Commodore History Part 1: The Commodore PET

When you watch documentaries about early computer innovations, particularly the late 70s, early 1980s, most of the documentaries tend to focus on Apple and Microsoft, and maybe IBM as the big innovators. But, I... Read More...

New maps for Planet X2, free download

Early Christmas Present!  I have had some requests for new maps on Planet X2.  I got in the mood this last weekend and created 3 new maps.  Anders also updated the PDF manual to include the 3 new maps, along with the previously hidden "Urban Ruins."   You can ... Read More...

My dream computer – Part 2

Six months ago when I posted about my "dream computer" I had a lot of people asking questions that didn't seem to be addressed in the original post.  Plus, I've had time to think more about what would be best t... Read More...

Drowning in VIC-20 boards

I recently purchased 155 Commodore VIC-20 motherboards from a place called "Fair Radio Sales."  And while they were selling the boards at a reasonable cost, (around $3 plus shipping) they weren't really selling... Read More...

What is my dream computer?

There are a lot of 8 and 16-bit single-board hobbyist computers available these days.  But every one of them falls short in some way or another from what I dream of.  I'd just design one myself, but I'm not really good enough with electronics to do that.  So, ... Read More...

Planet X2 for the Commodore 64 is Finished!

A year in the making, Planet X2 is now finished and ready for sale. For those unfamiliar, it is a real-time strategy game developed for the Commodore 64.  It may very well be the only such game in existence on ... Read More...