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Old 17 April 2009, 17:33   #1
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Coming soon, C64 Forever by Cloanto!

Nice!
http://www.c64forever.com/
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Old 17 April 2009, 17:39   #2
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Nice!

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Old 17 April 2009, 17:48   #3
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Looks like a bigger waste of money than Amiga Forever.
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Old 17 April 2009, 18:09   #4
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Well, at least anyone can install it with only a few mouse clicks.
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Old 17 April 2009, 18:20   #5
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25€ for a free emulator (WinVice) + a lousy pre-configured frontend? Yep, a bargain.
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Old 17 April 2009, 18:23   #6
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NOT nice!
Selling again what you can get for free?
Someone shoot Cloanto and the people who buy this crap
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Old 17 April 2009, 18:32   #7
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Awesome, I prefer to pay for stuff.
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Old 17 April 2009, 18:39   #8
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Well, at least anyone can install it with only a few mouse clicks.
How many clicks do you think it would take to download and install VICE?

What can I say? I don't like Cloanto. They get pissy about people distributing Kickstart ROM images and yet they don't seem to have a problem with including copyrighted materials (that they haven't licensed) in their products. I hate hypocrisy.
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Old 17 April 2009, 18:40   #9
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I wouldnt even bother with downloading. These collections are useless for me.

@gklinger, thats business
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Old 17 April 2009, 18:46   #10
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25€ for a free emulator (WinVice) + a lousy pre-configured frontend? Yep, a bargain.
Yes, you are right, i will invest the money in toilet paper instead!
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Old 17 April 2009, 19:18   #11
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Well because of the copyright issue with the kickstart roms Amiga Forever has a point (till that problem is 'solved' ), but that smells really fishy...
I'm with Akira on this shooting thingy
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Old 17 April 2009, 23:28   #12
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This is madness!

Just a cynical attempt to exploit the retro enthusiast community, IMO.

Let's hope it falls flat!
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Old 18 April 2009, 01:43   #13
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I cant see them selling many copies of this. The games can be found on a lot of websites anyway, and the emulator is really easy to use and doesnt require anything like a kickstart.
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Yes, you are right, i will invest the money in toilet paper instead!
Investing your cash in wiping your ass properly is much better than this.

You don't want your botty to itch or be smelly, do you...

PAying to Cloanto for this, however, is damned smelly, and itches a lot my common sense.
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I'm too much of a picky "do it yourself" kind of guy to care for this kind of preloaded stuff, but I can see how some of the most computer-illiterate people might find themselves home with Clonato. A couple of clicks and off you go, it doesn't get any more practical than that if you neither have the time nor the inclination to teach yourself a degree on WinUAE emulation
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Old 18 April 2009, 10:06   #16
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it doesn't get any more practical than that if you neither have the time nor the inclination to teach yourself a degree on WinUAE emulation
REad again dude, this is for VICE, a Commodore 64 emulator, which is as click and go as it comes. No multiple configurations, no kickroms to acquire, it's fucking EASY. you got to be useless to be unable to get C64 emulation running.
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REad again dude, this is for VICE, a Commodore 64 emulator, which is as click and go as it comes. No multiple configurations, no kickroms to acquire, it's fucking EASY. you got to be useless to be unable to get C64 emulation running.

The other day I got a phone call from some lady (an old time microbee user, so she was not a complete stranger to the computer world) who thought she had lost most of the applications I once installed in her computer because XP automatically collapsed the start menu to 10 lines to save screen space. She was in the verge of crying. That's how dense some people can be these days.

Everything's easy when you posses the knowledge, but when you don't, and that's what I'm trying to point out here, every seemingly useless bit of automation helps.
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I will support this hyenism only if it helps to release C64 core for minimig.
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Old 18 April 2009, 16:12   #19
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all of the above is true or at least a decent point of view.

still, there is people who is knda afraid to try C64 emulation in any way because he did not knew anything of the real thing, but still he's appealed by those retro stuff. then there's people who don't want to touch a piece of software if it is not fancy.briefly, there's a market for such things. they may even be a good introduction to the retrogaming world.

obviously it's not complete or a love work as Gamebase 64.
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NOT nice!
Selling again what you can get for free?
Someone shoot Cloanto and the people who buy this crap
I suggest also shooting Hyperion and Amiga Inc.
This way we could get rid of ALL the parasites in one go!
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