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My new toy

Postby varettaja » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:44 pm

Hi fellas,

It's sleepless nights ahead ;)

A friend of mine gave me this for free;

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So, it is original C64 1541 floppy drive and around 100 floppies, work's perfect. I have always want to have floppy drive on my C64.

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I have only tried Outrun and Giana Sisters, yet. There are a lots of awesome games, some newer ones too (from the beginning of the 90s) . Of course there is Commando and all the classics :)

And I still want to say that, C64 is classic gaming for me (or Amiga) not PS2 ;)
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Re: My new toy

Postby Gunby » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:55 pm

Thats really cool V :D

Ive never had a C64 myself. I know that Ive been missing out. Great pics! Thanks for sharing :D
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Re: My new toy

Postby FFTHEWINNER » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:03 pm

Nice! Congrats! :D
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Re: My new toy

Postby FlarePhoenix » Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:22 pm

That is AWESOME!! Enjoy playing.
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Re: My new toy

Postby ZX81v2 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:01 pm

I can say the same about "Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48k" V :)
and Atari 2600 for console lol
I also had a 128k +3 with Amstrad floppy disk.... Horrid drives
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Re: My new toy

Postby acr250rider » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:05 pm

I remember my C64 it was awesome, I had about 100+ games but could only play about 1/3 of them because of passwords! Damn it now I`m pissed. Well enjoy that sweet system!
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Re: My new toy

Postby eugenerobinhood1 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:31 pm

That's awesome V, free is great and I haven't seen one in years!
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Re: My new toy

Postby sasapinjic » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:03 pm

Ah old 1541 , i had one to , load slow as snail , but i had tried quite lot of diferent turbo loaders until i find 2 realy great ones , that i have saved at begining of each game discs , which have considerebly speed up loading of all games (game loads 10x faster) .
I have also copied all my favorite games from tape to disc.After that , there was no more slow taoe loading and screwdriver setings for every tape . :lol:
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Re: My new toy

Postby erik1977 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:14 pm

Nice, enjoy it.
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Re: My new toy

Postby kremiso » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:27 pm

THAT's a gift !
Spring season + C64 games =
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Keep Mustikka away from all those flabby disks ;)
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Re: My new toy

Postby cat » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:34 pm

C64 is class, congrats on the pick up varettaja.
I wanted one of those floppy drives so bad back in the day but they cost an arm and a leg.
How times have changed.
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Re: My new toy

Postby Mute » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:37 pm

I never grew up with c64 or Amiga, but i have discovered through emulation that those where 2 very good systems..I would love to get more into them.. I have tried Amiga more,but 6c4 is next on the list..Great Aquire V...
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Re: My new toy

Postby GamingWizardC75 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:51 pm

That was very nice of your friend to give you that. never owned one and Classic Gaming to me is the NES and SNES.
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Re: My new toy

Postby Night-Spider » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:50 pm

Congrats V!
enjoy :D
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Re: My new toy

Postby Gamerone » Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:13 am

great deal V
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Re: My new toy

Postby zombiegauze » Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:34 am

Nothing is better than free. Great score.
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Re: My new toy

Postby stillcool » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:56 am

Well done V, I love a great freebie and your gonna give it new life, I was Speccy myself also and then Amiga A500 for years. I had a spectrum 128+. no dreadful tape deck and a better keyboard.
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Re: My new toy

Postby [WI] » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:53 pm

Wow! Your friend is a dear one!
Enjoy!
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Re: My new toy

Postby Zerohour2k12 » Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:11 pm

That's really Nice V! :D
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Re: My new toy

Postby spreegun » Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:34 pm

Iv never seen a c64, always wundered what the hell they were ... looks interesting.

Free is always nice too :)
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