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archive.org C64 software library
Pretty amazing that these can be credibly emulated in a browser now!
c=64  history  commodore  vice  web  internet-archive  gaming  games 
13 days ago by jm
A Piece of Apple II History Cracks Open — May 24, 2015
Lovely description of cracking (ie. copy-protection removal) in the Apple-II era. Very reminiscent of the equivalent in the C=64 scene, from my experience. ;)
history  c=64  apple-ii  personal-computers  archive  cracks  copy-protection  hacking 
may 2015 by jm
Freeload
fantastic piece of C=64 history -- the "Ocean fast loader" by Paul Hughes, which allowed Commodore 64 games to load from tape at 4000 baud, far faster than the built-in system implementation, and with graphics and music at the same time
ocean-loader  tapes  c=64  commodore-64  history  1980s  freeload  paul-hughes 
march 2014 by jm
The Rise and Fall of the Hobbyist Game Programmer
great article on the 80's one-man shareware game hobbyists (via Walter)
1980s  games  history  programming  nostalgia  geek  gaming  hobbies  coding  6502  c=64  from delicious
november 2009 by jm
8-bit trip
flipping amazing stop-motion LEGO animation paying homage to classic C=64 and NES gaming, featuring International Karate, Pong, Tetris, Super Mario Bros, and Pac-Man from swedish duo Rymdreglage (via Conor)
wow  8-bit  animation  stop-motion  video  youtube  rymdreglage  c=64  nes  international-karate  pac-man  pong  tetris  mario-rosenstock 
august 2009 by jm

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