Category Archives: Commodore 64

Tony Gibson – a tribute/obituary

Before and since the recovery of the infamous Sigue Sigue Sputnik from oblivion, we wanted to always learn more about the game via its creator, Tony (Gibbo) Gibson.  Attempts had been in vain though sadly. Mark Harrison popped up early this year … Continue reading

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First GTW64 update of 2016

Well, after an entertaining 2015 – the work continues.   We begin 2016 with some quick new entries and a bunch of updates to some existing titles.  Sadly nothing new to play, but that will change soon.  Watch this space! … Continue reading

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Who were 80’s dev team “Softeam”?

Mystery solving has been something we’ve been doing for years now, though there are many times that we hit dead ends and just cannot progress any further.  Solving the mystery of who the 80’s development group “Softeam” were exactly is … Continue reading

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Games That Weren’t Christmas update 2015

So where did 2015 go? Only feels like the other month I was doing last years special update It’s been a massive year, with one of the most important lost C64 games finally found amongst one of our most busiest … Continue reading

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Ash and Dave assets

Ashley Routledge recently in 2015 loaned his C64 disks for GTW64 to do a large preservation job.  Mostly to try and see if we could recover Daffy Duck, but also to preserve any potentially lost demos, artwork and just Ash’s … Continue reading

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Lost tunes, demos and graphics

It’s been a very busy few months, doing a lot of digital preservation work for ex-C64 developers and artists – but a very fruitful few months too.   Very often, we find music files and demos which are not online anywhere and which … Continue reading

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Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge early proto

Ok, so we’re not talking about a majorly different conversion that was in the works, but some fairly significant differences compared to the final edition that eventually ended up on the C64. Many of you may remember the rolling demo … Continue reading

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Soul Gem remains found and more!

Another big finding for 2015!…. Soul Gem Of Martek recovered Unfortunately not the full game (which may not have existed), but GTW is proud to present remains of a title that has been missing for over 30 years. Amazingly, not … Continue reading

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Three full games recovered and released!

We’re back after a short break with some more C64 recovery work with the following new findings and updates: Quadrofender full game found and released A complete 1990 budget title from Clockwize has been recovered from disk and released for … Continue reading

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Tarzan Goes Ape V1 remains recovered!

Another surprise finding, this time of an aborted early conversion of Codemasters’ Tarzan Goes Ape game, which looks very different to the final released version, with far better graphics. It isn’t sadly too playable, but you can sort of move … Continue reading

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