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folder.png Commodore 64 Articles Files: 48
folder.png Commodore 128 Articles Files: 10
folder.png General Articles Files: 5
pdf.png 1571 Floppy Drive Repair HOT

This is an article about common problems and solutions for fixing the Commodore 1571 floppy drive.

04-11-16 English PDF 38.87 KB 138.00 Download
pdf.png A History of Gaming Platforms The Commodore 64 HOT
26-04-17 1.26 MB 91.00 Download
pdf.png C64 Telnet BBS Guide HOT

Nice little guide on how to call Commodore 64 BBS systems using telnet instead of a dial-up modem.

02-05-15 English PDF 1.32 MB 129.00 Download
d64 floppy.jpg Comal on the Commodore 64 HOT

Nice article about the COMAL programming language on the Commodore 64.

29-10-15 English PDF 217.41 KB 97.00 Download
zip.png Commodore 64 Memory Expansion HOT

Written by Marko Mäkelä  and Pekka Pessi, this is an extremely detailed guide on adding memory to the Commodore 64.  The guide has in depth coverage of the chip level upgrade and information on how to work with the expanded memory in both BASIC and ML.

25-04-17 English PDF 239.58 KB 130.00 Download
pdf.png Commodore Copy Protection HOT
26-04-17 910.41 KB 108.00 Download
zip.png Commodore Formats HOT

This document is a really nice reference for the various file/compression formats you'll find on the Commodore platform.  Most of this information has been written and compiled by Peter Schepers.

10-06-16 English Windows 186.13 KB 97.00 Download
pdf.png Copy Protection vs Emulators HOT
26-04-17 1.06 MB 91.00 Download
d64 floppy.jpg CPM External Commands Guide HOT

Not sure where I ran across this document, but I thought it would come in handy if I ever get around to playing with CP/M on the Commodore 128.  Anyway, here is a quick blurb from the doc:

This document outlines the standard CP/M external utilities as supplied with your system disk. It does NOT include specific application programs such as word processors or  preadsheets.

10-06-16 English PDF 73.81 KB 118.00 Download
d64 floppy.jpg Disk Fun HOT

Disk Fun is a bunch of experiments Paul Panks did on floppy disks.  Although not directly Commodore related, it has a lot of fun information that could pertains to 5 1/4" floppies.

17-10-15 English Windows 6.24 KB 90.00 Download
pdf.png geoFont Catalog HOT

geoFont Catalog is a listing of almost all the fonts available for GEOS printed in the actual font of each respective type.  This is a worthy document to have printed and near at hand if you do much with GEOS.  The document originates from https://www.lyonlabs.org/commodore/onrequest/geos/geoFont.pdf


06-03-18 English PDF 1.67 MB 142.00 Download
pdf.png geoPublish Tutorial HOT

This PDF is an excellent tutorial on how to use geoPublish to create a newsletter.  The tutorial is very thorough and full of great hints and tips.  Originally the source of this document was http://members.shaw.ca/cue64/geopindex.html but unfortunately that site no longer exists.

06-03-18 English PDF 706.12 KB 89.00 Download
d64 floppy.jpg Peeks and Pokes Poster (Abacus) HOT

Peeks and Pokes Poster (Abacus)

27-10-15 English PDF 1.86 MB 112.00 Download
d64 floppy.jpg Putting the C64 Online HOT

This very nice guide by Jeff Ledger explains how to get your Commodore 64 online and also how to call into Commodore 64 BBSes using WinVICE and TCPser.  This is definitely a handy guide to keep around.

03-06-15 English PDF 355.74 KB 101.00 Download
d64 floppy.jpg Useful Pokes and Peeks HOT

This is just a text file with many useful POKES and PEEKS for the Commodore 64.

17-10-15 English Windows 1.97 KB 108.00 Download
d64 floppy.jpg Wheels 64 Programming Notes HOT

Some good programming information for the GEOS desktop replacement called Wheels.

05-04-16 English PDF 2.97 MB 102.00 Download