Episode 6 – Zorba the Geek

What kind of monitor do you prefer to use today on your classic computer?

  • LED - I’m a modern man/woman. (31%, 9 Votes)
  • LCD - A good deal is better than no deal! (28%, 8 Votes)
  • CRT - Smooth and perfect. (24%, 7 Votes)
  • OLED - I see the future, and it will be. (10%, 3 Votes)
  • Plasma - I’m a fancy pants, me. (7%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 29

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http://amigaonthelake.com/aotl-donations/ – Amiga on The Lake donations – you can suggest a developer – see the link for the details. It seems a very interesting idea.

A-EON appoints North American Amiga Dealer – Amiga On the Lake 🙂

Ultimate64 – a FPGA implementation of C64 with Ultimate 1541 II+ included on board.

Yet another Limbo c64 update – work in progress video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJovl5irnT8

https://icomp.de/shop-icomp/en/shop/product/c64-reloaded-mk2.html C64 reloaded mk2

http://blabla.ppa.pl/468 New version of KwaKwa communicator and GG plug-in

CCMI has had a revamp and is adding some new attractions including a Commodore and Amiga section. https://www.facebook.com/ccmireland/

http://www.a1200bifrost.com/ A customizable keyboard LED for your Amiga 1200.

Hombre docs – Commodore archives 1993 http://aminet.net/package/docs/hard/Hombre

Eddy Carroll Interview has been translated to Greek by alex76gr on amigahellas.gr. Great work by alex76gr. Hello also to Vincent, amijim, salaxi54, MiDWaN at the amigahellas.gr forum

Retro Computing News to close https://retrocomputingnews.com/2017/07/18/retro-computing-news-to-close/

FEMU (SoftFPU) for Vampire cards – first public release http://koti.kapsi.fi/~jarpatus/femu.lha

The Art of Crossing over – Sztuka przekraczania – #Polish movie about the #Demoscene https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8effeF4lFI

CD32 RAM/IDE expansion card (open sourced, from Stephen Leary) http://dirtypcbs.com/store/designer/details/12476/4714/tf328-rev1-zip

Amiga Live http://www.amigalive.com

http://www.amigafuture.de/downloads.php?view=detail&df_id=5209 Foundation: Undiscovered Land CD ISO ready to download from the Amiga Future archives. Settlers fans should be delighted 😉

Brus Lii released, free game using distinctively styled artwork, by AmigaWave https://www.facebook.com/amigawave/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE&fref=nf

Planet Golf – C64 – ** PRE-ORDER NOW! ** (Game will ship on August 26th 2017). Prices start at around 8 euro. Casual Commodore has a video on YouTube. http://binaryzone.org/retrostore/index.php?main_page=advanced_search_result&search_in_description=1&keyword=golf

http://pondsoft.uk/ – Pond Software is a hobbyist gamedev team and non-profit C64 software publisher

Monster 6502 http://monster6502.com/

C64 Infinity A device that lets you use SD cards on your C64.

Silicon Ark, a website stocking various old and obsolete ICs https://www.silicon-ark.co.uk/

DPaint artist on Twitter https://twitter.com/jojo073jose

Hostbridge, part of Icaros 2.2.1 http://vmwaros.blogspot.ie/p/hostbridge.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDqcspw9JkQ Canabalt C64 version of the Android game.

Don Hopkins, developer of Sim City for Unix & OLPC has open-sourced Sim City (2008) “Micropolis” https://github.com/simhacker/micropolis

The day we met our Amiga by Robert Menes. Nostalgia Roadtrip podcast https://nostalgiaroadtrip.com/2017/07/the-day-we-met-our-amiga/

C64Unit – unit testing for C64 code, running on Linux, Mac and Windows https://bitbucket.org/Commocore/c64unit

Modern monitors that support 15Khz analog RGB (thanks to icbrkr of Particles BBS) http://15khz.wikidot.com/

Gubbdata, Sweden 2017 – 30 June – 2 July
Lots of C64 and Amiga demos


AmiParty XXI – 11 – 13 August – Chełm, Poland http://chal.pl/?page_id=5018

Friday, August 4th to Sunday August 6th 2017 is the first weekend of August, which means it’s the SLAY Radio Gathering! http://www.slayradio.org

Arok Party #19. 11-13 August, 2017. In Ajka, Hungary. 10 EUR / 3000 HUF http://arok.intro.hu/2017/

Retro Gaming Event takes place August 24th from 4 – 6pm @CCMI, Galway. Admission free but booking is required 091-564946 http://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/retro-gaming-event

https://www.facebook.com/events/142994666193428/ World Champion of PC & Amiga SWOS SWOS is Blazej 🇵🇱!!! He successfully defended his title in a top class final vs. andib 🇩🇰 (1-1, 1-1, 3-0 replay). CONGRATULATIONS!!!
Foka 🇵🇱 won Bronze vs. AndYpsilon 🇩🇪!!