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Robotron for the CoCo 3 progress update

November 10, 2021 Glen's Weblog

I’ve been asked for an update on the progress of Robotron and since I made some excellent progress today I thought I’d make a video and show it on YouTube. I’ve got most of the sprites converted to compiled sprites … Continue reading → …

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6809 Assembly print text routine

November 3, 2021 Glen's Weblog

Tim Lindner just published an excellent YouTube video that shows some more advanced 6809 assembly routines. He’s going to post more in the future so you might want to subscribe if this stuff interests you. One cool thing he showed … Continue reading → …

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6809 assembly – Neat trick to jump to a routine

October 18, 2021 Glen's Weblog

I was going through some more code for Rotation today and I’m starting to work on the attract screen where it shows each letter of the big ROBOTRON logo drawn form a backwards explosion. This explosion effect is drawn from … Continue reading → …

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Robotron – Progress

October 9, 2021 Glen's Weblog

I started working on converting Williams classic arcade game Robotron to the CoCo 3 a few weeks ago. Have the source code is incredibly helpful. I arranged all the source code into a format that LWASM could assemble in place … Continue reading → …

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Defender – For the Tandy CoCo 3

September 25, 2021 Glen's Weblog

I finally finished converting Williams Defender to work on the CoCo 3. It’s been years since I started the conversion and I’m glad to say it’s finally done. You can watch me load and play it a little in the … Continue reading → …

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LWASM – Tricks and cool features

September 2, 2021 Glen's Weblog

I thought I’d share some of the cool features I’ve discovered over the years using LWASM that I don’t think are widely known or maybe I just live under a rock. 🙂 One of the best things are the need … Continue reading → …

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Back to Defender – Copy Protection & Progress

August 25, 2021 Glen's Weblog

Since I finished Joust so I thought I’d go back and look at Defender with fresh eyes and start from scratch. I now know the Williams hardware very well and know what kinds of things in my conversion can kill … Continue reading → …

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Joust is now available for the CoCo 3

August 17, 2021 Glen's Weblog

I finished my conversion of Joust for the CoCo 3 and it’s ready to be downloaded and played I included some BASIC programs on the disk image, these three programs allow you to either: -Save the High Scores and other … Continue reading → …