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Restocked: C128 expansion ROM U36 – Super 81 Utilities
27.04.2022


The expansion ROM U36 is a wonderful upgrade for your Commodore 128 which you can install without any soldering. Among the various ROMs you can choose from, we restocked the Super 81 Utilities.

Check it out and order now!




Space Moguls Longplay [German]
24.04.2022

German YouTuber 8-Bit Flo effortlessly plays through a session of Space Moguls in one of his latest game play videos. Featuring German audio commentary, you can check it out here:




Stoker – New video footage of the platform game
23.04.2022

"Stoker" gained quite some attention while still in an earlier state of development. Rhys Clatworthy provided recent video footage, presenting new fireballs for our dragon, dust when landing as well as a new, faster scrolling routine. Enjoy!




SaRuMan RAM solutions restocked
22.04.2022


We have replenished our stock of the SaRuMan range of RAM replacement and upgrade chips. You will find that SaRuMan-64, SaRuMan-VDC and SaRuMan-TED chips are now all available to order from our Online Shop.




FM Radio Module – Grab Yours While You Can
20.04.2022


Use your C64 to play FM radio stations with the FM Radio Module. Our initial allocation of this fun add-on sold out within days. We have just restocked our Online Shop with more units, but don’t take too long to place your order as they are sure to sell out quickly again.




News from the scene: Vandalism News #72
17.04.2022


Issue #72 of the diskmag Vandalism News has been released at Revision Party 2022.
Protovision and friends are featured in this issue’s "The Market" chapter. Find out more about promising game projects such as Lykia – The Lost Island, Cursed Tomb, Stoker and maybe more.

Download at CSDb.




8-Bit Flo plays prequel of upcoming game ‘Lykia – The Lost Island’ [German]
16.04.2022

German YouTuber 8-Bit Flo checked out "Lykia Prologue – Nathan’s Journey" – the prequel to Lykia – The Lost Island. In his nearly 45 minutes long video he not only covers a lot of gameplay, but also the story of the game and his opinion about it as well as on retro game developments in general.
Download "Lykia Prologue – Nathan’s Journey" for free in our Lykia section.




Top 20 C64 games from the last two decades featuring Protovision
10.04.2022

Old Style Gaming compiled a video with his personal 20 favorite games released after the C64 ceased production. We are happy to find these Protovision games among them:

No. 18: Outrage
No. 17: Newcomer
No. 14: It’s Magic II
No. 12: Soul Force
No. 1: Sam’s Journey

Thus Protovision titles take one quarter of OSG’s Top 20, including the top spot – what a pleasant result!

Full video:




Classic arcade style fun with Shadow Switcher Disk Edition


Shadow Switcher from Dr. Wuro Industries is one of the best old style C64 games to be developed during the modern era. We have received limited quantities of the disk edition, which comes with a game manual and beer coaster. Add this addictive title to your physical game collection and place your order here!




Reset64 #14 released: MW Ultra, Soul Force and Outrage reviewed
09.04.2022

The full Reset64 Magazine #14 – their run ’n‘ gun themed issue – is finally here!

Therein you will find reviews of these Protovision games:
MW Ultra (Reset Ripper)
Soul Force (Reset Ripper)
Outrage

Protovision’s Muddy Racers and Cursed Tomb are featured in the news.
Also check out the interview with Lobo and the article about We are Stardust.

Download (Pay what you want): Reset64 Magazine at itch.io.




C64 Round Up: April 2022 – Exclusive footage of Cursed Tomb
08.04.2022

Retro Gamer Nation’s C64 Round Up April 2022 has an update on Cursed Tomb, our forthcoming game by Zbych. Furthermore it shows Knights & Slimes, a side project by our Monte Boyd – both with exclusive video footage. The recently released Lykia Prologue by Puls4r is featured as well.

Within the video, jump directly to…
Cursed Tomb
Knights & Slimes
Lykia Prologue

Full video:




Protovision gained two new members
06.04.2022

We are happy to announce that we have two great new members in the team: MonstersGoBoom is supporting us with his skills in coding and graphics.
DrEightBit is about to expand our distribution for Scandinavia and help with PR. Plus they are great guys! Welcome to the gang!




sd2iec version of Lykia Prologue – Nathan’s Journey out
04.04.2022


The mini game Lykia Prologue – Nathan’s Journey takes place before the main game Lykia – The Lost Island and takes us to Rybolido, a small island southeast of Rybola. Great update: PULS4R created an sd2iec version of Lykia Prologue, included in the download now.




ZZap! 64 Micro Action Issue #7 featuring Lykia
02.04.2022


Lykia – The Lost Island, the upcoming C64 & Plus/4 JRPG hit by PULS4R, has been featured in the all-new ZZap! 64 #7. Here, the team grants some exclusive insights, e.g. about the motivation for the project, decisions about game design and achievements gained during development.

The magazine will go to the printers shortly. So not long until you can pick up your physical issue from Fusion Retro Books.

Patreons recently got access to the PDF. For details on how to subscribe to ZZap! 64 Micro Action, check Patreon.




Complete your Sam’s Journey Bundle with the Audio CD


Did you forget to include the option to add the soundtrack CD when you originally ordered your copy of Sam’s Journey? Or did you get into the groove in the meantime? Well, here is the chance to complete your collector’s bundle by placing an order for the Sam’s Journey Audio CD – containing all 19 awesome SID tunes found within the game.




Prequel to Lykia
01.04.2022


Are you eagerly anticipating the release of "Lykia: The Lost Island"? Well, you can now take a glimpse into its world. Download the mini game "Lykia Prologue – Nathan’s Journey" for free from our Lykia section and jump right in! Make sure you read the instructions file to get the hang of it.




The Stereo SID board ‘MixSID’ is back!
30.03.2022


This versatile board offers stereo output through its integrated channel mixer, flexible handling of IO areas and works with any SID models. MixSID is available from our shop here.




Pieces II Compo is over – Keep your Levels coming!
29.03.2022

Our Pieces II Level Design Compo 2021/2022 ended on 2022/02/28. Towards the end, the number of submissions really took off. Many thanks to all participators for making the community spirit palpable. Hence, the goal of the compo has already been achieved. All compo entries are currently being reviewed. In the meantime, due to demand of a few dedicated individuals, Pawel created "Pieces II (No More Prizes) Post-Compo". This way, you still may submit levels for Pieces II until 2022/12/31 – just out of competition.
So, have fun creating even more levels!




C64 Peripherals available again
28.03.2022

Our Online Shop has received new stock of a wide range of popular peripheral items for your Commodore 64.

Great items such as the Mini X-Pander+, RR-Net MK3, TFC3+, SD2IEC cableless, 4 Player Adapter and Joyswitcher are waiting for you!




Back in stock: Prototyping Board and Cartridge Cases!
27.03.2022

Our popular prototyping boards are back in store! If you want to design your own custom cartridge then these boards are perfect for you. And while you are at it why not put them in one of our quality cartridge cases that comes in many different colors. Place your order before they sell out again.





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