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Commodore 64 Books

Updated 4 October 2021

The great thing about the microcomputer world is the depth of quality work that is available to retro enthusiast. We have surveyed the digital landscape and found the best Commodore 64 books available. In these books you find fantastic controller, programming and game making know how.

From the moment you switch on your vintage Commodore 64, or launch your emulator, your computer awaits. The Commodore is the friendly computer. It follows a set of rules called commands. All we have to do is type the right thing at the right time. Or type the right thing at the wrong time to hack. Of course, there are lots of things that we can do. There are many commands that we can write. Putting it all together is the art of retro-computing.

Best Commodore 64 books

As excited as we are with the Commodore C64 publishing world, it can be a bit daunting to work out which books to read first. Your choice will depend on what exactly you are looking to learn. As a start we have list the 5 best Commodore 64 books that you should read.

  1. Secrets of the Commodore 64, Cornes & Cross (1984)
  2. Introducing Commodore 64 Machine Code, Ian Sinclair (1984)
  3. Commodore 64 Puzzlements, Herbert Kohl (1984)
  4. Commodore Puzzle Book BASIC brainteasers, Lee & Scrimshaw (1983)
  5. Lock Pick 64/128, Utilities Unlimited (1987)

Interesting Commodore 64 Books

Book: Commodore 64 Assembly Language Arcade Game Programming

C64 Assembly
Game Programming
(read online)

Book: Secrets of the Commodore C64

Secrets of the
Commodore C64
(read online)

Book: The Elementary Commodore C64

The Elementary
Commodore C64
(read online)

Book: The Elementary Commodore C64

Tricks and Tips for
the Commodore C64
(read online)

Book: Commodore C64 Puzzlements

Commodore C64
Puzzlements
(read online)

Book: Commodore Puzzle Book Basic Brainteasers

Commodore Puzzle Book
BASIC brainteasers
(read online)

Book: Commodore C64 Impossible Routines

Impossible Routines for
the Commodore C64
(read online)

Book: Learning Commodore 64 Basic

Learning Commodore
C64 BASIC
(read online)

Book: Commodore Puzzle Book Basic Brainteasers

McGraw-Hill C64
Program Factory
(read online)

Book: Introducing Commodore C64 Machine Code

Introducing C64
Machine Code
(read online)

Book: Introducing Commodore C64 Machine Code

Advanced C64
Machine Code
(read online)

Book: Lockpicking Commodore C64 games book 1

Lockpick Book 1
cracking software
(read online)

Book: Lockpicking Commodore C64 games book 2

Lockpick Book 2
cracking software
(read online)

Book: Abacus Peeks and Pokes for the Commodore C64

Peeks & Pokes
for the C64
(read online)

Book: Instant activities for your Commodore C64

Instant Activities
for your Commodore C64
(read online)

Book: Graphic art on the Commodore C64

Exploring Adventures
on the Commodore C64
(read online)

Book: Graphic art on the Commodore C64

Create your own
Database Adventure Game
(read online)

Book: Graphic art on the Commodore C64

Graphic Art
on the Commodore C64
(read online)

Book: Horse Racing with your Commodore C64

Horse Racing
with your Commodore C64
(read online)

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