Welcome to the Home of Project Carousel USB Anniversary Edition... This is where it was born... :) in 2020
Welcome to the Home of Project Carousel USB Anniversary Edition... This is where it was born... :) in 2020

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Redirect ***WARNING*** DO NOT BUY THEC64 MINI NTSC Model, it been sold in the UK ATM

***WARNING*** DO NOT BUY THEC64 MINI NTSC Model, they are been sold in the UK at the moment so be aware what model your buying, you need a PAL Model not NTSC, it a US model..
THEC64 Mini has two models THEC64 Mini PAL and THEC64 Mini NTSC.

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PLEASE.. Look at the RULES first before making your first post.. Thanks.

Redirect Forum Rules

PLEASE READ theses first so you know the Rules here and do not end up braking one of them.

TheC64 Community Rules are here.

Redirect About The Companies Behind The Machines

This is about Retro Games Limited(RGL) Retro Computers Limited(RCL) and PLAION(Koch Media).
The companies behind the ZX Spectrum Vega, ZX Vega +, THEC64 Mini, THEC64 Maxi, THEVIC 20, THEA500 Mini, Capcom Home Arcade and the Atari2600+.

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This where info about forum and anything that gets added or is Changed...
For new posts click on New Threads and Posts above, first item.

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31 105 ***PLEASE ADD YOUR MACHINE on your Signature ASAP***
by baber64
Jun 8, 2024 22:43:21 GMT
No New Posts THE Main Threads

THE main threads will be added here as announcements, If you are looking for a Popular post or thread this is most properly be in here.

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13 330 Changing the Game Slots in the Carousel
by spannernick
May 31, 2021 10:23:15 GMT
Redirect Retro Games LTD News Feed

News Feed Retro Games Ltd from there site.
If you press RMB over this and open in new tab it will keep the forum up.

Project Carousel USB Anniversary Edition Section

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No New Posts PCUAE Releases and Updates

This is for PCUAE Releases and Updates, so if any new release or update it will be posted in here.

New PCUAE releases are not always posted at the same time a release is released but it will appear here.

Moderators: spannernick, Wizart, jj0

18 316 The PCUAE Updates Thread
by vic2020ian
Jun 17, 2024 11:10:42 GMT
No New Posts PCUAE General

PCUAE Supported Mini and Maxi Consoles:
THEC64 Mini, THEC64, THEVIC20, THEA500 Mini, THE400 Mini and Atari2600 Plus

You can post about PCUAE in here if you have a general question about it.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, Wizart

19 884 ***PCUAE Manager***
by spannernick
Jun 8, 2024 15:37:43 GMT
No New Posts Out of Date PCUAE - 1 Viewing

This is for the old threads for PCUAE now, use PCUAE General above now for newer threads about PCUAE.
Look in PCUAE Releasees about new versions of PCUAE,
any help you need post in PCUAE Help.

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31 2,003 ***PCUAE Walkthrough, Updated for THEC64, THEA500***
by blackbird
Jan 19, 2022 18:34:40 GMT
No New Posts PCUAE Help

For PCUAE Help Guides.

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78 664 Help button combinations not working
by Wizart
May 31, 2024 13:39:55 GMT
No New Posts PCUAE Carousel Plus CJM Gamelists

Share your gamelists you have made for PCUAE and the Carousel Gamelist Changer in here.
The PCUAE Gamelists and game files are kept in `PCUAE USB Drive://PCUAE_CAROUSEL_GAMES` folder on the root of the USB Drive now.
You can now export games from PCUAE Manager to the USB File Loader or Classic Mode's Media Access plus its CJM file can now be created in PCUAE Manager too so change the settings of the game too so customise its joystick buttons and set the game to run at PAL or NTSC, so can export the CJM file for each game to the PCUAE USB Drive.
You can export games plus its CJM files this way without installing PCUAE too so just export to a USB Drive and then load it up in the File Loader or Media Access to see the games that you have exported to the USB Drive, look in the PCUAE Manager Manual it all explains how to use it.

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4 91 OneLoad64 Games Collection Carousels
by lantzelot
Feb 8, 2024 13:23:50 GMT

THEC64 Mini and THEC64 MAXi

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No New Posts THEC64 FAQ

This is where THEC64 FAQ sub boards are.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, lantzelot, gurce

Sub-boards: THEC64 FAQ - Community, THEC64 FAQ - Official

1 1 FAQ and Manuals for THEC64 and THEA500
by spannernick
Apr 17, 2022 11:22:14 GMT
No New Posts THEC64 General - 2 Viewing

You can talk about TheC64 Mini and Maxi here.
This is for THEC64 Computer by RGL ONLY
Any other stuff about C64 put in Commodore 64 General in Off Topic.

Moderators: THEC64 Administrator, spannernick, jj0, gurce

174 879 What's New?
by mrrockitt
Jun 9, 2024 16:25:54 GMT
No New Posts THEC64 Support

If you need help with TheC64 Mini/Maxi

Moderators: spannernick, gurce, jj0

161 991 Disk swapping in The C64 Mini doesn't work..???
by spannernick
Jun 8, 2024 15:42:59 GMT
No New Posts THEC64 Software and Games - 7 Viewing

Post software or games for THEC64 Mini/THEC64 Maxi.

Moderators: spannernick, gurce, jj0

Sub-boards: THEC64 Programming, THEC64 Firmware Upgrades

262 2,364 Adventure Construction Set on the C64 Mini
by baber64
Jun 14, 2024 11:18:30 GMT
No New Posts THEC64 Hardware

This is the place for Hardware Questions and Answers.
You want to mod or Hack THEC64 Mini or MAXi.

Moderators: spannernick, gurce, jj0

90 1,279 Maxi suddenly stopped working
by alexnoob
Jun 14, 2024 21:19:52 GMT
No New Posts THEC64 Joysticks and Adapters - 1 Viewing

This is for Joysticks/Controllers/Pads/Adapters that work or don't work and Support for them.
If you have a problem with a Joysticks/Controllers/Pads/Adapters then post it in here and we will hopefully be able to help you.

Moderators: gurce, spannernick, jj0

61 588 THEC64 Controller Fix.
Jan 19, 2024 0:56:04 GMT
No New Posts THEC64 YouTube Videos - 1 Viewing

Any videos from Youtube about TheC64 MAXi/Mini.. or The Commodore 64.
Game videos should be posted in The C64 Game Zone.

Moderators: spannernick, gurce, jj0

72 117 Teardown & Hardware Guide of TheC64 (German)
by paralax
Jun 11, 2024 21:18:57 GMT


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No New Posts THEVIC20 General

Talk about THEVIC20 here and that.

If you want to talk about games on it you can here, but if you want to share a game then post it in THE CBM GAME ZONE under Games For THEVIC20 now.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, gurce

25 126 Is THE VIC 20 as popular as THEC64 Maxi
by mobluse
Feb 11, 2023 19:01:28 GMT
No New Posts THEVIC20 Programming

You can talk about Programing on THEVIC20 BASIC or in Macinge Code here, I added it cause the forum only had this board for THEC64 machines.

I hope you use this. :)

Moderators: spannernick, gurce, jj0

3 11 How to run Vic-20 basic in 35k?
by oocozyoo
Oct 15, 2023 19:50:40 GMT
No New Posts THEVIC20 Software and Games

This is the place for the software and games for THEVIC20.
(No hardware because its THEC64 inside a new skin)

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, gurce

20 100 The400 on TheVIC20
by Wizart
Jun 3, 2024 17:58:34 GMT

THE A500

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No New Posts THEA500 Firmware Updates

Look here to see if there any new Firmware Upgrades been released.
If you have a problem upgrading the Firmware of TheA500 Mini, post it here and we can help you.
Any updates from Facebook will be post here too.
Handy if you do not use Facebook, so you know the latest from Retro Game LTD.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, Wizart

2 3 THEA500 update v1.2.1
by spannernick
Dec 14, 2023 17:00:56 GMT
No New Posts THEA500 Problems

This is for problems you are having with THEA500 Mini so
Powering Problem, does not come on or or does come on but then goes off or any other problem you are having with it.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, Wizart

3 18 This should fix TRLOD and any power on and off issues
by spannernick
Apr 14, 2024 11:51:25 GMT
No New Posts THEA500 General

This is for the upcoming THEA500 Mini or Maxi

Moderators: jj0, gurce, spannernick

15 88 Review Of Adapter To Use Classic Controllers On Minis/Maxi
by c64stuff
Apr 25, 2024 0:38:08 GMT
No New Posts THEA500 Programming

If you need to know about BASIC,AMOS and any other Programming tool.
Want to share your code, or talk about it, Post it here.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, Wizart

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts THEA500 Hardware - 1 Viewing

This is the place for Hardware Questions and Answers.
You want to mod or Hack THEA500 Mini.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, Wizart

10 312 THEA500 Mini Hacking Development
by ebug
Apr 11, 2024 0:36:46 GMT
No New Posts THEA500 Joystick and Adapters

This is for Joysticks, controllers and adapters that work with the THEA500.
A good place to keep what one works and what one don't.
***REMEMBER*** You can always edit the gamecontrollerdb.txt file in THEA500 Mini in PCUAE, its called gamecontrollerdb-thea500.txt file, to get a joystick or controller working if it don't work in THEA500.

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5 8 About Quick Shot, RGL now have its copyright
by oocozyoo
Nov 1, 2023 17:17:22 GMT
No New Posts THEA500 Mini Mods

Want to post about mods that have been added to THEA500 Mini.
You can add any mods you like.

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3 3 AGS - Amiga Game Selector - THEA500
by spannernick
Jan 2, 2024 22:26:27 GMT
No New Posts The Amiga You Own now or Did Own Then - 1 Viewing

You can post about the Amiga you own now or did own in the past.

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1 7 This is my Amiga A1700
by c64stuff
Sept 17, 2021 12:42:44 GMT
No New Posts THEA500 YouTube Videos - 1 Viewing

You can post THEA500 YouTube videos in here plus videos about Amiga as well.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, Wizart

9 16 Confirmed: Amiga Maxi AND Other Products Coming!
by c64stuff
Sept 20, 2023 19:58:28 GMT

THECBM Games Zone(For THEC64 Mini/Maxi/VIC20 and THE A500)

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No New Posts Need Help with... - 1 Viewing

Need Help with the USB File Loader or Carousel.
If need help because a game don't load or trying to add a game to the Carousel ask in here.

You can post about a Amiga game that you having a problem with too, if you want.

Please Do Not put game links in here.

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39 160 Striketerm 2014 failing to lead
by danacr
Jan 19, 2024 17:02:10 GMT
No New Posts Amiga Games For THE A500

You can talk about all Amiga Games here, if you want help with a game and it does not work in the A500 or post a link to a game.
I love Alien Breed, Night Breed and Pinball Dreams and all the other Pinball games on the Amiga plus Shufflepuck Cafe, what your Favourite game..?

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, gurce

24 46 They Say This Amiga/C64 Retropie Image Is Best Ever Built
by c64stuff
Jan 2, 2024 23:12:51 GMT
No New Posts THEC64 Games With CJM Files for Loader/ Classic Mode

This is for Games that are for the File Loader or Classic Mode and has a CJM file with them.
CJM Stands for Commodore Joystick Manager file, they work the same way as the .TSG(The Sixty four Game File)files for THECarousel), it's so you can customise the Joystick for Port 1 or 2 and if it needs certain keys or buttons to work with THEC64 Joystick Like space Bar can be added as Fire 2 on thec64 Joystick, then you don't need to use the virtual keyboard or use the USB Keyboard or THEC64 MAXi's keyboard to press the Space Bar.

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12 60 I Noticed That there is no Place to Upload CJM files no more
by hgdc84
Jan 28, 2024 13:43:36 GMT
No New Posts Games For THEC64 (C64 Mode)(Mini or Maxi) - 2 Viewing

You can post C64 games for THEC64 - C64 Mode here now, post VIC-20 games in there own board now for VIC20 Mode below this one.

Any games for the Carousel post them in the new PCUAE Section and do not flash any games to the Carousel on the firmware, you could make it stop working if you add to many games to it or could damage it.

Always use PCUAE if you want to add games to the Carousel, its safer and you can then always update your machine with no problem.

Moderators: spannernick, gurce, jj0

120 429 Script to split romsets so more than 256 show up
by spannernick
Oct 10, 2023 23:48:11 GMT
No New Posts Games for THEVIC20( VIC20 Mode )

Add games here for the VIC20 Mode on THEVIC20.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, gurce

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.

Other Consoles/Computers Made by RGL, PLAION(Koch Media) and My Arcade

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No New Posts Atari2600 Plus

This is for the new Atari2600 Plus that made by PLAION and Published by Atari.
Atari2600 Plus can play cartridge games for the 2600/7800 only because they use the same slot.
You can do alot more in it if you install PCUAE, like run Atari800 games in Atari Mode now... :)

Moderators: THEC64 Administrator, THEC64 Developer, spannernick, Wizart, jj0

4 11 Atari 2600+ Vs Gamestation Pro Vs 400 Mini
by c64stuff
Apr 11, 2024 19:43:08 GMT
No New Posts Atari Gamestation Pro

This is for the Atari Gamestation Pro by My Arcade, it very similar to the Atari2600 Plus, only difference is it has a GUI that runs the games in Retroarch and can run more machines then the Atari2600 Plus, that can only play cartridge games for the 2600/7800 only because they use the same slot.

Moderators: spannernick, Wizart, jj0

Sub-board: AGSP Games Zone

3 7 About the Atari Gamestation Pro
by spannernick
Jun 8, 2024 17:00:28 GMT
No New Posts Capcom Home Arcade

This is for the Capcom Home Arcade or CHA, this was the first console Koch Media(PLAION) made by themselves, without RGL.

Moderators: THEC64 Administrator, THEC64 Developer, spannernick, jj0, Wizart

Sub-boards: CHA General, CHA Games Zone

1 4 The Capcom Home Arcade CHOKO Hack is Here
by skuba
Dec 29, 2020 14:58:07 GMT
No New Posts THE400 Minii(THEA400 Mini)

THE A500 Mini has a sister... THEA400 Mini... :) Some call it the A400 but its THE400 but A is for Atari because it was called the A400 originally, like the A800 XL.

The 400 Mini is a half-sized version of the distinctively styled Atari 400, emulating the whole 8-bit Atari range from the 400 to the 130XE, and the Atari 5200 home console. Also included is the CXStick, a recreation of the classic Atari CX40 joystick, with an additional seven seamlessly integrated function buttons and USB-A connectivity.

Play one of the 25 built-in games, including: Lee, Berzerk, Millipede, Miner 2049er, M.U.L.E, and Star Raiders II. Save your progress at any point in one of four save slots per game, or even pause and rewind gameplay to help you through the most difficult parts — a feature new to the 400 Mini. Play your own compatible games via a USB flash drive.

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4 35 Getting PCUAE to work on The Atari 400
by spannernick
Apr 30, 2024 18:52:44 GMT


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No New Posts General Off Topic - 1 Viewing

Talk about anything that does not fit anywhere else.

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59 138 8 Bit Do C64 Keyboard
by c64stuff
Apr 14, 2024 3:08:54 GMT
No New Posts ZEsarUX Chat

ZEsarUX Chat is for the ZEsarUX Emulator thats now in PCUAE as a Mode, you can talk about it in here and any help you might need with it.

It's a ZX Machines Emulator for UNIX based operating systems (and Windows), including all the Sinclair computers:

MK14, ZX80, ZX81, ZX Spectrum, QL, Z88
And also:

Microdigital TK80, TK82, TK82C, TK83, TK85, TK90X (Portuguese and Spanish), TK95 (Portuguese and Spanish), Timex Sinclair 1000, 1500, 2068, Timex Computer 2048, 2068
Inves Spectrum +, Sam Coupe, Pentagon, Chloe 140 SE, 280 SE, Chrome, Prism, ZX-Uno, ZX-Evolution BaseConf (beta), ZX, Evolution TS-Conf, ZX Spectrum Next, Jupiter Ace, Amstrad CPC 464, CPC 4128, CPC 664, CPC 6128, Amstrad PCW 8256, PCW 8512, MSX1, Spectravideo 318/328, Colecovision, Sega SG1000, Sega Master System.

Moderators: jj0, Wizart, spannernick

1 2 More Info on the ZEsarUX Emulator
by jj0
Apr 27, 2024 9:03:48 GMT
No New Posts Emulation Station

You can talk about any emulators you like in here, from Amiberry to Steem on PC/Mac/Raspberry PI and so on.

Moderators: gurce, jj0, spannernick

Sub-boards: C64/Amiga Forever by Cloanto, The Mini Consoles and the RPI(and Other Development Like Boards), 8/16/32/64Bit Emulators for 80s and 90s Computers and Consoles

29 175 The Amstrad E3 Emailer Hacking into its firmware
by spannernick
Dec 5, 2023 15:23:15 GMT
No New Posts Commodore 64 General - 1 Viewing

I thought we needed a board for the Commodore64 Real Hardware.
Post anything you like about the Commodore 64 here.

Example... Hardware, chips, case or whatever you like...any problem you are having with it.

Moderators: THEC64 Moderator, THEC64 Administrator, THEC64 Developer, spannernick, gurce, jj0

101 253 Blingboard64 - New keyboard for the Commodore 64
by marcio
Jun 17, 2024 5:31:06 GMT
No New Posts Amiga General

I thought we needed one for the Amiga, you never know... :)

Moderators: THEC64 Moderator, THEC64 Administrator, THEC64 Developer, spannernick

1 1 Moved: KICKSTARTER: Commodore community - Amiga Global Alliance
by spannernick
Jun 4, 2023 13:43:13 GMT
No New Posts Commodore OS

This is the OS that was originally made by CUSA for there C64 and maintain by me (Spannernick),If you want help and that post it here,I will be posting links to the OS here so you can get here too.

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1 3 I'm still using Commodore OS
by virtualsky
Jan 17, 2020 23:34:56 GMT
No New Posts Sega Mega Drive

I added the Sega Mega Drive cause you can play the same type of games that are on THEA500 Mini.

You can talk about the MD or talk/post Games for it too.

Moderators: spannernick, jj0, gurce, lantzelot

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts ZX Spectrum/ZX Spectrum Vega

You can talk about the ZX Spectrum here, this is added cause the computer Paul Andrews and Chris Smith made before THEC64 was the ZX Spectrum Vega in 2015, alot of stuff they learnt from make that machine was added to THEC64 like the CJM/TSG files.

Moderators: gurce, jj0, spannernick

4 16 ZEsarUX - ZX Second-Emulator And Released for UniX
by spannernick
Nov 24, 2023 0:49:51 GMT


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No New Posts Links

Links to other sites for the TheC64..

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4 15 Software resources for TheC64 and TheC64Mini
by virtualsky
Sept 20, 2019 2:48:02 GMT


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ahmedsaq: is it possible to have two player in c64 mini ? Jun 11, 2024 11:44:48 GMT
ahmedsaq: how i can delete games from c64 mini ? Jun 11, 2024 11:43:56 GMT
ahmedsaq: hi everyone , i have two question Jun 11, 2024 11:43:32 GMT
mrrockitt: Hi everyone, how are you all doing? Jun 9, 2024 16:29:51 GMT
ginger: Project carousel downloaded latest onto usb stick i keep getting message favourites 11 not exported,how do i export game list HELP PLEASE May 27, 2024 14:53:39 GMT
mk00: Is there a tool to unpack and edit the firmware and then pack it again (THE C64)

Mar 28, 2024 9:03:11 GMT
Marios Evripidou: Hello all. Welcome me to the forum :D Feb 18, 2024 16:05:16 GMT
metalmaster: I opened a brand new C64 maxi today, plugged it in to my iyamma 24" bog standard hdmi pc monitor and had zero picture detected on the monitor.
what a dissapointment.
has anyone else had issues with this ?
Feb 12, 2024 20:44:02 GMT
c64aa: Is there a trick to play dual sided games in the d64 format on the c64 mini? Most of the games I want to play are only available in multiple files and I read back when the mini was released there was no way to play dual sided games :( Feb 5, 2024 14:16:57 GMT
vintagewatches.pk: COMMODORE64 PETSCII RETRO C64 ASCII VIDEO TO TEXT CHARACTERS 8BIT LETTERS OLD SCHOOL Youtube Link: youtu.be/-70uCoySwMc Jan 29, 2024 18:22:28 GMT
quixo51: Hello all, my name is Enrique and I live in Mexico. I have the mini and the maxi too. Jan 23, 2024 17:16:25 GMT
aads: www.pricestday.com/ Jan 9, 2024 16:52:02 GMT *
iCode: Hi check out this video I uploaded for playing multiplayer games on Mini with Atari Joysticks! www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-7vqfx2nRo Jan 8, 2024 3:09:04 GMT *
vintagewatches.pk: Hi, I just upload the C64 demo video on youtube, if you like then please share it with c64 community and also subscribe my channel for future videos Link: youtu.be/NEX_OEPBOgo Dec 31, 2023 21:54:05 GMT
george2514: Suika Game plays similarly to Sega's Puyo Puyo Tetris, Suika Game in which you have to line up matching fruits to make them disappear before the basket overflows. Dec 21, 2023 18:07:03 GMT
realbart: Got the c16 working through PCUAE / Vice. Now for the positional keyboard mapping... Dec 20, 2023 22:06:16 GMT
realbart: Hey there! Trying to get my TheC64 to behave like a TheC16. So far, no luck... Dec 16, 2023 22:53:34 GMT
Mr SQL: I want to support TheC64 models fully! Help me to test the latest games and demos that run on the real hardware. Dec 15, 2023 0:40:46 GMT
Mr SQL: Hi! I have created an Atari 2600 emulator for the Commodore 64 and a compiled BASIC with graphics commands and a sequencer. Dec 15, 2023 0:39:41 GMT
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