Long time no see: UniJoystiCle for all platforms

I’ve been busy. I still have no spare time to work on my retro projects, but I have a plan. And it can’t fail. I plan to port the UniJoystiCle + The Uni Games to the following platforms:

  • Commodore VIC 20: UniJoystiCle (single joystick) + The Uni Games
  • Commodore PET: UniJoystiCle in expansion port (single joystick) + The Uni Games
  • Commodore 128: UniJoystiCle (same as the C64) + The Uni Games in VCD mode using the Z80 CPU
  • Tandy 1000: UniJoystiCle + The Uni Games (graphics mode 320×200 16 colors)
  • Commodore 64: Add paddle support to the UniJoystiCle

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Commodore 64 Assembly Tutorial

A few months ago we released the Argentine Songbook Vol. 1 chipdisk. And recently we released its source code including:

  • Full source code (the assembly files + makefiles + everything…)
  • Full audio sources (the SidWizard files)

And we also wrote a tutorial about how write a chipdisk, including all the tricks that we used.

If you have doubts/questions about it, let us know!

VChar64 v0.2.2 released and other news

VChar64 v0.2.2 released

Download:

Release notes here:

UniJoystiCle news

I started working on the paddle/mouse support. I’m using an ESP32 instead of the ESP8266. Progress is documented here (spanish):

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The UniJoystiCle v0.4 released

Christmas is coming. Treat yourself with The UniJoystiCle v0.4, and be the cool kid in the block by playing The Uni Games like a pro (that’s it with real unicycles!):

Highlights of v0.4

WiFi Device

The WiFi Device v0.4.1
  • Smaller real estate: Fits in all C64/128 models, including the C128D / SX-64 machines
  • Using Wemos D1 Mini instead of NodeMCU
  • Blue instead of red

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UniJoystiCle v0.4.0-RC released!

UniJoystiCle v0.4.0-RC (Release Candidate) released. Mega update!

UniJoystiCle WiFi device v0.4.1
UniJoystiCle WiFi device v0.4.1

Download:

Latest versions can be downloaded from here:  http://ricardoquesada.github.io/unijoysticle/

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Retro Challenge: announcing Commodore Home

Home automation for the masses, not the classes

We need to build computers for the masses, not the classes – Jack Tramiel, Commodore founder

commodore_home

  • A: Commodore 64 computer running the “Commodore Home” application
  • B: UniJoystiCle WiFi device connected to the joystick ports
  • C: Alarm sensor using a WiFi device
  • D: Smartphone running the UniJoystiCle Controller app with the Commodore Home plugin
  • E: Commodore MPS 803 printer
  • F: Pulleys + gears connected to the printer header + dimmer knot

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