• Judland's Commodore Blog

  • by judland

These are the ramblings of a happy Commodore computer user since 1983. I cover topics on both the C64 and C128, reviewing my favorite games and applications, as well as share some of my favorite memories from the 8-bit era. If you'd like to read more, you can visit my blog at: https://istilladoremy64.chorusgrove.com

Dec
1

It's amazing how the human mind works

Just a simple sound or image can bring back such vivid memories. Read more...

Aug
10

I have a trivia question:

Was the VIC 20 the first PC to use a "home key"? Read more...

Aug
2

My first C64 experience

I'm trying to remember my first experience with a Commodore 64 computer. Read more...

Nov
18

Hand me that X-Acto Knife!

Double the storage capacity of any floppy disk with one well placed hole. Read more...

Nov
10

LoadStar: "Please hack our programs"

I don't think you would ever see a publication like LoadStar this day and age. At least, not one that encouraged you to hack their software. Read more...

Oct
25

When the magazine was king

I didn't know many other computer users back then, let alone them being Commodore users. Most of the things I learned about my C64 came from experimentation - using the C64's user manual as my reference guide - or from Commodore computer magazines. Read more...

Oct
18

Speed testing GEOS on the C64

How long does it take the C64 to boot up the GEOS GUI operating system? Read more...

Oct
16

The C64 Underground of the 1980s

With no such thing as the Internet and access to very few places that sold C64 software - not that I had the cash to buy it in the first place - what was a teenager to do in the mid-eighties? Read more...

Oct
13

The days when computers were mysterious things

One of the things that got me interested in computers, back in the '80s, was the mystery that surrounded them at the time. If you wanted to use a computer back then, you really had to work at learning how to use them. Read more...

Oct
11

A short introduction

Being new to the Commodore Server scene, I thought I'd post a short introduction. Read more...