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The Commodore 64 is an 8-bit home computer introduced by Commodore International in January 1982. Nowadays C64 games can be played on a variety of platforms through the use of emulators.

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Impossible Platform in Impossible Mission

Seriously, how the heck can I reach this platform? I cannot step over any of these gaps. All I can do is jump, and I can't seem to jump a short distance, so I always skip two gaps. How can I possibly ...
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How do I roller-skate?

How do I get my roller-skater to skate? I've tried forward, back, forward, back, but she just won't move! I am playing this through the Wii's Virtual Console, which (oddly enough) uses the Commodore ...
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How to connect a C64 with a PC display?

A friend of mine has an old C64, it has a video output and we are wondering how to connect this with an VGA or DVI computer monitor?
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What would cause Sauron to attack?

In the Commodore 64 manual for War In Middle Earth, the manual said: Sauron, like the Nazgul, is to be avoided altogether. However, he spends most of his time within the confines of Mordor ...
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Why didn't main characters continue to move in War In Middle Earth?

A long time ago I played War In Middle Earth on the Commodore 64. As you played through you could somewhat recreate the events of the books. I took Frodo across the Misty Mountains, down through ...
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How do you beat the dragon in Heroes of the Lance?

Heroes of the Lance was a game based on DragonLance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight, utilizing the main characters from the book and letting you play their journey into Xak Tsaroth and confronting the ...
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Why did American gamers get to know the C64 but not the Amiga? [closed]

I've been listening to a lot of retro gaming podcasts. What I took away is it seems that many American gamers did have the C64 back in the day, but its successor, the Commodore Amiga, was not as ...
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How do I beat the end battle?

I dusted off the old Commodore 64 a little while ago and found some old save games for Pools of Darkness. All of the games were at basically the same place. The final set of fights in the game. ...
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Lords of Midnight (8 bit version) - did anyone complete it? If so, how?

I had many happy (& frustrating days) playing Lords of Midnight on the C64. However I never came close to completing it. The idea seemed simple, get Morkin to destroy the Ice Crown, or get ...
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Why did many commodore 64 games feature different music than their original Arcade or other computers version? [closed]

The most notable example I can think of right now are Ghosts 'n goblins and Ghouls 'n ghosts. Converting a game from a platform to another required a license to do so, of course, so I don't think ...
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Why did many commodore 64 games require the joystick to be in port #2?

Why did many commodore 64 games require the joystick to be in port #2, despite being single-player games? I remember being annoyed by having to unplug and plug the joystick between games.
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Are there any maps of the cities and the planet surface for Mars Saga?

For the old Commodore 64 game Mars Saga, I've found maps of the caves but no maps of the surface or the cities. Anyone know if they exist somewhere? Additionally, are there any other interesting ...
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Where to buy/download Commodore-64 games [closed]

Where can I buy/download Commodore-64 games to be run by a Commodore-64 emulator on my PC?
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Are *all* items limited to a certain number per game in Wasteland?

My first introduction to RPG gaming was Wasteland on my old Commodore 64. Many of the items that are key to the story line (i.e. servo motors) only appear in a limited number during the game. However, ...