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EvanK
December 20th, 2004, 08:49 PM
Here's a new product review, at the web site which supports my (not for
profit) Computer Collector Newsletter.

The review compares the new C64 30-in-1 joystick to the new Atari Flashback console.

To read it, just go to http://news.computercollector.com, and click the
"product reviews" link.

Enjoy!

- Evan Koblentz (and Bill Loguidice)

CP/M User
April 23rd, 2005, 02:24 PM
"mobilemaster" wrote:

> Here's a new product review, at the web site which supports my (not
> for profit) Computer Collector Newsletter.

> The review compares the new C64 30-in-1 joystick to the new Atari
> Flashback console.

> To read it, just go to http://news.computercollector.com, and click
> the "product reviews" link.

Sorry, the page seems to be out.

While you mentioned this product, would you mind doing a review of it here?

At least it we'll be able to read about your views about it if you don't mind.

Cheers,
CP/M User.

carlsson
April 26th, 2005, 04:31 AM
No, it is the forum that parses URLs in a hungry manner. Try this link:

http://news.computercollector.com/

(add the URL tag around links to preserve them in all cases)

EvanK
April 26th, 2005, 07:40 PM
CP/M User -- the link is fine, somehow the comma in my message got stuck into the hypertext. So click here: http://news.computercollector.com and then click the 'product reviews' link on that page.

There is one very nice hidden feature of the C64 joystick that I didn't know about until recently: if you shake the joystick side-to-side very fast at start-up, it'll take you into a secret BASIC mode! There's a whole web site explaining that and other DTV hacks at http://jledger.proboards19.com/index.cgi?board=dtvhacking

carlsson
April 27th, 2005, 08:10 AM
And Europe now waits for the D2TV, which is the name of the PAL version. Competition is tough; my local toy store soon has a dozen different TV games for sale. It'll be interesting if these units find their way into traditional toy stores too, like they did in the US.

ahm
April 27th, 2005, 10:41 AM
My buddy pointed me to this excellent C64 DTV hack:
http://www.64hdd.com/c64-dtv64.html