November 16, 2015 | In: Book, Other, Software, Video by Stamba

H.P. Lovecraft in Text mode

“Dagon” and “Nyarlathotep” with PETSCII

This project of a graphic novel in “text-mode” made with PETSCII on a Commodore 64 is making me loose the few mind sanity I had left !

Thanks to Raquel Meyers and Dany Quest, this amazing book is now running its KickStarter campaign and IT HAS TO HAPPEN or the world as we know it will fall to its death into a non-euclidian nightmare !


” The writings of H.P Lovecraft and the art of Text mode (text characters rather than pixels) have an unnatural binding. How can one show the unfathomable nightmares by the writer from Providence, if not using the tool that is the Commodore 64?


Those who remember (or even still use) the Commodore machine can certainly perceive what I saw the first time I encountered the art of Raquel Meyers. It seems that the insane descriptions from the Lovecraft’s stories were born to be depicted with the character set known as PETSCII (C64 ASCII) of that computer’s keyboard. So here we are. “


More details on the KickStarter campaign page…

November 16, 2015 | In: Book, Games by Stamba

H.P. Lovecraft in your commodorian dreams…


” Ph’nglui mglw’6502 Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’SID fhtagn “

I guess I’m not the only one having a huge passion for our beloved Commodore 64 and an obsession for this sanity destroyer called H.P. Lovecraft.

If there is now “R’lyeh”-a-lot of videogames based on Chtulhu’s mythos on various platforms (PC, MAC, iOS, etc…), I have to admit that my “deep” researches, for those that we don’t name of on Commodore 64, only gave few results.

No more chit-chat, let’s pack few clothes, a six shot gun and an ancient copy of the infamous Necronomicommodore and here we go to Antarctica to discover the Mountains of madness and the coldness of an icy videogame desert.

Eye of Kadath

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Eye of Kadath – The Guild Adventure Software – 1983

As you can see on the title screen, this one is a text adventure and you have to choose between choices of actions.

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Download .t64 :


The lurking horror

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The Lurking Horror – Dave Lebling – Infocom – 1987

” A winter night at the G.U.E. tech campus with most students away on vacation serves as the backdrop for this tale of Lovecraftian horror.  “

The game starts with the player trying to finish a term paper at G.U.E. Tech, a large MIT-like American university. The player has braved a snowstorm to travel to the school’s computer lab to work on the report. The document is now mangled beyond repair, however; with the help of a hacker, the player finds that the file has been partially overwritten by the Department of Alchemy’s files. Although the game begins as a quest to try to salvage the term paper, alarming events soon unfold, revealing a powerful evil within the school’s depths.

What began as a mere snowstorm has strengthened into a full-force blizzard. The player must traverse the University grounds in an attempt to recover the term paper’s data. Much of the campus is deserted and covered in snowdrifts, rendering walkways impassable. The only accessible avenues are steam tunnels and a small complex of buildings. In the course of unraveling the mystery, the player encounters demons, zombies and sinister references to a recent campus suicide. Failing to set things right in the hidden passages beneath the school will result in a literal fate worse than death.

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Download .d64 : The Lurking Horror (1987)(Infocom)[starline].zip

Terrore a Dunwich

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Terrore a Dunwich  – Marco Corazza, Fabrizio “Biola” Corazza – Systems Editoriale – 1987

” The story begins with the main character who finds himself in an empty house and from then on up to the player to find out what happens. “

A text adventure game in italian.

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Download .d64 : Terrore A Dunwich (1987)(Systems)(it)[ian coog].zip

The Call of Cthulhu

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Call of Cthulhu – Anthony Burns – 2002

This one is a pretty recent shoot’em up made with the SEUCK (Shoot Em Up Construction Kit) engine.

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Download .d64 :

The Dunwich Horror

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The Dunwich Horror – Anthony Burns – 2003

Just one year later, another SEUCK game by Mr Burns.

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Download .d64 : The Dunwich Horror (2003)(TND).zip


June 11, 2015 | In: Audio by Stamba

Stamba’s live @ Stunfest 2015 !


Stamba – MyCommodore64 live act @ Stunfest 2015 by Stamba on Mixcloud

May 9, 2015 | In: Audio, Event by Stamba

Bordeaux Geek Festival 2015

New opportunity to show off Commodore 64 to the public !

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MyCommodore64 will be attending to this french event in Bordeaux.

Nouvel événement aquitain dédié à la Pop Culture, le Bordeaux Geek Festival est une co-production entre l’association Mandora et Congrès et Expositions de Bordeaux (CEB).

Après 3 années de partenariat lors de la Foire Internationale de Bordeaux, sur les thématiques « Japan Week », « 1001 Jeux » et « New York », Mandora propose cette année un espace dédié à la culture Geek !

Rendez-vous du 14 au 17 mai 2015, hall 2 du Parc des Expositions de Bordeaux pour la première édition ! Retrouvez toutes les informations (programmation, tarifs, horaires…) sur le site du Bordeaux Geek Festival !



Please visit :


Only 5 days left to back this awesome project launched by
(thanks to Marcel Donné) !


Project Sidologie is built on an admiration of Jean-Michel Jarre, and an appreciation of the connection between him and C64 music (and chipmusic generally).

Incredible amount of top SID rockers on these albums ! Rob Hubbard, Martin Galway, Ben Daglish, Fred Gray, Tim Follin, Richard Joseph…


Deadline is May 14th (Thursday!) so… hurry up and check the Kickstarter campaign !


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