Commodore 64 Assy 250469 Rev 4. repait log. Faulty RAM modules, CIA and power switch

Memory Trouble

A black screen Commodore 64C Version E short board (Assy no. 250469 Rev. 4) landed on my workbench a couple of days ago. Everything started out as a simple power switch replacement and memory IC swap, but ended up being a little more complicated than … Read more

Steelseries Nimbus Wireless Controller for playing games on the AppleTV. Hardwrae review on

Nimbus Controller

Looking into a modern day game controller may seem a little off compared to what are usually the general topics of Nevertheless, as I enjoy the occasional arcade inspired shooter or platform game on my Apple devices, I thought that I would give the Steelseries … Read more

Montezuma's Revenge featuring Panama Joe by Parker Brothers for the Commodore 64. Diskette version of the game.

Lost the Auction

I have tried to hunt down a copy of the 1984 Parker Brothers diskette version of Montezuma’s Revenge featuring Panama Joe for the Commodore 64 for the last 3 years. But so far without any luck! I have managed to get the Databyte version from 1986, but … Read more

Commodore 64 C64anabalt cartridge game released by rgcd. Game review here on


…This morning started out just like every other morning. Then without any warnings it happended. No one knows where they came from, or what they are. But nothing will ever be the same. Now, my only chance for survival is to outrun the destruction of my city….using … Read more

Stack of Commodore 64 cartridge games released by The list of games includes Power Glove, Rocket Smash EX, Super Bread Box, Bomberland 64, Guns 'n' Ghosts, C64anabalt, Panic Analogue, Fortress of Narzod, Edge Grinder, Fairy Well, UWOL quest for money, Sheepoid DX and Wolly Jumper. Look out for game reviews on

Stack of Carts

I just received this stack of Commodore 64 cartridge games from RGCD. All games are recent releases (2006-2014). The game carts are presented in deluxe packagings which includes modified plastic Universal Game Cases with custom made foam inserts, game manuals, stickers and posters. Kudos to RGCD for some excellent products … Read more

Monster Arcade Jr. MAME arcade machine with Happ Standard buttons and Sanwa JLW-UM-8 joysticks

Monster Arcade Jr.

I finally found the time to complete my old school tabletop arcade machine project which has been waiting for me in a corner of the basement for quite some time. It started out as a MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) based arcade machine but ended up containing a … Read more

Joysticks that are being cleaned and maintaned in the post. Competition Pro, ZipStik, The Arcade Joystick, QuickShot II Turbo.

Joystick Maintenance

The repeated pounding on the fire buttons combined with the way most platform games have the hero go towards the right side of the screen, may eventually wear down the micro-switches in most Commodore 64 joysticks. The first sign of wear is usually in the form of a sluggish response … Read more