The Commodore 64, commonly called C64, C=64 (after the logo graphic on the case), occasionally CBM 64 (for Commodore Business Machines), or VIC-64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International. Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-selling single computer model of all time, independent estimates place the actual number sold between 10 and 17 million units.Volume production started in early 1982, with machines being released on to the market in August at a price of US $595 (equivalent to $1,500 in 2014).
Posts about C64
  • Freeware Gardener’s Question Time: 19/09

    … By Graham Smith on September 19th, 2014 at 8:00 pm. Do you enjoy Freeware Garden, our daily recommended free game? Do you find yourself playing the games in an evening or later the same week, but being disappointed to discover that the comment thread for each post has already fallen idle? Then welcome to Freeware Gardener’s Question Time…

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  • Freeware Garden: Powerglove

    … in full-screen and be able to really appreciate the subtle beauty of the C64 palette while listening to a lovely SID soundtrack through your modern speakers. The game itself is a traditional run-’n'-gun platformer with good and taxing level design, a rich selection of baddies and an assortment of power-ups to pick up. Everything works as it should…

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