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02-10-2017, 16:44   #16
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I'd be interested in this if you can get other games loaded on to it. There's loads of old classics that aren't there that I'd want. The Arthur Pendragon games (Staff of Karnath, Entombed, Blackwyche and to a lesser extent Dragonskulle), Beach Head, Spy vs Spy I and II (never played III), Green Beret, Ghost N'Goblins, Chiller. Some old school Hunchback, Jet Set Willy, China Miner. The list goes on and on. I do have pi with retropie on there but the C64S emulator menu system is real clunky.

On a completely separate note, Impossible Mission in a browser -> Mod Edit: No links to emulated games not in the public domain I'm afraid

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Any opportunity to play Uridium again.

In fact, I'd buy that game on every format I could, it's as much a classic to me as Super Mario World, a brilliant game worthy of mention in the company of other great Shmups like Raiden and Truxton.
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Available for pre order on smyths website now. Tried copying and pasting link here but computer said no!
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Amazon Preorder (£70): https://www.amazon.co.uk/Koch-Intern...words=c64+mini

Smyths (€80): https://www.smythstoys.com/ie/en-ie/...-mini/p/163296
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I'm going to preorder. This thing better be hackable.
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Thanks for that preordered on Amazon.
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I'm going to preorder. This thing better be hackable.
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Firmware upgradeable via USB flash drive
That would make me think it is.
I remember the early SD card enabled Megadrive plug'n plays said something similar, before they dropped the pretense completely.
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The thing is, I'd probably keep about 75% of the original list. They've done a great job with the game selection. Just a few missing gems.
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Preordered thanks.
I have c64 emulated on lots of consoles/devices but this should be more authentic (I hope)
Happy with the list of games.
Needs to be hackable though...
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Pre-Ordered through Smyths, I already have 2 Commodore64's one with IEC2SD but I'm enjoying the SNES mini so much I said feck it and pre-ordered this too
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Is this a limited run , or is it planned for long term availability ?


Great to see Paradroid , but it's a pity there's no Last Ninja games , Boulderdash , Turrican , IO ( impossible to please everybody )

Hopefully they can be added .
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It having 2 functioning USB ports might make it easier to load extra media on or even run from a USB HDD
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Most games are less than 128kb and there were about 10,000 commercial titles on the C64 (according to wikipedia). That is just over a gigabyte by my maths (but probably much less). You're not going to need massive storage here.

Plus I'd rather cherry pick 200 great games than have a library full of crap.
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Needs some Flimbos Quest and Turrican!

I'll Defo get one and hope the inevitable hacks come.
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Found this on the official company community forums: link
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Lots of people are asking about how to add software to THEC64 Mini.

We are happy to confirm that firmware and software upgrades will be possible via the USB ports, to allow more functions to be added to the THEC64 Mini in the future.

More details will follow in due course.
Looks like they intend to provide an ability to update software & firmware. Just how far their notion of software changes goes is anyone's guess, but it's a starting point for those hoping to be able to load additional games.
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