Below are the highlights from our May 4, 2012 Commodore Computer Club meeting:

  • Played games on multiple Commodore 64’s and 64c’s
  • The “Wives Club” (board games, cards, wine, etc.)
  • Game time using Commodore Flyer’s
  • VIC 20 game time using the Mega-Cart loaded with 100’s games

Retro computer and gadget presentations:

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

Check out some of our Commodore Club meeting pictures below. Enjoy!

William with his complete in box C64 computer, 1702 color monitor and 1541 disk drive setup:

Bill with his C64, 1702 monitor and 1541 setup - Commodore Computer Club

Look at the huge variety of retro computer and game console items available at our buy, sell, trade and free tables:

Vectrex, Atari 5200, Buy, Sell, Trade and Free Tables - Commodore Computer Club

Long-time club member Dan playing the game Crossfire on the Commodore VIC-20 computer:

VIC-20 Cross Fire - Commodore Computer Club

C64 Club member Brandon’s Retroswitch Flyer IRC client presentation for the Commodore 64:

Flyer IRC Client C64 - Commodore Computer Club

Playing a little Space Taxi during game time, a club favorite for the C64:

Space Taxi Flyer 64 - Commodore Computer Club

Commodore Friends socializing at the C64 Club meeting:

Socializing at the meeting - Commodore Computer Club

Tommy checking out all the goodness which included a Commodore 64 and 1541 (complete in box), Atari 5200 game console, Vectrex and other retro systems and games:

Tom checking out the Commodore Marketplace - Commodore Computer Club

Eric, Tom, Dan and Brandon socializing at the Commodore Computer Club meeting:

Eric and Tommy - Commodore Computer Club

Ian and friends playing games on the Commodore 64 and VIC-20 computers present for all to use and enjoy:

Ian and friends playing games - Commodore Computer Club

Ryan’s retro Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2 computer that was showcased at the meeting:

Ryan's Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2 - Commodore Computer Club

A classic game demo being presented on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2 computer:

Ryan's Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2 - Commodore Computer Club

Morgan playing a game on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2 computer:

Morgan with Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2 - Commodore Computer Club

Tommy and kids playing a little Archon on the Commodore 64c brought to the meeting by Gregory and his son Jonathan:

Tom and Ian Archon Game Time - Commodore Computer Club

Here’s a pretty good port of the game Dig Dug for the Commodore VIC-20 being served up by the VIC 20 MegaCart loaded with hundreds of video games:

Dig Dug Game on VIC-20 - Commodore Computer Club

The “Wives Club” playing the card game Quiddler. Check out some of the cards that were played during the game:

Quiddler - Commodore Computer Club

Nintendo Super Famicom SNES being enjoyed along with a Commodore 64 using Flyer and an EasyFlash cartridge. VIC-20 can be seen in the background:

Nintendo Super Famicom SNES - Commodore Computer Club

Commodore 64 port of the arcade classic Berzerk, complete with actual voice samples from the coin-op game, chicken fight like a robot:

Berzerk Homebrew Game - Commodore Computer Club

Always a fun time, especially with two players, Artillery Duel on the Commodore VIC-20 computer:

VIC-20 Artillery Dual Gametime - Commodore Computer Club

Who doesn’t like doing a little programming or hacking on the Commodore 64? There is always a C64 Club member working on some new programming project at the meetings:

C64 Programming and Hacking - Commodore Computer Club

Father and Son wearing matching C64 Blue Screen T-Shirts at the Commodore Computer Club and Users Group:

Matching C64 Blue Screen T-Shirts - Commodore Computer Club

Check out this really good port of the game Robotron 2084 for the Commodore VIC-20:

VIC-20 Robotron 2084 Game Title Screen - Commodore Computer Club

Here’s a little gameplay of Robotron 2084 being played on the VIC-20 computer:

VIC-20 Robotron 2084 Game - Commodore Computer Club

Conrad’s portable Commodore 64 Executive SX-64 setup at the meeting for people to use:

Portable Executive SX-64 - Commodore Computer Club

“Thank you” to everyone from the Pacific Northwest and beyond who continues to support and attend our Commodore Computer Club meetings. It’s greatly appreciated.

Our next scheduled meeting will be Friday June 1, 2012, so be sure to mark it down on your calendar. We hope to see you at the next meeting! Come to learn, come to share.

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