Commando disassembled – fully commented code

Commando
Commando

In order to create Commando 2084, I had to disassemble Commando. My original intention was to patch what was only needed and stop there. But I got carried away and I ended up analyzing and commenting the entire Commando code.

The commented code (that can be recompiled to generate the exact original binary) is here:

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Commando 2084 – a game for the Commodore 64

Commando 2084

Commando 2084 is the mix between Commando and Robotron 2084: it is like the original Commando game, but using the Robotron 2084 controls.

You play it using the two joysticks at the same time:

  • Joy #2 controls the hero direction
  • Joy #1 controls the bullets direction

But better if you play it with a Unijoysticle 2 with a Dualshok4 gamepad (or similar).

Download

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Commodore 64 Assembly Tutorial – Part II

A few months ago we (Pungas de Villa Martelli) released the 4Kindness, a 4K intro for Silesia Party 8. And recently we released its source and a tutorial detailing how we built it.

Without further ado, here it is:

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

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!

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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