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Streaming large files on the CoCoSDC

November 30, 2022 Glen's Weblog

Back in 2017, Ed Snider released a cool video and audio player for the CoCoSDC on a CoCo 1. I thought it was wicked and at that time I remember fighting with the CoCoSDC to try and get some of … Continue reading → …

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Code golf on the CoCo

November 2, 2022 Glen's Weblog

Hello, I came across a website https://codegolf.stackexchange.com which is a website where people ask others to write programs in any programming language they wish and to make the program as short as possible. I came across what I thought was … Continue reading → …

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ROBOTRON last update…

May 4, 2022 Glen's Weblog

Hello, it’s been quite awhile since my last blog post, I got tired/burnt out of working on ROBOTRON and I’ve also been doing a lot of home renovations and other life events have kept me from my CoCo hobby. I … Continue reading → …

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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 → …