User:Load81

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About Me[edit]

Linux Engineer by day C64 game player by night… This wiki has a healthy number of game entries and the number of articles grows at a steady clip. I like games, but I mainly focus on hardware and C64 applications in my writing on this wiki.

My C64 Rig[edit]

Hardware Mods

Peripherals & Connectors

  • Disk IEC port: SDrive 1564 for loading D64 disk images from SD cards.
  • Tape Port: µCassette for playing tape based games via MP3 player over a 3.5mm jack.
  • DIN video out: RCA component video connectors.
  • 2× TAC 30 joysticks.
  • 2× Atari 2600 paddle controllers.
  • Commodore MPS-1200 Printer.

Connectivity

Wanted Hardware[edit]

Real Hardware

Fantasy Hardware

None of this stuff actually exists, but it should!
  • C64 control/joystick port to Bluetooth. It would be wonderful to connect Bluetooth game pads to the C64.
  • An SD2IEC that has full 1541/71/81 drive emulation. It isn't a thing now, but it probably will be eventually.
  • C64R motherboards that are actually in stock for longer than the 30 seconds it takes for them to sell out!

Hardware Lost to Time…[edit]

  • My Commodore 128D which — sadly — was completely fried by a power supply failure when I was about 14 years old. Needless to say, I learned my lesson and no longer use a stock power supply.

Wiki Tasks[edit]