8-Bit Show And Tell: SuperCPU “Sky Travel” Easter Egg Hunt for Commodore 64


In their latest video, 8-Bit Show And Tell revisits the Commodore 64 astronomy program Sky Travel, this time aided by the 20 MHz CMD SuperCPU Accelerator. The team delves into the reasons behind the two-hour deviation between Sky Travel’s eclipse depiction and real-world timing, uncovering insights into time zones and Daylight Saving Time. Additionally, they explore tangential subjects such as JiffyDOS disk speed-up and the 1541 disk drive’s “head knocking” copy protection. Lastly, they embark on a captivating “round the world” easter egg hunt, discovering numerous intriguing “tokens” concealed within the Sky Travel program.

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