CoCoTALK!

The world’s leading talk show featuring the Tandy Color Computer!

August 28th, 2018    

Pop*Star Pilot Mullethon celebrating the life and times of Nick Marentes (which Nick) part 2

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As we continue to celebrate the life and times of Color Computer game designer Nick Marentes, we'll play more of Nick's games, as Nick joins us and tries to give me tips on how to play them.  We're also joned by Jason "CoCo Man" Reighard, as seen at PennFEST 99 and 2000!

To learn all about Nick's projects, past, present and future, visit http://nickmarentes.com  to buy Pop*Star Pilot online, which includes all of his games as a bonus, and 30 minute video from PennFEST 2000, visit http://8bit256.com

00:00:00 Introduction
00:00:58 Pac-Man 1.1 play through
00:20:25 Neutroid 2.015 play through
00:27:45 Gate Crasher play through
00:45:03 Rupert Rhythem play through
00:59:54 Donut Dilemma play through
01:18:23 Pop*Star Pilot play through
01:44:06 Video - Nick shows all 4 levels of Pop*Star Pilot
01:50:59 Video - Stellar Oddesy for the TRS-80
01:55:25 Plugs - nickmarentes.com & 8bit256.com
02:01:14 Stevie Rage Quit?
02:04:27 Mullet sighting #1
02:05:22 Mullet sighting #2
02:06:22 Closing and goodbyes

August 27th, 2018    

Pop*Star Pilot Mullethon celebrating the life and times of Nick Marentes (which Nick) part 1

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Part one of a game play marathon of the video game collection of Nick Marentes from Pop*Star pilot all the way back to Neutroid, we'll review Nick's collection, visit many of his games, hear from the man himself, and take a walk through history as Nick discusses his projects from the early days of the TRS-80 Model I through 2016's Pop*Star Pilot, and the development process, evolution and influences in his current game in development, Gun Star!

Find out more about Nick Marentes' projects at http://nickmarentes.com/
Buy the Nick Marentes game collection, including Pop*Star pilot and all his other games, including Pop*Star merchandise at http://8bit256.com

00:00:00 Introduction - playing Pop*Star Pilot up to level II
00:11:03 Peek at the PennFEST 2000 video from the Pop*Star Pilot CD, looking for the mullet
00:14:20 Cosmic Ambush game play
00:21:56 Space Intruders game play
00:28:33 Nick Marentes joins us live!
00:28:43 Pop*Star Pilot game play with Nick
00:51:23 Dueling Pop*Stars! Stevie and Nick play side-by-side
01:02:42 Nick makes it to level 4 in Pop*Star (solo full screen view)
01:09:31 Cosmic Ambush (without flicker) including view of Easter eggs in the game!
01:20:23 Gun Star game development discussions, the influences of the past to the present
01:24:17 Preview of Escape Zone for the TRS-80, early influence
01:29:50 The life and times of Nick Marentes: Reviewing all of his previous projects
02:19:22 Wrapping up and signing off, planning part 2

August 26th, 2018    

RetroTALK! Video Episode #5

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CoCoTALK! AfterDARK! #13 is RetroTALK! #5 and we'll have live correspondent, Jim Brain, from Retro Innovations sharing with us what's going on at Commodore Retro exPo in Las Vegas! We'll hear what's doing there, and, talk about everything else in the world of retro computing and vintage gaming!

Commodore Retro eXpo: http://www.crxevent.com/

CoCoTALK!
Email any suggestions you have for the show to cocotalk@cocotalk.live

Join us for daily conversations on Discord: https://discord.gg/9NCAvA7

CoCoTALK! airs live, right here on YouTube each and every Saturday at 2:00 PM EDT! We are also available for replay and podcast listening! For all things CoCoTALK! visit http://cocotalk.live

Regular segments:
Panel introduction, review of how our week in the retro hobby transpired.

Feed back review:
We go over previous episodes, how many views have they received, what's our current podcast download count, who sent us comments, email feed back, all those and more will be discussed and shared.

Community activity reviews:
Review of news and postings from the Facebook group and the Color Computer mailing list.

Question of the week:
Grant Leighty will bring us a question of the week occasionally for us to discuss.

TechTALK!
L. Curtis Boyle and David Ladd provide us with some more depth on technical discussions

Ron's Garage!
Ron Delvaux offers us a peek into the past by showing of his impressive retro computing collection, each week we'll see some new items and talk about them.

Why did They/Tandy do that?
We'll ask the hard hitting questions of why things were (or weren't) done that could have possibly changed the course of history (hey that sounds like a great premise for a series!)

Interviews, News, Reviews, and more!

CoCoTALK! is the nation's leading live talk show featuring the Tandy Color Computer.

For all things CoCoTALK! visit http://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 of the show:
https://patreon.com/ogsteviestrow

 

August 26th, 2018    

Video Episode 72

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We're back with episode 72 of CoCoTALK! LIve! We'll be talking about all kinds of retro and vintage computing crap, join us!

Email any suggestions you have for the show to cocotalk@cocotalk.live

Join us for daily conversations on Discord: https://discord.gg/9NCAvA7

CoCoTALK! airs live, right here on YouTube each and every Saturday at 2:00 PM EDT! We are also available for replay and podcast listening! For all things CoCoTALK! visit http://cocotalk.live

Regular segments:
Panel introduction, review of how our week in the retro hobby transpired.

Feed back review:
We go over previous episodes, how many views have they received, what's our current podcast download count, who sent us comments, email feed back, all those and more will be discussed and shared.

Community activity reviews:
Review of news and postings from the Facebook group and the Color Computer mailing list.

Question of the week:
Grant Leighty will bring us a question of the week occasionally for us to discuss.

TechTALK!
L. Curtis Boyle and David Ladd provide us with some more depth on technical discussions

Ron's Garage!
Ron Delvaux offers us a peek into the past by showing of his impressive retro computing collection, each week we'll see some new items and talk about them.

Why did They/Tandy do that?
We'll ask the hard hitting questions of why things were (or weren't) done that could have possibly changed the course of history (hey that sounds like a great premise for a series!)

Interviews, News, Reviews, and more!

CoCoTALK! is the nation's leading live talk show featuring the Tandy Color Computer.

For all things CoCoTALK! visit http://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 of the show:
https://patreon.com/ogsteviestrow

 

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