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The Guitar Hero series is on just about every system: PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, PC, Mac, cell phones, Commodore 64...wait, what? Commodore 64? Well, sort of--talented retro programmer Anthony Westbrook is currently converting the megapopular music game over to the Commodore 64 through his project Shredz64. We recently caught up with Westbrook to hear how this all started.
EGM: What inspired you to combine the hippest music game with the crustiest computer?
Toni Westbrook: [Laughs] I really love the Commodore 64. And I'm obsessed with Guitar Hero. So I was like, "Hey, I might as well take my favorite machine and put it together with one of my favorite games." …