C64 revival

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OH MAN! :open_mouth:
I wish I was there! That’s a proper treasure!

If you manage… would you take a picture of the content?
No rush, no commitment- just curiosity.

It’s all in boxes but I need to inventory it anyways. It’s been about 20 years since I pulled it out and when I did, the drives didn’t work though the computer did come on.

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The good part is, there’s lotsa spares around and all can be brought back to life… in case anyone’s interested, that is!

there is also a proper c64 stick that they sell still too, but yeah shipping costs are pretty pricey to you from here

https://www.amazon.it/Speedlink-SL-650212-BKRD-Competition-PRO-Extra/dp/B07K9N36GG/
there are others, but yeah shipping from USPS starts at like $50-ish

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Please tell me you have the casette deck… far too many hours/days spent aligning the heads with a small screwdriver, trying to get Beachead to load (Shift Runstop).

It can’t be a true C64 experience unless you run the azimuth head alignment tape

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I know, I know… It’s not a ”real” C=64, but I’m still pretty excited about it!

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And that was when a 7 min + load time was acceptable…

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We gets close to that with DCS sometimes!
:rofl:

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I think it was China miner that had a 15 min load that’s of course with out the inevitable crash and rewind of the tape … :grin:

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YES! Indeed I have it, and I cleaned it up nicely today! :smiley:

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Cleaned!
There still are some marks but it does have over 30 years of age… :wink:

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Looking damn good … Just make sure the rewind button works … :grin:

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As you may see from the tape inside it, I tried Rambo 2 and it works. :wink:
All of it does, Tape buttons and even keyboard controls.
Which sadly are crap! :laughing:

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Did it have loading music? I always remember the US Gold titles always had loading music. :grin:

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My man, Rambo 2, and the best loading music was Ocean-Loader, not US Gold. :wink:

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Cobra is the way to go! (Edited cause I do remember Rambo 2 now that I look it up)

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Honestly? That game was crap! :smiley:
But the loader music was insanely cool.

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I thought Cobra was terrible as well… I loved Rambo, but can’t recall Rambo II.

Paradroid… that was a favourite.

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There actually wasn’t a Rambo 1 game.
I think you remember the second as the first.
There was a Rambo 3 but it was pretty bad.
Good ideas, mediocre realization…

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