Here you can see the slides for my presentation on the Magic Desk and Ocean Compatible Cartridge for this year’s Commodore Retro Expo.
Read all about the latest Universal (Magic Desk and Ocean compatible) cartridge for the Commodore 64, designed by me.
Next up in the queue to be dissected is a bit more complex cartridge, with the ability to have up to 64k of programs inside.
In the second part of this series we will explore the hardware of a simple 16k cartridge made by various producers in Ex-Yugoslavia.
In the days of the Commodore 64’s popularity in Ex-Yugoslavia, software piracy was “legal”, at least – not sanctioned. Every town had it’s software pirate, and you could get all new games on compilation tapes.