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Commodore 64 - A Visual Compedium

Commodore 64 - A Visual Compedium

The Cave

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"Commodore 64: a visual compendium" invites you to explore the legacy of one of the most beloved home computers of all time, the Commodore 64. Journey through its rich gaming library, spanning from its inception in 1982 with titles like Jupiter Lander and Beach Head, and spanning across the decades.

The 1980s witnessed an explosion of incredible C64 titles, from classics like Dropzone, Impossible Mission, Elite, and The Last Ninja, to groundbreaking releases that pushed the boundaries of the machine's capabilities. Genres ranged from shoot 'em ups to puzzlers, racing games to arcade adventures, showcasing the versatility of the platform. Even into the 1990s, developers continued to push the limits with games like Turrican, Creatures, and Lemmings, demonstrating the enduring appeal of the C64.

"Commodore 64: a visual compendium" pays tribute not only to the iconic games of the C64's official lifespan but also to the dedicated developers who continued to support the platform. Featuring over a hundred titles showcased with beautiful in-game shots or loading screens, and artwork by legendary Zzap!64 artist Oliver Frey, this book offers a comprehensive look at the C64's gaming heritage.

Explore profiles of key Britsoft developers, interviews with famous C64 artists, and a retrospective on the demo scene. Discover unreleased titles and new games released over 20 years after the last Commodore 64 rolled off the production line.

Presented in full color on high-quality paper with a spot-varnished protective dust cover, "Commodore 64: a visual compendium" is a nostalgic treat for gamers and enthusiasts who grew up with this iconic home computer.

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