Greetings Northwest Retro Commodore computing friends! Here are some of the highlights from our November 4, 2016 Commodore Computer Meeting:

  • Programmer’s Reference Guide “Using Graphic Characters In Data Statements”
  • CP/M cartridge Commodore SX-64 Computer Presentation
  • Tinker Time with a CBM PET Model 4016
  • Commodore 64 Club Marketplace with Buy, Sell, Trade and Free Tables
  • Atari Lynx II handheld game collection showcase

Below are pictures showcasing some of the retro hardware and consoles at the recent C64 Club meeting, enjoy!

George testing out his complete in box CP/M cartridge on his Commodore SX-64 computer. You can see Chad in the background setting up his Amiga A1200:

C64 CP/M Cartridge - Commodore Computer Club

Tommy playing some Crazy Taxi on the Sega Dreamcast while Morgan researches some Commodore SX-64 information on his Apple iPhone:

SX-64, Sega Dreamcast, C64C - Commodore Computer Club

Checking out the C64 Programmer’s Reference Guide “Using Graphic Characters In Data Statements” to create Sprite graphics on the Commodore 64:

C64 Programmer's Reference Guide - Commodore Computer Club

Attention C64 Friends, it’s “Tinker Time” AKA “Hacking Time” for the CBM PET 4016 at the recent Commodore Computer Club meeting:

CBM PET Model 4016 - Commodore Computer Club

Taking a PEEK (maybe a POKE) to see what’s under the hood of a recently acquired CBM PET Model 4016 Commodore computer:

Commodore CBM PET 4016 - Commodore Computer Club

C64 Club members playing some Zone Ranger on the Commodore 64c and Crazy Taxi on the Sega Dreamcast video game console:

Morgan, Tommy, SX-64, Sega Dreamcast - Commodore Computer Club

Old School C64 Club member Jesse made a rockstar appearance at the meeting as seen here waving “hello” to everyone on the Interwebs while enjoying a taco salad:

C64 Friends Jesse, Doug - Commodore Computer Club

Here we have Commodore Computer Club members Tommy and Chad enjoying the original “Breadbin” C64 and Amiga 1200 computer:

Breadbin C64, Amiga 1200 A1200 - Commodore Computer Club

George loaded up the SX-64 Christmas Demo that comes on the 1541 Test Demo Floppy Disk. He used the EPYX FastLoad cartridge to speed up the disk load time:

EPYX FastLoad SX-64 Chrismas Demo - Commodore Computer Club

Later in the evening during “Tinker Time” we broke out the Digital Multimeter to see what sort of power supply Voltages we were getting on the CBM PET Model 4016 Computer:

CBM PET 4016 Multimeter - Commodore Computer Club

Here’s C64 Club member Doug showcasing his his Atari Lynx II game collection while various members and friends look on at the retro goodness:

Atari Lynx II Game Collection - Commodore Computer Club

Tommy and Ian enjoying a game of Space Taxi on the Commodore 64 computer being served up by the EasyFlash 3 cartridge:

C64 Space Taxi EasyFlash 3 Game - Commodore Computer Club

Chad showing George some pretty cool tricks on his Commodore 64 computer. You can see the KoalaPad and A1200 on the table too:

George, Chad, C64, Amiga A1200 - Commodore Computer Club

Heh, Tommy being Tommy while Ian looks over his shoulder while showcasing the Partridge Family Board Game. Who knew there was a Partridge Family Board Game anyway?!

Partridge Family Board 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 since 2010. It’s really appreciated.

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

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