Oddities of C64 BASIC

Can you tell me why the very short BASIC programme above has a syntax error? But then the one with a slightly renamed variable name is perfectly ok? It turns out it’s one of the limitations of Commodore BASIC V2. As explained here: Variable names were limited to two letters. […]


The Commodore 64 Disk Masher (C64 DMS)

DMSREADER and DMSWRITER are two parts of a Commodore 64 tool I wrote way back in 1994. I presume I got the name from the Amiga DMS tool but I really don’t know. The purpose of the tool was to create an image of 5 1/4 disks but break the […]

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