In this post we are going to set up Color 64 BBS, get it running and log in. We will be using Vice so if you don’t have it yet I suggest you get it and install it. Vice makes things easier on a modern machine and it makes screenshots much prettier. Plus we can…

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Before we get too deep into setting up a Color 64 BBS I realize that not everyone is as hip on running a BBS as some. Some folks just want to visit boards. After all, there are no pop-up ads, no invasive tracking and Google and Facebook doesn’t have their claws in it. There are…

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The eternal question when embarking on a new quest: where to start? I personally wanted to resurrect one of my old BBS programs. Fearing that some of these 30 year-old disks’ protective film would soon be wearing off I set out to preserve them which was not a minor nor inexpensive task. First I needed…

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It’s simple – anything you want rainbow-ed gets a span with a class of “rainbow”. For example: <span class=”rainbow”>This is rainbow text.</span> Ok, that’s not because it’s an example. But this is: This is rainbow text. I originally wrote the script when I was writing the Color 64 jQuery version. I repurposed it here for…

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Hello and welcome to Color64.com. I registered this domain name several years ago when my interest piqued about Color64. Around that time I spent the Veterans day holiday (poorly) writing a jQuery script which mimicked Color 64. That was in 2011. Fast-forward to 2019 and I have finally found a reason to put the domain…

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