How to get a C64 on WiFi and start BBSing again

Last year I created an account on Twitter to create a targeted feed for my hobby content and tweets for like-minded retro-gaming folk, separate from my personal account. On this hobby account I mainly follow retro-gaming and Commodore fans. When you use Twitter in a very targeted way like this, it actually can be extremely useful and enjoyable. In any event, during this time I began to see a healthy amount of discussion around BBS’es (Bulletin Board Systems) becoming “a thing” again for retro-computing nerds. And, amazingly, a few popular BBSes were being served off of 8-bit machines.

“8-Bitters” were connecting to them, having virtually “off the grid” discussions and playing games outside the watchful eye of Google and the rest of the internet. I wanted to connect to them, too.


  1. 2016-12-09 7:24 pm
  2. 2016-12-09 8:02 pm
    • 2016-12-10 5:37 am
    • 2016-12-10 4:08 pm
      • 2016-12-10 7:17 pm
  3. 2016-12-09 8:53 pm