December 31. 2010.
Eduardo at World of OpCode have wishes for 2011.
He will complete and release the Super Game Module and Donkey Kong Arcade.
Then will he redesign his website and put back the option to buy games.
He will also try to sell more of his prototypes he have programmed in the
past, but he not feel is marketable.
Last but not least, he wishes us all a very happy new year, filled with health,
happiness, love, peace and ColecoVision goodies.
December 27. 2010.
colecovisionzone.com has reopened his
store at his site, so you will again be able to order games and hardware
Also you'll find a Facebook logo for additional information. Click on the
logo and you are in ColecoVisionZone via Facebook.
December 25. 2010.
Luc at Team pixelboy says:
It's been a long time coming, but now it's official. ! Team
Pixelboy is now offering you 5 brand new ColecoVision games, with
commercial-grade boxes and manuals. !
All these games are ready to ship right now. !
There were originally 6 games, but Peek-a-boo is already sold out, all
copies were already taken through pre-orders.
Following ColecoVision games are available now: Gulkave, Girl's Garden,
Pitfall II Arcade, Track & Field 1 including one Atari 2600 Controller and
finally the game Destructor SCE.
All games in a limited edition, so first-come-first-served.
Where to order:
December 25. 2010.
The great Emulator BlueMSX 2.8.3 for MSX, SEGA, ColecoVision and Forte II
is now released for beta.
There is now added support for following: ColecoVision Super Action
Controller and added support for the new Super Game Module hardware. (SGM)
Also ColecoVision Expansion Module #2 using mouse, support for Parallax
ARC cartridge, for stereo PSG in MSX machine configuration.
Following fixed bugs are fixed in handling of transparent sprites, ARTRAGs
VDP command engine bug, "No frequency" bug in SN76489 emulation.
And finally fixed a minor bug in Beer IDE emulation.
Get your beta here:
December 16. 2010.
Junior from colecovisionzone.com have received a
reply to a letter he sent to Leonard Greenberg.
Mr. Greenberg says he is in good helth despite the age of 83.
Greenberg remembers well Coleco, but also believe life should take its
He is still active in Investments.
December 11. 2010.
It seems to Lord Of The Dungeon for ColecoVision now
finally is ready for a true sale.
You must be fast for a purchase, the game will initially only be produced
in 50 copies.
The silver cartridge includes a lithium battery that will save game
features for 15-20 years whether the game is on or off.
Where to order:
December 10. 2010.
Luc at Team Pixelboy says right now, that it will be
Harvey deKleine aka 5-11under, there will be the one to solder the new
Activision PCBs and EPROMs.
The person who should do it, do unfortunately not have the necessary time.
Harvey will solder 2 of Luc's much-delayed games, namely both Pitfall II
Arcade and Track & Field 1.
Luc will then be able to assemble the cartridges and finally start selling
his published games.
Pixelboy has namely 6 new ColecoVision games ready to order right now.
November 23. 2010.
ColecoVisionZone.com, has decided to close a part of his online site.
It's the part which involves the sale of used games for ColecoVision.
November 20. 2010.
Philipp Klaus Krause has now almost completed the
last part of his SCJ trilogy: Search For The Stolen Crown Jewels 3.
You can get a demo from the game
SCJ 3 has two of the full version's six levels. It can be played in
Probably most noticeable is the addition of music (three
pieces), it has been composed by Anne Steinke.
November 19. 2010.
CollectorVision will late in november 2010 release a
Fishing game named
Kobashi by: Desire In Envy / dvik & joyrex.
The objective is to survive as a fish by eating fish food.
Note that there will only be produced 50 numbered copies.
November 19. 2010.
CollectorVision will in 2011 release the game Lord
of the Dungeon as a "Repro Kit" and a "Full Release" version for our
Note that the manual, label and box are all diferent from the "Repro Kit"
and the cartridge shell is silver for this one.
The Probe 2000 Manual version will be available in limited quantities for
those who already own The Lord of the Dungeon cart release back awhile at
Classic Gaming Expo.
For further infomations please contact:
November 12. 2010.
It is doubtful that the Team Pixelboy will reach to
release its next 6 games before this upcoming Christmas.
There is a delay for Pitfall II Arcade and Track & Field 1 cartridges.
All boxes are already glued up and ready to go.
Hopefully a few of the many games will be released anyway.
November 06. 2010.
Philipp Klaus Krause says that the sdcc 3.0.0 has
It brings many improvements and bug fixes over 2.9.0, including full
support for the Z 80 port.
sdcc can be found at:
Also libcv and libcvu have many improvements, which
are included in the newly released version 0.19 / 0.12.
libcv and libcvu can be found
here, and abc2cvm
can also be found
October 27. 2010.
OpCode has now almost completed his opening sequence for Donkey Kong
Arcade, only the sound is still missing.
The sequence includes the ColecoVision and SGM logo screen, Nintendo logo,
title screen and options screen.
DKA will as
PMC be well presented with nice grahpics and the many special options
the game offers.
Donkey Kong Arcade will in 2011 be the very first game released for the
upcoming Super Game Module.
And the best part is that in 2011 it is Donkey Kong's 30th anniversary. It
must surely be top of the cake.
October 24. 2010.
All the news from ColecoVision.dk will continue to
be mirrored for members in CVForum.dk too.
October 19. 2010.
CollectorVision has started a new presentation of
boxes for ColecoVision games.
The boxes are based on the CBS version, and is beautifully illustrated.
The following boxes in the new CBS look is: Zippy Race, Penguin Land,
Pooyan and Burn Rubber.
CollectorVision for more infomation.
October 13. 2010.
Eduardo Is now back after his holiday in Brazil.
And Eduardo is immediately started to work on SGM, he has the new
ColecoVision + the SGM splash screen done and as he say, "It looks
Eduardo says: "I still have most the opening sequence to finish, though
everything is pretty much already figured out".
But take a look for yourself at
September 15. 2010.
Eduardo at "World
of OpCode" tells on his new site that on the
main menu/title screen of Donkey Kong Arcade will feature 3 options, “DKA
USA”, “DKA Japan” and “Options”.
The good news is that now you don’t need to go to the options screen to
select the version of DKA you want to play.
Your setting will namely be saved in the cartridge, so you don’t need to
go to the options screen every time you turn on your ColecoVision.
Also Included in the optionscreen are 3 arcade settings, “Bonus Life”,
“Lives” and “Coinage”, plus three exclusive extra settings.
First exclusive setting is a sound test mode, second setting is what
Eduardo call the “Sprite color & flicker” settings.
The third setting may you have to wait to know until the game is released.
September 14. 2010.
Atomicfe.com has announced the first screenshots of the upcoming game:
It is with some pride that ColecoVision.dk as the first to introduce you
to these images.
September 12. 2010.
Retroillucid at CollectorVision notes that he did
not intend to sell other game variety of Mario Brothers.
Retroillucid else had announced a classical version of the game, and a
vastly improved sound would see the daylight.
But while there is also good news from the edge.
Retroillucid indicate that In the last few months, he have done/completed
alot of works on his own game creations, mainly:
Super Turbo Racing, 9-Ball Billard & Ninja Boy.
He have also completed and encoded graphics for the forthcoming
Lock 'n Chase clone.
September 11. 2010.
Teampixelboy.com presented 21 different ColecoVision boxes, most of homebrew
Box art for Amazing Bumpman, Cosmic Crisis, Strike It and Reversi are
The boxes are beautiful and accomplished and have an absolute sales
Unfortunately, Luc has only made them for himself and printed them in Germany, and Luc
points out that they are not for sale, and not otherwise be produced more.
Take a look for yourself here at:
August 31. 2010.
Pixelboy at Teampixelboy.com says he will publish 6
ColecoVision games before this Christmas.
Following games are: Girls Garden - Gulkave - Peek A Boo - Track & Field
1 - Pitfall II Arcade and Destructor (SCE) Standard Controller Edition.
Pitfall II Arcade have a minor problem, since the joystick support not is
compatible with the ADAM Computer System.
Pixelboy working on the problem and hope that it will succeed, otherwise,
he will mark Pitfall II Arcade that it only works on the
Release date is probably set for late October this year.
August 11. 2010.
Pixelboy are proud to announce that the Activision
PCB for Cartridges now is a reality.
"We now have a ColecoVision PCB that supports 64K bankswitching and
EEPROM support for data-saving."
"It can also support regular 32K ROMs."
"And even better: Two versions of the PCB will be available, one for
Activision cart casings, and the other for regular Coleco casings."
More infomation about the new ColecoVision PCB can
August 06. 2010.
Eduardo the inventor of OpCode Games, has decided to
close his wellknown website about games and hardware for the ColecoVision
The former site OpCode Games is closed with regard
to frustration and more disputes on rights to Eduardo's work.
Eduardo has now reopen his
Opcode site completely different, he will still concentrate on
developing his games, and still work at the new SG Module.
Eduardo' decision is, -"he will no longer openly sell ColecoVision
And the good news is that Eduardo already working on DKA with tunes and
August 04. 2010.
The Void: Centauri Conflict for the ColecoVision is
a new game brought to you by
It’s an old-school shooter, and a nice addition to
any ColecoVision owner’s library.
Players guide their ship back and forth along the bottom of the screen,
firing upward at four different types of attacking alien ships that move
either right, left, down, or in a zig-zag motion.
Price for this game are $ 45,-
August 03. 2010.
CollectorVision' site is up and running again.
August 03. 2010.
CollectorVision has as the first homebrewer plan to
selling his "after released" games via download.
The new download page is called: DigitalVision and can be found on
"I'm planning to make all our games available for download.
To get access to a Downloadable Game, the user will have to donate/pay a
symbolic sum per game, but can give more too."
With this stunning bidder will all have a new chance playing games, namely
via their emulator, or via the new Cartridges on the market (AtariMax
128:1 - Ultimate SD Cartridge).
Concurrently you will still be able to purchase ordinary games on
Cartridge with a box and a manual.
August 03. 2010.
CollectorVision communicate now that Pooyan for ColecoVision is ready
for sale, you can order your copy right now.
The game is offered in 2 different cartidge shell, one "clear" and the
other is "standard black". Take your pick which version you want.
July 30. 2010.
CollectorVision has decided to close its website so
far, the reason is that a person from the internet with unauthorized use
has resold others work.
The rules are so that you may not dump a game Rom unless it is no longer
commercially, you must in other words not sell it with profit in mind.
Furthermore, the person it is about has not seeking the respective owners
for the necessary authorization.
Homwbrew games are made with respect to the owner and the publisher
with his own brand an also a brand in respect from the company that
originally published the game.
The games as it comes about is games that never were designed for
Colecovision in the past.
So the code as the games is developed with, must belong to the owner who
is behind those new developed games.
ColecoVision.dk unconditional support for all developers of new
arcade-styled games, tools and hardware for the ColecoVision console.
July 13. 2010.
5-11 under aka Harvey Dekleine has decided to make a
breakout PCB board to help you create your own arcade controller(s)
for the ColecoVision.
Almost everything will be included: Six foot extension cable to connect
between the ColecoVision and the breakout board.
Male DB9 connector on back of breakout board to externally connect
steering wheel, roller controller, etc.
About 28 or so diodes on the breakout board that are required for proper
operation and much much more.
All you need to get by yourself are: Arcade joysticks and Buttons, also
you need to build or buy the case.
Also create your own layout for the joystick and switches plus drill the
The PCB will be at least 2" x 4", and there'll be about 50 ft. of wire.
With the current features, the price will be about $50 each, plus mailing
costs from Canada.
It will, if all go well, be on sale from medio September 2010.
July 05. 2010.
Daniel aka newcoleco has just started at his new
website, simple and straightforward in fresh blue colors.
Daniel is good to inform and help others with ColecoVision programming,
whether it is code or music for a game.
Daniel's blog at dev-fr.org are still down.
So here is a really good site, same host:
July 04. 2010.
Philipp Klaus Krause aka PkK state precisely that he
has started a new game for Colecovision.
It shall try to represent the naval battles of the late 19th and early
Six historic scenarios (Yalu, Ulsan, Lemnos, Coronel, Falkland, Dogger
Bank) and custom scenarios (create custom fleets from 28 ship classes from
Cooperative multiplayer with one player controlling ship and rudder and
the other controlling the artillery.
You can also toggle between steering mode and artillery mode.
The game is still far from complete and not yet named.
and get an early demo.
June 26. 2010.
Pixelboy state now that his BasicVision project is
on ice right now.
He have to complete the new box templates of Gulkave, Girl's Garden,
Peek-a-boo and Pitfall II Arcade, and get them printed in time for October
And there's also the manual of Pitfall II Arcade that he haven't begun
working on yet.
Also he is not sure if Space Shuttle - A Journey Into Space will be ready
in time for the final NASA shuttle launch which takes place in November
So because of all this can't pixelboy imagine finding the time to work on
his BasicVision before January 2011.
June 22. 2010.
ADAMCON 22 in Canada was a success.
A new SDnet card reader for ADAM was presented.
Simply plug it in and press reset, it boots up as if it were a set of 2
disk drives, with opportunity to read and write to it.
There are multiple "sets" of disk drives into which you may put almost any
ADAM file in.
It now becomes a virtual hard drive unit.
The next ADAMCON 23 2011 will since 1996 and 2001 again be in the US,
namely at Cleveland Ohio.
June 16. 2010.
"Kingofcrusher" as are programmer for Pitfall 2 for
Colecovision have a plan to create another ColecoVision game, the game has
yet no name,
but "kingofcrusher" says: "It's not a shooter but will be an adventure
game in the vein of The Immortal."
Mr. Seehorn says also: "It will probably be finished by the end
June 16. 2010.
A new Smurf game, and the racing game Outrun are on
the way, Youki who made
Ghost n Zombies have 4 projects on the way for
colecovision in a near future.
It will be shown on
ADAMCON 22 on June 18-20. 2010 in Canada, and it
is this time
newcoleco as hosts for this year's show.
2 other games will share the same engine. The 1. game using the engine is
The 2nd game is 10% done, and this game is a remake of an old game for
Amiga and Atari St , the name of this game is so far a secret.
Also kingofcrusher have a game to present on ADAMCON 22:
Raycaster playing in a 3D virtual adventure
May 22. 2010.
A CIB Release of Lord Of The Dungeon with save
feature will soon see the daylight, because CollectorVision plans to
relaunch the game.
A game that many have missed when it was first released.
It will be with a manual in color and a new overlay, also -this will be
released in form of a "Kit".
May 06. 2010.
CollectorVision state right now that four games will be tried released
for ColecoVision before winter 2010.
The four games are following: Pooyan, Burn Rubber, Kobashi and Lode Runner.
May 04. 2010.
Phil Boland always liked the old
double sided ad of an ColecoVision and some games, but hated the fact
that it was split down the middle and never seemed to line up correctly.
So he scanned the ad in to his computer and spent some hours on it in
Photoshop, and now it looks like a one page ad.
Since Phil scanned it in at a very high rez, he decided to have a large
print made of the ad.
The ad is 20 inches tall x 30 inches wide and it is printed on photo paper
by a professional photo prints shop. (No inkJet).
About Phil has decided to sell his prints is not known.
May 03. 2010.
Pixelboy tells that the stickers has been applied on
all the Gulkave, Girl's Garden and Peek-a-boo cartridges, but the boxes
have not yet begun to be cut, folded and glued.
Pitfall II Arcade are still in the beta-testing phase, and Yurkie has been
graciously helping out.
Yurkie indicated that he found the colors of the various creatures (bats
and frogs in particular) a little weird and that it would be a good idea
to adjust their colors.
In other news, Pixelboy search for a 600 DPI scan of the box of Space
Shuttle for Atari 5200. He wants the first-run edition of the box.
April 23. 2010.
"else", a member at AtariAge has made what he call,
the Adam SD Drive....
Full Compatibility: Works with all existing Adams. It bridges to the
AdamNET protocol. To the FAT16/FAT32 file system on the SD Card.
Simply plug and play, and a big Capacity, it provides up to 32 "disk"
pairs and 64 "disks" total.
Programs load and save nearly instantly, and the PCB are small enough to
mount inside the Adam, if desired.
Works with .dsk and .ddp
The PCB is in beta, and will in a few months to be ready for sale.
Detailed information can be obtained by writing to "else"
April 14. 2010.
CollectorVision says he have plans for a ColecoVision encyclopedia
book, perhaps in combination with a DVD.
He says he is very serious about the book, and he do not want it to look
cheap, Hard Cover, Glossy Pages and simply ColecoVision stuff and alot of
Retroillucid has archived stuff since 1996 for the book project, and "you
would'nt believe how much stuff you'll find in this book".
Pretty much everyone can contribute to the book to make it just better.
April 13. 2010.
Eduardo have several games that he ported over the
years from platforms like the MSX and SG-1000, but which he didn't see
enough commercial appeal to justify a packaged release.
Therefore will he place some copies on
All games is tested to the best ability and appears 100% functional,
however not all of them.
The prototypes are: Exerion - Galaga - Comic Bakery - Juno First - Sparkie
- CGE 2003 Demo and maybe others.
Eduardo need some money to fund the new SGM.
So now he has something to start with, the first 5 prototypes of Exerion
earned him good $ 1.762,-
And all 5 CV prototypes of Sega's SG-1000 version of Galaga, has given him:
Also all 5 sold Comic Bakery games was going for (Keep your seat belt
tight) $ 2.365,- That may be a new record.
April 09. 2010.
Team Pixelboy indicates that there is a delay for
the 3 CV game releases.
These are: Peek a boo, Girls Garden and Gulkave.
"The boxes for the games have been handed over to a company which will
cut and crease them.
The boxes have no bleed space and are of a very precise design, it will
be difficult to make cuts and crease lines which are precise enough.
I just don't want to deal with that stuff right now."
Retroillucid at CollectorVision has promised to help him, so that he can
move forward in the process.
April 01. 2010.
Eduardo from OpCode Games communicate right now he
still wants his new Super Game Module must have a voice chip.
OKI MSM 9842 will, if it goes right be validated, and then will OpCode
Games create a new Super Game Module PCB with all new components.
Supports DMA, FIFO, 8 and 16 bit, 44,1 kHz which can deliver audio in CD
With this new ColecoVision Super Game Module, and the OKI chip will games
like: Wizard of wor, Berzerk, Pole Posision, Gorf and many other games
with synthetic sounds come to terms.
March 24. 2010.
OpCode Games informs that the deal with Coleco
Holdings LLC in Chicago now has been signed.
ColecoVision Super Game
Module is now a officially licensed ColecoVision product.
ColecoVision Super Game
Module is also the name for the never released Module by Coleco Inc.
back in mid 80's.
It will, perhaps create some name confusions.
March 18. 2010.
joyrex says he had to change some priorities, he
have less time for hobbies nowadays.
He still working on
together with dvik, and they have a release candidate for
around summer 2010.
March 10. 2010.
Eduardo at OpCode Games has announced that
Konami's Ping Pong for ColecoVision is ready for launch in June 2010.
Eduardo made the game back in 2004 for ColecoVision.
Now, after 6 years he perfected the game, and finally sent it in beta
Dale Crum has started to create artwork for an upcoming box, and to write
a manual for the game.
Eduardo also says that he needs at least 50 pre-orders to launch the game.
And like Eduardo says: "This year I definitively want more than just
tease you guys, I want 4 games out, and I am working really hard for that."
February 21. 2010.
Pixelboy has announced that he intends to
produce a programming language to use for ColecoVision programmers.
Luc also says: "The first real step will be to create a language parser
And it will: "Definately be a long-term project, but oh so promising."
February 12. 2010.
CollectorVision says now that all Mario Bros. and
all Penguin Land games will be shipped in March 2010.
So if you have ordered both games, you'll receive them both in one single
February 05. 2010.
Eduardo at OpCode Games says that the SEM project
has been scalled down.
The name of the new Module are ColecoVision Memory Module
The new Memory expander allows more avanced games up to 16Kb. instead of
No Video chips, no Speech chip, no AV Out, and no BIOS for the new CMM, it
will be saved for the new upcoming CV 2 in 2012.
January 19. 2010.
Eduardo has now decided to concentrate fully on
developing its next unit, Colecovision CV2.
Eduardo's SE Module is perhaps on standby, and he is in full swing with
the purchase of chips.
It will be a unit with a very sophisticated graphic and sound in the 80's
January 05. 2010.
Shipping of Mario Brothers will be completed this
week and you will soon receive your copy.
January 04. 2010.
5-11under aka Harvey DeKleine has produced and
designed a small PCB with AV Out and dual mono for the Colecovision.
There will be a possibility to adjust the colors red, green and blue
The price will be $ 45 US pieces, including mailing
to US and Canadian addresses.
Are you interested in a copy, contact Harvey through this