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Today we celebrate the greatest thing in American History, the birf of Tom C from Jersey! We may also pay homage to our treasonous Brexit of 1776, but that is not as important. This.... is..... CoCoTALK!   General segments with time stamps you can quick link to: 00:02:50 "Happy Birthday Song" to Tom C 00:04:01 Panel Introductions 00:08:14 CoCo Discord #coco-art-gallery 00:10:51 CoCo Thoughts 00:13:43 GameON! challenge results 00:43:45 Next week's game announcement 00:54:48 Upcoming game of the week announcement - Bomb Threat 00:53:21 Nick Marotta magazine cover 00:55:10 Panel Discussion - De-soldering 01:18:45 News from around the retro world 01:47:37 GameON! news 02:10:09 Panel discussion "What did you use regularly" 02:47:16 CoCo Thoughts 02:54:18 Project updates and acquisitions 03:44:50 How Tom C impacted your life 03:50:41 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussion   News stories for Episode #167, July 4, 2020 show: ================================================= 1) Tim Halloran has an updated video on using DC power to power his Coco 2.   https://youtu.be/6UN1XvJG-bs   2) Playing on an emulator or actual Coco - which to choose, and why?:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158399124387641/   3) Bill Garretson has a video of a Fireworks program he wrote for the Coco 1/2:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158410702962641/   4) Joey Cabral has some photos up of his upgrading a Coco 3 to a 6309 using his newly acquired Hakko de-soldering vacuum   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158398004597641/   5) Interesting discussion started by Jim McClellan - asking what is an "acceptable" word processor for the Coco 3   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158398348812641/   6) Christopher Mayeux posted a newspaper article from September 13, 1990 talking about some Color Computer User Groups in his area   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158398828332641/   7) Coco Crew episode 61 is out. Includes an interview with Simon Jonassen and Paul Fiscarelli about a new background sampled sound routine they are working on that is both compressed (4 bit ADPCM) and fast (no more than 63 CPU cycles per sample). An interesting discussion topic was "What Coco software did you use the most?".   http://cococrew.org   8) Nir Dary in the Dragon Facebook group shows a Hebrew font he has been working on, that uses John Whitworth's board that allows custom fonts:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2659735700952749/   9) Interesting Ebay find in Europe in the Dragon Facebook group - a Dragon 32 with *native* RGB support:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2657678064491846/   10) Robert Gault has apparently uploaded a large world map program for OS9 up to the Color Computer archive, but it's not up yet as of this time.   11) Simon Jonassen has posted a brief video showing his new demo program, and using the ADPCM sound routine that he talked about on the latest Coco Crew episode:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158411807097641/     Game On news: ============= 1) Jim Gerrie has a video showing his MC-10 port of the game "Touch Down", based on the computer book "Space Games"   https://youtu.be/pIJznvSBUP4   2) Neil Blanchard's new run of Rick Adam's "Bomb Threat" game cartridge is shipping   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158405524972641/   3) Lee Perkins put up some screenshots of his initial conversion of an MS-DOS game screen to a Coco 3   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158394680422641/   4) Pere Serrat shared a video showing his more advanced version of the AGD engine, now using the Wordpak2+ for additional sound effects and music:   https://youtu.be/zYMfmzttu3w   5) Robert Allen Murphy has put up his latest blog post on converting the PC6001 game Nostromo to the Coco line:   https://exileinparadise.com/nostromo:assembling_the_blocks   CoCoTALK!   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 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   Live interactive video streams: https://www.youtube.com/c/Ogsteviestrow/live https://www.facebook.com/cocotalklive https://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/ https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive
Today we celebrate the greatest thing in American History, the birf of Tom C from Jersey! We may also pay homage to our treasonous Brexit of 1776, but that is not as important. This.... is..... CoCoTALK!   General segments with time stamps you can quick link to: 00:02:50 "Happy Birthday Song" to Tom C 00:04:01 Panel Introductions 00:08:14 CoCo Discord #coco-art-gallery 00:10:51 CoCo Thoughts 00:13:43 GameON! challenge results 00:43:45 Next week's game announcement 00:54:48 Upcoming game of the week announcement - Bomb Threat 00:53:21 Nick Marotta magazine cover 00:55:10 Panel Discussion - De-soldering 01:18:45 News from around the retro world 01:47:37 GameON! news 02:10:09 Panel discussion "What did you use regularly" 02:47:16 CoCo Thoughts 02:54:18 Project updates and acquisitions 03:44:50 How Tom C impacted your life 03:50:41 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussion   News stories for Episode #167, July 4, 2020 show: ================================================= 1) Tim Halloran has an updated video on using DC power to power his Coco 2.   https://youtu.be/6UN1XvJG-bs   2) Playing on an emulator or actual Coco - which to choose, and why?:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158399124387641/   3) Bill Garretson has a video of a Fireworks program he wrote for the Coco 1/2:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158410702962641/   4) Joey Cabral has some photos up of his upgrading a Coco 3 to a 6309 using his newly acquired Hakko de-soldering vacuum   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158398004597641/   5) Interesting discussion started by Jim McClellan - asking what is an "acceptable" word processor for the Coco 3   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158398348812641/   6) Christopher Mayeux posted a newspaper article from September 13, 1990 talking about some Color Computer User Groups in his area   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158398828332641/   7) Coco Crew episode 61 is out. Includes an interview with Simon Jonassen and Paul Fiscarelli about a new background sampled sound routine they are working on that is both compressed (4 bit ADPCM) and fast (no more than 63 CPU cycles per sample). An interesting discussion topic was "What Coco software did you use the most?".   http://cococrew.org   8) Nir Dary in the Dragon Facebook group shows a Hebrew font he has been working on, that uses John Whitworth's board that allows custom fonts:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2659735700952749/   9) Interesting Ebay find in Europe in the Dragon Facebook group - a Dragon 32 with *native* RGB support:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2657678064491846/   10) Robert Gault has apparently uploaded a large world map program for OS9 up to the Color Computer archive, but it's not up yet as of this time.   11) Simon Jonassen has posted a brief video showing his new demo program, and using the ADPCM sound routine that he talked about on the latest Coco Crew episode:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158411807097641/     Game On news: ============= 1) Jim Gerrie has a video showing his MC-10 port of the game "Touch Down", based on the computer book "Space Games"   https://youtu.be/pIJznvSBUP4   2) Neil Blanchard's new run of Rick Adam's "Bomb Threat" game cartridge is shipping   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158405524972641/   3) Lee Perkins put up some screenshots of his initial conversion of an MS-DOS game screen to a Coco 3   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158394680422641/   4) Pere Serrat shared a video showing his more advanced version of the AGD engine, now using the Wordpak2+ for additional sound effects and music:   https://youtu.be/zYMfmzttu3w   5) Robert Allen Murphy has put up his latest blog post on converting the PC6001 game Nostromo to the Coco line:   https://exileinparadise.com/nostromo:assembling_the_blocks   CoCoTALK!   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 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   Live interactive video streams: https://www.youtube.com/c/Ogsteviestrow/live https://www.facebook.com/cocotalklive https://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/ https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive
This week we'll look at the world premiere of the latest game from Nick Marentes, Rally SG, inspired by Rally-X from the arcade, it uses the 9-color semi-graphics mode, and will run on a CoCo 1,2,3 and Dragon with 64K.  http://nickmarentes.com/   This along with CoCo and retro news, GameOn! results, the new game of the week, projects, updates, acquisitions, and all kinds of CoCo goodness!   Time Stamps: 00:02:23               Panel Introductions 00:10:02               CoCo and Retro News 00:25:11               CoCo Thoughts 00:25:36               GameON! Results, discussion, and new game reveal 00:45:41               Gaming news 00:54:56               Rally SG premier with Nick Marentes 01:15:17               Project acquisitions, updates 02:04:42               additional updates and discussions 02:22:19               Closing credits 02:24:44               Final words   News stories for Episode #166, June 27, 2020 show: ================================================= 1) CanadianRetroThings has a new video out showing him hooking up his giant Panasonic TV/Radio/Cassette deck to his MC-10 this time:   https://youtu.be/3j-fA5kBUdo   2) Davy Mitchell posted a link to his blog, "Davy's Retro Corner", in the Dragon Facebook group. This entry talks about a 3D terrain generating program   https://davysretrocorner.blogspot.com/2020/06/type-in-dragon-user-fault-line-graphics.html   3) The Trash Talk (TRS-80) podcast has game programming contest, that includes the Coco.   http://www.trs-80.org.uk/2020competition.html   4) Tim Halloran has a video demonstrating him powering his Coco 2 - from USB:   https://youtu.be/qfa4Db2OwE8   5) Keith (ChibiAkumas on YouTube) has his 2nd 6809 assembly language tutorial up - this episode covers the 6809 addressing modes:   https://youtu.be/JpIi85GWDRo   6) Ed Snider has some photos of his 32K RAM MC-10 board in the making   https://www.facebook.com/groups/731424100317748/permalink/2969740209819448/   Game On news: ============= 1) Paul Shoemaker is working on a Coco 3 only Dungeon Crawler, and shows a sample screen using a tileset he purchased:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158370706662641/   2) Neil Blanchard has ROM cartridge versions of Rick Adam's "Bomb Threat" game available again, for $30. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1606095809633762/permalink/2636663219910344/?sale_post_id=2636663219910344     3) Neil also has the new cartridge game by Evan Wright called 3D Monster Maze, which is a Coco 1/2 version of the game https://www.facebook.com/groups/1606095809633762/permalink/2636658969910769/?sale_post_id=2636658969910769   Evan also upload a video of the final version in action:   https://youtu.be/4uqWLrzsd2U   4) Cuthbert Dragon has a few new Dragon gameplay videos of note this week:   https://www.youtube.com/user/MaryWinstead32/videos - Monsters   5) Ciaran has released an updated Coco version of the Dragon game ROTABB's - it now includes the original loaded an opening story:    http://www.6809.org.uk/tmp/da/coco_ports/   6) Nick Marentes has a video out to promote his Rally-SG game for all Coco's and the Dragon's (with at least 64K), which is getting released in August:   https://youtu.be/9lUiwo7Zly4   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 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 Live interactive video streams: https://www.youtube.com/c/Ogsteviestrow/live https://www.facebook.com/cocotalklive https://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/ https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive  
This week we'll look at the world premiere of the latest game from Nick Marentes, Rally SG, inspired by Rally-X from the arcade, it uses the 9-color semi-graphics mode, and will run on a CoCo 1,2,3 and Dragon with 64K.  http://nickmarentes.com/   This along with CoCo and retro news, GameOn! results, the new game of the week, projects, updates, acquisitions, and all kinds of CoCo goodness!   Time Stamps: 00:02:23               Panel Introductions 00:10:02               CoCo and Retro News 00:25:11               CoCo Thoughts 00:25:36               GameON! Results, discussion, and new game reveal 00:45:41               Gaming news 00:54:56               Rally SG premier with Nick Marentes 01:15:17               Project acquisitions, updates 02:04:42               additional updates and discussions 02:22:19               Closing credits 02:24:44               Final words News stories for Episode #166, June 27, 2020 show: ================================================= 1) CanadianRetroThings has a new video out showing him hooking up his giant Panasonic TV/Radio/Cassette deck to his MC-10 this time:   https://youtu.be/3j-fA5kBUdo   2) Davy Mitchell posted a link to his blog, "Davy's Retro Corner", in the Dragon Facebook group. This entry talks about a 3D terrain generating program   https://davysretrocorner.blogspot.com/2020/06/type-in-dragon-user-fault-line-graphics.html   3) The Trash Talk (TRS-80) podcast has game programming contest, that includes the Coco.   http://www.trs-80.org.uk/2020competition.html   4) Tim Halloran has a video demonstrating him powering his Coco 2 - from USB:   https://youtu.be/qfa4Db2OwE8   5) Keith (ChibiAkumas on YouTube) has his 2nd 6809 assembly language tutorial up - this episode covers the 6809 addressing modes:   https://youtu.be/JpIi85GWDRo   6) Ed Snider has some photos of his 32K RAM MC-10 board in the making   https://www.facebook.com/groups/731424100317748/permalink/2969740209819448/   Game On news: ============= 1) Paul Shoemaker is working on a Coco 3 only Dungeon Crawler, and shows a sample screen using a tileset he purchased:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158370706662641/   2) Neil Blanchard has ROM cartridge versions of Rick Adam's "Bomb Threat" game available again, for $30. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1606095809633762/permalink/2636663219910344/?sale_post_id=2636663219910344     3) Neil also has the new cartridge game by Evan Wright called 3D Monster Maze, which is a Coco 1/2 version of the game https://www.facebook.com/groups/1606095809633762/permalink/2636658969910769/?sale_post_id=2636658969910769   Evan also upload a video of the final version in action:   https://youtu.be/4uqWLrzsd2U   4) Cuthbert Dragon has a few new Dragon gameplay videos of note this week:   https://www.youtube.com/user/MaryWinstead32/videos - Monsters   5) Ciaran has released an updated Coco version of the Dragon game ROTABB's - it now includes the original loaded an opening story:    http://www.6809.org.uk/tmp/da/coco_ports/   6) Nick Marentes has a video out to promote his Rally-SG game for all Coco's and the Dragon's (with at least 64K), which is getting released in August:   https://youtu.be/9lUiwo7Zly4   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 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 Live interactive video streams: https://www.youtube.com/c/Ogsteviestrow/live https://www.facebook.com/cocotalklive https://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/ https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive  
We're back with everyone's favorite talk show about the CoCo and this week we'll talk about news, GameON! results for Galagon and so much more! General segments with time stamps you can quick link to:00:03:08 Nick Marotta magizine cover00:03:46 Panel Introductions00:07:50 Project updates and acquisitions - Part 100:29:39 News from around the retro world01:03:17 CoCo Thoughts01:03:43 GameON! challenge results01:26:59 Next week's game announcment01:37:26 GameON! news02:43:54 CoCo Thoughts02:46:28 Project updates and acquisitions - Part 203:41:38 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussion03:43:22 CoCoTalk - In these trying times News stories for Episode #165, June 20, 2020 show:=================================================1) Canadian Retro Things has a video of how to fix some screen glitches he had in his MC-10 with the 8K RAM mod. https://youtu.be/NYdWeXxZGzw 2) Phil Harvey-Smith has some photos of the first factory manufactured circuit boards for the DragonSM. https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2645282975731355/ 3) Jim Gerrie basically has Sword of Fargoal working on the MC-10, but he needs some bug-testers. https://www.facebook.com/groups/731424100317748/permalink/2939712129488923/ 4) Allen Huffman's new blog post is a bit different this week - he found an old handwritten disassembly that he had written decades ago https://subethasoftware.com/2020/06/04/coco-notebook-mystery-6809-assembly/ 5) Ed Snider has a test CocoMECH keyboard using black keys: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158358030137641/ 6) Bart van den Akker of the Home Computer Museum in the Netherlands had his original Coco 2 https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158354120977641/ 7) Todd Wallace has released his new DIR utility for NitrOS-9 that works similar to DIR in MS-DOS (his screenshot is even using his CGA PC font), and you can download it from his site: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158353911262641/ 8) Boysentech has announced availability of their version of the CocoSDC https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158362863532641/ 9) Mini discussion topic - Michael Pittsley put up a question on Facebook Friday evening about what is the best "Demo" program on the Coco 3? https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158364749812641/ 10) Boisy Pitre has released The Coco Collector Episode 3 - which shows a Coco 3 that used to belong to Marty Goodman https://youtu.be/4_v9WPeUvvw Game On news:=============1) Marlin Lee has put up a video of a rare Moon Patrol style game (Butterfly Patrol)https://youtu.be/IQ97Xr1SCaQ 2) Brian Palmer has been hunting through his disks looking for later versions of Spectral Associates games, after they enabled speech (for the Sound Speech Pak) https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/files/ 3) Jim Gerrie has (possibly final) video showing The Sword of Fargoal https://youtu.be/GF2uxtnkeGM 4) Cuthbert Dragon has been busy again: https://www.youtube.com/user/MaryWinstead32/videosOnes of note (some totally new, some where he/she actually knows how to play): North Sea Action (which appears to be a clone of Anteater from the arcade, or at least a derivative). Impossiball Rola Ball 6809 Express Super Nova Darts Perilous Pit Castle Attack River of Fire (it changes color sets as you play, which is different for a graphic adventure game) Death Valley Droids Cosmic Crusader (which I just added to my website recently) Return of the Ring (make sure to scrub through - there are several display types as one plays) Juxtaposition (skip to 5:30, when he leaves the dome, too - some of the walking has a 3D type effect) Sword and the Sourcerer Starman Jones Kung Fu the Master Sky-Joust (which at first glance it looks like Joust, but... you can shoot? Star DefenseEmail any suggestions you have for the show to cocotalk@cocotalk.liveVisit us on the web at http://cocotalk.liveJoin us for daily conversations on Discord: http://discord.cocotalk.liveTo find out more about the Color Computer visit http://imacoconut.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.comConsider becoming a patron of the show:https://patreon.com/ogsteviestrow Live interactive video streams:https://www.youtube.com/c/Ogsteviestrow/livehttps://www.facebook.com/cocotalklivehttps://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive
We're back with everyone's favorite talk show about the CoCo and this week we'll talk about news, GameON! results for Galagon and so much more! Email any suggestions you have for the show to cocotalk@cocotalk.liveVisit us on the web at http://cocotalk.liveJoin us for daily conversations on Discord: http://discord.cocotalk.liveTo find out more about the Color Computer visit http://imacoconut.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.comConsider becoming a patron of the show:https://patreon.com/ogsteviestrow Live interactive video streams:https://www.youtube.com/c/Ogsteviestrow/livehttps://www.facebook.com/cocotalklivehttps://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive
This week we'll focus on people who are new to being back to the CoCo hobby, a lot has changed in the past 40 years and the CoCo is alive and well, and there are a lot of things you can do in the CoCo hobby. So how does one start? What's the best way? What's the best CoCo setup? How do I get and run hardware and software, what's the minimum I'd need, how far can we go, what about emulators, and so much more. Gather your questions and we'll hear from a variety of people on how they CoCo and what suggestions we have for people just getting back to the CoCo. We'll review the GameON! results from Candy Company, learn what next week's game will be, cover CoCo news, and more! CoCoTALK! 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: https://discord.gg/4J5nHXm To find out more about the Color Computer visit http://imacoconut.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 Live interactive video streams:https://www.youtube.com/c/Ogsteviestrow/live https://www.facebook.com/cocotalklive https://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/ https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive
Episode 164 - Back to CoCo

Episode 164 - Back to CoCo

2020-06-1504:08:28

This week we'll focus on people who are new to being back to the CoCo hobby, a lot has changed in the past 40 years and the CoCo is alive and well, and there are a lot of things you can do in the CoCo hobby. So how does one start? What's the best way? What's the best CoCo setup? How do I get and run hardware and software, what's the minimum I'd need, how far can we go, what about emulators, and so much more. Gather your questions and we'll hear from a variety of people on how they CoCo and what suggestions we have for people just getting back to the CoCo. We'll review the GameON! results from Candy Company, learn what next week's game will be, cover CoCo news, and more! CoCoTALK! 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: https://discord.gg/4J5nHXm To find out more about the Color Computer visit http://imacoconut.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 Live interactive video streams:https://www.youtube.com/c/Ogsteviestrow/live https://www.facebook.com/cocotalklive https://www.periscope.tv/CoCoTALKlive/ https://twitter.com/CoCoTALKlive
This week we're going to focus on the latest and greatest update to the CoCo-Pi project which now has an official web site http://coco-pi.com We'll show you a 30 minute tutorial on how to download and set up your Raspberry Pi 3 or 4 to run the CoCo-Pi image. We show you how to add all the CoCo ROMS to MAME, how to download and run software, and how to add your own software to your system. This will be followed by a live Q&A session with Ron Klein who's managing this project. You can enjoy CoCoTALK! live and as audio and video podcasts, visit http://cocotalk.live to learn how and join us on Discord http://discord.cocotalk.live General segments with time stamps you can quick link to:00:02:51 Panel Introductions00:05:51 Ron Klein - CoCoPi update00:17:18 CoCo Thoughts01:17:37 GameON! challenge results01:20:50 GameON! Lunar Rover Patrol discussion01:30:39 Next week's game announcment01:39:09 GameON! news02:07:13 News from around the retro world02:41:56 CoCo Thoughts02:44:29 Project updates and acquisitions03:11:17 Nightmare Highway - The song03:14:05 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussions New Links:1) Tim Halloran put up a video on how to take a Coco 2 keyboard apart, and clean it: https://youtu.be/u1S9KExR9jU 2) Erico Monteiro https://youtu.be/OBXG1O_5fEY https://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=70215.0 3) David K on YouTube https://youtu.be/nJgzYuMWNfg?t=471 4) Coco Crew episode 60 was released, and includes a review of Rampage.http://cococrew.org/cococrew-podcast-60.html 5) Ed Snider has announced 8 MB RAM upgradehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158318768477641/ 6) Eric Canales shared a cool video clip https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158317268257641/ 7) Rubber feet for the Coco 1: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158315306512641/ 8) Terry Trapp CoCo capture issueshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158310032052641/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158310933662641/ 9) Guillaume Major has done some updates to the Color Computer Archive https://colorcomputerarchive.com/search 10) James Jones runs some BASIC09 performance tests with surprising resultshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/1929079184021683/permalink/2597277030535225/ 11) James Hosts inquires about INKEY$ and alternatives to allow for key repeat detectionhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/731424100317748/permalink/2914666795326790/ 12) Wayne Aaron obtains a CoCo 2 he plans to use as a CoCo-Pi casehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158321285392641/ 13) Alsion Denu posts some *interesting* photos with CoCoshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158316789277641/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158318792572641/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158303480947641/ 14) Tony Jewell from the Dragon group joins the CoCo owner's clubhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158295267832641/ Game On news:1) YouTuber "retro techtive" has started releasing Coco game videos Androne: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrkXrJqkN-Q Air Attack: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XroCF2adwNA 2) The Amigos released their final regular episode of The Coco Show https://youtu.be/aLFLQuCInQs 3) GigerPunk did a video of Cuthbert in the Mines on his Dragon 32: https://youtu.be/YnbHDTNtY1U 4) Pere Serrat released a new video of his updated AGD engine, using the Wordpak II+ https://youtu.be/dnuiz5J4bCs 5) Erik Gavriluk started an interesting discussion on what is the greatest ORIGINAL Coco 3 game https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158318127852641/ 6) Mark McDougall is starting to work on finishing some of his arcade transcodes againhttps://retroports.blogspot.com/?fbclid=IwAR02Xk-ZcVMqFKq4uEy77tk2yWxItAJJN1A8UVJAXZmNEreApX3wzH9xKn8 7) Cuthbert Dragon released a lot of new Dragon gameplay videos this week Red Meanies (3D Pacman): https://youtu.be/UqbcAz-kieA Keys of Roth (kind of a graphics Choose Your Own Adventure style game(: https://youtu.be/MOb3c0RPaDs Starfighter: https://youtu.be/f-wGM5dtnn8 Mutant Wars (kind of a Shamus/Berzerk crossover?): https://youtu.be/wZkPoIZ0ZA4 Screaming Ab-Dabs (and he seems to know how to actually play it properly): https://youtu.be/nsrm1BMZcVA 8) Michael Pittsley inquires about a Soduko game for the CoCo, John Linville replieshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158322420287641/ 9) Carlos Camacho inquires about the Canyon Climber Cartridges for the NEC PC-600, created by James Garon, author of the CoCo versionhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158308661562641/ Steve Bjork chimes inAllen Huffman posts a YouTube video of the game by HighRetroGameLordhttps://youtu.be/1Lt4Tts0CfI  
This week we're going to focus on the latest and greatest update to the CoCo-Pi project which now has an official web site http://coco-pi.com We'll show you a 30 minute tutorial on how to download and set up your Raspberry Pi 3 or 4 to run the CoCo-Pi image. We show you how to add all the CoCo ROMS to MAME, how to download and run software, and how to add your own software to your system. This will be followed by a live Q&A session with Ron Klein who's managing this project. You can enjoy CoCoTALK! live and as audio and video podcasts, visit http://cocotalk.live to learn how and join us on Discord http://discord.cocotalk.live General segments with time stamps you can quick link to:00:02:51 Panel Introductions00:05:51 Ron Klein - CoCoPi update00:17:18 CoCo Thoughts01:17:37 GameON! challenge results01:20:50 GameON! Lunar Rover Patrol discussion01:30:39 Next week's game announcment01:39:09 GameON! news02:07:13 News from around the retro world02:41:56 CoCo Thoughts02:44:29 Project updates and acquisitions03:11:17 Nightmare Highway - The song03:14:05 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussions New Links:1) Tim Halloran put up a video on how to take a Coco 2 keyboard apart, and clean it: https://youtu.be/u1S9KExR9jU 2) Erico Monteiro https://youtu.be/OBXG1O_5fEY https://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=70215.0 3) David K on YouTube https://youtu.be/nJgzYuMWNfg?t=471 4) Coco Crew episode 60 was released, and includes a review of Rampage.http://cococrew.org/cococrew-podcast-60.html 5) Ed Snider has announced 8 MB RAM upgradehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158318768477641/ 6) Eric Canales shared a cool video clip https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158317268257641/ 7) Rubber feet for the Coco 1: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158315306512641/ 8) Terry Trapp CoCo capture issueshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158310032052641/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158310933662641/ 9) Guillaume Major has done some updates to the Color Computer Archive https://colorcomputerarchive.com/search 10) James Jones runs some BASIC09 performance tests with surprising resultshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/1929079184021683/permalink/2597277030535225/ 11) James Hosts inquires about INKEY$ and alternatives to allow for key repeat detectionhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/731424100317748/permalink/2914666795326790/ 12) Wayne Aaron obtains a CoCo 2 he plans to use as a CoCo-Pi casehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158321285392641/ 13) Alsion Denu posts some *interesting* photos with CoCoshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158316789277641/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158318792572641/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158303480947641/ 14) Tony Jewell from the Dragon group joins the CoCo owner's clubhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158295267832641/ Game On news:1) YouTuber "retro techtive" has started releasing Coco game videos Androne: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrkXrJqkN-Q Air Attack: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XroCF2adwNA 2) The Amigos released their final regular episode of The Coco Show https://youtu.be/aLFLQuCInQs 3) GigerPunk did a video of Cuthbert in the Mines on his Dragon 32: https://youtu.be/YnbHDTNtY1U 4) Pere Serrat released a new video of his updated AGD engine, using the Wordpak II+ https://youtu.be/dnuiz5J4bCs 5) Erik Gavriluk started an interesting discussion on what is the greatest ORIGINAL Coco 3 game https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158318127852641/ 6) Mark McDougall is starting to work on finishing some of his arcade transcodes againhttps://retroports.blogspot.com/?fbclid=IwAR02Xk-ZcVMqFKq4uEy77tk2yWxItAJJN1A8UVJAXZmNEreApX3wzH9xKn8 7) Cuthbert Dragon released a lot of new Dragon gameplay videos this week Red Meanies (3D Pacman): https://youtu.be/UqbcAz-kieA Keys of Roth (kind of a graphics Choose Your Own Adventure style game(: https://youtu.be/MOb3c0RPaDs Starfighter: https://youtu.be/f-wGM5dtnn8 Mutant Wars (kind of a Shamus/Berzerk crossover?): https://youtu.be/wZkPoIZ0ZA4 Screaming Ab-Dabs (and he seems to know how to actually play it properly): https://youtu.be/nsrm1BMZcVA 8) Michael Pittsley inquires about a Soduko game for the CoCo, John Linville replieshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158322420287641/ 9) Carlos Camacho inquires about the Canyon Climber Cartridges for the NEC PC-600, created by James Garon, author of the CoCo versionhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158308661562641/ Steve Bjork chimes inAllen Huffman posts a YouTube video of the game by HighRetroGameLordhttps://youtu.be/1Lt4Tts0CfI  
Episode 162 of CoCoTALK! celebrates the NASA/Space-X live launch and incorporates that into the show.  Unfortunately, airing the live footage became a copyright issue and so this replay will now feature some substitute footage, our apologies.   Segment Timestamps: 00:05:36 Panel Introductions 00:09:36 Who's new to Discord this week 00:10:18 CoCo Thoughts 00:11:53 GameON! high score challenge results 00:13:49 GameON! Timberman discussions 00:23:10 Timber Bots 00:47:35 Next week's game announcement 00:53:45 GameON! news game news from around the world 00:57:39 The best 6 minutes of your life 01:20:58 NASA launch with commentary 01:44:32 CoCo Thoughts replay 01:48:46 CoCo News from around the world 02:53:17 CoCo community info 02:38:18 Project updates and Acquisitions 03:16:35 parting thoughts and outro/credits   News Links: 1) James Diffendaffer pointed out the video of Gary Becker showing both Ed Snider's keyboard, and a prototype GIME-X (which Gary is doing the FPGA programming for, and Ed is building the hardware), form the Central Texas Retro Computer Club Online meeting from May 2:   https://youtu.be/NdSU-Ot7Osw?t=1686   2) Erik Gavriluk has released his new version of the 3D DISPLAY program from Hot Coco magazine. It features the original version, the optimized version (which is at least twice as fast, supports rotation on multiple axis simultaneously, and a Coco 3 version. Details here:   https://github.com/milliluk/display/blob/master/README.md   3) Our own Stevie Strowbridge put up a video showing him (finally!) hooking up his MC-10 to his MCX1-128, and showing how much memory it gives to it's enhanced BASIC, and also showing off it's Emcee server capabilities (similar to Drivewire):   https://youtu.be/OOSR2nZgi_s   4) Carlos Camacho is compiling a list of every possible Model number for all Coco's. If anyone has any more to add, please use the Facebook link to send him the information to update his spreadsheet:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158287258932641/   5) Allen Huffman has a post about finding a "COCOFEST" easter egg in BASIC using the RND function... or, *did* he?   https://subethasoftware.com/2020/05/28/random-easter-egg/   6) Canadian Retro Things did a video of hooking his Coco 2 to a 1979 Panasonic Mini TV/Radio/Cassette recorder.   https://youtu.be/5ZH3fRyK9SA   Game News: 1) Eric Monteiro posted a semigraphics demo, this time using real Coco BASIC, for animated characters for an upcoming game he is working on:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158293816847641/   2) I will be slowing down game page updates on Monday as I get started into EOU Beta 6, but I will have managed to have added over 70 game entries this month (I should break 80 by the end of the weekend):   http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/coco_game_list.html   3) Cuthbert Dragon posted a lot of Dragon gameplay videos on real hardware.  Teee Off (Dragon color set), Arcadia, Leggit!, Monsters, Flight worth looking at.   https://www.youtube.com/user/MaryWinstead32/videos   4) The Amigos have posted their next episode, featuring Mind-Roll from Tandy (programmed by Jesse Taylor @ Epyx):   https://youtu.be/dyjNIdwps1g They have also recorded their last regular episode (for the forseeable future) featuring Battle Stations by Novasoft, as well as the winner of the Gunstar giveaway contest. This will be officially released on Wednesday.  They have said they will still do some Coco live streams, and an occasional episode as John finds time, but I want to play this clip from the show, where they talk about their experience with the Coco:   https://www.twitch.tv/videos/635796973?t=00h43m14s Play until 49:13 (Battle Station start)
Episode 162 Space Talk

Episode 162 Space Talk

2020-05-3103:20:27

Episode 162 of CoCoTALK! celebrates the NASA/Space-X live launch and incorporates that into the show.  Unfortunately, airing the live footage became a copyright issue and so this replay will now feature some substitute footage, our apologies.   Segment Timestamps: 00:05:36 Panel Introductions 00:09:36 Who's new to Discord this week 00:10:18 CoCo Thoughts 00:11:53 GameON! high score challenge results 00:13:49 GameON! Timberman discussions 00:23:10 Timber Bots 00:47:35 Next week's game announcement 00:53:45 GameON! news game news from around the world 00:57:39 The best 6 minutes of your life 01:20:58 NASA launch with commentary 01:44:32 CoCo Thoughts replay 01:48:46 CoCo News from around the world 02:53:17 CoCo community info 02:38:18 Project updates and Acquisitions 03:16:35 parting thoughts and outro/credits   News Links: 1) James Diffendaffer pointed out the video of Gary Becker showing both Ed Snider's keyboard, and a prototype GIME-X (which Gary is doing the FPGA programming for, and Ed is building the hardware), form the Central Texas Retro Computer Club Online meeting from May 2:   https://youtu.be/NdSU-Ot7Osw?t=1686   2) Erik Gavriluk has released his new version of the 3D DISPLAY program from Hot Coco magazine. It features the original version, the optimized version (which is at least twice as fast, supports rotation on multiple axis simultaneously, and a Coco 3 version. Details here:   https://github.com/milliluk/display/blob/master/README.md   3) Our own Stevie Strowbridge put up a video showing him (finally!) hooking up his MC-10 to his MCX1-128, and showing how much memory it gives to it's enhanced BASIC, and also showing off it's Emcee server capabilities (similar to Drivewire):   https://youtu.be/OOSR2nZgi_s   4) Carlos Camacho is compiling a list of every possible Model number for all Coco's. If anyone has any more to add, please use the Facebook link to send him the information to update his spreadsheet:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158287258932641/   5) Allen Huffman has a post about finding a "COCOFEST" easter egg in BASIC using the RND function... or, *did* he?   https://subethasoftware.com/2020/05/28/random-easter-egg/   6) Canadian Retro Things did a video of hooking his Coco 2 to a 1979 Panasonic Mini TV/Radio/Cassette recorder.   https://youtu.be/5ZH3fRyK9SA   Game News: 1) Eric Monteiro posted a semigraphics demo, this time using real Coco BASIC, for animated characters for an upcoming game he is working on:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158293816847641/   2) I will be slowing down game page updates on Monday as I get started into EOU Beta 6, but I will have managed to have added over 70 game entries this month (I should break 80 by the end of the weekend):   http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/coco_game_list.html   3) Cuthbert Dragon posted a lot of Dragon gameplay videos on real hardware.  Teee Off (Dragon color set), Arcadia, Leggit!, Monsters, Flight worth looking at.   https://www.youtube.com/user/MaryWinstead32/videos   4) The Amigos have posted their next episode, featuring Mind-Roll from Tandy (programmed by Jesse Taylor @ Epyx):   https://youtu.be/dyjNIdwps1g They have also recorded their last regular episode (for the forseeable future) featuring Battle Stations by Novasoft, as well as the winner of the Gunstar giveaway contest. This will be officially released on Wednesday.  They have said they will still do some Coco live streams, and an occasional episode as John finds time, but I want to play this clip from the show, where they talk about their experience with the Coco:   https://www.twitch.tv/videos/635796973?t=00h43m14s Play until 49:13 (Battle Station start)
We're back with another exciting episode of CoCoTALK! this week brings us episode 161. What can you expect this week? Hearing from CoCo enthusiasts from around the world, get updates on projects and any acquisitions, we'll cover CoCo and retro news from around the world, have our GameON! segment where we'll review the results of all who played Downland this week, we may have a sneak peek or announcement from Boyson technologies, and so much more!   Take part in CoCo discussions 24/7 on our CoCo Discord server http://discord.cocotalk.live Learn more about CoCoTALK! at http://cocotalk.live Send feedback to cocotalk@cocotalk.live   General segments with time stamps you can quick link to: 00:02:57 Panel Introductions 00:07:32 News from around the retro world 00:57:42 Boysen Tech - Making the CoCoSDC 01:30:47 GameON! challenge results and next week's game reveal 01:55:46 GameON! news 02:17:12 Project updates and acquisitions 03:19:35 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussions News stories for Episode #161, May 23, 2020 show: ================================================= 1) Frank Hogg published on Facebook, his remembered history of creating the Tomcat computer (TC-9 & TC-70):   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158274266977641/   2) Stevie put up a couple of videos for the CocoPi3:    How to set up the CocoPi3:   https://youtu.be/nQlnXzExOqQ   Setting up a CocoPi3 to become a full game console:   https://youtu.be/sPvzXV0HqoQ   3) Carlos Camacho put up a scan of an article that Frank Hogg wrote back around 1983/1984, about the Deluxe Coco   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158274975512641/   4) Eric Canales running MAME in it's debug mode for the Coco, that lets you merge in your own assembly source code into the debugger   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158270853957641/   5) David O'Connor has started setting up a website of all of his 6809 related projects (Coco's, synthesizers, etc.):    https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158275986067641/   6) Brian Wieseler posted some photos of Coco Kraft Joysticks   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158274553217641/   7) Alison Denu posted an encrypted file done on the Coco, and invited other Coco users to try and crack it:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158263393342641/   By Wednesday, Paul Fiscarelli had done it, and made a video about it:   https://youtu.be/90ly9oQ9Uvg   ADDENDUM - Alison has changed her code a bit, and has issued the challenge anew.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158278601702641/   8) David Brenneman shows a completed cartridge interface for the CocoPi3   https://www.facebook.com/groups/748644118674047/permalink/1292324787639308/   9) Allen Huffman has posted another blog about BASIC, and ELSE/GOTO optimizations:    https://subethasoftware.com/2020/05/21/basic-and-else-and-goto-and-work-part-2/   10) A Youtube channel that I have not seen before called "Take it Apart"    https://youtu.be/RGqTCrq6f-0   11) Canadian Retro things posted a video showing using a stereo to load programs on an MC-10:   https://youtu.be/tcK5mJbfTL0   12) Curtis Posted updated the Ease of Use page   http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/nitros9_docs.html   VED 2.9 manual (From Bob van der Poel with permission):   http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/EOUDOCS/VED2.9_manual.pdf   WINDOWS part of the full NitrOS-9 Level II manual (we are formatting it fairly close to the original manuals):   http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/EOUDOCS/NitrOS-9_EOU_Level_2_Windowing_System_Manual.pdf   Game On News stories =========================================== 1) Marlin Lee has a video of Avenger (a somewhat Defender clone)   https://youtu.be/_ej6IFysjps   2) Paul Thayer has Timber Man back on sale again through PayPal:   https://www.paypal.com/instantcommerce/checkout/WS823RPSY22YW   3) Pere Serrat has a full gameplay video now of his Coco 1/2/Dragon port of the AGD game   https://youtu.be/XITAVNvrf0Q   4) Jim Gerrie has his final version of Mahjong for the MC-10   https://youtu.be/-w9fUJkXNqQ   5) Noriko Miyagami has put up a video playthrough of the Adventure International Coco port of "Dog Star Adventure"   https://youtu.be/Rocjx7kTt9w  
We're back with another exciting episode of CoCoTALK! this week brings us episode 161. What can you expect this week? Hearing from CoCo enthusiasts from around the world, get updates on projects and any acquisitions, we'll cover CoCo and retro news from around the world, have our GameON! segment where we'll review the results of all who played Downland this week, we may have a sneak peek or announcement from Boyson technologies, and so much more!   Take part in CoCo discussions 24/7 on our CoCo Discord server http://discord.cocotalk.live Learn more about CoCoTALK! at http://cocotalk.live Send feedback to cocotalk@cocotalk.live   General segments with time stamps you can quick link to: 00:02:57 Panel Introductions 00:07:32 News from around the retro world 00:57:42 Boyson Tech - Making the CoCoSDC 01:30:47 GameON! challenge results and next week's game reveal 01:55:46 GameON! news 02:17:12 Project updates and acquisitions 03:19:35 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussions  News stories for Episode #161, May 23, 2020 show: ================================================= 1) Frank Hogg published on Facebook, his remembered history of creating the Tomcat computer (TC-9 & TC-70):   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158274266977641/   2) Stevie put up a couple of videos for the CocoPi3:    How to set up the CocoPi3:   https://youtu.be/nQlnXzExOqQ   Setting up a CocoPi3 to become a full game console:   https://youtu.be/sPvzXV0HqoQ   3) Carlos Camacho put up a scan of an article that Frank Hogg wrote back around 1983/1984, about the Deluxe Coco   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158274975512641/   4) Eric Canales running MAME in it's debug mode for the Coco, that lets you merge in your own assembly source code into the debugger   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158270853957641/   5) David O'Connor has started setting up a website of all of his 6809 related projects (Coco's, synthesizers, etc.):    https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158275986067641/   6) Brian Wieseler posted some photos of Coco Kraft Joysticks   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158274553217641/   7) Alison Denu posted an encrypted file done on the Coco, and invited other Coco users to try and crack it:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158263393342641/   By Wednesday, Paul Fiscarelli had done it, and made a video about it:   https://youtu.be/90ly9oQ9Uvg   ADDENDUM - Alison has changed her code a bit, and has issued the challenge anew.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158278601702641/   8) David Brenneman shows a completed cartridge interface for the CocoPi3   https://www.facebook.com/groups/748644118674047/permalink/1292324787639308/   9) Allen Huffman has posted another blog about BASIC, and ELSE/GOTO optimizations:    https://subethasoftware.com/2020/05/21/basic-and-else-and-goto-and-work-part-2/   10) A Youtube channel that I have not seen before called "Take it Apart"    https://youtu.be/RGqTCrq6f-0   11) Canadian Retro things posted a video showing using a stereo to load programs on an MC-10:   https://youtu.be/tcK5mJbfTL0   12) Curtis Posted updated the Ease of Use page   http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/nitros9_docs.html   VED 2.9 manual (From Bob van der Poel with permission):   http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/EOUDOCS/VED2.9_manual.pdf   WINDOWS part of the full NitrOS-9 Level II manual (we are formatting it fairly close to the original manuals):   http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/EOUDOCS/NitrOS-9_EOU_Level_2_Windowing_System_Manual.pdf   Game On News stories =========================================== 1) Marlin Lee has a video of Avenger (a somewhat Defender clone)   https://youtu.be/_ej6IFysjps   2) Paul Thayer has Timber Man back on sale again through PayPal:   https://www.paypal.com/instantcommerce/checkout/WS823RPSY22YW   3) Pere Serrat has a full gameplay video now of his Coco 1/2/Dragon port of the AGD game   https://youtu.be/XITAVNvrf0Q   4) Jim Gerrie has his final version of Mahjong for the MC-10   https://youtu.be/-w9fUJkXNqQ   5) Noriko Miyagami has put up a video playthrough of the Adventure International Coco port of "Dog Star Adventure"   https://youtu.be/Rocjx7kTt9w  
This week's CoCoTALK! is being multi tasked via NitrOS9 Ease of Use beta 5 with special guest host and streamer Rob Inman. 00:02:39 Show Starts00:04:17 GameON! results00:05:49 Game discussion, tips, trick00:16:03 Next week's game revealed00:21:18 Panel Introductions00:33:52 GameON! news00:56:46 Simon Jonnasen shows us how he produces CoCo sound samples01:03:14 GameON! news continues01:13:32 NEWS!01:48:21 Barrier to Entry - the CoCoTALK! Quiz!02:10:22 Ron's Garage02:21:44 Project Updates/Acqusitions02:35:00 NitrOS9 Ease of Use quick demo02:48:14 Outro/Closing credits
This week's CoCoTALK! is being multi tasked via NitrOS9 Ease of Use beta 5 with special guest host and streamer Rob Inman. 00:02:39 Show Starts00:04:17 GameON! results00:05:49 Game discussion, tips, trick00:16:03 Next week's game revealed00:21:18 Panel Introductions00:33:52 GameON! news00:56:46 Simon Jonnasen shows us how he produces CoCo sound samples01:03:14 GameON! news continues01:13:32 NEWS!01:48:21 Barrier to Entry - the CoCoTALK! Quiz!02:10:22 Ron's Garage02:21:44 Project Updates/Acqusitions02:35:00 NitrOS9 Ease of Use quick demo02:48:14 Outro/Closing credits
This week we'll be joined by special guest Brett Gordon and see and hear all about his latest release of YA-DOS. We'll also hear from Ron Klein who recently posted a video showing off a virtual hard drive image he's created for YA-DOS that has over 3,000 disks from the Color Computer Archive at your disposal. We'll also include our usual segments; project updates & acquisitions, GameON! results and the new game of the week reveal, NEWS from around the retroverse and so much more! General segments with time stamps you can quick link to:00:02:50 Panel Introductions00:07:00 Ron Klein - CoCoPi00:10:25 Brett Gordon - YA-DOS01:02:37 GameON! challenge results and next week's game reveal01:19:57 Project updates and acquisitions01:49:08 News from around the retro world02:23:08 GameON! news02:56:29 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussions Send feedback to cocotalk@cocotalk.liveVisit us on the web at http://cocotalk.liveJoin our CoCo community Discord server: http://discord.cocotalk.live News links: 1) Dennis Havlena https://youtu.be/LSjzj94YzEg 2) Stevie Strow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NegztbUWM8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9Arxa7JbsI https://youtu.be/L6OEjuVIceQ 3) Allen Huffman: https://subethasoftware.com/2020/05/07/more-crazy-on-goto-gosub-and-if-thens/ 4) Ron Klein: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riNy1nA0_GI https://github.com/mrgw454/CCHDD 5) Steven Wallis:http://five.pairlist.net/pipermail/coco/2020-May/174999.html 6) Carlos Camacho https://youtu.be/4ZWEk04V9qw?t=222 7) Paul Barton https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158222214282641/ 8) Ed Snider: https://youtu.be/Ba3fBYJXwVE https://youtu.be/Q8rA0fkvKeU 9) Terry Trapp: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158191599277641/ 10) Todd Wallace: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158227016527641/ 11) Bill Nobel: http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/nitros9.html 12) Rob Owen: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2607317549527898/ 13) Tony Jewell: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2606409212952065/ 14) John Whitworth: https://www.dragonplus-electronics.co.uk/?product=dragonplus-board-for-dragon-32-or-64-kit GameON! News stories 1) A reminder that time is running out for the Amigos Coco Show Gunstar giveaway! Simply leave a review of their show on iTunes to enter (look for "The Coco Show")! 2) Marlin Lee videos: https://youtu.be/71C280P8-uc https://youtu.be/WYlEiJmoCOU https://youtu.be/We4uSYEowm4 https://youtu.be/cDMU-H8H5Lg 3) Roger Taylor: https://youtu.be/7Oux2xTrEYU 4) Michael Pittsley: https://youtu.be/IMoP5kJ8OaM 5) Jim Gerrie: https://youtu.be/gITD3VWRliA https://youtu.be/BMB2nyWIZys https://youtu.be/-AZUA7LC0PE 6) Chinnyvision Episode 338:https://youtu.be/sZWBn1hVDLg 7) Sheldon MacDonald: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158215948927641/ 8) Steve Parham: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2606514002941586/ 9) Pere Serrat: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2605381713054815/ 10) Retrospectreviews: https://youtu.be/VaoFtTWkR6w 11) Cuthbert Dragon/Willy's Revenge: https://youtu.be/1DIGE15fLgU
This week we'll be joined by special guest Brett Gordon and see and hear all about his latest release of YA-DOS. We'll also hear from Ron Klein who recently posted a video showing off a virtual hard drive image he's created for YA-DOS that has over 3,000 disks from the Color Computer Archive at your disposal. We'll also include our usual segments; project updates & acquisitions, GameON! results and the new game of the week reveal, NEWS from around the retroverse and so much more! General segments with time stamps you can quick link to:00:02:50 Panel Introductions00:07:00 Ron Klein - CoCoPi00:10:25 Brett Gordon - YA-DOS01:02:37 GameON! challenge results and next week's game reveal01:19:57 Project updates and acquisitions01:49:08 News from around the retro world02:23:08 GameON! news02:56:29 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussions Send feedback to cocotalk@cocotalk.liveVisit us on the web at http://cocotalk.liveJoin our CoCo community Discord server: http://discord.cocotalk.live News links: 1) Dennis Havlena https://youtu.be/LSjzj94YzEg 2) Stevie Strow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NegztbUWM8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9Arxa7JbsI https://youtu.be/L6OEjuVIceQ 3) Allen Huffman: https://subethasoftware.com/2020/05/07/more-crazy-on-goto-gosub-and-if-thens/ 4) Ron Klein: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riNy1nA0_GI https://github.com/mrgw454/CCHDD 5) Steven Wallis:http://five.pairlist.net/pipermail/coco/2020-May/174999.html 6) Carlos Camacho https://youtu.be/4ZWEk04V9qw?t=222 7) Paul Barton https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158222214282641/ 8) Ed Snider: https://youtu.be/Ba3fBYJXwVE https://youtu.be/Q8rA0fkvKeU 9) Terry Trapp: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158191599277641/ 10) Todd Wallace: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158227016527641/ 11) Bill Nobel: http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/nitros9.html 12) Rob Owen: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2607317549527898/ 13) Tony Jewell: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2606409212952065/ 14) John Whitworth: https://www.dragonplus-electronics.co.uk/?product=dragonplus-board-for-dragon-32-or-64-kit GameON! News stories 1) A reminder that time is running out for the Amigos Coco Show Gunstar giveaway! Simply leave a review of their show on iTunes to enter (look for "The Coco Show")! 2) Marlin Lee videos: https://youtu.be/71C280P8-uc https://youtu.be/WYlEiJmoCOU https://youtu.be/We4uSYEowm4 https://youtu.be/cDMU-H8H5Lg 3) Roger Taylor: https://youtu.be/7Oux2xTrEYU 4) Michael Pittsley: https://youtu.be/IMoP5kJ8OaM 5) Jim Gerrie: https://youtu.be/gITD3VWRliA https://youtu.be/BMB2nyWIZys https://youtu.be/-AZUA7LC0PE 6) Chinnyvision Episode 338:https://youtu.be/sZWBn1hVDLg 7) Sheldon MacDonald: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158215948927641/ 8) Steve Parham: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2606514002941586/ 9) Pere Serrat: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragon32/permalink/2605381713054815/ 10) Retrospectreviews: https://youtu.be/VaoFtTWkR6w 11) Cuthbert Dragon/Willy's Revenge: https://youtu.be/1DIGE15fLgU
The primary topic of this week's show is announcing and discussing the official release of NitrOS9 Ease of Use (EOU) Beta 5, now available for download at http://lcurtisboyle.com General segments with time stamps you can quick link to: 00:02:39 Panel Introductions, project updates, acquisitions 00:53:40 GameON! challenge results and next week's game reveal 01:07:35 GameON! news 01:40:52 News from around the retro world 02:25:28 NitrOS9 EOU Beta user feedback and discussions 03:38:02 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussions Send feedback to cocotalk@cocotalk.live Visit us on the web at http://cocotalk.live Join our CoCo community Discord server: http://discord.cocotalk.live  
The primary topic of this week's show is announcing and discussing the official release of NitrOS9 Ease of Use (EOU) Beta 5, now available for download at http://lcurtisboyle.com General segments with time stamps you can quick link to: 00:02:39 Panel Introductions, project updates, acquisitions 00:53:40 GameON! challenge results and next week's game reveal 01:07:35 GameON! news 01:40:52 News from around the retro world 02:25:28 NitrOS9 EOU Beta user feedback and discussions 03:38:02 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussions Send feedback to cocotalk@cocotalk.live Visit us on the web at http://cocotalk.live Join our CoCo community Discord server: http://discord.cocotalk.live  
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