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Retro Games' "The C64"

by opa Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:58 pm

Retro Games released The C64 in Europe recently. An emulated C64 with a full-sized keyboard with a pre-installed set of games. Of course most people are gonna plug in a usb stick and play the actual games they want to play. This is the same company that produced the c64 mini a few years back. The game list for Europe can be found here.

Anyone else gonna grab one when they hit the 'states? WinVice works pretty darn well for my needs but I'd love to have the actual Commodore keys without buying a dusty C64 off ebay that someone found in their granddaddy's attic.
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Re: Retro Games' "The C64"

by Anapan Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:35 am

I've been thinking of getting one since I've mostly given up on getting a SX-64. If I do get one I'm hoping I can scale the video down and transcode it to RGB.

They mostly fixed the sound delay the mini version has, but I wish the keyboard was a bit better. Still, for the price I can't complain.
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Re: Retro Games' "The C64"

by opa Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:53 pm

Did they announce a price for US/Canada-land? I must've missed it.

edit:
I don't like to plug youtube personalities but the 8 bit guy did a cool review/disassembly of it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxx2F4ffmeE
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Re: Retro Games' "The C64"

by Anapan Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:16 pm

No price set, only looking at the price of the Euro version and assuming the NA ver will be similar.
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Re: Retro Games' "The C64"

by opa Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:08 am

Unsurprisingly, The C64 is delayed due to the virus. I wish they were able to get it out sooner. Being trapped away from civilization is the perfect time to dive into classic computing! lol
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