Still programming the Commodore 64

It’s been a while since I wrote my first book about programming the Commodore 64 in assembly. Read about my first book here.

But now my second book is finished and can be bought from this page.
See the links at the bottom.

Still programming the Commodore 64.

In this book you will learn to make a game called Cave Diver 2 – The sequel.

Here’s a little video from the game.

In this book you will learn how to scroll a big 100×100 character map made in CharPad, move a sprite around, shoot a bullet, play music, scroll a text, animate characters and much more.

I want to thank John Dale aka OldSkoolCoder for both helping me while writing the book and for writing the foreword for th...

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Kick Assembler Studio

Kick Assembler Studio is a Commodore Assembly editor that uses Kick Assembler to compile source code.

Kick Assembler Studio
Image of Kick Assembler Studio

It’s free to use and can be downloaded from here.

In KAS you can open single files and compile and run them.

Or you can create a project, open a file and add it to the project.
Then next time you open the project, the files will automatically be loaded.

This is a work in progress so bare ind mind that there could be bugs.

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Programming the Commodore 64 again

Learn C64 assembly.

Want to learn how to make a game in Commodore 64 assembly.

Learn C64 assembly

I made my self a new years resolution this year. I wan’t to create atleast one basic game in Commodore 64 and atleast one assembly game in Commodore 64.
 
Back in january I finished my basic game Ticle Tocle, which can be found on this site.
 

While I was learning or relearning C64 assembly I  wrote down all the information I found. And before I knew it, it was writing a book about programming assembly on the Commodore 64.

I will take you through the creation of a Commodore 64 assembly game step by step. You will learn to control sprites, custom charactersets, collison, soundeffect and much more. You can always build on the Cave Diver game and add more levels of your own. It up to you.

You will c...

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Ticle Tocle

A retro game for the Commodore 64.

Ticle Tocle is a Tic Tac Toe clone made for Commodore 64 in CBM Prg Studio and is written in basic.



Main menu

Main menu for Ticle Tocle

Ticle Tocle instructions

Ticle Tocle game screen

Ticle Tocle winner screen

This is my first game for Commodore 64 in more than 30 years, so bare with me if you find some bugs in this game.

 

The game can be played as player vs player and player vs computer.

Just bare in mind that the game AI is nothing like Einstein, but more like Homer Simpson.

You are free to edit the code if you want, there is no restrictions.

 

Download the game as a disk image here.

 

Donation:

 

If you want to support the development of more games for the Commodore machines then please consider to donate...

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Tower Inferno Challenge

In this game the object is to rescue men in a burning building.
Rescue as many as you can but beware if one of them gets past you the game is over.

For each men you rescue the faster things will move, so be alert!

There is a online leaderboard so you can see you score against other players.

You must beat the local highscore to get to the online leaderboard.
You can only use the same leaderboard name if you beat the online score with the same name.
But you can always reset the local score.

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Battle Match

In Battle Match the object is to remove all the blocks before the time rans out.
It sound more easy then it is!

When you remove a block the other block will fall down because of gravity, so it gets harder to remember where they block where.

So challenge your mind and try to get longer and longer in the game. There are many leves to complete.

If memory games is for you then you may enjoy this one.

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The Mad Scientist for Windows, Mac and Web

In the Mad Scientist you fly around in a helicopter trying to find miners who have been kidnapped by a Mad Scientist.

All levels are filled with challenges.

This game is a BETA game and there may be som b bugs!

You can play the web version on this link.

You can download the Mac version here.

You can download the Windows version here.

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Crates and Marbles for AppleTV4

Crates & Marbles for Apple TV4 is a puzzle game.

The object of this game is to get all the marbles to the right exit.
It sounds easy, but there are challenges and obstacles on you road to success.

There is more than 40 leves filled with challenges.

At the end you get your name on the highscorelist. Play again anf again to get to the top of the list.

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