Greetings Commodore enthusiasts, here are the highlights from our May 6, 2011 Commodore Computer Club and Users Group meeting:

  • Complete in box Amiga A600 (A600HD) with 40 MB hard drive
  • Played games on the Amiga 600, C64, Atari 2600 and Xbox
  • Poked around with the C64DTV designed by Jeri Ellsworth
  • Modded Xbox console presentation with a 300 GB hard drive
  • Near complete Amiga Commodore Dynamic Total Vision (CDTV)
  • Awesome Commodore 64 and Amiga demos
  • Soul Calibur competition on the Sega Dreamcast
  • Watched “Only Amiga Makes It Possible” video (and others)
  • Commodore buy, sell, trade and free deals took place
  • Yummy food and beverages provided by Pied Piper Pizza

Below are a handful of pictures showing the exciting and good times had by all at our May 2011 Commodore users group meeting. Enjoy the photos.

Complete in box Commodore Amiga A600 A600HD with Amiga monitor playing Silkworm:

Amiga A600 A600HD with Amiga monitor - Commodore Computer Club

Near complete CDTV with remote controller, black CD-1411 external floppy drive and matching Amiga two button mouse:

CDTV, CD-1411 Floppy Drive, Mouse, Amiga 500 - Commodore Computer Club

Modded Microsoft Xbox, Commodore 1702 monitor and the game Tower Toppler running on the C64DTV (hardware designed by Jeri Ellsworth):

Modded Xbox, 1702 monitor, C64DTV Jeri Ellsworth - Commodore Computer Club

Are you keeping up with the Commodore? Because the Commodore is keeping up with you! Chuck proved that he’s keeping up with the Commodore as seen in this picture:

Keeping up with Commodore? - Commodore Computer Club

Remember, “only the Amiga makes it possible” as shown here in one of the various Commodore video presentations at the meeting:

Only the Amiga makes it possible - Commodore Computer Club

Up close and personal with the Amiga A600HD. This is sure one clean NTSC Amiga A600:

Amiga A600 A600HD - Commodore Computer Club

Club member playing a driving game on the Commodore Amiga 600 (A600HD) computer with a two button joystick:

Playing a driving game on the Amiga A600 - Commodore Computer Club

Doing a little disk copying with a Commodore 64 and a 1541 drive using Fast Hack’em, an old school 1985 nibbler and disk editor written by Mike J. Henry:

1541 disk drive, Commodore 64, Fast Hackem - Commodore Computer Club

Pretty cool graphics demo with moving sprites that’s running on a Commodore 64 with JiffyDOS:

Commodore 64 C64 Graphics Demo - Commodore Computer Club

Check out the famous Amiga bouncing boing ball graphics demo running on the A600 computer:

Amiga bouncing boing ball graphics demo - Commodore Computer Club

Commodore computer club members and guests watching one of the many presentations going on at the meeting:

Members watching presentation - Commodore Computer Club

1541 disk drive with JiffyDOS, Commodore 64 (JiffyDOS enabled), 1702 monitor and modded Xbox with 300 GB hard drive running XBMC:

Commodore 64, Xbox with XBMC Media Center - Commodore Computer Club

When you first turn on the CDTV Commodore Dynamic Total Vision, you see this boot screen:

CDTV Amiga 500 Boot Screen - Commodore Computer Club

Morgan and Gregory watching a Commodore graphics and sound demonstration:

Club members watching a graphics demo - Commodore Computer Club

PDX Commodore Users Group and computer club members socializing at the meeting:

Club members socializing - Commodore Computer Club

Father and son playing various card and casino games on the Commodore Amiga computer:

Playing card game Amiga 600 - Commodore Computer Club

Chuck and Ian battle it out playing Soul Calibur on the Sega Dreamcast which is being displayed up on the big screen:

Sega Dreamcast Soul Calbur Battle - Commodore Computer Club

Creating some custom graphics using the Commodore Amiga paint program and mouse:

Custom Amiga Graphics - Commodore Computer Club

Seth getting his retro gaming on using the modded Xbox. You can see the game Zone Ranger playing in the background which is running in attract mode on the Commodore 64:

C64 Zone Ranger - Commodore Computer Club

Brandon and Dan discussing Commodore hardware and software projects that they are both currently working on:

Commodore hardware and software discussions - Commodore Computer Club

Commodore computer club members Gregory and Chuck playing a fast paced game of Warlords on the Atari 2600 Sears Tele-Games video arcade console:

Atari 2600 Warlords - Commodore Computer Club

Thank you to everyone who came out from near and far fighting through traffic and rain to attend our Commodore Computer Club meeting. It’s greatly appreciated.

Our next scheduled meeting will be Friday June 3, 2011, so be sure to write it down on your calendar. We hope to see you at the next meeting! Come to learn, come to share.

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