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Last month right before the lock down I found a commodore 64. So I ordered a disk drive off Ebay and some cheap disks to mess around with. But here's where I run into an issue. I put the disk in, close the door thing down, type load"*",8,1 press return and it loads to a starting screen for a couple of the games. But that's all the further I've gotten. Specifically bazooka bill and pit stop 2. How do I play said games? Or get past the title screen am I missing something? Thanks in advance.

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Depends on the program.  Some programs require keyboard input while others require joystick input plugged into either port.  Some old C64's have problems with joystick ports.  

 

A lot of programs bypass the title screen by pressing the space bar...  

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O my goodness space bar worked for the one and f1 for the other. Thanks for the help and my favorite c64 game I played today was radar rat race I loved the music.

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Any one new to the C-64 should get the Commodore 64 User's Guide if it doesn't come with the computer. It's a about 150 pages of how to get started.

 

"https://www.manualslib.com/manual/807274/Commodore-Commodore-64.html"

 

 

 

Edited by motrucker

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i suggest purchasing an SD2IEC so you can copy a number of downloaded games to an SD card. or better yet, for a bit more money get an Ultimate-II+ which replicates a number of fast loaders and peripherals and allows your C64 to connect via Ethernet to the Internet. great for calling old-school BBS.

 

if LOAD"*",8,1 is all you know, try LOAD"$",8 followed by LIST which shows the directory of the disk.

 

have fun! the C64 is an amazing computer.

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