£19.99Re-live your youth through this great HARDBACK book from amicom retro books. Featuring imagery from the 70s and 80s, as well as being a great read for those who want to have a trip down memory lane.
FUSION 64 - special issue of FUSION dedicated to the Commodore 64.
52 pages in length, A5 in size and printed in high quality silk paper.
A PDF version of the magazine is also available.
The PDF is 236 pages in length and is a high quality digital copy of the book.
The Commodore 64 was the best selling 8-bit computer in the world selling between 10 and 17 million units worldwide. The computer is well known for it sound capability, with many buying games for the system just to listen to the latest tune for their favourite composer - the likes of Rob Hubbard and Martin Galway.
The story of the Commodore 64 in pixels covers the history of the computer as well as featuring articles on the SID music chip by Andrew Fisher; Tape Loaders by Martyn Carroll and cartridges by Mat Allen.
This book looks at some of the most popular games on the system - each game receiving a double page spread with large images of the game fr the reader to enjoy.
A unique selling point of the book is that is contains 30 memoirs from those who programmed the games; wrote the music and drew the graphics. It's a captivating insight to what it was like to actually develop a game for the Commodore 64.