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For the sake of preservation and sharing with others in the Commodore community, below are disk images and other software resources from my collection for you to freely enjoy. Some of these games and utilities may be commonly available on the Net, but some you may find to be unique or unusual.

Collections


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I've been making disk images of my collection of floppy disks, which I've had with me since the 80s. Each floppy disk contains an assortment of games that were obtained during my disk trading days (aka disk-co parties).
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Updated Feb 2024 - A collection of games that have been chosen because they run correctly on North American and Japanese C64s, 128s and TheC64Minis.
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Updated Mar 18, 2023 - A collection of over 250 NTSC-friendly games, in PRG format, for your SD2IEC mass storage reader device. Also compatible with TheC64 and TheC64Mini.
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NEW An archive of all of the games that I could find for the C128. Go ⇒

Disks

C64

Applications
64/128 GameLogger A program I wrote in BASIC, that you can use to record your video gaming accomplishments and hi-scores. I've included a version of the program for the C64 as well as the C128 on the disk image. Load 64GAME for the C64, 128GAME for the C128, or 1280GAME if you want to run it in 80 column mode on your C128. Goto Review...
64PowerPack s1
64PowerPack s2
An office suite, containing a word processor, spreadsheet, and database. Goto Review...
Calc A top notch spreadsheet application, written by David Pankhurst and published in Loadstar issue #79. Goto Review...
Disk Master Disk Master is an application created to help you manage and keep track of your floppy disks and the programs stored on them. It was published in issue #27 of Loadstar. Goto Review...
File Cabinet File Cabinet is an easy to use flat file database, published in issue #25 of Loadstar. Goto Review...
Ledger 64 A personal ledger/cheque book register, written by your's truly. Use it to keep track of your own custom account balances and then print session transactions to your printer. Goto Blog...
Magic SID Jukebox A fun SID jukebox that plays many popular t.v. themes and tunes from the '80s.
The Music Shop The Music Shop is like a word processor for sheet music. Write your music with the editor, select your instruments and have the computer playback your musical masterpiece.
The Planner Easy Working: The Planner is the C64 equivalent to Lotus 1-2-3. Goto Review...
QuickNotes
QuickNotes 2.0
A simple note taking app, which I also wrote. Each note is saved as its own SEQ file on disk. Goto Blog... and for v2.0, Here...
SkiWriter SkiWriter is a word processor published by Mastertronic International. Goto Review...
Tea Timer This is a little program I wrote to use when making tea. I just tell my C64 how long I wish to steep my tea leaves, and it will alert me when the time is up and my tea is ready to drink. It's nothing complicated, but it does use the C64's internal clock to track time, so it's accurate (which is important for a great cup of tea!). Of course, you can use it to time other things, like boiling eggs or brewing coffee; we just like our tea. Goto Blog...
My64 Office Apps (2018 Update) The latest updates (in 2018) to my Ledger64 and Quick Notes creations. The disk image includes both the C64 and C128 versions of the programs. Go to Documents section below for the User Guides in PDF.
Utilities
DraCopy A very easy to use file viewer and copier, for the C64, C128, PET, and TEDs. It supports both single and dual drive setups. Created by Draco and published in 2010.
1541 Demo Disk This is the floppy disk that was shipped with the Commodore 1541 floppy disk drive. It contains some utility programs for enhancing the C64 and VIC20 DOS commands, as well as disk copying and management tools. Goto Blog...
Auto-Menu This app creates a menu which allows you to run programs on a floppy disk by selecting their corresponding number in the menu. It was published in issue #45 of Loadstar.
BasicTools A collection of BASIC utilities, published in Loadstar, to help take some of the frustration away from coding in BASIC 2.0. Goto Review...
DirMenu DirMenu is a disk menu program, written by Joseph Rose (aka Harry Potter). When executed, it displays a simple - yet effective - directory of the contents of the floppy disk currently in your disk drive. From the list, you can then load and run any of the programs by navigating with the cursor keys and pressing RETURN. Updated to DirMenu can be found on his site, HERE
Disk Frisk Disk Frisk is a floppy disk editing tool, published in Loadstar issue #21.
Font Customizer An easy font creator published in Loadstar issue #53. Load “Customizer Boot” for the program, and Load “Loadstar Reader” for the user manual.
MultiTerm and TurboTerm II Two of my favorite modem apps for the C64.
Omni Clone A single disk drive disk copy tool, by Thomas Czarnecki.
RAM Disk This utility program provides a virtual RAM disk, which allows you to store up to 32 individual BASIC programs (depending on their block size) in your C64's memory. It was written by Jeff Johnson and published in issue #13 of Loadstar, back in 1985. Goto Review...
SuperCopy 64 A simple, straight forward disk copying tool, capable of utilizing dual disk drives. Published by Richvale Telecommunications. more info... (Thanks, Lee!)
The BASICs A collection of BASIC extension utilities published in Loadstar. Goto Review...
Two In One Run two BASIC programs at once. Written by Nick Peck and published in Loadstar, issue #42. Goto Review...
Top Secret A collection of disk utilities to help protect your programs from prying eyes. Goto Review...
64TurboDisk A program that speeds up the read/write process of the 1541. Goto Review...
TurboTape Save and load programs from the Datasette faster than a floppy disk. More about this program can be found on the Compute! magazine article, Here...
64 Memory Manager 64 Memory Manager takes the BASIC RAM in your C64 and partitions it into (up to) eight sections. This allows you to work with eight different programs in memory at one time. This was published in Compute! magazine and the link to the article can be foun HERE.
Games
The games have been move to The Library
Miscellaneous
C64 Store Demos This disk image contains a few demo programs that were developed for retail sales outlets for the C64. Demos include the “Clyde”, “VIC Modem”, “Hands On” and “C64 Christmas” demos.
Christmas Cantata A very nice collection of Christmas carols and images, published in Loadstar issue #115.
Christmas Store Demo The classic Commodore Christmas retail store demo.
Typed-Ins A collection of small BASIC games and programs from my first experiences with my C64, back in the early '80s. Games include “Bug Run”, “Demon's Lair”, and “Maze Haze”.
For GEOS related material go to my All Things GEOS page…

C128

Applications
DVD Covers This is my DVD Cover Printer program, both the 40 column and 80 column VDC versions, which I discuss in my blog, here: Jan 12th, 2023
Archetype This is a word processor, written by Mark Jordan and published in Loadstar, issue #25, back in 1986. Goto Review...
Free Base Free-form database, written by Dick Heckert and published in Loadstar128, issue #23, back in 1994. Goto Review...
Free Base Disk Database Free Base configured to function as a floppy disk manager. Goto Blog Entry...
GW Term A fully functional terminal program for the C128 in 80 column mode.
Ledger128 A version of my Ledger64 application tailored for the C128.
MasterFile II An easy to use database application, published in Loadstar 128, issue #14, back in 1992. Goto Review...
TurboCalc 128 & 64 TurboCalc is an excellent spreadsheet application for both the C128 and C64. They were written by Gregory R. Schmalhofer and published in the UpTime disk magazine. Goto Review...
Utilities
Flyer Keys This program I wrote to assign my most commonly used Retroswitch Flyer commands to the C128's function keys. Goto blog for more info...
128 Keys This program allows you to use the C128's number keypad, Scroll Lock, and cursor keys while in 64 mode.
Disk Whiz Here is a small, but useful application, to help you with your floppy disk housekeeping duties. It was published in issue #2 of Loadstar 128.Goto Review...
WS DOS 4.1
WS DOS 7.1
A utility program that provides some tools that improves disk functions for those using C64 mode. Goto 4.1 Review.. and Goto 7.1 Review...
Games
The games for the C128 can be found on the new C128 games archive I have compiled, here.

Documentation

Documents for printing on your Commodore

The documents that are flagged with a P are included on the following disk, in both PowerWord format (for the C64) and Archetype 128 format (for the C128). This will allow you to print them out on your Commodore printer. Just download this disk My64-Docs.D64 and either 64PowerPack or Archetype (from the section above), then print out using your C64 or C128 and dot matrix printer. I will be adding more of the documents below as time goes on. Files in Archetype format have A. in their filenames.

Galleries

  • Original Disks Collection - A visual list of the original C64 commercial disks in my collection.
  • Koala Art Gallery - A collection of drawings I did using my Koala drawing tablet.
  • Commodore Hardware Gallery - Pictures of some of the Commodore related hardware I have in my collection.
  • Commodore Poster Gallery - Pictures of some of the fantastic artwork created for Commodore related video games.
  • Original Wallpapers Gallery - A few wallpaper images I created, so you can always be reminded of your favorite personal computer when you're not able to use it. Feel free to download and use them on your uninspired non-Commodore PC.

Videos

  • How-To Dual Disk Copy with Uni-Copy - In this video, I show you how you can easily copy files between two disk drives, using the Uni-Copy program. Uni-Copy was published on the 1541 Demo Disk, which was originally shipped with most 1541 Floppy Disk drives.
  • Clyde Retail Store Demo - This is a Commodore 64 demo that was created for retail store display. It is referred to as the “Clyde Demo”.
  • Comet64 Disk Search Demo - If you have a lot of floppy disks with several programs and games on each, here's how you can search those disks easily and quickly with your C64 and the disk hosting services of CommodoreServer.com.
  • Full GUI Interface in 40 Seconds - Want to see what can be done with a standard C64, running at one Megahertz? You can't even get modern day MS-Windows up and running this quickly!

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media.txt · Last modified: 2024/06/04 15:35 by David