LGR – Commodore 64 Computer System Review

LGR – Commodore 64 Computer System Review

Review from the perspective of a casual collector of video games: is the C64 worth buying today? A short run-down of the history, pros and cons of the games and system, what to look for and be aware of when buying, as well as some of the other 8-bit computers from Jack Tramiel era Commodore.

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Turrican II
Nebulus
Bounder
Sanxion
Stunt Car Racer
SimCity
Epyx Summer Games
Leaderboard
Frogger
Ms. Pac-Man
Outrun
Street Fighter II

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  1. Deckard
    Deckard 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    The Apple ][ series was the birth place of hacked software on personal computers. The Apple ][ was around 5 years ealrier then the C64.

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  2. Christoffer Niemonen
    Christoffer Niemonen 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Wow! You sound so different

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  3. my0wnable
    my0wnable 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Spectrum wins 🙂

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  4. Bass Boosted song
    Bass Boosted song 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Its video is playing after 11 years ago

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  5. Mohamadreza Ramezani
    Mohamadreza Ramezani 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Young Clint! 😬

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  6. P Chambers
    P Chambers 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    It's nice to see someone from the U.S. admitting that us British were better than them at something. I have to agree though the U.K. game programmers in the 80's were the dog's b#*locks! Like the Oliver twins, Ocean, Matthew Smith and Code masters, to mention just a few. It was indeed a golden age for game programming in the U.K. Back bedroom programmers were thrivingin the U.K. back then and there was so much talent in the U.K. when you look back. Matthew Smith basically created and programmed Manic Miner literally in his bedroom and the game was a sensation and ported to just about every system imaginable. As was the sequel to it Jet Set Willy Those where the days! I wish we had as much pride in our country and what we do nowadays. Alas, i can but hope!

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    Lotus 25 November, 2021, 07:31

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    Javier Dagnino 25 November, 2021, 07:31
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    Derrius Branch 25 November, 2021, 07:31

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  14. Richard Feynman
    Richard Feynman 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Unfortunately I never owned a C64. In the early 80s I had an Apple II Clone (of very good quality) with loads of games (about 200) and other software. With a Z80 card and a card for 80 columns I could run CP/M with programs like Wordstar and could do some serious work. Of course I had also a printer for it. But on the other hand this whole Apple II system cost as much as three or four C64 computers…;-)

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    Clau GM CMG AND PC STUF !!! 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    when I heard that this product existed .. from tha internet .. yuotube in past 2006 !!! 1mhz 64 kolb of ram … omg wars then tha arcade games … veri bad caca pupu … but hey it was there and wioh colos and it wasn't PONG !!! SO YEAAA !! OMG … THA XBOX CLASIC WAZ THA P3 1000 MHZ GEN 733 mhz . AND 64 MB DDR RAM witd disk dvd and storage .. and geforce ti insaide … …. time chiting uk ultra sniki ..lost on thet ..brext asss

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  16. Andrei Paul Anastasiu
    Andrei Paul Anastasiu 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Wow, Prehistoric LGR, cool! You came a long way, man!

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  17. illmidus
    illmidus 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    It's time to revisit a Commodore 64 review in the LGR style of today!

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  18. gojirra
    gojirra 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    What is the intro music?

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  19. Sgrullapeli
    Sgrullapeli 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Very well done and enjoyable review

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  20. Rene Legaspi
    Rene Legaspi 25 November, 2021, 07:31
  21. fattomandeibu
    fattomandeibu 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Really takes me back to being a kid, this one. Turrican 1 and 2 are legendary, along with the likes of Creatures and Wizball.

    Don't have the disk drive or any disks anymore, but I've still got the tape drive and all the tapes though the tape drive connector needs fixed. It's not fatal by any means, the plastic bit that holds the connector in place inside the plug has snapped and just needs something like a piece of matchstick glued in as a replacement.

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  22. choppergirl
    choppergirl 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Few realized it at the time, but the Vic-20 and 64 Styling and form factor was a total rip of the very sucessful TRS Model 1. You can tell by the radical and abrupt change in styling from the PET/CBM to the Vic? Where did that came from? It came from Tramiel wanting to take a byte out of Tandy's market share and the Model 1 was first to market and was crushing it… in it's sexy silver and black case with a matching TV and real glossy black keyboard. It was supposedly RF noisy though making it a target for denial by the FCC and more involved to manufacturer.

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  23. Eric Sills
    Eric Sills 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Dang it, I wanted one of those SEX64's.

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  24. Lightblue
    Lightblue 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    the price damn XD

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  25. หวังว่าจะ ไม่ซ้ําใคร
    หวังว่าจะ ไม่ซ้ําใคร 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    2021 please 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

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  26. audioTopia
    audioTopia 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    I’m glad YouTube recommended this to me.

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  27. Giuseppe La Vecchia
    Giuseppe La Vecchia 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Video stupendo.C64 mitico.

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  28. eug 400
    eug 400 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    What is the name of the music playing from 0:33 to 5:14?

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  29. Brad Thomas
    Brad Thomas 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Wow 😳 watching one of your old vids really is something!!! Really shows how far we have all come in 10 years…..

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  30. empty
    empty 25 November, 2021, 07:31
  31. Gabriele Biffi
    Gabriele Biffi 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    I guess I run out of LGR videos in 2021, so Youtube is starting to recommend me those very old ones… wow Clint looks like he just came out of high school.

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  32. c64cosmin
    c64cosmin 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    this was so nice to watch

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  33. Hazztech
    Hazztech 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    PLAYING GAMES ON A CASSETTE
    WHAT

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  34. Hazztech
    Hazztech 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    What year is it

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  35. autobotjazz1972
    autobotjazz1972 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    A rhing about the C64 consolized version . the packed in Robocop game could not be played as it was developed on a normal C64 and needed a keyboard to start the game.

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  36. Azmi Shah
    Azmi Shah 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Did you record this in 1982

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  37. Matthijn Dijkstra
    Matthijn Dijkstra 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    In the 8bit guy video on "old controllers", it said to not use the Sega controller, since pressing two buttons at at time (I think select and start) can short circuit the port and blow it. @3:52

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  38. Barnacl
    Barnacl 25 November, 2021, 07:31

    Damn, C64 is so famous that it has been reviewed 11 years ago!

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