Hello and Greetings Northwest retro Commodore computing friends! Here are some of the highlights from our September 2, 2016 Commodore Computer Meeting:

  • C64DTV designed by Jeri Ellsworth C64 project box
  • IMSAI 8080 microcomputer from the 1970’s
  • Magavox Odyssey 2 game console collection
  • Samsung N501 NUON Tempest 3000 DVD game
  • Pac-Man wrist watch from the 1980’s

Here is some of the retro video game and computer hardware at the C64 Club meeting: NUON Samsung N501, Sega Master System, Namco Plug-n-Play and Commodore 64:

NUON Samsung N501 N401, Sega Master System, C64 - Commodore Computer Club

Is it a DVD player, or a video game console? It’s both! Here’s the game Tempest 3000 playing on Paul’s Samsung N501 NUON. Nice NUON t-shirt Paul heheh…

Samsung n401 n501 NUON Console - Commodore Computer Club

The future begins yesterday, NUON is here at the Commodore Computer Club meeting along with Tempest 3000:

Tempest 3000 NUON Console - Commodore Computer Club

Here are two new members into the Commodore Computer Club that came down from Kelso, WA to hang out and play games on the Commodore 64 computers:

Friends socializing - Commodore Computer Club

Another picture showcasing the Sega Master System, Namco Plug-n-Play and JiffyDOS powered Commodore 64 computer system:

C64, Sega Master System - Commodore Computer Club

C64 Club members Kevin Savetz and Paul doing some floppy disk drive repairs at the meeting. George watches while enjoying a cool refreshing drink from Pied Piper Pizza:

Atari Disk Drive Hacking and Repair - Commodore Computer Club

Always a hit at the Commodore Computer Club meetings, the Activision classic game H.E.R.O. (HERO) for the C64 on cartridge:

Activision HERO H.E.R.O. C64 Game - Commodore Computer Club

Christopher showcasing his modded C64DTV designed by Jeri Ellsworth Commodore 64 project box up and running on a big color TV. Pretty cool!

Jeri Ellsworth C64 DTV Project Box - Commodore Computer Club

There was a lot of retro goodness on the Commodore Computer Club’s buy, sell, trade and free marketplace tables:

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

Video gaming and sound programming books for the Commodore 64 and VIC-20 computers scored from the C64 Club marketplace tables:

C64 and VIC-20 Programming Books - Commodore Computer Club

Doug brought his Magavox Odyssey 2 game console collection to the Commodore Computer Club meeting. It was a huge hit for sure!

Magnavox Odyssey 2 - Commodore Computer Club

It’s not everyday you see a IMSAI 8080 microcomputer from the 1970’s. The IMSAI 8080 computer was featured in the 1983 movie WarGames:

IMSAI 8080 Microcomputer WarGames - Commodore Computer Club

After the rain stopped, the sky cleared up a little showcasing these amazing clouds outside at the Commodore Computer Club meeting:

Commodore Computer Club

We had a Atari Lynx Checkered Flag ComLynx battle royal with multiple Atari Lynx II color handhelds between Aaron, Mike, Doug and Paul. So much fun!

Atari Lynx II color handhelds - Commodore Computer Club

Commodore Computer Club members relaxing and socializing at the meeting:

Retro Tinkering and Hacking - Commodore Computer Club

Commodore Computer Club members Kevin, Aaron and George doing a little floppy disk archiving to keep these awesome programs alive for many years into the future:

Floppy Disk Archiving - Commodore Computer Club

Aaron quickly grabs the Nintendo NES Zapper yelling “Back off! These Commodore Computer Club buy, sell, free and trade deals are mine!” hehe…

Aaron Cowdog360 - Commodore Computer Club

Kevin Savetz and Paul having some fun during tinker time at the Commodore Computer Club:

Tinker Time with Kevin Savetz and Paul - Commodore Computer Club

“Don’t copy that floppy!” C64 Club members looking through a huge collection of floppy disk software getting ready to play some games on the Commodore 64c computer:

C64C Box of Floppy Disks - Commodore Computer Club

Check out this awesome Pac-Man wrist watch from the 1980’s. Doug has owned this since he was a little kid and recently put in fresh batteries. Yep, still works like new!

Vintage Pac-Man Wrist Watch - Commodore Computer Club

George playing a game of Jupiter Lander, a Lunar Lander clone game at the Commodore Computer Club meeting:

C64 Jupiter Lander Lunar Lander - Commodore Computer Club

Christopher and Paul playing the game Ballistic on the Samsung NUON DVD video game console with graphics that compare to the SEGA Dreamcast or Sony PlayStation 1:

Ballistic NUON Game DVD - Commodore Computer Club

Paul giving some technical advice to Kevin Savetz on how to clean up the video signal on the Atari 800XL computer:

Atari 800XL 800 XL - 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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