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by rbernardo
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds
Replies: 2
Views: 3664

Re: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds

Goal reached! Now at over 69,000 Euros of the 66,000 required. Mega65 developer Paul Gardner-Stephen talks about the new, sudden influx of money (in an article printed just before the crowdfunding goal was reached) and the plans for making the moulds at http://c65gs.blogspot.com/2020/01/almost-65k-i...
by rbernardo
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds
Replies: 2
Views: 3664

Re: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds

Oh, my gosh, a person or persons named Tayger have just donated 40,000 Euros!

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
April 25-26 Commodore Los Angeles Super Show - http://www.portcommodore.com/class
by rbernardo
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Commodore Clubs?
Replies: 311
Views: 339193

Next FCUG meeting - Sunday, Jan. 19

Happy Martin Luther King Day, C= and Ami aficionados! The Fresno Commodore User Group has its next meeting from 11 a.m. to 2:00+ p.m., Sunday, January 19, at Panera Bread Restaurant 3590 W Shaw Ave. (corner of W. Shaw Ave. and Marty Ave.) Fresno, CA 93711 (559) 271-0104 http://www.dickestel.com/meet...
by rbernardo
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: PaCommEx
Topic: PaCommEx raffle prizes
Replies: 0
Views: 10429

PaCommEx raffle prizes

The first raffle prize to be announced! It is a brown C64 with repairable CBM power supply. Pick up the free raffle ticket on Saturday at the show!

Happy New Year!
by rbernardo
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 3678

Re: Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020

If Evie is selling at the show, I think I'll buy her cart. :)

Happy New Year!
by rbernardo
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: CLASS 2020 site now active!
Replies: 2
Views: 3761

Re: CLASS 2020 site now active!

The banner at the top of the CLASS front page has been updated. Thanks, webmaster Larry!

Happy New Year!
by rbernardo
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: PaCommEx
Topic: PaCommEx 2020 site now active!
Replies: 2
Views: 3690

Re: PaCommEx 2020 site now active!

The banner at the top of the PaCommEx front page has been updated. Thanks, webmaster Larry!

Happy New Year!
by rbernardo
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 3678

Re: Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020

rbernardo wrote: Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:18 pm ...Roger Van Pelt was to do a video presentation on CAD-3D.
Douglas Compton of the 10 Minute Amiga Retrocast...
Marc Rifkin of CBM/Scala...
Evie "evietron" Salomon, creator of the BackBit cartridge, for the C64/128/VIC-20 will be at the show!

Happy New Year!
by rbernardo
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds
Replies: 2
Views: 3664

Mega65 Retro Computer - Kickstarter for moulds

Development of the Mega65, a clone of the Commodore 65, is progressing slowly but surely. Prototyping has gone on for a few years, prototype boards have been sent out to beta testers, and now a Kickstarter campaign has started to gather money to build the steel moulds (molds) for the injection-molde...
by rbernardo
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: ComVEX - Commodore Los Angeles Super Show (CLASS)
Topic: Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 3678

Presentations and guests for CLASS 2020

In another thread I had mentioned that Roger Van Pelt was to do a video presentation on CAD-3D. We now have more presentations/guests! Douglas Compton of the 10 Minute Amiga Retrocast promises to bring "lots of 8 bit and Amiga stuff to show." Marc Rifkin of CBM/Scala will be showing off Am...
by rbernardo
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Commodore Events - Both Old and New C=
Topic: Growing the 8 Bit Generation (with Chuck Peddle!)
Replies: 2
Views: 3994

Growing the 8 Bit Generation (with Chuck Peddle!)

Back in 2016 the premiere of the movie, "Growing the 8 Bit Generation", was held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. After the movie premiered, CBM engineer Bil Herd and the film's producer Bruno Grampa were interviewed on-stage. And at the end, 6502 engineer Chuck...
by rbernardo
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Commodore Clubs?
Replies: 311
Views: 339193

Next SCCAN meeting - Saturday, January 11

Happy New Year, C= and Ami comrades! The next meeting of the Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network is Saturday, Jan. 11, from 2 to 5+ p.m. at Panera Bread Restaurant 19662 Nordhoff Street Northridge, California (818) 407-9400 In this meeting we'll have time to examine the Bogdan Macri Ul...
by rbernardo
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Commodore Events - Both Old and New C=
Topic: Pics of the DTLA Maker Faire
Replies: 0
Views: 8522

Pics of the DTLA Maker Faire

December was a busy travel month! Here are photos from our successful exhibit at the Downtown Los Angeles Mini Maker Faire -- http://blog.retro-link.com/2020/01/commodoresamigas-at-downtown-la-maker.html Happy New Year! Robert Bernardo Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm ...
by rbernardo
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Commodore Clubs?
Replies: 311
Views: 339193

Pics of TOGA

Late in December I visited The Other Group of Amigoids, a group which has been in existence since the 1990's in the South Bay -- http://blog.retro-link.com/2020/01/visiting-other-group-of-amigoids.html Happy New Year! Robert Bernardo Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm So...
by rbernardo
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Commodore Discussion
Topic: Chuck Peddle passes away
Replies: 4
Views: 5069

Re: Chuck Peddle passes away

And another article on the passing of Chuck... https://bangordailynews.com/2019/12/23/news/bangor/chuck-peddle-umaine-grad-whose-invention-paved-the-way-for-personal-computing-dies-at-82/ plus a Maine Alumni Association article written when he was alive... https://www.umainealumni.com/magazine/he-ch...