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Hackaday Links: September 23, 2018

In the spirit of Nintendo’s NES mini and Super NES mini, Sony is releasing a tiny version of the Playstation. It’s a hundred bucks in December and it comes with Final Fantasy VII, what more do you want? 273 more words

Hackaday Columns

C64 Keyboard Helps Keep The Memory Alive

To say that the Commodore 64 was an important milestone in the history of personal computing is probably a bit of an understatement. For a decent chunk of the 1980s, it was  398 more words

Peripherals Hacks

Commodore 64 Mechanical Keyboard Project

The Commodore 64 is a classic, and it has played an especially important role for me. It was the first computer I ever owned; given to me by my parents as a fifth birthday president, and my granda used to spend hours showing me how to program it from a big purple book he had gotten from a magazine. 1,683 more words


Nightcap - Sept 18

How do Remote-only firms function? The Nightcap – Radar


Fruit Machine Simulator (C64) Review

Sometimes as a gamer, you just have to stick to your views, regardless of the prevailing opinion. There are games which the gaming press and fellow gamers rave about which I just can’t get on with; then there are other games which are generally panned but which you secretly like playing. 636 more words

Game Reviews

Amateur Optimization Hour, part 2

When I started this project, I knew that C wouldn’t be adequate for some performance-critical bits of code, and that I’d have to write those pieces in assembly. 1,640 more words


Amateur Optimization Hour

Last time, I showed how to measure time using the C64’s CIA timer and talked about some of the things that would cause a routine’s timing to vary from one run to another. 1,288 more words