Hello and greetings Northwest retro computing friends! Here are some of the highlights from our July 1, 2016 Commodore Computer Meeting:

  • Commodore VIC-20 Mega-Cart
  • Lots of buy, sell, trade and free items
  • Listening to SID chip tunes with PSID64
  • Atari Lynx II LCD Replacement/VGA-Out by McWill
  • EasyFlash 3 programming
  • Hands on with Diamond Mine for the C64
  • Frenzy homebrew for the Atari 7800

Below are some of the pictures taken that showcase the good times had by all at the July 1, 2016 C64 Club meeting, enjoy!

Tommy playing the Nintendo classic Popeye on the Commodore 64c computer:

C64 Popeye Game - Commodore Computer Club

VIC-20 computer featuring the Mega-Cartridge with Bob Smith’s Dragonfire game by iMagic:

VIC-20 Mega-Cart Dragonfire Game - Commodore Computer Club

Mike and Paul playing the Frenzy homebrew game for the Atari 7800 video game console:

Atari 7800 Frenzy - Commodore Computer Club

Tommy checking out the Atari Lynx II portable color handheld gaming system with the LCD McWill screen modification:

Atari Lynx II McWill Screen Modifcation - Commodore Computer Club

Aaron doing a little Atari Lynx II LCD Replacement/VGA-Out hacking at the Commodore Computer Club and Retro Computing Club meeting:

Atari Lynx II McWill Screen Modification - Commodore Computer Club

Mike playing Commando on the Atari 7800. Fun fact: Commando is one of only two Atari 7800 games to have a Pokey chip built into the cartridge for enhanced sound and music:

Atari 7800 Commando - Commodore Computer Club

Commodore Computer Club members Scott and Tommy playing some games:

Scott and Tommy Game Time - Commodore Computer Club

Mike drinking some beer getting ready to play Crossfire on the Commodore VIC-20 computer:

Mike Cross Fire VIC-20 - Commodore Computer Club

Some of the items on the buy, sell, trade and free tables: Xbox 360 controller, PlayStation 1 and 2 (PS1/PS2) games, Atari Lynx II, Nintendo GameCube and so much more!

Buy, Sell, Trade, Free Tables - Commodore Computer Club

C64 club members enjoying a little gametime at the PDX Commodore Computer Club and Users Group meeting:

Mike, Tommy, VIC-20, C64 - Commodore Computer Club

Paul from Eight Bit Fix and the Rose City Atari Club playing Galaga on his modded Atar 7800 connected up to a Commodore 1702 color monitor:

Atari 7800, 1702 Color Monitor - Commodore Computer Club

Marcus and Mike getting ready to play Legendary Axe on the Turbografx 16 game console:

Turbografx 16 Legendary Axe - Commodore Computer Club

Tommy learning how to play Diamond Mine by Roklan for the Commodore 64 computer:

Diamond Mine C64 Game - Commodore Computer Club

Mike enjoying the classic game Rally-X for the Commodore VIC-20 computer:

VIC-20 Rally-X - Commodore Computer Club

Bonk’s Adventure for the Turbografx 16 was a huge hit at the meeting:

Bonk's Adventure Turbografx 16 - Commodore Computer Club

We listened to some amazing SID chip tunes using PSID64 by Roland Hermans:

SID Chip Tunes Music - Commodore Computer Club

Club members enjoyed playing Simpson’s Arcade, San Franciso Rush 2049 and Shrek Pinball in the Pied Piper Pizza arcade:

Simpson's Arcade, Rush 2049, Shrek Pinball - Commodore Computer Club

Marcus did some research on how to program his Commodore 64 EasyFlash 3 cartridge using his laptop and a USB cable:

EasyFlash 3 Programming - Commodore Computer Club

This Prince of Persia port for the Commodore 64 is totally awesome!

Prince of Persia C64 Game - Commodore Computer Club

“Thank You” to everyone from the PDX and surrounding areas who have continued to support and attend the Commodore Computer Club meetings over the past 6+ years. It’s really appreciated.

We hope to see you at the next meeting! Come to learn, come to share.

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