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Why did many commodore 64 games require the joystick to be in port #2?

The Commodore 64 keyboard was wired as an 8x8 matrix; it was read by sequentially driving one of eight "row" lines low and then reading whether that caused one of the eight "column" lines to also go ...
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How do you play Math Busters on the Commodore 64?

Once you've got the equation result on the belly of the monster you're targeting you go up and vapourize them with whatever button makes you do the "pointing gun" pose while standing close to them and ...
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How do you play Math Busters on the Commodore 64?

You have to collect numbers and operation symbols to make an equation who's answer matches the number on the monster's belly. For the life of me, though, I can't remember what you do next to capture ...
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How do I run Commodore 64 games on classicreload.com?

The website seems misconfigured. Just use the games at the Internet Archive.
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In Bard's Tale 3 (for the Commodore 64), sometimes I am attacked with the message "phazing her". What does this mean?

"Phazing" is just flavor text, like "draining." It appears to actually be a different damage type in the game, named next to 'critical-hit,' etc, however it does not have any additional effects. The ...
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Are there any maps of the cities and the planet surface for Mars Saga?

Mars Saga was polished up and re-released a year later on the PC titled Mines of Titan There were a few plot changes but the city maps remained the same. Here's a link to the original Mines of Titan ...
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Lords of Midnight (8 bit version) - did anyone complete it? If so, how?

The game is completable in 10 days, using Farflame to destroy the Ice-Crown. If you head through the Downs of Mirrow, there is a long run of Liths which have the cup of dreams, which will allow Morkin ...
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Lords of Midnight (8 bit version) - did anyone complete it? If so, how?

To answer your question: Yes, I was then able to beat Doomdark playing on the ZX Spectrum. Beating his armies and conquering the citadel of Ushgarak is really hard work, though. It's a lot easier to ...
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