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Author Topic: The Commodore 64 is BACK~!  (Read 1293 times)

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The Commodore 64 is BACK~!
« on: June 21, 2011, 07:30:55 PM »
Yep. Nostalgia returns!

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http://www.theinquir...80143/commodore-ship

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UPDATED AND REVAMPED, the Commodore 64 (C64) is nearly upon us once more and will start shipping again next week.

A classic from computer history is nearly back from the dead with a more powerful and modern twist. A Youtube video of the Commodore USA facility in Fort Lauderdale shows the latest version being built.

http://www.commodore...sa.net/CUSA_C64.aspx

C64_08.jpgThe Commodore 64 is BACK~!

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It's back... and better than ever! The new Commodore 64 is a modern functional PC as close to the original in design as humanly possible. It houses a modern mini-ITX PC motherboard featuring a Dual Core 525 Atom processor and the latest nVidia ION2 graphics chipset. It comes in the original taupe brown/beige color, with other colors to follow.

And, it has emulation for old Commodore software.

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Re: The Commodore 64 is BACK~!
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2011, 10:16:15 PM »
In case anyone feels like looking back on a past discussion from about a year ago, when the news about this first hit, here's the thread: http://www.donationc...ex.php?topic=22147.0

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Re: The Commodore 64 is BACK~!
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2011, 11:04:45 PM »
That's silly (the pricing). You can get a Wii for $150 and run a Commodore 64 emulator on it.


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Re: The Commodore 64 is BACK~!
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2011, 11:09:48 PM »
That's silly (the pricing). You can get a Wii for $150 and run a Commodore 64 emulator on it.

But you can't get that retro C64 keyboard! :)

I'll skip it. I'm not much into stuff that isn't primarily functional. It's fun, but...

Do check out the Vic-Pro though -- it's pretty slick looking. Very sexy.
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