Category: Commodore 16

Stinger by Fabrizio Caruso, Commodore 16

Fabrizio Caruso shared some News today on our C16/Plus/4 Facebook group about a new game that has just been released titled Stinger. This is the eighth homebrew game he has written with Cross-Lib. Stinger is a simple Shoot ’em-up with power-ups, 6 different levels, 5 different enemies and several items to choose from. Screenshots are from the Commodore 16 version,…

Scene World Podcast Episode #157 – Robert Neal’s RetroRGB

RetroRGB is THE portal to learn all about how to get the picture the best way out of such retro consoles to your modern TVs! Robert Neal is the master behind behind this portal which is the go-to address for console info of all kind as well, thanks to its extensive Wiki which is a whole database, YouTube videos, podcast…

CBM prg Studio v4.0.0 – Major release of one of the best development tools for the Commodore machines

I’ve been a big fan of CBM prg Studio since I started using it back in 2013! It is an all-around IDE that allows you to develop programs for multiple Commodore machines, using either BASIC or Assembler. It includes the code editor, debugger, and design tools for sprites, characters and screens. It even includes a basic SID editor! I am…

World of Commodore 2022 happening in December with David John Pleasance

As usual (at least before the pandemic), World of Commodore is scheduled for this next December 3rd and 4th, 2022. The event will take place in Toronto at the Admiral Inn Hotel and, if you cannot be there, everywhere else via Zoom. This year, there is a special guest, the former Commodore UK Managing Director, David John Pleasance, who is…

Cacorm – A new action game for the Commodore Plus/4

Cacorm is one of those games that surprises me in a good way. At a glance, it seems like “one more of those” types of games, but when you start playing it, you see how clever and enjoyable it is! The gameplay is very simple. You control your hero around the screen and your objective is to retrieve the stars…

Commodore 8-bit Buyer’s Guide – A treasure map for modern hardware and software for C= computers

With the huge number of projects happening nowadays, it is hard to keep up with all available to make your life with your Commodore machines easier and more fun. We try to post news about many of them, but this only helps if you see the post or search for it. What about learning about things for your Commodore that…

VICE 3.5 has been released with a massive list of changes!

Xmas eve 2020. The turkey on the table and wine in the glass. All the gifts are wrapped and neatly placed under the tree. What else would we wish for after a tough year? A new VICE version, of course! VICE 3.5 has been released with a long list of changes that will please its users. As the main change,…

Ozmoo goes C128 and Plus/4

Screenshot of Ozmoo playing Borderzone on C128

Ozmoo Release 5 is out. Ozmoo is a Z-code interpreter (a program to play text adventures which use Infocom’s game format). The first version of Ozmoo was released in December 2018. It was written to produce playable games for the Commodore 64. Now, with Release 5, support has been added for Commodore 128 and Commodore Plus/4. Games built for the…

1993 Unofficial Lemmings for the Commodore Plus/4 is finally released (sort of)

The Plus/4 was long gone from Commodore’s catalogue when Lemmings was released in 1991 for the Amiga and because they were from different timelines, the C= machine never got an official port of the game. Many of us see today brave developers porting games for platforms that the game was never meant to be in, like Super Mario Bros. for…

Atic Atac has been released for the Commodore 16 & Plus/4

Graham Pickard has announced on the Commodore C16 & Plus/4 the release of the Atic Atac port for the 264 series. After the release for the C64, the beloved Plus/4 also deserved a version of the classic games released originally for the  ZX Spectrum and the BBC Micro in 1983. The current version also includes indication of you current floor….