Softdisk Publishing, Inc.

1000 Miler

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

1000 Miler is based on the french card games called Mille Bornes. Two players compete against each other to reach 1000 miles before the other. Each player gets seven cards, which can be miles cards for getting closer to your goal or positive or negative cards. Negative cards can be played to cause a flat tire for your opponent, letting him have a crash or other effects. The positive cards can be used to negate the effects of negative cards the opponent played on you. The winning player gets a little winning animation.

1000 Miler v2.0

Commodore 64 - Released - 1991

1000 Miler v2.0 is based on the french card games called Mille Bornes. Two players compete against each other to reach 1000 miles before the other. Each player gets seven cards, which can be miles cards for getting closer to your goal or positive or negative cards. Negative cards can be played to cause a flat tire for your opponent, letting him have a crash or other effects. The positive cards can be used to negate the effects of negative cards the opponent played on you. The winning player gets a little winning animation. This version is an updated version of the original 1987 release with...

The 14-15 Puzzle

Commodore 64 - Released - 1991

A sliding number puzzle game programmed in 1991 by Brian Boese for Loadstar and Softdisk Publishing. Loadstar #089.

Aces Up

Aces Up

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Aces up also known as Idiot's Delight, Once in a Lifetime, Ace of the Pile, Rocket to the Top, Firing Squad, Loser Solitaire, Aces High, Drivel and "Leggen" is a solitaire card game. Released in Loadstar #046.

Aces Up (1994)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

Aces Up is a solitaire game. A row of cards is dealt, then any of them can be moved to the waste pile if the value of the card is lower than the other cards of the same kind. This gets repeated in the next round. To win, four aces must be the top cards. The game also offers alternative playmodes. Published in Loadstar #124.

Actionauts II

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

The object of Actionauts II, like the original Actionauts, is to program your robot to perform a series of commands. Use the joystick to set the commands to make the robot walk through a path. You can alter the grid to change the path, the programming is mainly done on the same page and you can select from four robot designs.

Aerohawk

Aerohawk

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Published in Loadstar #060.

AfterLife

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

Loadstar #116.

Airport '94

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

Released in Loadstar #118.

Asteroid Storm

Asteroid Storm

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Loadstar #041.

Astro Wars

Astro Wars

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

A clone of early arcade games like Computer Space/Space War for the C64. It was developed by Joe Garrett and published in Loadstar #032.

Battleship (Softdisk)

Battleship (Softdisk)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Loadstar #047, Magic Disk 64 1993/10.

Bingo at the Tower

Commodore 64 - Released - 1993

Bingo at the Tower(s) is a Bingo simulation/gambling game developed by Steve Emsley and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in Loadstar #109

Blackjack (Softfisk Publishing)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

UpTime Vol.1 #04.

Born in the U.S.A.

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Born in the U.S.A. is U.S. Geography game for the Commodore 64. It was developed by Michael Barnard and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in Loadstar #32

Bowman

Bowman

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Released in Loadstar #064 + Loadstar #130 (Pic), The Compleat Jon.

Brain Teasers

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

A selection of puzzles and games to challenge and frustrate! Games include: The Hermit's Game Decker's Tower Code Breaker Published in UpTime Vol.1 #01 a disk magazine.

Bric

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

Bric is a puzzle game similar to Tetris, Columns, and other similar games of that nature. It was developed by Karl Czapla and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in the North American based C64/C128 disk magazine Loadstar. It was on Loadstar #122.

Calhoon's Checker Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1993

Solitaire game played on a checker board. This is more of a puzzle/strategy game than a traditional checkers/draughts game. There is no opponent.

Calhoon's Chicken Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

Loadstar #121.

Calhoon's Chile Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

Loadstar #120.

Calhoon's Chocolate Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Loadstar #130.

Calhoon's Gordian Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Loadstar #132.

Calhoon's Log

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Loadstar #134 + Loadstar #139 + Loadstar #249.

Calhoon's Mandala Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Loadstar #131.

Chain of Fools

Commodore 64 - Released - 1992

Loadstar #099.

The Challenge of Pegasus

The Challenge of Pegasus

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Fortunate were those whose life was spent among the royalty of Mount Olympus. Here lived Zeus, Athena and their son, Perseus. Perseus was sent to rid the earth of the evil Gorgon Medusa. Unfortunately, Perseus was unsuccessful in his attempt and was held prisoner by the Medusa. Zeus commissioned the famed winged horse, Pegasus, to rescue his son. Having none of this, the Medusa imprisoned Pegasus in a huge cavern. Meanwhile, the Medusa delivered twenty gold chalices to Mount Olympus. Upon their arrival, the chalices turned into fierce dragons! Published in Loadstar #065.

Charles Calvert's Trio

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

3 Adventures (The Manor Mystery, Mask of Munkyfas & Star Trudge). Loadstar #126.

Chordcentration

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

A music based memory game developed by Travis Parker and published in Loadstar #136.

Chuck-a-Luck Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Chuck-a-Luck Challenge is a brain teaser/logical game developed by Knees Calhoon and published in Loadstar #127, Loadstar #129, and Loadstar #188.

Circuitry

Commodore 64 - Released - 1992

Circuitry is a Tetris/Columns like puzzle game developed by Johnny William Harris and published in Loadstar #097, and also in Game Star #1.

Civil War Trivia

Civil War Trivia

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

An educational quiz game about the American Civil War developed by Roger Norton and published in Loadstar #058.

Color Match

Color Match

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Loadstar #037.

Colorado Smith and the Castle of Doom

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Loadstar #072.

Colorado Smith and the Lost Pyramid

Commodore 64 - Released - 1992

A 3-D maze game with RPG elements developed by James C. Hilty and published in Loadstar #100. This was also the sequel to Colorado Smith and the Castle of Doom.

Computer Squares

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

UpTime Vol.1 #08

Computer Yahtzee

Computer Yahtzee

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

The is a computerized version of the popular traditional dice game developed by Christine Benoit and published in Loadstar #032, as well as Best of Loadstar #4.

Confusion

Commodore 64 - Released - 1993

Loadstar #109.

Conquest

Conquest

Commodore 64 - 1989

Loadstar #063.

Corsair

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Aliens have overtaken your home world and have limited trade in between the cities. You as the player, take on the role of a Corsair, a rebel trader risking life and limb to make some cash. As usual in this genre of games, you can buy and sell various types of merchandise, and buy upgrades for your ship. The player can also visit the local club, to gossip and also take their chances at the Gemini card game. Published in Loadstar #070 and The Compleat Jon.

Crag

Commodore 64 - 1991

Loadstar #085.

Cranberry Park

Cranberry Park

Commodore 64 - 1988

Loadstar #055.

Crazy Eights

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Loadstar #066.

Crazy the Mine Chaser: Mistakes Twice

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Creeping Chromosomes

Creeping Chromosomes

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Loadstar #031, Best of Loadstar #3.

Cris-Cros Poker

Cris-Cros Poker

Commodore 64 - 1988

Loadstar #049.

Cubes!

Commodore 64 - 1993

Loadstar #106.

Cubik

Cubik

Commodore 64 - 1989

Loadstar #062.

Cybercop

Commodore 64 - 1989

Loadstar #075.

Darkhold

Darkhold

Commodore 64 - 1987

Loadstar #043.

Desert Duel

Desert Duel

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Loadstar #046.

Dicee

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

UpTime Vol.2 #04.

Digithunt

Digithunt

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Digithunt is the first home computer implementation of the game Sudoku. It is a number-puzzle game where you have to place missing numbers in the gaps, in such a way that each column, each row, and each 3x3 boxes contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. There are 9 skill levels, 1 easiest and 9 the hardest. On the easiest skill level there are fewer gaps with missing digits, on skill level 9 there are many gaps with missing digits. The score board contains a high score per skill level. Published in Loadstar #060.

Domino Logic

Domino Logic

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Loadstar #061 / Loadstar #175.

Double Deck Duo

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Loadstar #131.

Double or Quits

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Loadstar #078.

Down, Down, Down

Down, Down, Down

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Loadstar #049. Down, down, down, down, down, down, down.... Guide the marble to the goal and avoid the acid at all costs. Follow the slopes downward. Special areas to help you out of trouble, accelerate travel and gain bonus points.

Drag Race

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

UpTime Vol.2 #05.

Dragonwick

Dragonwick

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Loadstar #045.

Duet

Commodore 64 - Released - 1992

Two text adventures written by Charles Calvert and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in issue #103 of their Disk based magazine, Loadstar. The name Duet is because there are two separate text adventures in the one file: The Rose Murder, and The Sea Quest.

Dungeon of Namos

Dungeon of Namos

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Loadstar #031.

Dungeon of the Dragon: A Brush with Breath

Dungeon of the Dragon: A Brush with Breath

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Loadstar #025.

Dungeon: Adventuring Construction System

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Loadstar #074 + Loadstar #078 + Loadstar #167 + Loadstar #168 + Loadstar #175 + Loadstar #176.

Earthology

Commodore 64 - 1992

Loadstar #102.

Eights for One

Commodore 64 - 1993

Loadstar #112.

Elevator Music

Commodore 64 - Released - 1991

A brain-game puzzler. Help Fender Tucker regain the penthouse. It's a puzzle game where you move elevators. Move the elevators from the bottom four floors to the top four. There are 3 rules. The number of floors an elevator can move is equal to the number of elevators on the floor it is on. An elevator cannot move to a floor that has a similarly colored elevator already on it. And elevator cannot move up a single floor if it is the highest elevator of its color in the tower. Published in both Loadstar #081, and Loadstar #248.

Epsilon IV

Commodore 64 - 1993

Loadstar #114.

Equations

Commodore 64 - 1994

Loadstar #117.

Escape from the Killer Robots!

Commodore 64 - 1987

UpTime Vol.1 #04.

Expertmind

Commodore 64 - Released - 1992

Published in Loadstar #098.

Famous Americans

Famous Americans

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

A single-player educational quiz game developed by Roger Norton and published in issue #63 of Softdisk Publishing's Loadstar disk magazine .

Famous People of the Past

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

A single player educational quiz game developed by Roger Norton and published in issue #123 of Softdisk Publishing's Loadstar disk magazine.

Fargo

Commodore 64 - 1991

Loadstar #086.

Fast Ball

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Released in Loadstar #149.

Fill the Blanks

Commodore 64 - 1995

Loadstar #133.

Four Corners

Commodore 64 - 1990

Galaxy

Commodore 64 - 1992

Loadstar #095.

Golf at the Tower

Commodore 64 - Released - 1992

Golf at the Tower is a Solitaire card game developed by Maurice Jones and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in the disk magazine Loadstar. Issue #102

Guess Again

Guess Again

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Published in Loadstar #057, this educational Quiz game features a number of fun subjects.

Gumshoe

Commodore 64 - 1993

Loadstar #111.

Head-to-Head Karate

Commodore 64 - Released - September 25, 1987

Head to Head Karate seems like a weird forgotten forebear to Nintendo's Smash Bros. series. The characters are tiny, allowing for a large battlefield, where it's even possible to jump up and down between two stories. In later levels, bombs start randomly appearing around the battlefield, who instantly knock down anyone who stands too close when they detonate. It's also possible to knock the opponent off the building. The fight continues until one of the rivals has no lives left, upon which the winner receives a trophy and the loser bursts into flames! The referees are ladies in opulent...

History Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

An educational quiz game focusing on history published in Loadstar #067.

History Challenge II

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

An educational quiz game focusing on 20th Century Wars and a sequel to the 1989 original, this version was published in Loadstar #089.

History Challenge III

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

The third in a series of educational quiz games focused on history and published in Loadstar #119.

Loadstar Challenge

Loadstar Challenge

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Originally intended to be updated monthly this is an educational quiz where you can flex your general knowledge. Published in Loadstar #043.

Magnetron (Softdisk)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Loadstar #070

Mastermind (Softdisk)

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

Test your code-cracking prowess with Mastermind, the challenging game of logic and deduction. Your compy sets a secret code, and you, the Codebreaker, try to match the code using logic, deduction, and maybe even a little bit of luck. After each move, the game gives clues to the Codebreaker for you to try again. Published in UpTime Vol.1 #07.

Matrix

Commodore 64 - 1987

UpTime Vol.1 #09.

Mega Thrusterball

Commodore 64 - Released - 1994

Loadstar #125 + Loadstar #130 (Pic)

Mike's Maze

Commodore 128 - Homebrew

A game where you must make your way safely out of the maze, seen in bird's eye view. Mike's Maze is a maze game for the Commodore 128 in 40 columns that resulted from a discussion of random numbers. The file is only 12 blocks long; however, you won't believe the fun you can have as a result of those 12 nicely coded blocks! The game displays a large maze on the screen. You are the black dot located at the bottom right of the display. The object is to reach the end of the maze. Due to the complexity of some of these mazes, you may find that quite a challenge in itself. Additionally, if you...

Outpost

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

Outpost is a well-made clone of the Atari arcade classic Missile Command. It was developed by Thomas J. Czarnecki and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in the North American based disk magazine Loadstar. It was published in both Loadstar #60, and Loadstar #193.

Paragon

Paragon

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

A kind of hybrid of a collect em up and a breakout game. Released in 1988 with Loadstar #053 / Best of Loadstar #5 and created by Nick Peck.

Psycloid

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

This game was released on Loadstar #115 in 1993.

Quiz Bang

Commodore 64 - 1990

Loadstar #162.

Sir Tommy: A Game of Old Patience

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Sir Tommy: A Game of Old Patience is a solitaire/patience card game for the Commodore 64. It was developed by Barbara H. Schulak and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in the North American based disk magazine Loadstar. It was in Loadstar #51.

Skyfall Ace

Skyfall Ace

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

This is a vertical scrolling space shooter released as part of the Loadstar FunFour disk release.

Star Race

Commodore 64 - 1995

Loadstar #129.

Starbase Four-One-Nine

Commodore 64 - Released - 1995

Starbase Four-One-Nine is a single-screen style platformer with some similarities to LodeRunner (only with more colorful graphics and a science fiction theme) It was developed by Gus Vakalis and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. multiple times in Loadstar, Loadstar #133 + Loadstar #144, and Loadstar #230.

Super 8

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

A numerical puzzle game for the Commodore 64 made by Gilles Drouin in 1989 and published by Softdisk Publishing, Inc. in Loadstar #063

Triangulation

Commodore 64 - Released - 1990

Loadstar #072, Loadstar #124

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