Shipping Progress and a Slight Delay
It looks like winter is officially over and springtime has arrived with a vengeance. The temperature has been great here the past week and the mountains of snow we had... Read more
Surveys, Business Cards, Q & A
This is just a quick update to remind people to fill in your Kickstarter survey. The surveys went out earlier this week and it looks like the majority of backers... Read more
The book has been sent to the printers. Surveys coming soon!
Sorry for the long silence since mid-December. It has been a busy month (and is about to get even busier), but I think you will approve. This update also covers... Read more
eBooks dropping soon plus bonus material!
Here’s wishing all our Commodore friends in the United States had an excellent Thanksgiving! Now it’s on to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I’ve seen some incredible deals on the... Read more
Staying Motivated and Ben Daglish
There’s not much to update this month. Since the last update I have continued reading through chapters, making changes big and small. For example, just today I noticed a section... Read more
One More Milestone!
Sorry for being a few days late on this update. I held it back because I only had a few more chapters to go before reaching a major milestone and... Read more
He has been found at last
This update will cover something I’ve wanted to talk about for a while, which is the writers journey to describe complex technical topics. There's also another incredible Kickstarter by Sam... Read more
Halfway There and Digital Antiquarian
It’s been a month and it is time for an update! The title of this update "Halfway There" sounds a bit like a J. R. R. Tolkien adventure, when in... Read more
SID Dreams has four days left
Not much has changed since my last update. I’ve been finishing off a chapter circa 1988 and chatting with Hedley Davis and Jeff Porter about the Hedley HiRes A2024 monitor.... Read more
Back to Work and Zzap!64 Annual
Just a quick update to report on my progress since the Kickstarter ended. I’ve been back to work on The Final Yearsall this week, reordering and splitting the later... Read more
We Did It!
Before retiring to bed I want to give a warm thanks to all the backers for proving that there is strength in numbers. Because of you, we have reached the... Read more
8 more pages of color photos!
Thanks to some last minute pledges, we’ve reached the stretch goal of 8 additional pages of glossy color photos! This is the final book upgrade, meaning the physical specs of... Read more
Less Than 24 Hours Left
Over the weekend we soared past the 80K stretch goal. Thanks for the incredible support from all the new backers and those who upgraded their pledges to include perks! To... Read more
I hope everyone is enjoying the weekend. Tomorrow is supposed to be blisteringly hot here and I am looking forward to getting out of this office and enjoying the great... Read more
Perks Overhauled and Stretch Goal #4
Since the last update we surpassed the 70K stretch goal, which means all physical backers will now receive a bonus Commodore pen! If you are like me, an inveterate note... Read more
Defender of Commodore
As promised, this update will unveil a new limited reward supplied by none other than Jim Sachs. Since the last update a few things have changed. The dedicated backer reward... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 Annihilated and Zzap!64 Returns
As of this afternoon The Final Yearsproject has soared past the 60K stretch goal, which means the book now comes with 8 bonus pages of glossy color photographs. My... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 Unlocked
Good news, today we surpassed the $50,000 stretch goal! Congratulations to everyone who backed the hardcopy of Commodore: The Final Years. Now that this goal has been unlocked, the... Read more
First stretch goal unlocked
It’s time to celebrate the first stretch goal! Over the weekend the rocket lifted off the launch pad and passed the 40K mark to unlock the Foil Stamped Spine. To... Read more
500th Backer and S-t-r-e-t-c-h Goals
Just a short time ago the campaign received its 500th backer! Congratulations to Stefan Rotermund for being at the right place at the right time. That's a full one third of... Read more
Much Ado About Something
We did it! Thank you so much to everyone who helped push this project past its goal. The last campaign for The Amiga Yearsreached its goal in just over... Read more