880 Gamer Magazine #2 – Amiga Magazine.

I must have missed this somehow so thanks for the heads up RetroCollect!


880 Gamer Magazine is a digital retro magazine for Commodore Amiga gamers. I’ve only had a quick scan during lunch break this afternoon but am definitely liking what’s going on here. It looks highly polished, had me laughing out loud on the few paragraphs I read and with the inclusion of vintage amiga/game adverts makes it appear just like a genuine publication of the 80’s and 90’s – a feature I wish Retro Gamer Magazine would bring back to their print mag.

The inclusion of a digital cover floppy disk is a great idea too and certainly in keeping with its retro flavour (and highly popular with other fan mags like Commodore Free) but maybe it would have been better to include more recent scene stuff, pd or home brew releases etc rather than a demo of an old game? – I guess that’s the whole point of keeping it old school though?

Either way, after a little more sanding of door frames when I get home tonight,I’m looking forward to putting ones feet up and having a really good look at this and issue #1.

Here the link to the downloads which include the pdf magazine and the adf cover disk.



Commodore Free double whammy.

Two issues of Commodore Free magazine in one go? Don’t mind if I do!

Issues #74 and #75 are out now and available in all manner of digital reading formats including .d64

Personally, I’m all up for the .mobi’s as the Kindle app now supports keeping everything nice and tidy with the Collections feature…..


….followed by the .d64 loaded on my C64 because I still continue to get a kick out of seeing new stuff running on older hardware.

Issue #74 has a nice Vic-20 on the front hinting at the wealth of Vic-goodness inside.

* Commodore Free E-Cover Tape #7
* Readers Comments
* General News
– Happy Birthday MIDI 1.0
– Happy 50th Birthday Cassette
– MicroMusic.net 14 Year Birthday
– Non Functional Goodies
* C64 News
– KickAss Cruncher Plugins
– Dr. Evil Labs
– CODEBASE 64 Scanning the Keyboard
– UNP64 v2.30 Released
– Prg2Sid 0.80 Released
* VIC20 News
– Realms of Quest IV: 4-Level Demo
– Assembly Programming on Vic-20
– Boogieman, Exploria and Korque
– Theater Of War Trilogy
* Amiga News
– AROS Vision 2.0 based in Magellan
– AmigaKit AMITCP 4
– AEROS for Pi beta 4
– Obligement Magazine Issue 100
– New Software Releases by OnyxSoft
– SketchBlock 2.2
– AmiSystemRestore R1 Beta7
– Vampire 600 Accelerator
– Zomco’s parody of “Desert Dream”
– Interview Glenn Corpes
* Review: Moon Mission [C64]
* Review: Theater of War [VIC20]
* Interview with Ghislain de Blois
* Incomplete History of The VIC

Really looking forward to that last article.

And on to #75 with its Raspberry/Commodore PI cover.

* Editorial
* Commodore Free E-Cover Tape #8
* General News
– Retro Planet Issue 1
– Arc64 Updated To V2.5
– C&A Games Issue 7, 8, 9 and 10
– Retro Asylum: David Whittaker
– Retrocomputing Retr0sbiancante
– Cassiopei
* C64 News
– C64 Studio v3.1
– Submarine Rescue
– Windows 105
– Use Mssiah with sd2uiec
– Commodore and Lego
– Jim Drew Website + SuperCard Pro
– C64 80 Column Adapter
– Hoxs64 Emulator v1.0.8.6
* VIC20 News
– Pitfall
* C16 & Plus/4 News
– Vic20/C16 Newsstand Compilation 2
– Tree Some Released for the Plus/4
– C+4Hires Picture Disk Released
* Amiga News
– Bed Games 1: Carola
– Triangulation 118: Tim Jenison
– AmigaOS SDK Update (Finally)
– syaSokoban v2.0.1 for AROS
– WHDLoad Updates
* Speaking Notes for a Presentation
* Interview With Scott Hunter
* “The…System…Is…Down”

and a welcome return of the E-Cover tapes too……….Commodore overload!

Kettle on and head to http://www.commodorefree.com/issues.html

Happy reading and don’t forget to submit your feedback.

Reset Magazine #1 for C64 gamers.

There’s a new digital magazine out all you Commodore 64 users.


Available in PDF format, this first issue gets off to a cracking start and features reviews of a couple of new games, a look at a classic oldie, scene news,  hardware reviews and advice to keep your breadbin in working order.

10 PRINT “awesome-ness” and I hope this is the start of a great new mag.

I’d also like to give a shout out to Merman too as I’ve always enjoyed his articles  in RG or RTM and am very happy to see that he’s writing here too.

You can pick up your free copy via the following links –

Issue #1 – http://cloud.cbm8bit.com/resetc64/reset01_nov2013.zip

Mirror – ftp://arnold.c64.org/pub/magazines/reset/reset01_nov2013.zip