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The VIC 20 (referred to as the VC 20 in some territories) was Commodore's first stab at a colour computer. It's trademark chunky graphics were combined with an excellent keyboard, good sound facilities but only 3.5K of memory - although that wasn't a barrier for the programmers.

Commodore VIC 20 Reviews
Pooyan

A previously overlooked coin-op conversion for the VIC; silk purse or sow's ear?

 Frank added 09/09/2014  score 8 
Parachute

Save the brave paratroopers from becoming a shark's lunch!

 Frank added 27/01/2013  score 7 
Tetris+

Another implementation of the classic Russian block positioning game.

 Frank added 27/01/2013  score 8 
Return To Fort Knox

Over 5,000 tons of gold to steal, only defended by... oversized rats?!

 Jason added 20/08/2011  score 7 
Sokoban

Actually working in a supermarket warehouse has never been this much fun.

 Jason added 21/11/2010  score 7 
Blue Star

An impressive attempt to crush a huge game into a very small space on the unexpanded VIC.

 Frank & Andy added 02/02/2009  score 8 
Quikman 2008

Wakka wakka wakka. No, not Fozzy Bear; it's time for another bite at the Pac-Man cherry!

 Frank & Gordon added 01/01/2009  score 7 
Frogger '07

Why did the frog cross the road? Because it's a new VIC incarnation of Frogger, of course!

 Bojan & Doug added 01/09/2007  score 8 
ViColumn

Some fast-paced and colourful puzzling action for the unexpanded VIC.

 Shaun B. & Gordon added 09/08/2006  score 8 
Astro Nell

Matt Simmonds manages to cram a huge Jet Set Willy game into the VIC... without extra RAM!

 Shaun B. & Frank added 23/09/2005  score 8 
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Resources
Denial

An expanding community dedicated to the VIC 20, why not head over and be supportive?

Developers
Aleksi Eeben

Coder of some excellent VIC titles such as Tammerfors and Dragonwing.

Cosine

Multi-platform game, tool and demonstration developers since the mid 1980's.

Publishers
Cronosoft

UK-based purveyors of fine software on tape and disk for several 8-bit formats.

Psytronik

Distributors of the superb Carling the Spider for the VIC and other 8-bit fare.

Emulators
VICE

A powerful multi-platform emulation suite that covers all of the Commodore 8-bits.

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