Easy Flash 3 Video & Info

If you use a C64, you need an Easy Flash 3 cartridge.
Here is a video I made about them.

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EasyFlash 3 offers a number of features:

  • 8 8kB slots for alternative KERNAL ROM images,
  • 7 EasyFlash I cartridge image slots.
  • Support for the following cartridge formats
    • Normal 8k
    • Normal 16k
    • Ultimax
    • Ocean Type 1
    • EasyFlash
    • EasyFlash xbank
  • Compatibility with Action Replay, Retro Replay, Nordic Power, and Super Snapshot 5 images.

John Madden Code Wheel

madden1 John Madden Football from Electronic Arts in 1989.

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The game used a codewheel for it copy protection. Electronics Art used many different copy protection forms in the 1980s for it’s Commodore 64 games from Error checking to FAT Tracks on 34/35, to Pirateslayer and then to Codewheels and manual look ups.

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After the boot screen and you select

Start Game you get this screen that

ask for your Madden Season Ticket

 

There was already a print out of the codewheel, BUT it’s pretty confusing look at this:  John Madden Football

SO I found a code wheel on Ebay and bought it to scan for my blog, here it is in PDF and PNG. Hope this helps someone. MaddenScan.PDF and MaddenScanPNG.zip

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Disc Disector

disc-disect-uk-85Disc Disector v3.0
This ad was from a UK magazine in 1985

I have seen versions: V3, V4 and V5
Copies all DOS errors automatically, plus non standard errors like Half tracks, extra tracks, non standard sync, renumbered tracks, etc. Copies a disk in only 8 minutes,

The disk also had many utilities like a fast format, menu maker, scratch and unscratch, fast copy, rename, fastload, disk to tape, diskmon and much more. Here check out V5 menu screen here:

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