The Commodore PC64

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The Commodore PC64

Post by Vance » Mon Aug 30, 2010 1:17 pm

You know why I hate Apple? Because everything's smaller, including the names. Back when something the size of a jumbo luggage was considered a "micro" computer, we had big honking names like the Congo Multiconquerer, or the Heraldry Hot Dicking. Now everything is so brief we probably call them compu and they break if you insert a CD.

Well look at this.

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Commodore has released a variant of the classic C64 chassis with a rather nifty PC inside. Doubt it has a 5.25" that can run The Bard's Tale II, but it should at least survive several drops and a frantic ass-crushing (go ahead and laugh; my ex's macbook was destroyed along with my glasses during surprise sex).

I want it.

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Post by MadMan » Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:11 pm

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Post by Silentman » Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:14 pm

MadMan wrote:link?
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Post by 3DO Experience » Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:51 am

My first laptop:
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Post by Vance » Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:12 am

Putting that on your lap is like kissing your ovaries goodbye.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:56 am

Well it was rather bone crushing so it never did go on my lap. It weighs like 20 pounds. I still have it tucked away but all the disks are alas gone.

It was def cool for the portability, dual disk drives and 300 baud modem!
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Post by Austin » Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:08 am

http://www.commodoreusa.net/products.html

They have a variety of other models as well, including a modern take on the classic design.

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Post by mattyg » Thu Sep 02, 2010 11:43 am

...................mmmmmmmmmm Bard's Tale 2
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Post by 3DOKid » Thu Sep 02, 2010 4:42 pm

We were big Amiga fans. I had an A500 and A1200 and my brother also had a A500 and a A600. I think he also had a CD32. I had left home by the point, I don't remember too well.

We bought them because they were uber powerful and played all the bestest games (of the type we liked)

These devices have no such draw.

Nice boxes though.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Fri Sep 03, 2010 12:09 am

I'd like a CD32.
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Post by Trev » Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:52 am

3DO Experience wrote:I'd like a CD32.
It is cool, but finding games for it can be a chore.
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