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274 – Special Guest Glen Dahlgren!

August 14, 2022 CoCoTALK!

Glen founded Sun Dog Systems and developed and designed high quality video games for the Tandy Color Computer in the 80’s and 90’s.  He went on to do high quality PC games with Legend entertainment, and even did mobile games including the licensed property of Glee!   Designer turned author, …

CoCoTALK!
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273 – Live from VCF West

August 7, 2022 CoCoTALK!

In addition to the usual content and segments, we are treated to live coverage from Vintage Computing Festival West, Michael Furman reports live from the Computer History Museum in Mountain Ville, California. Custom artwork designed by Instagram artist Joel M. Adams: https://instagram.com/artistjoelmadams Custom CoCoTALK! and retro merchandise is available at: …

CoCoTALK!
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272 – Glenside Newsletter update from the new editor

July 31, 2022 CoCoTALK!

Glenside Newsletter update from the new editor 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 have for the show to cocotalk@cocotalk.live Visit us on the web at …

CoCoTALK!
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271 – CoCoTALKing!

July 23, 2022 CoCoTALK!

CoCoTALK! Episode 271 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 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 …

CoCoTALK!
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270 – CoCoTALK!ing

July 17, 2022 CoCoTALK!

CoCoTALK! episode 270 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 have for the show to cocotalk@cocotalk.live Visit us on the web at http://cocotalk.live Join us for …

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269 – Staying out of the heat!

July 10, 2022 CoCoTALK!

CoCoTALK! Episode 269 – Staying out of the heat! 00:00:00 – Introduction/Start of the Show 00:05:53 – Panel introductions 00:12:27 – CoCo Thoughts by Samuel Gimes 00:14:06 – Game On! Results – With Canadian Retro Things aka Ken Waters 00:16:13 – Game On! Discussion – This week’s game: Moon Shuttle …

John Linville
Blogs

Recovering VTL-09

July 10, 2022 John Linville

 A few months ago, a retrocomputing post from David Wiens caught my attention. The post indicated that David was looking for some assistance in recovering an old piece of 6809 assembly language software that he had keyed-in from a listing in a book. The software in question was a 6809 …

Blogs

More CoCo MC6847 VDG chip “draw black” challenge responses.

July 5, 2022 Sub-Etha Software

See also: challenge, responses, and more responses. Today Sebastian Tepper submitted a solution to the “draw black” challenge. He wrote: I think this is much faster and avoids unnecessary SETs. Instruction 100 will do the POKE only once per character block.– Sebastian Tepper, 7/5/2022 The routine he presented (seen in …

Sub-Etha Software
Blogs

Color BASIC Attract Screen – part 5

July 5, 2022 Sub-Etha Software

See also: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, unrelated, and part 5. In part 4 of this series, Jason Pittman provided several variations of creating the attract screen: Jason Pittman variation #1 If those four corners bother you, then my attempt will really kick in that OCD when …