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Das englischsprachige Kilobyte Magazine wird von Boris Kretzinger herausgegeben. Die erste Ausgabe erschien im Juni 2016. Es kann im Internet kostenlos als Download bezogen werden. Bisher sind fünf Ausgaben erschienen.

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Ausgabe 01/2016 Erstausgabe "FLOPPY-DISKS" (01. Juni 2016)
  • PORTRAIT: Alan Shugart, father of the 5.25" floppy disk.
  • DISCOVER: The art of floppy disk sleeves: start of a seriers presenting the nicest disk covers.
  • ONEINETYNINE: A new Kickstarter campgaign seels to fund a history book about Mastertronic games. And yes, all of them.
  • DUST: New plastic dust covers for old computer like Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Atari XE and more.
  • INSIGHT: Short overview about magnetic fields, ferric particles and antistatic fleece.
  • SIXTYFAKE: New 64 aim to be a modern C64 sucessor. Is it a real computer for the price of a toy?


Ausgabe 02/2016 "CHIPS 'N' GAMES" (26. September 2016)


Ausgabe 01/2017 "ALTERNATIVE MEDIA" (17. Februar 2017)
  • COLLECTIBLES: Some suggestions to complete your personal nerdvanas
  • DISCOVER: The art of floppy disk sleeves: presenting the nicest disk covers
  • TURN DISK OVER: Have former manufacturers of floppy disks any stock left someplace?
  • TAPECART: Martin Wendt and Ingo Korb make the tape port great again with this special cartridge
  • PRESS PLAY: How CD games found their way into the C64 – and who was behind it
  • SUNGLASSES: Not only useful at night, but also with green text on black screens
  • CHINESE CHIPS: Ever wondered where all the supply for old MOS chips comes from?
  • GAME ON:


Ausgabe 02/2017 "It's On Tape!" (23. August 2017)
  • Discover: The art of floppy disk sleeves: presenting the nicest disk covers
  • Board Wars: Two new C64 mainboard concepts 35 years after the initial release of the machine itself - great time!
  • Loaded: Brand new ferric tapes made in Germany
  • Prototype: How a prototype board of a C16 showed up online - and what the fuzz is all about
  • First: All the hype with freezers really started way before Action Replay or Final Cartridge way back in 1984
  • Dirty Deeds: Don't throw dorty disks away, clean them. With windex and cotton buds
  • Gamescom: It really should be renamed to Retrocom because there is so much going on there
  • Game On:


Ausgabe 03/2017 "Control Issues" (30. Dezember 2017)
  • Discover: The art of floppy disk sleeves: presenting the nicest disk covers
  • Logo: 50 years of LOGO: More than a child‘s game
  • Virtual reality: How a Commodore 64 can produce VR images
  • Print: Book review: Making games for the Atari 2600
  • A rare kind: How to make scrolling possible on the Interton VC4000. Programming the Signetics 2650A
  • Game On:


Ausgabe 01/2018 "Playig with Power" (15. April 2018)
  • Discover: The art of floppy disk sleeves: presenting the nicest disk covers
  • Playtime: Mattel is best known for Hot Wheels and Barbie. But did you ever hear about Computer Warriors?
  • A unique city: Dun Aarach: How realistic and vivid can a game city for an 8bit computer be?
  • The last stand: Nintendo dominated the console business in the 80s since the NES. But Atari was in for one last battle...
  • All clean How to clean your floppy disks with ease
  • Floppy flop: The floppy standard you probably never knew existed
  • Portrait Alf Yngve: Did you ever play a good SEUCK? Then this is probably the guy responsible for it
  • Game On:


Ausgabe 02/2018 "A MIND OF ITS OWN" (6. September 2018)
  • Discover: The art of floppy disk sleeves: presenting the nicest disk covers
  • Interview: The Power is back: An Interview with Andrzej Wisniewski who sells new power supplies for old Commodore computers
  • Into sunset: Their ideal was Activision, but "Games by Apollo" burned his wings quickly
  • AI in 8bit: Eliza, Turing and the limitations of artificial intelligence on 8bit machines – and why it‘s still fascinating
  • Portrait: Mr. & Mrs. Atari: How a couple started collecting all things Atari, what it means to them and why it‘s all about this brand
  • Joystick upgrades: Long before the Booster Boy for the Nintendo Gameboy, there was more than enough equipment for the Atari CX40 joystick
  • Priceless: How did prices for vintage PCs do over the last ten years – and why you shouldn‘t was your time collecting them as an future inevestment
  • Game on: Games for C64, 7800, CPC & INTV

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