Commodore Vegas Expo v13
July 29 & 30, 2017
Plaza Casino, Las Vegas, NV

COMMVEX 2017 PRESENTATIONS & GUESTS

Steve Davison, Commodore 8-Bit ubercoder presenting

Leonard Tramiel Video Welcome

Son of Commodore International founder Jack Tramiel, Leonard Tramiel will open this year's CommVEx with a few “factual” stories about the company.

Ray Carlsen

Though veteran Commodore repair technician, Ray Carlsen, cannot get to CommVEx, there will be a video presentation of him describing his work and other matters.

Lars Nelson (tentative)

Lars returns to CommVEx as the resident expert on Amiga NG systems and software.

Paul Armstrong

Las Vegas Commodore enthusiast Paul is planning a special “event” for this year's CommVEx.

The indieGO! TM XU4

Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network's Matt Brewster returns to CommVEx, this time to show the latest FPGA box, the indieGO! TM XU4 and its C64 and Amiga emulations.

Final Expansion 3 rev 11 for the VIC-20

Robert Bernardo will do a presentation on the latest cartridge for the VIC-20, the Final Expansion 3 revision 11.

Revisionist Gaming on the Commodore

FCUG v.p. Roger will show the latest in gaming on the C64 and VIC-20 - past games that have been updated with the most modern techniques

Programming on the KIM-1 (tentative)

With the use of the micro-KIM (a clone of the KIM-1 from Briel Computers), you'll get to see how to program this single-board computer.

The history of the classic Swiftlink-232 cartridge will be covered in a video taken of Kent Sullivan and Bryan Minugh of Dr. Evil Laboratories. (Video from the Pacific Commodore Expo NW)

How We Built a Commodore Cartridge w/o EPROMs

Noel Nyman will have presentation on “How We Built a Commodore Cartridge without EPROMs”. The prototype, wire-wrapped cartridge will be on exhibit. (Video from the Pacific Commodore Expo NW)

Opcodes... Schmopcodes... Commodore and Apple Similarities

Noel Nyman will talk about how Commodorians can learn from Apple II users in terms of opcodes. (Video from the Pacific Commodore Expo NW)

In a video presentation, Leigh Klotz, Jr. tells a bit of how he developed Logo for the C64 and the Plus/4 computers.