The Fone Company BBSes will be back

Both the Color 64 and Supra 128 BBSes will be back, likely over Memorial Day weekend 2021. As with the best laid plans, time has not allowed me to give them the attention I would like.

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TFC BBSes down 10/29-11/9

Well, crap. A tropical storm came through and messed things up for both BBSes on October 29th. And it took me until today to realize it. Still, both BBSes are back. Supra is still as it was and Color 64 is about to go through the promised “big reset” but this being 2020 it has…

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Not Dead! (2020 1st Edition)

Hey there and Happy New Year! (a month and a half too late). Been busy with things and stuff (life and work). On the Color 64 side we will soon be shelving all of our hard work and starting over from scratch. You read that right, from a plain-Jane version of Color 64 Version 7.37.…

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We got spammed

Sadly someone found a way around the bulletproof (?) security and flooded the system with Asian-language messages. We rolled back to September 27th and removed a bunch of fake accounts. We may have gotten a few real ones in there so if we did I apologize. Please re-register. I have been busy with other work…

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TFC Supra 128 currently crashed

It appears The Fone Company Supra 128 flavor is crashed and unfortunately the custodian is unable to restore it, as below is the current SysOp’s view. It WILL be back in the PM of 8/6 (EDT). And the issue behind the crash will contribute to Supra 128 v4.2.? Thank you for giving a shit!

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Not dead!

There has been a stagnation in development because paying work keeps the power on for the fun stuff. The Fone Company BBSes went down for a few days because of a power outage. Not everything rebooted smoothly. But they are up now at tfcbbs.com:6400 (Supra 128 version) and tfcbbs.com:6464 (Color 64 version).

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Coming soon…

The infamous TFC message editor. Once I get it working with the stock system. And fix the spacing with /b. Maybe change it to /f. Or /* because it’s fabulous.

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Putting JiffyDOS to work for you

This is less of a “how to mod up Color 64” and more of a LPT. If you have JiffyDOS type this: 10 poke53281,0 Save it as ^ (that’s the up arrow) on your main disk you will be editing from. save”^”,8 BONUS: Be a real badass: Make sure baid64 is on the disk you are…

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TFC returns on Color 64 BBS!

A few weeks ago I picked up a Commodore 64 from a local guy. I was planning on putting up another BBS with it. After I opened it I saw that the 64 kernel was soldered on, not socketed. And not being that great with a soldering iron I took it to a guy to…

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Running CGTerm on Windows 10

Windows user rejoice! Here is the quick and easy way to get it up and running. First, download CGTerm for Windows 32. Here is the direct link or you can download it from this page. Next, download the Windows 10 fix and unzip it. Unzip the first file and open the folder. Find the file SDL.dll.…

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