MadMonk: [QuantumLINK image 284x177]
Kristoph57: They just want you to buy overpriced computers that have a familiar name on them.
pentomino: A Raspberry Pi could easily emulate a Commodore 64 at full speed; the first Pentium machines were already doing it in the 1990s.
Cerebral Knievel: I think that wallpaper is what's making it look so bad. other than that, it looks just like Ubuntu with some differnt Icons.
Vaneshi: ItachiNai: This is the OS that these things run.[dl.dropbox.com image 850x679]How is this in any way anything like the original Commodore "experience"? As mentioned already, emulators are free, and give that experience a heck of a lot better than some Mac Mini ripoff or C64 chassis stocked with modern components and running a (very crappy-looking) Ubuntu port.They could of at least TRIED to make it look like Workbench, besides which my god that looks fugly.
mccallcl: An Amiga emulator? Probably not, since Amiga is built for PPC processors. You can buy a new board that will run actual AmigaOS for like $600.
ItachiNai: This is the OS that these things run.[dl.dropbox.com image 850x679]How is this in any way anything like the original Commodore "experience"? As mentioned already, emulators are free, and give that experience a heck of a lot better than some Mac Mini ripoff or C64 chassis stocked with modern components and running a (very crappy-looking) Ubuntu port.
Big_Fat_Liar: Huge money to spend on such a thing back when minimum wage was $3.35 and gas was under a buck a gallon. Us poor kids/kids of low-life smelly hippies that pissed their money away on weed had to get by with a $99 Ti99/4A, Aquarius, Timex Sinclair, or just maybe an Atari 400 or Vic-20. Walked to school uphill and ate a handful of hot gravel, etc.
Dorf11: I see the prices of the Amiga and C64 haven't changed in 20ish years./paid ~$1000 for a full C64 setup
Frozboz: Parents sold my Amiga 500 at a yard sale after I moved out. Still bitter about that. Yeah, I know, "you should have taken all that crap with you if you wanted it" - that's just what dad said too.
EngineerAU: Couldn't a Raspberry Pi run an emulator at a cost $35 instead of $2500?
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