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The C64 Mini
« on: October 02, 2017, 03:12:45 AM »
This is from an Indigogo campaign.  I guess fans of the C64 have this to look forward to:  https://the64.computer/

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2017, 11:40:59 AM »
And there back. £150 is a bit steep for me at the moment but one to watch thats for sure.
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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2017, 16:41:00 PM »
Yeah, if it was a bit cheaper I would be all over it. I have close to zero experience with the C64 so this would be a good way to try out some of the games but it's a little too expensive.

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2017, 18:53:50 PM »
£100 is more like it.


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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2018, 15:01:46 PM »
This is getting close to release now. If you follow Jeff Minter on Twitter you will know he generally only tweets about two things, eating curry and tending to his sheep lol. Today though he had this picture!



Looks nice. Depending on the final price I might get one.

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2018, 21:47:39 PM »
Yeah a few people getting this now, really wish an Amiga version was available!
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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2018, 10:50:06 AM »
Still not sure why the keyboard does not function. Seems a trick missed.


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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2018, 14:25:12 PM »
I wanted to kickstart this, but also didn't due to the high price, plus no real proof that it would actually come out, as in the end they didn't even reach the final goal.

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2018, 07:43:23 AM »
It made it out though. I’ll pick one up at some point.


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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2018, 14:56:37 PM »
Still not sure why the keyboard does not function. Seems a trick missed.


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Yeah it's unfortunate. I imagine the cost with working keyboard would have put the sale price too high for most people.

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2018, 23:54:08 PM »
Looks nice indeed, but I already own some JXD devices, based on Android, which all can run Vice very well. I have the 7300, which has a 7 inch screen, really nice with Vice.

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2018, 02:44:21 AM »
Here is a video review of the C64 Mini...

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2018, 04:45:24 AM »
I kind of like it, but...

I like the idea of adding games, ROMs, and I guess most of the people who want to buy this mini C64 want that feature too. So why is it not properly implemented yet nor developed more properly? I mean renaming the file to a certain name to be able to add it, then redoing the whole process again seems cumbersome to me. And I don't think it's a complex feature to add. This must be included with day one release, and not reached in when they think they're ready.

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #13 on: April 05, 2018, 09:25:17 AM »
So what's the emulation like on this?

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Re: The C64 Mini
« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2018, 09:35:41 AM »
Supposed to be really good. Can not wait to get mine.  8)
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