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Book store links added to my Commodore book lists

Posted by: Ferenc Veres on August 23, 2012 10:06:04 PM +00:00

Each book in my Commodore Book List has been extended with links to two major Hungarian antique book stores:

Thus if you like a book, you can easily check whether there is one for sale. ;-)

C64 XLFiles - Download extra large C64 archives

Posted by: Ferenc Veres on August 15, 2010 06:24:04 PM +00:00

My new "C64 XLFiles" project hosts big collections of Commodore 64 games, demos and magazines for download. Every archive contains files that are directly usable on a C64, no need for futher file conversion or extraction. is back

Posted by: Ferenc Veres on September 18, 2009 09:04:40 PM +00:00

The very old web and FTP server of C64 maniacs is back online.

The server was originally started by me and some friends in 1996 on a 386 PC. Hosted at Technical University of Budapest. A long time has passed since, hosting locations changed, servers changed, team changed several times.

IDE64 in PC case - deconstructed

Posted by: Ferenc Veres on June 24, 2007 06:14:33 PM +00:00
There are a lot of changes since my article about my IDE64 in 2004. In the past years I've added a lot more little details to this box, so it's just about the time to write an updated article.

ai64: Batch archive extractor for IDE64 users

Posted by: Ferenc Veres on January 28, 2005 09:23:41 PM +00:00

ai64 allows you to comvert complete directory structures containing c64 programs into IDE64 compatible copy of the whole structure. For example try running it on a complete copy of Arnold Game Archive, before burning a CD for IDE64 usage. Most of the archive will be converted to prg and d64 files. The program is licensed under GPL v3.

Latest version: v1.4, released on 25th of March, 2010.

HD and CD for C64 - The IDE64 device

Posted by: Ferenc Veres on October 31, 2004 08:47:37 PM +00:00

The IDE64 device is a great invention, replacing the old, slow and expensive hard disk extensions for the Commodore 64. IDE64 is a card for the expansion port with a great re-programmable firmware, and you can connect any IDE HD, CD or even Zip drive as you wish or have.

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