Commodore To Return Making Keyboard PC's

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Mar 18, 2010
  1. Hadrian
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    Technically they'll just be like a laptop only without the screen. Yeah its pretty much just for nostalgia reasons to why most people would buy one.

    I dream of the days where we have a modern Commodore style computer rocking the computer gaming world like they did in the 80's and early 90's, Macs and PC's just lack a certain charm for me.
     
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    i wasn't around at their time, but whatever they were, im sure they were much more fun to play these days. Im from the early 90 's so i think i just missed them. Whatever the games were, they just were all about making you have fun. Wasn't interested with teh graphiccs and what not. Simple and Fun.
     
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    I only want one if Mastertronic return with a new range of £1.99 games.
     
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    I would love one of these, they just still look so nice.

    Like, how the best keyboards are the cheap £5 ones, the commodore keyboards were really nice to use in a way... from what I remember...
     
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    I had an Atari ST instead [​IMG]

    Did have a C64 as my first computer though, so I do have a soft spot for Commodore.
     
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    Games are one thing but I will buy a bunch if they had a decent fault finding/debugging/hacking capabilities. I miss docking stations.

    On the other hand I have witnessed them try to relaunch themselves several times over the years, hope they do better this time.
     
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    I'll buy one if they put the C= logo on them [​IMG]

    Also Hadrian, you should keep look on the Amiga X1000, which is incoming.
     
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    Its not an Amiga unless it has Commodore on it.
     
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    That is pretty awesome!
    I remember playing my first video games on a Commodore 64.

    Not very good tho, must have been when I was like 3 years old.
     
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    ahh commodore type load LOAD enter - press play on tape - found game - 15 - 30 minutes to load, play it for about 10 mins than shut it off [​IMG]

    i even remember the disk command load '*' 8,1 [​IMG]
     
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    Maybe Commodore will buy it? [​IMG]
    Also, it'll be freaking expensive. Something around 2000£.
     
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    Hmm.. so there are AmigaOS 4.x geeks here? [​IMG]

    I only have a Pegasos 1 and an A4000/040 though (and a borrowed CyberstormPPC)
     
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    AmigaOS 3.x freak for the moment, but with a BlizzardPPC incoming [​IMG]

    A1200/030 here, with a Apollo 040 to repair (can't find any time...).

    I'll love to try AOS4.0 Classic as soon as I'll be able to repair that BlizzardPPC [​IMG]

    A Pegasos 1, nice [​IMG] Those thing are pretty rare nowadays.
     
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    @raulpica: AmigaOS4 Classic is not that fun imo, most programs made for it requires faster CPUs and more RAM (well on the BlizzPPC you can have more RAM than on the CSPPC at least).
     
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    Yep, read about it. That's a real shame. Oh well, I'll wait for X1000, since SAMs cost a little bit too much for my tastes.
     
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    Nothing like the old C64 being able to code in basic straight from its OS.

    All the old commands, load"*",8,1 etc
     
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    Commodore to return...

    Yeah, like they haven't tried that enough over the past few years.

    I'd love to see them succeed this time though [​IMG]
     
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    definitely for nostalgia but its such an important factor tht games like ff6 advance, chrono trigger, ff4 DS and the likes were really successful (check out gamefaqs for proof though i just mentioned SE titles)
    infact nostalgia is so important that they even released a game by the name nostalgia on the ds and tht even with nostalgic FFX components
     
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    Ever spilled a drink on your keyboard?

    Now you know why this is a fucking stupid idea.

    Besides, what's the point? I don't really regret having my keyboard attached to my computer by a cord.

    I wonder how many laptops are only being replaced because they had keyboard death?

    I LIKE that all my valuable expensive PC components are behind a case and protected from 'oops ahh fucking shit!!'.
     

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