CoCoTALK!

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April 25th, 2021    

Video episode 209


 

00:00:00 - Start
00:00:10 - Intro
00:03:03 - Start of the show!
00:03:10 - Panel Introductions (We sent MarcB to college to learn his left/right!j)
00:06:05 - Reminder! Glenside Virtual Meet Up/ CCCC SpringFEST, TONIGHT!!! 8p/7p Eastern/Central Time on the usual Glenside CoCo BlueJeans channel
00:06:40 - CoCo Thoughts, by Samuel Gimes
00:07:00 - Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
00:08:00 - Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta! Now with SOUND!
00:09:50 - Game On! discussion
00:26:30 - Game On! Game for next week, With Nick Marotta!
00:36:25 - Hmmm, a comershal, been so long I didnt realize what it was!
00:39:42 - CoCotalk! Special on the CoCoPi with Ron Klein
01:11:50 - Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
01:12:12 - Game On! News} Robert Allen Murphy- posted his blog on Nostromo, mainly covering sound  for the MegaMini MPI by Ed Snider
01:20:54 - Game On! News} Paul Shoemaker/FB- video showing his early efforts on his upcoming CocoVGA version of Poker Squares
01:23:38 - Game On! News} Eric Monteiro/YT- live dev video on test game play for his SG4 fighting game
01:26:00 - Game On! News} Cuthbert Dragon/YT- Posted Dragon game videos again, Guardian Angel, Mission Attack, Laser Run
01:33:55 - Game On! News} Jim Gerrie/YT- updated version of his MC-10 Mahjong game, and a question about the user interface
01:35:32 - Game On! News} Brendan Donahe- Recieved his cartridge of Treasure Island Defence and gives his thoughts and opinions on it
01:39:52 - Game On! News} Tim Lindner/YT- playing the official Arkanoid on Coco1/2&3
01:43:06 - Game On! News} Watercooler Films/YT- raw footage of Poltergeist gameplay
01:45:45 - End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
01:46:10 - Commercial Break!
01:49:38 - News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
01:50:02 - CoCo News} ThisWeekInRetro/YT- Call for CoCo3 Support on MiSTer
01:50:57 - CoCo News} Henry Rietveld/YT- video showing his Coco 3 surfing the web through Action Retro's "Frog Find" portal
01:54:14 - CoCo News} Simon Jonassen/FB- posted his next version of VDG hardware scrolling tricks
01:54:54 - CoCo News} John Laury- posted a Coco 3 only response video to Simon's VDG scrolling trick
01:56:56 - CoCo News} Ciaran Anscomb- has made some prototype 512k upgrade boards, available in Europe
01:59:22 - CoCo News} Carlos Camacho/FB- ad from a 1981 6809 magazine for a SS-50 bus adaptor for the CoCo
02:05:17 - CoCo News} Riz Thomas/FB- composite upgrade to his Coco 2, based on AC's 8 Bit Zone (Alan) video 
02:06:34 - CoCo News} Catherine Trudel/FB- unboxing a DMP-105 dot matrix printer, and later generation MultiPak
02:10:54 - CoCo News} 8 Bits in the Basement/YT- video of what he is doing with Mark J. Blair's cartridge PCB, including internal mounting
02:12:48 - CoCo News} Rocky Hill/YT- followup videos showing the serial and cassette ports on his new motherboard
*** He is scheduled to be on the show next week (5/2/2021) with more details and discussion ***
02:16:24 - CoCo News} Glenside Virtual Meet Up/ CCCC SPringFEST
**MC-10 News**
02:17:55 - MC-10 News} Darren Atkinson- update to the MCX-32 BASIC (now to version 3.1)
02:19:50 - MC-10 News} Jim McClellan/FB- version of his Itty Bitty Banner Maker for an MC-10 with a TP-10
02:38:02 - MC-10 News} Sloopy- He got an (obscenely large) MC-10!
**Dragon News**
02:21:22 - Dragon News} Felipe (Coco Demus)- released a special NitrOS-9 Level 1 for the Dragon Plus board
02:23:45 - Dragon News} Ciaran Anscomb- released an update to XRoar
02:25:18 - Dragon News} Philippe Hennebert/FB- posted some pictures of his old Dragon/Coco stuff 
02:30:30 - Dragon News} David F. Gisbert/FB- posted a picture of his dog - who is obviously a huge Dragon fan... (My dog, Pokey, approves of this dog/picture. -Sloopy)
02:31:23 - End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:31:55 - Project updates and acquisitions
02:32:05 - PUA} Rick Ulland
02:36:40 - PUA} MarkO(verholser)
02:37:40 - PUA} Sloopy
02:42:20 - PUA} Ron Delvaux's Garage
02:47:50 - PUA} Tim Lindner, cool t-shirt from VintageBeef
02:48:20 - John Laury and the panel, talk of Apple/ARM processor (inspired by the 6502 which is partially/indirectly influenced by the Motorola 68xx series)
02:53:48 - Ron giving an update on Paul Barton... Get well soon, Paul!
02:54:24 - Closing Credits/Outtro
02:56:30 - Hello Simon!
02:56:56 - Final Thoughts/CoCoTalk Caboose!
02:57:52 - Goodbye Everybody!

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

April 25th, 2021    

CoCoTALK! Episode 209

 

00:00:00 - Start
00:00:10 - Intro
00:03:03 - Start of the show!
00:03:10 - Panel Introductions (We sent MarcB to college to learn his left/right!j)
00:06:05 - Reminder! Glenside Virtual Meet Up/ CCCC SpringFEST, TONIGHT!!! 8p/7p Eastern/Central Time on the usual Glenside CoCo BlueJeans channel
00:06:40 - CoCo Thoughts, by Samuel Gimes
00:07:00 - Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
00:08:00 - Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta! Now with SOUND!
00:09:50 - Game On! discussion
00:26:30 - Game On! Game for next week, With Nick Marotta!
00:36:25 - Hmmm, a comershal, been so long I didnt realize what it was!
00:39:42 - CoCotalk! Special on the CoCoPi with Ron Klein
01:11:50 - Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
01:12:12 - Game On! News} Robert Allen Murphy- posted his blog on Nostromo, mainly covering sound  for the MegaMini MPI by Ed Snider
01:20:54 - Game On! News} Paul Shoemaker/FB- video showing his early efforts on his upcoming CocoVGA version of Poker Squares
01:23:38 - Game On! News} Eric Monteiro/YT- live dev video on test game play for his SG4 fighting game
01:26:00 - Game On! News} Cuthbert Dragon/YT- Posted Dragon game videos again, Guardian Angel, Mission Attack, Laser Run
01:33:55 - Game On! News} Jim Gerrie/YT- updated version of his MC-10 Mahjong game, and a question about the user interface
01:35:32 - Game On! News} Brendan Donahe- Recieved his cartridge of Treasure Island Defence and gives his thoughts and opinions on it
01:39:52 - Game On! News} Tim Lindner/YT- playing the official Arkanoid on Coco1/2&3
01:43:06 - Game On! News} Watercooler Films/YT- raw footage of Poltergeist gameplay
01:45:45 - End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
01:46:10 - Commercial Break!
01:49:38 - News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
01:50:02 - CoCo News} ThisWeekInRetro/YT- Call for CoCo3 Support on MiSTer
01:50:57 - CoCo News} Henry Rietveld/YT- video showing his Coco 3 surfing the web through Action Retro's "Frog Find" portal
01:54:14 - CoCo News} Simon Jonassen/FB- posted his next version of VDG hardware scrolling tricks
01:54:54 - CoCo News} John Laury- posted a Coco 3 only response video to Simon's VDG scrolling trick
01:56:56 - CoCo News} Ciaran Anscomb- has made some prototype 512k upgrade boards, available in Europe
01:59:22 - CoCo News} Carlos Camacho/FB- ad from a 1981 6809 magazine for a SS-50 bus adaptor for the CoCo
02:05:17 - CoCo News} Riz Thomas/FB- composite upgrade to his Coco 2, based on AC's 8 Bit Zone (Alan) video 
02:06:34 - CoCo News} Catherine Trudel/FB- unboxing a DMP-105 dot matrix printer, and later generation MultiPak
02:10:54 - CoCo News} 8 Bits in the Basement/YT- video of what he is doing with Mark J. Blair's cartridge PCB, including internal mounting
02:12:48 - CoCo News} Rocky Hill/YT- followup videos showing the serial and cassette ports on his new motherboard
*** He is scheduled to be on the show next week (5/2/2021) with more details and discussion ***
02:16:24 - CoCo News} Glenside Virtual Meet Up/ CCCC SPringFEST
**MC-10 News**
02:17:55 - MC-10 News} Darren Atkinson- update to the MCX-32 BASIC (now to version 3.1)
02:19:50 - MC-10 News} Jim McClellan/FB- version of his Itty Bitty Banner Maker for an MC-10 with a TP-10
02:38:02 - MC-10 News} Sloopy- He got an (obscenely large) MC-10!
**Dragon News**
02:21:22 - Dragon News} Felipe (Coco Demus)- released a special NitrOS-9 Level 1 for the Dragon Plus board
02:23:45 - Dragon News} Ciaran Anscomb- released an update to XRoar
02:25:18 - Dragon News} Philippe Hennebert/FB- posted some pictures of his old Dragon/Coco stuff 
02:30:30 - Dragon News} David F. Gisbert/FB- posted a picture of his dog - who is obviously a huge Dragon fan... (My dog, Pokey, approves of this dog/picture. -Sloopy)
02:31:23 - End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:31:55 - Project updates and acquisitions
02:32:05 - PUA} Rick Ulland
02:36:40 - PUA} MarkO(verholser)
02:37:40 - PUA} Sloopy
02:42:20 - PUA} Ron Delvaux's Garage
02:47:50 - PUA} Tim Lindner, cool t-shirt from VintageBeef
02:48:20 - John Laury and the panel, talk of Apple/ARM processor (inspired by the 6502 which is partially/indirectly influenced by the Motorola 68xx series)
02:53:48 - Ron giving an update on Paul Barton... Get well soon, Paul!
02:54:24 - Closing Credits/Outtro
02:56:30 - Hello Simon!
02:56:56 - Final Thoughts/CoCoTalk Caboose!
02:57:52 - Goodbye Everybody!

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

April 18th, 2021    

Video episode 208 - The Bandwidth Strikes Back


Thank you MarcB for streaming and hosting the show, despite bandwidth issues.  This is the local recording of the entire show, uncut and and stutter free.  Enjoy!

00:00:00 - Start
00:00:42 - Intro
00:03:00 - Upload the good one later? this is the good one?!?
00:03:34 - Start of the show!
00:04:00 - Having bandwidth issues, were soooorry
00:04:38 - Panel Introductions (top left corner, our host was stressed)
00:08:35 - Reminder! Glenside Virtual Meet Up/ CCCC SPringFEST, April 28th (NEXT WEEK!!!) 8p/7p Eastern/Central Time on the usual Glenside CoCo BlueJeans channel
00:09:45 - CoCo Thoughts, by Samuel Gimes
00:11:05 - Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
00:13:03 - Game On! discussion
00:24:32 - Game On! Game for next week, With Nick Marotta!
00:29:55 - CoCoTalk! New and improved with 2400baud!
00:30:25 - Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
00:31:06 - Game On! News} Paul Shoemaker/FB- videos showing his back-porting his Poker Squares game from the CoCo3 to the CoCo1/2
00:58:12 - Game On! News} Sheldon MacDonald/FB- started rolling out his new Coco 3 and Coco 1/2 with CocoVGA game, Treasure Island Defence
01:06:45 - Game On! News} Richard Kelly/FB- posted a reference map guide for his version 2 "The Binary Adventure"
01:09:03 - Game On! News} Fabrizio Caruso- placed 2nd in the PUR-120 category of the 10 liner BASIC programming contest with Mines+ for the MC-10
01:10:58 - Game On! News} Trey Tomes- Screenshots of a PC to Coco 3 game conversion "Town of ZZT"
01:12:52 - Game On! News} Robert Sieg- animation cels with Mario for the MC-10 (Created on an MC-10 with the MCX-32)
01:14:00 - Game On! News} Ken of Canadian Retro Things/YT- Video on Coco (or generic 8 bit bit micro) books of type in BASIC games, and demonstrates several of them
01:17:30 - Game On! News} FrodoNL/TW- Videos of Manic Miner on 12 systems, 'The first year of' series for CoCo1 (late 1980) 1981
01:21:55 - Game On! News} Nick Marentes- posted Chapter 4 of his Zero Hour development blog
01:38:40 - Game On! News} Jim Gerrie/YT- poll for what MC-10 game of his is to be used for a high score challenge, the prize is one of his "Type-in Mania" coffee mugs
01:40:30 - Game On! News} Sixxie (Ciaran Anscomb, author of XRoar)/YT- video showing the Anniversary Edition of his Dunjunz port, smooth vertical scrolling demo
01:44:20 - Game On! News} The Coco Show/YT- New episode released featuring Rescue on Fractalus
01:45:30 - Game On! News} Cuthbert Dragon/YT- videos are back up again, and has over 25 games on it, including new videos
01:47:35 - End of Line for.. Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
01:47:52 - Commercial Break!
01:51:12 - News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
01:51:35 - CoCo News} Simon Jonassen/FB- screen shots showing a teaser to a demo he is working on, showing 32 graphics mode splits per 2 scan lines
01:55:30 - CoCo News} Trey Tomes/GH- download on his github for the entire CGA character set, that you can use in your own programs
01:56:25 - CoCo News} Walter Zambotti- port of the V7/32V version of Unix AWK to NitrOS-9
02:00:21 - CoCo News} Robert Gault/FB- new version of his EDTASM6309, now supports up to 256 virtual drives on a CocoSDC
02:04:50 - CoCo News} Barry Nelson/FB- released a special copy of HDBDOS meant for the CocoSDC
02:06:38 - CoCo News} Tandy Assembly- looking for speakers for this October's show in Springfield, Ohio
02:07:35 - CoCo News} Rocky Hill/YT- showing his receiving of some clone boards of a Coco 2 on KiCAD for Bit-Preserve project
02:35:40 - CoCo News} Michael Pittsley- 30 minute video showing the Coco program (with audio on the cassette) for the Radio Shack Talk/Tutor educational program, "The Solar System: Featuring the Discovery of the Planet Pluto"
**MC-10 News**
02:47:08 - MC-10 News} Robert Sieg/FB- update of his high res editor for the MC-10 MCX32
02:48:35 - MC-10 News} Jim McClellan/FB- Posted work on an MC-10 banner maker
02:49:15 - MC-10 News} retrolimber 2018/YT- video of the French Alice 90 computer (Italian language)
**Dragon News**
02:59:08 - Dragon News} Matt Kaye/FB- made metal plate name badge replacements for Dragons
03:00:18 - Dragon News} ctrl-alt-rees/YT- released a 20 minute video on exploring the Dragon 32
03:03:58 - Dragon News} Ian Hopkin/FB- started a original cool photo post in the Dragon group
03:05:10 - Dragon News} John Whitworth/FB- uploaded the Dragon Service Manual spanish version
03:05:10 - Dragon News} Bonus You tube video on the details of the Alice 90
03:11:08 - End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:11:30 - Project updates and acquisitions
03:11:58 - PUA} Rick Ulland
03:18:00 - PUA} Ron's (Delvaux) Garage
03:21:00 - More info on the Alice 90, by L. Curtis Boyle
03:25:05 - Closing Credits/Outtro
03:27:54 - Final Thoughts/CoCoTalk Caboose!
02:28:48 - Goodbye Everybody!

April 18th, 2021    

Episode 208 - The Bandwidth Strikes Back

Thank you MarcB for streaming and hosting the show, despite bandwidth issues.  This is the local recording of the entire show, uncut and and stutter free.  Enjoy!

00:00:00 - Start
00:00:42 - Intro
00:03:00 - Upload the good one later? this is the good one?!?
00:03:34 - Start of the show!
00:04:00 - Having bandwidth issues, were soooorry
00:04:38 - Panel Introductions (top left corner, our host was stressed)
00:08:35 - Reminder! Glenside Virtual Meet Up/ CCCC SPringFEST, April 28th (NEXT WEEK!!!) 8p/7p Eastern/Central Time on the usual Glenside CoCo BlueJeans channel
00:09:45 - CoCo Thoughts, by Samuel Gimes
00:11:05 - Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
00:13:03 - Game On! discussion
00:24:32 - Game On! Game for next week, With Nick Marotta!
00:29:55 - CoCoTalk! New and improved with 2400baud!
00:30:25 - Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
00:31:06 - Game On! News} Paul Shoemaker/FB- videos showing his back-porting his Poker Squares game from the CoCo3 to the CoCo1/2
00:58:12 - Game On! News} Sheldon MacDonald/FB- started rolling out his new Coco 3 and Coco 1/2 with CocoVGA game, Treasure Island Defence
01:06:45 - Game On! News} Richard Kelly/FB- posted a reference map guide for his version 2 "The Binary Adventure"
01:09:03 - Game On! News} Fabrizio Caruso- placed 2nd in the PUR-120 category of the 10 liner BASIC programming contest with Mines+ for the MC-10
01:10:58 - Game On! News} Trey Tomes- Screenshots of a PC to Coco 3 game conversion "Town of ZZT"
01:12:52 - Game On! News} Robert Sieg- animation cels with Mario for the MC-10 (Created on an MC-10 with the MCX-32)
01:14:00 - Game On! News} Ken of Canadian Retro Things/YT- Video on Coco (or generic 8 bit bit micro) books of type in BASIC games, and demonstrates several of them
01:17:30 - Game On! News} FrodoNL/TW- Videos of Manic Miner on 12 systems, 'The first year of' series for CoCo1 (late 1980) 1981
01:21:55 - Game On! News} Nick Marentes- posted Chapter 4 of his Zero Hour development blog
01:38:40 - Game On! News} Jim Gerrie/YT- poll for what MC-10 game of his is to be used for a high score challenge, the prize is one of his "Type-in Mania" coffee mugs
01:40:30 - Game On! News} Sixxie (Ciaran Anscomb, author of XRoar)/YT- video showing the Anniversary Edition of his Dunjunz port, smooth vertical scrolling demo
01:44:20 - Game On! News} The Coco Show/YT- New episode released featuring Rescue on Fractalus
01:45:30 - Game On! News} Cuthbert Dragon/YT- videos are back up again, and has over 25 games on it, including new videos
01:47:35 - End of Line for.. Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
01:47:52 - Commercial Break!
01:51:12 - News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
01:51:35 - CoCo News} Simon Jonassen/FB- screen shots showing a teaser to a demo he is working on, showing 32 graphics mode splits per 2 scan lines
01:55:30 - CoCo News} Trey Tomes/GH- download on his github for the entire CGA character set, that you can use in your own programs
01:56:25 - CoCo News} Walter Zambotti- port of the V7/32V version of Unix AWK to NitrOS-9
02:00:21 - CoCo News} Robert Gault/FB- new version of his EDTASM6309, now supports up to 256 virtual drives on a CocoSDC
02:04:50 - CoCo News} Barry Nelson/FB- released a special copy of HDBDOS meant for the CocoSDC
02:06:38 - CoCo News} Tandy Assembly- looking for speakers for this October's show in Springfield, Ohio
02:07:35 - CoCo News} Rocky Hill/YT- showing his receiving of some clone boards of a Coco 2 on KiCAD for Bit-Preserve project
02:35:40 - CoCo News} Michael Pittsley- 30 minute video showing the Coco program (with audio on the cassette) for the Radio Shack Talk/Tutor educational program, "The Solar System: Featuring the Discovery of the Planet Pluto"
**MC-10 News**
02:47:08 - MC-10 News} Robert Sieg/FB- update of his high res editor for the MC-10 MCX32
02:48:35 - MC-10 News} Jim McClellan/FB- Posted work on an MC-10 banner maker
02:49:15 - MC-10 News} retrolimber 2018/YT- video of the French Alice 90 computer (Italian language)
**Dragon News**
02:59:08 - Dragon News} Matt Kaye/FB- made metal plate name badge replacements for Dragons
03:00:18 - Dragon News} ctrl-alt-rees/YT- released a 20 minute video on exploring the Dragon 32
03:03:58 - Dragon News} Ian Hopkin/FB- started a original cool photo post in the Dragon group
03:05:10 - Dragon News} John Whitworth/FB- uploaded the Dragon Service Manual spanish version
03:05:10 - Dragon News} Bonus You tube video on the details of the Alice 90
03:11:08 - End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:11:30 - Project updates and acquisitions
03:11:58 - PUA} Rick Ulland
03:18:00 - PUA} Ron's (Delvaux) Garage
03:21:00 - More info on the Alice 90, by L. Curtis Boyle
03:25:05 - Closing Credits/Outtro
03:27:54 - Final Thoughts/CoCoTalk Caboose!
02:28:48 - Goodbye Everybody!

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