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268 – Special guest Lee Patterson

July 3, 2022 CoCoTALK!

CoCoTALK! episode 268 – Special Guest Lee Patterson, creator of Bouncy Ball check out his projects at http://8bitcoder.com   Custom artwork designed by Instagram artist Joel M. Adams: https://www.instagram.com/artistjoelmadams Custom CoCoTALK! and retro merchandise is available at: http://8bit256.com Consider becoming a patron of the show: https://patreon.com/ogsteviestrow Email any suggestions you …

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Drobo “saves the day”?

June 29, 2022 Sub-Etha Software

I hate it when this happens… It looks like a 4TB drive in my 5-bay Drobo has gone out. Drobo cannot detect it. I have dual-drive redundancy enabled, so two drives can fail and I’d still have my data… Fortunately. Drobo 5C showing a 4TB drive failure. Hopefully, …

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TIL: Color BASIC device numbers and more.

June 27, 2022 Sub-Etha Software

When I moved from my Commodore VIC-20 to a TRS-80 Color Computer, I spent much time going through the “Getting Started with Color BASIC” and “Getting Started with Extended Color BASIC” manuals that came with it. If you had the original manual revision, you may have been taught things slightly …

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267 – Where in the world is Curtis Boyle?

June 26, 2022 CoCoTALK!

CoCoTALK! episode 267 – Where in the world is Curtis Boyle? Curtis is out at BoatFEST! today and hopefully we’ll have some live coverage of what the ARG group is doing. 00:00:00 – Show introduction 00:01:45 – Start of the show 00:02:42 – Panel introductions 00:05:14 – Game On! Results, …

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Invaders09 source code now on GitHub

June 23, 2022 Sub-Etha Software

I have posted the source code to my 1994 CoCo 3 OS-9 Space Invaders-style game to GitHub: https://github.com/allenhuffman/Invaders09 Current version is 1.04, from 2015. Screen Shots Invaders09 by Sub-Etha Software Invaders09 by Sub-Etha Software Maybe one day I’ll do a 1.05. I never did …

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Online 6809 emulator with semi-MC6847 support

June 21, 2022 Sub-Etha Software

Awhile back, the Internet led me to a wondrous thing: an online 6809 emulator, complete with compiler, debugger, and text/graphical output! http://6809.uk This website, “designed and coded” by Gwilym Thomas, is amazing. If has a spot where you can enter 6809 assembly source code, then you can compile and run …

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266 – What if there was no CoCo?

June 19, 2022 CoCoTALK!

CoCoTALK! Episode 266 – What if there was no CoCo? Paul Shoemaker returns to review his game Ghost Rush, which was played this week, and Simon Jonassen joins to give his update on the port of Ghost Rush to the MC-10. Ron Delvaux posed an interesting question on Facebook this …