What the Heck is NoFastMem?

May 15, 2022

Topaz the Rabbit digs into NoFastMem, the Amiga system utility with the rabbit-themed icon that makes it possible to play some older Amiga games. This is a remake of the original blog post with a lot more technical details and examples!

Thanks to Tyrel (@tyrelsouza), Jim K. (@ijimkoz), Colin!

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Hackerbun: Hacking Star Dragon

January 8, 2022

Topaz adds joystick support to a Commodore 64 tech demo.

Thanks to Tyrel (@tyrelsouza), Jim K. (@ijimkoz), J3!

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Hackerbun: The Automatic Proofreader

January 5, 2022

Topaz breaks down The New Automatic Proofreader, a tool used to verify C64 BASIC code was copied correctly out of Compute!’s Gazette magazines.

Thanks to Tyrel (@tyrelsouza), Jim K. (@ijimkoz), J3!

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Games Distributed by Magazine

January 3, 2022

In the early days of home computers, software was small enough to be distributed in the backs of computer magazines. Topaz gives a quick rundown of his experiences with this method of software distribution.

Thanks to Tyrel (@tyrelsouza), Jim K. (@ijimkoz), J3!

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