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2018-10-27 14:05
TheRyk

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 551
C64 Software on SF Internet Archive (archive.org)

Was rather surprised when my wife pointed me at an article in our local print newspaper, stating that San Francisco Internet Archive offers about 9,000 games plus other C64 software for free download or playing in browser.

No idea if this is legal :D nor do I know if it really offers more than CSDb and all those games sites we already know for years. Anyway, I've just checked a few, they even seem to be originals.

Here are two German online articles about it
https://www.golem.de/news/klassiker-internet-archive-bietet-tau..
http://www.fnp.de/ratgeber/netzwelt/C64-Spiele-bereichern-das-I..

Here's one in English
https://www.archyworldys.com/internet-archive-offers-thousands-..

And here's the links to the C64 libraries on archive.org
https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_c64
https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_c64_games
2018-10-28 11:19
Dr.j

Registered: Feb 2003
Posts: 243
thanks very much TheRyk . its amazing you can play through the browser all the games and watch demos. totally superb!!! the best thing for the commodore 64 in the latest years in my opinion
2018-10-28 11:20
Groepaz

Registered: Dec 2001
Posts: 8981
its VICE, btw :)
2018-10-28 16:32
TheRyk

Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 551
and I guess they neither asked VICE team nor the copyright owners of the games for permission, hehe, not that I care
2018-10-28 16:37
Groepaz

Registered: Dec 2001
Posts: 8981
oh we worked with them (and still do) - but of course usual fuck off attitude applies towards copyright holders. thank god :)
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