This Tiny Clone Perfectly Recreates the Commodore 64 Gaming Experience

Before the Super Nintendo, and even before the original NES arrived in the West, I cut my gaming teeth on the Commodore 64. It was sold as one of the first personal computers, but to many kids of the ‘80s, it was instead their first gaming console. I have many fond memories of the C64, but thanks to the C64 Mini, I’m also reminded that pre-NES gaming was kind of terrible. Read More >>

This Guy Built a Slack Client for the Commodore 64

The chat app Slack boasts more than four million daily active users, but I bet this guy is the only one using it from his Commodore 64. Read More >>

Here’s a Pretty Legit Gibsonian Cyberdeck

Back in the mid-80's, the “cyberdeck”—the neural-connected, on-the-go interface from William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy—captured the imagination of every cyberpunk fan. IMGUR user D10D3 has uploaded pics of one of the slickest attempts at a real Ono-Sendai Cyberspace 7 I’ve seen. Read More >>

Recreating Commodore 64 Tunes on These Tiny Synths Requires Blazing Fast Fingers

Using three of Teenage Engineering’s tiny Pocket Operators all playing at the same time, YouTuber tubesockor masterfully performs a near perfect recreation of the soundtrack to Delta, a legendary Commodore 64 game that dates back to 1987. Read More >>

Someone Finally Resurrected the Commodore Brand for Something Useful

For years various entrepreneurs have tried to bring back the legendary Commodore computer brand, all of them inevitably ending up bankrupt. Now a couple of Italian designers think they’ve got the silver-bullet solution to tapping into '80s nostalgia: a smartphone. It’s too bad they decided to make it look so boring. Read More >>

A Near Perfect Lego Recreation of the Commodore 64

Hot on the heels of his impressive Lego Leica M9-P and gorgeous bricked Macintosh, Chris McVeigh—aka Flickr's powerpig—is back with a stunning Lego rendition of the Commodore 64. Read More >>