Sprite Castle Podcast – Sprite Castle – Commodore 64/C64 Game Podcast
By Rob "Flack" O'Hara
About this podcast
Playing Commodore 64 games on a real C64 one game at a time. From the author of Commodork: Sordid Tales from a BBS Junkie.

Episodes (Total: 52 / Page: 1)
June 23, 2017 · 00:40:43
[Patreon.com/RobOHara] Once voted “the most unerotic strip poker game” by Power Play Magazine, on this week’s show we take 1986’s Samantha Fox Strip Poker out for a spin. Download ringtones from the game HERE. iTunes | RSS | Facebook | […]
May 19, 2017 · 00:36:36
[Patreon.com/RobOHara] What better hero than a caveman on a unicycle? On this episode of Sprite Castle, we’re rollin’ deep as we discuss the first game I ever saw on a Commodore 64: BC’s Quest for Tires, released by Sierra On-Line, Inc. in 1983. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game […]
Aug. 17, 2016
With school (both for me and my kids) about to start and multiple projects piling up, the Sprite Castle podcast will be going on a temporary hiatus. Thank you to everyone who listened to the show, sent me feedback, and competed in the King of the Castle competitions. I plan to continue recording You Don’t […]
Aug. 5, 2016 · 00:51:52
Support my podcasts on Patreon.com/RobOHara This week we’re here to skate, die, and chew bubble gum, and Lester stole our bubble gum and punched us in the eye. On this week’s game, we play one of my favorite games of all time: SKATE OR DIE, released by Electronic Arts in 1987. Download the game in […]
July 11, 2016 · 00:54:35
Support my podcasts on Patreon.com/RobOHara We here in the Castle ‘aint afraid of no ghosts, and you definitely shouldn’t be afraid of this classic Commodore 64 game based on the original movie. It’s GHOSTBUSTERS, released by Activision in 1984. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Congratulations to NILS, […]
July 4, 2016 · 00:22:07
Support my podcasts on Patreon.com/RobOHara Happy 4th of July! On this mini-episode of Sprite Castle, we delve into one of the weirder programs on the Commodore 64, Activision’s 1985 COMPLETE COMPUTER FIREWORKS CELEBRATION KIT. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Next week we’ll be returning to our regular […]
June 20, 2016 · 00:45:46
Support my podcasts on Patreon.com! In most Rogue-like games you start off with a sword. In this one, you’re in search of one! Fire up your Commodore 64 and join us as we go in search of this 1983 classic game by Epyx, SWORD OF FARGOAL. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones […]
May 17, 2016 · 00:49:35
With the Oklahoma City Thunder in the playoffs, what better time to dip back into the game that launched EA Sports (“It’s in the game!”). On this episode of Sprite Castle, we’ll be taking it to the hoop with 1984’s ONE ON ONE by Electronic Arts. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones […]
April 12, 2016 · 00:44:46
It looks like Super Mario Bros., it plays like Super Mario Bros., it’s… WONDERBOY, the 1987 Activision port of the 1986 Sega arcade game that is a lot like 1985’s Super Mario Bros. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Congratulations to JOHN JUSTICE, this episode’s King of the […]
March 28, 2016 · 00:52:14
Warm up your typing fingers and jump into the wonderful world of Scott Adams’ adventures with the first text adventure ever released for home computers, ADVENTURELAND. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Congratulations to MICHAEL D’ANGELO, this episode’s King of the Castle! Listen to this week’s episode to […]
March 4, 2016 · 00:52:18
The eternal battle between the light and the dark takes place here in this week’s 1984 game from Electronic Arts, ARCHON. Download the game in .D64 format HERE. Download ringtones from the game HERE. Congratulations to MICHAEL D’ANGELO, this episode’s King of the Castle! (Two weeks in a row — congrats, Michael!) Listen to this […]
Feb. 15, 2016 · 00:53:13
One blue mouse, one blue mouse, see how he runs, see how he runs in this 1982 game published by Commodore themselves, RADAR RAT RACE. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to emulators along with all the games played so far on Sprite Castle by clicking on the downloads […]
Feb. 1, 2016 · 00:59:04
Kick, punch, it’s all in the mind! On this episode of Sprite Castle, we kick things up and break ’em back down with the 1985 Data East game KARATE CHAMP. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to emulators along with all the games played so far on Sprite Castle […]
Jan. 18, 2016 · 00:59:15
David Bowie (as Jareth, the Goblin King in Labyrinth) said, “Everything I’ve done, I’ve done for you.” In honor of David Bowie and this wonderful movie that so many of us grew up loving in the 1980s, I decided to shuffle things around and bump Lucasfilm Games’ 1986 game LABYRINTH: THE COMPUTER GAME to the […]
Dec. 14, 2015 · 00:41:29
So it’s not Star Wars Battlefront, but it’s the next best thing! On this week’s episode of Sprite castle, we take a look at Domark’s arcade conversion of Atari’s classic Star Wars arcade game, 1987’s RETURN OF THE JEDI. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to emulators along with […]
Nov. 23, 2015 · 00:57:09
Keep them away from bright lights, don’t get them wet, and never feed them after midnight! On this week’s episode of Sprite castle, we take a look at Atarisoft’s only non-arcade conversion for the Commodore 64, 1984’s GREMLINS. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to emulators along with all […]
Oct. 28, 2015 · 00:55:32
More of a simulation than a game but no less fun, on this week’s episode we take a look at an innovative and unique title, 1985’s LITTLE COMPUTER PEOPLE by Activision. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to emulators along with all the games played so far on Sprite […]
Oct. 14, 2015 · 00:49:34
In this blink-and-you’ll-miss-it shooter, you’ll face more spiral drones, robo-droids, and snap jumpers than you can shake an ion-shiv at in your quest to defeat the Shadow in this week’s game, 1983’s SHAMUS by Synapse Software. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to emulators along with all the games […]
Sept. 30, 2015 · 00:33:08
HEY YOUUU GUUUYS! This episode’s game is good — good enough for me — ah YA YA YA YA YA! Take control of Josh, Mikey, Mouth, Sloth, and the rest of the gang in through eight co-op levels in 1985’s THE GOONIES. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to […]
Sept. 8, 2015 · 00:37:56
Snakes, spiders and skulls — oh my! After getting distracted for a few minutes by one-star Yelp reviews for Panchos Mexican Buffet, I get into this episodes adventure which is 1984’s MONTEZUMA’S REVENGE. If you would like to play along, you can find download links to emulators along with all the games played so far […]