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VIC-20 Listings is an archive of type-in games, utilities and other programs for the Commodore VIC-20 home computer, that were published in various books and magazines during the 1980s. These programs are often overlooked or missing from other collections of retro computer software. There are currently 3,461 programs in the collection.
The aim is to make each program available for download together with details of who wrote it, where the listing was published, any special requirements, and brief instructions. Each program is kept as close to the original listing as possible. Obvious syntax errors have been fixed and occasionally some guesswork is involved in reconstructing missing or unreadable symbols. Other features like spelling mistakes and misaligned text are often left exactly as they were in the original listing.
- Papersoft magazine
- Added 22 new programs: Quattro (84-06-15), VIC-Tastiera (84-06-15), Gotcha! (84-06-22), Circo (84-06-22), Mille Miglia (84-06-29), Incrociatore spaziale (84-06-29), Spara all'alfabeto (84-07-06), Memory Trainer (84-07-06), Bowling (84-07-13), Lancio! (84-07-13), Il giocoliere (84-07-20), Space Shooter (84-07-20), Poker! (84-07-20), Prigioniero Marziano (84-07-27), Inseguimento (84-07-27), CruciVIC (84-07-27), Nevets (84-08-03), Introduci la lettera (84-08-03), Serpentone (84-08-10), Quindici (84-08-10), 3D Tic Tac Toe (84-08-10), Il predatore del programma perduto (84-08-10).
- Your Computer magazine
- Fixed typing mistakes in 1 program: Night Train (83-11) [fixed sound effects for the train horn & guard's signal].
- Also updated the D64 files for this magazine.
- Commodore Power/Play magazine
- Added 11 new programs: Peabody (4-03), Label Maker (4-03), Text Line Processor (4-03), Baudleship (4-04), Top Shooter (4-06), DB's Cheapsheet (5-02), On the Move (5-02), Sorting Techniques: The Bubble Sort (5-02), Screen Banner (5-04), The Mad Poet (5-04), Cursor Byter (5-04).
- All programs from this magazine can now be downloaded as two D64 files.
- Commodore Power/Play magazine
- Added 10 new programs: A VIC 20 Christmas (3-05), Sound Effects Library (3-05), Cypherighter and Decypherighter (3-05), 1541 Directory Alphabetizer (4-01), Guitar Chord Finder (4-01), A Round with Voices/Choices (4-01), In Between (4-01), Line Writer (4-02), Graphing Simulator (4-02), States of the Union (4-02).
- We have added 410 new programs this year, and ended the year with 3,428 programs in the collection.
- Commodore Microcomputers magazine
- Added 19 new programs: Exterminating 101 (83-06), No List/Save (83-06), Dollars and Cents Make Sense (83-06), Tricky VIC Dynamic Bookkeeping (83-06), Self-Modifying Programs (83-10), Baudot 2 (83-10), The VIC 1520 Printer/Plotter (84-02), Finding The Roots of a Cubic Equation With The VIC 20 (84-02), 250-Digit Arithmetic (84-05), Go Directly to XY! (84-07), On Polynomials: The Cubic Equation (84-07), Calculating Pi (84-07), Prime Numbers (84-09), Inverse Trigonometric Functions (84-09), Disk and DOS Wedge Commands (84-11), An Introduction to BASIC List Sorting (85-01), Automatic Disk Back-Up and Retrieve (85-03), The Game of Life (85-05), XDOS (85-07).
- All programs from this magazine can now be downloaded as one D64 file.
Archived news: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022.
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