Can you still write BASIC? The C64 turns 25 next week

12.7.2007 by AndrĂ© Natta · → Leave a comment

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C64.com screenshot

Screenshot from C64.com.

Imagine what it would be like to surf sites like this on a Commodore 64? Well, many of us owe our current love affair with the personal computer to the C64, which is celebrating its 25th birthday on Monday.

It’s still the best selling computer model of all time AND it gave us The Last Ninja, only one of the greatest video games ever. If you want to play it or any other game, go check out C64.com (and what better lead-in for a Magic City Question to leave up through Monday…).

While we’re in the midst of a trip down memory lane; just last week the world recognized the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Thriller…

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Yeah I’m starting to feel older…

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