Posted by jpluimers on 2017/04/20
Geek pr0n on the C64:
Making a demo in just 256 bytes would be a formidable challenge regardless of platform. A Mind Is Born is my attempt to do it on the Commodore 64. In the absence of an actual 256-byte compo, it was submitted to the Oldskool 4K Intro compo at [WayBack] Revision 2017, where it ended up on 1st place.
Source: [WayBack] A Mind Is Born
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Posted by jpluimers on 2016/08/16
From a while ago:
David Ratnasabapathy: The VIC-20 programmer’s manual was the best intro to programming I’ve ever read. I’d love to find a copy online, the new generation could use it.
+Isaac Kuo that book is wealth. I loved marginal explanations that expanded on the main text, it’s a tactic I use in my own class notes.
The manual was called Personal Computing on the VIC 20 and it is online! This is amazing! Ah, memories.
+Tomasz Machalski there’s a motherload here:
Including VIC-20 User’s Manual.pdf
and VIC-20 Programmer’s Reference Guide.pdf
Jeroen Wiert Pluimers:+David Ratnasabapathy thanks a lot!
Downloaders: that site is slow. Not as slow as the New Horizons uplink, nor as slow as 1980s modems, but be prepared for some serious wait time.
Note that the wayback machine has them cached:
via It’s our third birthday! What better present than the VIC-20  (“A Real… [WayBack]
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