Below are the highlights with photos from our January 4, 2013 Commodore Computer Club and Users Group meeting:

  • Enjoyed playing video games on Commodore 64 and 64c computers
  • Space Taxi game battle and club member competition
  • Hands on with the Atari 2600 and Pac-Man 4K homebrew game

Retro computing demos and presentations:

  • ComputerEyes (Computer Eyes) by Digital Vision demo
  • C64 BASIC programming demo by Morgan
  • NES PowerPak cartridge and stereo modifications

PDX Commodore Computer Club members and guests also enjoyed:

  • Show and Tell with club member hardware, software and more
  • Tinker Time: Hacking, Coding, Exploring new hardware, Cleaning of equipment
  • A lot of buy, sell, trade and free deals took place
  • All you can eat Pied Piper Pizza dinner buffet

Please take a moment and check out the photos that were taken during the fun times at our January 4, 2013 Commodore Club meeting:

Always a good time is what we like to call gametime with Commodore C64 Friends:

Gametime with Commodore Friends - Commodore Computer Club

We had a Space Taxi game competition. Here we can see Tommy playing and of course he smashed on anyone who challenged him. We need a rematch!

Tommy playing Space Taxi during Competition time - Commodore Computer Club

Nintendo Toaster, Atari 2600 and NES Top Loader during game time:

Nintendo Toaster, Atari 2600, NES Top Loader game time - Commodore Computer Club

Tommy playing Activision Toy Bizarre and enjoying a glass of Pepsi at Pied Piper Pizza:

Tommy playing Activision Toy Bizarre - Commodore Computer Club

Pre-Production Flyer high speed internet modem and disk drive emulator prototype displaying Crazy Comets (did someone say Comet?) game:

Pre-Production Flyer prototype displaying Crazy Comets game - Commodore Computer Club

Young Commodore Kids playing Frogger and other games:

Kids playing Frogger and other games - Commodore Computer Club

Long time Commodore Computer Club members Dan, Conrad, Jimmy and Mike checking out prototype PCB’s:

Dan, Conrad, Jimmy and Mike checking out prototype PCB's - Commodore Computer Club

Commodore Friends socializing at the meeting:

Commodore Friends socializing at the meeting - Commodore Computer Club

Always a favorite game to play at the meetings, Karataka on the C64C:

Karataka on the C64C - Commodore Computer Club

C64 Friends socializing at the PDX Commodore Computer Club meeting:

C64 Friends socializing at the meeting - Commodore Computer Club

This picture looks like Greg is “raising the roof” dancing at the C64 Club meeting:

Greg raising the roof dancing - Commodore Computer Club

I don’t always test my code, but when I do, I do it in production:

I don't always test my code, but when I do, I do it in production - Commodore Computer Club

Loading C64 floppy disks on a Commodore 1571 disk drive:

Loading C64 floppy disks on a 1571 disk drive - Commodore Computer Club

Check it out, a digitized retro sexy girl. Who doesn’t love girls from the 1980’s?

Digitized Retro Sexy Girl - Commodore Computer Club

An original Digital Vision ComputerEyes System Software floppy disk for the Commodore 64:

ComputerEyes System Software Floppy Disk - Commodore Computer Club

Sony HandyCam, ComputerEyes hardware and software Commodore 64 style:

Sony HandyCam, ComputerEyes and hardware - Commodore Computer Club

Say cheese! Here is Conrad getting digitized at the Commodore Computer Club and Users Group meeting:

Conrad getting digitized - Commodore Computer Club

The end result: Conrad in his 8-bit digitized screen capture being displayed on a Commodore 1702 monitor:

Conrad digitized end result - Commodore Computer Club

In this picture we can see a Nintendo NES PowerPak and Top Loader Console:

Nintendo NES PowerPak and Top Loader Console - Commodore Computer Club

Morgan doing a little programming in BASIC which was a mini presentation and demo he came up with for the meeting:

Morgan programming in BASIC presentation demo - Commodore Computer Club

We have a successful BASIC program. 2 thumbs up for Commodore Microsoft BASIC demos:

Success with 2 thumbs up BASIC demo - Commodore Computer Club

Ryan playing the totally awesome C64 Berzerk homebrew game:

Ryan playing C64 Berzerk homebrew game - Commodore Computer Club

C64 Club Members playing classic video games using Flyer and EasyFlash cartridges:

C64 Club Members playing classic video games - Commodore Computer Club

Ryan showcasing his retro Nintendo Toaster stereo modded gaming console:

Ryan showcasing his Nintendo Toaster Stereo modded console - Commodore Computer Club

Conrad’s Atari 1200XL 1200 XL computer. He loves Atari a lot more then Commodore:

Conrad's Atari 1200XL 1200 XL Computer - Commodore Computer Club

“Thank you” to everyone from the Pacific Northwest and surrounding area who continue to support and attend our Commodore Computer Club meetings. It’s really appreciated.

Our next scheduled meeting will be Friday February 1, 2013. We hope to see you at the next meeting! Come to learn, come to share.

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