on Commodore 64

Very probably based on true events, new Commodore 64 SEUCK based game, Escape From the Annoying Chavs, tasks the player with having to traverse the decidedly dodgy streets to his local pub. Controlling hard working Richard, the player will have to contend with the constant danger of youths who like nothing better than loitering around street corners, throwing, ahem, feces, glass bottles and generally being [... read more ...]

Commodore Free issue 36

Commodore Free issue 36 has been released. Commodore Free is a monthly/bi-monthly retrogaming magazine that comes in PDF, HTML, SEQ, Text, .DSK (C64 disk image) and features news, reviews and interviews involving the Commodore scene (C64, Amiga, VIC-20, C16). Highlights of the issue are shown below…                  Commodore news Cloanto Update Amiga and C64 forever Bubbler found for the C64 Commodore at work [... read more ...]

Commodore & Amiga Fan issue 5

Commodore & Amiga Fan is a Polish retrogaming ezine that covers the Commodore machines, mainly the C64 and Amiga.  Issue 5 is a festive bumpoer edition with over 30 articles, plus the usual news, letters, etc.  The ezine can be downloaded for free from the C&A website in either low quality PDF (5.6 MB) or high quality PDF (52.5 MB).  Just some of the Highlights [... read more ...]

Commodore Free issue 34

Rather belated news that issue 34 of Commodore Free is out (sorry, guys.  I was under the impression that you were out of action until January 2010).  Commodore Free is an ezine dedicated to Commodore computers. Commodore Free is free to download and comes in various formats: PDF, HTML, TXT, SEQ and D64 disk image.  Highlights in this issue include: Editorial Readers Comments NEWS Welcome [... read more ...]

Realms of Quest III (freeware version) released on VIC-20

The freeware version of Realms of Quest III on the VIC-20 has been released on the Psytronik website.  This is a fully working version of the superb RPG game developed by Ghislain and can be played in its entirety.  The commercial version of the game is due to be released soon and will feature extra features such as a printed game manual, inlay artwork, an [... read more ...]

Commodore Free issue 33 released

Commodore Free is an ezine dedicated to Commodore computers. Commodore Free is free to download and comes in various formats: PDF, HTML, TXT, SEQ and D64 disk image. The publication has been given a make over for issue 33, with a re-design of the layout, giving it a new fresh look. Highlights in this issue include: NEWS Interview With Marshall Alexander Commodore64 Ringtones Geos & [... read more ...]

Commodore Free issue 29

Another informative issue of Commodore Free is out. As usual, issue 29 (April 2009) is available in PDF, HTML, Text, and D64 formats. The complete history of Lemmings The rise and fall of the pulpit Business calculator description the masterpiece! Listing of: bizcalc.prg Readers information for the c16 Outro 2 “the end of the beginning (tutorial) Retrovision 2009 review – beer, games and curry! Mossycon5 [... read more ...]