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Video episode 195 – New Channels!

January 17, 2021 CoCoTALK!

CoCoTALK! episode 195 is live on some new channels, please make sure you’re up-to-date on where you can catch live streams and replays, make sure you’ve followed, subscribed, and turned on notifications. Our live channels:NEW! https://www.youtube.com/imacoconut NEW! https://www.twitch.tv/cocotalk https://www.facebook.com/cocotalklive https://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/ https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive   00:00:00 – Intro 00:02:49 – Start00:04:00 – …

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Episode 195 – New Channels!

January 17, 2021 CoCoTALK!

CoCoTALK! episode 195 is live on some new channels, please make sure you’re up-to-date on where you can catch live streams and replays, make sure you’ve followed, subscribed, and turned on notifications. Our live channels:NEW! https://www.youtube.com/imacoconut NEW! https://www.twitch.tv/cocotalk https://www.facebook.com/cocotalklive https://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/ https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive   00:00:00 – Intro00:02:49 – Start00:04:00 – Panel …

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Exploring Atari VCS/2600 Adventure – part 4

January 13, 2021 Sub-Etha Software

See also: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 … and more to come… Objectively speaking Welcome back to the world of Atari Adventure! After spending some time figuring out how the rooms were drawn, it’s time to look at how the game objects are drawn. Adventure contains many …

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Benchmarking the CoCo keyboard – part 6

January 11, 2021 Sub-Etha Software

See also: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 and part 5 (coming “soon”). Let’s jump right in with a mystery… This code: 0 REM arrowbench.bas 10 TIMER=0:FOR A=1 TO 1000 20 POKE&H155,&HFF:POKE&H156,&HFF:POKE&H157,&HFF:POKE&H158,&HFF 30 IF PEEK(&H155)=&HF7 THEN IF Y >. THEN Y=Y-1 40 IF PEEK(&H156)=&HF7 THEN IF Y. THEN X=X-1 60 IF PEEK(&H158)=&HF7 THEN IF X.THEN Y=Y-1 40 IF PEEK(D)=V THEN IF Y.THEN X=X-1 60 IF PEEK(R)=V THEN IF X …

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Video episode 194 – pot luck

January 10, 2021 CoCoTALK!

Episode 194 – pot luck Email any suggestions you have for the show to cocotalk@cocotalk.live Visit us on the web at http://cocotalk.live Join us for daily conversations on Discord: http://discord.cocotalk.live To find out more about the Color Computer visit http://imacoconut.com Custom artwork designed by Instagram artist …

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Episode 194 – pot luck

January 10, 2021 CoCoTALK!

Episode 194 – pot luck Email any suggestions you have for the show to cocotalk@cocotalk.live Visit us on the web at http://cocotalk.live Join us for daily conversations on Discord: http://discord.cocotalk.live To find out more about the Color Computer visit http://imacoconut.com Custom artwork designed by Instagram artist …

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Exploring Atari VCS/2600 Adventure – part 3

January 6, 2021 Sub-Etha Software

See also: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4. and more to come… Defining the invisible When we last left off, I was trying to figure out what all the bits did in the room definition attribute byte: ;Offset 4 : Bits 5-0 : Playfield Control ; Bit 6 …

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Benchmarking the CoCo keyboard – part 5

January 4, 2021 Sub-Etha Software

See also: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4 and part 5 (coming “soon”). By now, many of you have realized that I have no idea what I am doing. It’s through great comments that this series is evolving into something hopefully useful. For example, MC-10 programmer extraordinaire Jim …

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Video episode 193 – CoCo New Year!

January 3, 2021 CoCoTALK!

Hello 2021 it’s a brand new year of CoCoTALK! This week we’ll review the GameON! results of playing Star Spores, and hear from the game’s author Dave Shadoff, along with news, panel discussions and more! It’s a CoCo New Year! …