Category Archives: Commodore

Middle-aged Wasteland

From the ashes, from inXile, the father of Fallout! I was fifteen years old when the classic PC role-playing game Wasteland entered into my gaming lexicon.  I was already well into computer role-playing games at this time by cutting my … Continue reading

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Ultima: Most Important Game Series Ever

Ahead of its time.  Influence still felt to this day. It is an extremely rare occasion on my blog when I will re-blog another writer’s work.  But when I saw and read Rowan Kaiser’s recent post on Joystiq regarding the … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 Turns 30

30 years old…Number 1 in your heart! Twitter tells me today that the Commodore 64 is celebrating its 30th anniversary of its 1982 release at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  Today the Commodore 64 still has a … Continue reading

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Ultima: The Age of Darkness – Ultima I

The Ultimate RPGs…from the beginning! If you know me, or am a reader of my blog, you would know that I hold the Ultima RPG series in the highest regard.  That is why I am very excited that Good Old … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 Week Comes to a Close

All good things… If you haven’t seen the end of the C64 game for Lethal Weapon then the above screenshot may be considered a spoiler!  I had a lot of fun looking back on the games I enjoyed on my … Continue reading

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The Games of Commodore 64 Week: Epyx ‘Games’

Light it up! With the popularity of Activision’s Decathlete and the Konami’s Track n Field, Epyx took what was out there and ramped it up into what would be one of the hallmarks of C64 games by creating Summer Games.  … Continue reading

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The Games of Commodore 64 Week: Wizard

When platformers were king…there was Wilfred the Wizard! When thinking of games to feature on this Commodore 64 week, one of the games that immediately jumps out at me as a uniquely C64 experience is Electronic Arts (yes THAT Electronic … Continue reading

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