The Commodore is back

Discussion in 'Video Games and Technology' started by seeker311, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. seeker311

    seeker311 The Collector

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    new-commodore-64-nyt: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance



     
  2. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    Heard about that. Freaking awesome! XD
     
  3. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    So it's basically a computer that you can never have the keyboard upgraded?
     
  4. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    No. It's a computer that doesn't need the keyboard upgraded. There's a difference.
     
  5. toma

    toma eskimo in disguise

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    This.

    Also, it has USB ports so I don't see why you couldn't put your own sub-standard downgrade of a keyboard on there if you really wanted to.
     
  6. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I guess being stuck with that one keyboard is better than the old iMac. Being stuck with a monitor you can't upgrade. I'd think upgrading screen size would be more apt to happen than upgrading the keyboard. Still not seeing the appeal of this over a tower though. Is it purely nostalgia or something?
     
  7. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

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    Duh.

    Man, the C-64 was the system my family had. I had a ton of fun games on it including but not limited to Racing Destruction, Crossroads, and even Star Trek. We even had a subscription for a while to the magazine. When I was older it got moved into my room as I was the only one playing anything on it anymore in the days before I finally got a NES (I was very late to getting a NES).

    That is awesome. Not getting it, but quite awesome. That it's even got a C-64 OS with the familiar blue screen is a very neat touch.
     
  8. ArmadaJetfire

    ArmadaJetfire Yamato is go! ;D

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    Lol me too. My unnamed Lionbear in Mail Order Monsters was an unstoppable BEAST!
     
  9. areaseven

    areaseven Live to Win

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