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 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)

Alpharay, New Commodore C16 Plus/4 Game

A new shoot’em up for the Commodore C16 and Plus/4 line of computers has just been released.  The game is called Alpharay and can be both downloaded and/or bought physically from the Pystronik Software’s website.  With physical options including a collector big box edition, premium disk with art work edition, and a basic budget disk […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

JetHunt AGA released for Commodore Amiga

Programmer and author Coagulus on the English Amiga Boards, has just released their H.E.R.O. inspired JetHunt AGA game.  H.E.R.O. is an old game published by Activision (back when they actually made games *eye roll*) and was released for a whole range of systems including the Apple II, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, and Sega SG-1000.  However the […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Birth of the Amiga Interview (Joe Decuir)

  A wonderful interview with Electrical Engineer Joe Decuir, just took place recently at VCF East 2019 (Vintage Computer Festival).  Mr. Decuir was instrumental in the founding of the Hi-Toro / Amiga line of computers as well as other classic computers and hardware from Atari and more.  The Guru Meditation conducted this interview and if you […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New Amiga 1200 PCB Motherboard in Development

A new Amiga 1200 PCB Motherboard is in development and work is being shown on the Belgian Amiga Club via the work from Jeroen Vandezande.  Additional information can be found on the retro computing section on the website Hackaday (article by Jenny List).  This is a complete board replacement for the Amiga 1200.   Providing Amiga lovers […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Perifractic has Worms!!!

YouTuber Perifractic on his channel Retro Recipes recently interviewed and showcased technology behind the game series Worms.  In addition to this interview with Cris Blyth, insight and technical knowledge was shown about two particular Amiga 4000 computers.  As well as a possible solution being worked on to help aid in data transfer, backup, and preservation […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Revision 2019 & Amazing Amiga Demos

The Revision 2019 Demo Party was held this past weekend in Saarbrücken, Germany.   An annual affair since 2011, the event is a gathering of artist, musicians, programmers, and tech lovers, who have teamed up over the years to showcase their abilities in the art space of electronics.  The Amiga computer is featured heavily at this […]