CLASSIC COMPUTING

Welcome to PortCommdore's Classic Computing Pages.

Commodore discussion venues & Groups

  • CBM Hacker's Mail List For anyone interested in the down and dirty technical aspects (programming/hardware) of the Commodore 8-Bit computer line, this mail group is for you!
  • news:comp.sys.cbm THE Commodore 8-bit Newsgroup
  • news:alt.c64 Mainly Commodore 64 games discussion
  • news:comp.emulators.cbm Mainly Commodore 64 discussions as they relates to PC/Mac C64 emulators
  • news:comp.binaries.cbm (not in Google groups)) A moderated newsgroup, posts freeware/Shareware/PD binaries of commodore Programs and files.
  • http://www.icomm.ca/tpug The Toronto PET Users Group, one of the oldest Commodore groups in existence
  • File/Information Archives
  • http://www.funet.fi/pub/cbm/ An FTP site that has PET files/information available!
  • http://project64.c64.org/ Project 64, dedicated to putting popular Commodore 64/128 books, manuals, and instructions on the WWW.
  • http://www.floodgap.com/retrobits/ckb/ Commodore Knowledge Base
  • the PET Index ties together my PET FAQ plus other PET resources on the internet. And offers a lot more hardware and technical detail then I have at hand.
  • Commodore VIC-20 Information Site - The best starting point for VIC-20 fans.
  • http://www.delanet.com/~darkdrgn/skull/ Skull 2K's Commodore 64 BASIC Games Page - A person still writing in Commodore BASIC, great stuff!

Programming/Development/Experimenting Resources

  • http://www.ffd2.com/fridge/ The Fridge - a collection of Commodore 64/128 program routines.
  • http://www.6502.org/ All things that are 6502 related, including many links to other great sites.
  • ftp://ftp.gmd.de/if-archive/ the Interactive Fantasy (adventure games) Archive, has lots of information/files pertaining to interactive fiction programs
  • http://www-cs-students.stanford.edu/~amitp/gameprog.html Amit's Game Programmer Information, helps with solving game programming problems such as working with grids, hexgrids, etc.
  • The Hardware Book has pinouts for just about every interface (recently fixed link!).
  • http://www.peteweb.com/index.html Pete Web - PC Refurbishing, lots of information (mainly WinTel PC oriented) on hardware drivers, jumper settings etc, a good start if you want to mess with drives and stuff.
  • http://www.emulation.net/ Computer/game emulators for the Macintosh - Includes links for several 64 Plus/4 and VIC-20 emulators.
  • http://www.c64upgra.de/c-one/ Don't you wish there was a Commoodre 8-bit machine for the new millennium? You know one that can use 64 software but also can run 20 times faster, have super high resolution graphics, a more robust SID (16 SID, 8 DMA voices), and interfaces to hook up to a hard drive or possibly ethernt? Jeri Ellsworth's C-One is that machine, still in development, but prototypes are proving the naysayers wrong!
  • http://www.cmdrkey.com/ CommodoreKey now sells and supports Creative Micro Designs hardware, quality peripherals and enhancements for the 64! Also sells other makers 64/128 hardware and software.

Microcomputer collectors and collections

E-Mail Larry at larry@portcommodore.com

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