Vanessa (Vanessaira)

C64 Component Mod & S-Video Available at VGP

The Component Video mod for the Commodore 64 (C64) is now available for purchase at Video Game Perfection (VGP).  This is a video mod that allows user to replace the existing RF modulator that is onboard the C64 and drops in a FPGA replacement solution that bypasses and interprets the video signals coming digitally from […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

C64 “Maxi” Reviews & Availability

The Commodore C64 “Maxi” (Made by Retro Games LTD) has been released and is now available in much of Europe and Australia/New Zealand. The date for the North American launch however, has yet to be determined. Stock has been limited but reviews are coming out from various contributors and it looks like the emulation device […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

C64 Video Enhancement, Analog Only

c0pperdragon on their GitHub project page has released a new PCB design for a simple Commodore 64 Video Enhancement.  While their other main piece to this project is for a video enhancement that will utilize component video.  This is just a cheaper analog option replacing the RF modulator so users can improve the original S-Video […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Iceblox Plus (C64 Game) Getting A Physical Release

The game Iceblox Plus is getting a physical release from the publisher Psytronik Software.  Iceblox Plus is a homebrew game for the Commodore 64 (C64) developed by Karl Hörnell and is free to download or name your price support/purchase, and is also stated to be compatible for the C 64 Mini. Purchasable from the web […]

Bob

C64 Sam’s Journey NES Port

Knights of Bytes have just shown a teaser of their 2017 hit Commodore 64 game Sam’s Journey running on the Nintendo Entertainment System.  The C64 edition of the game was available to purchase both as a physical disk, as well as a digital download.  I hope they’ll offer the same with the NES version, as […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Component Video Enhancement for Commodore 64

Brian Benchoff reported on website Hackaday.  That designer and developer c0pperdragon has finished work on the component video enhancement mod for the Commodore 64 computer.  This is an Altera FPGA solution utilizing c0pperdragon’s A-VideoBoard. Which they have designed to support and use with other project like the ZX (Zed Ex) Spectrum.  This mod project allows […]