CoCoTALK!

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

August 29th, 2021    

Video episode 227 - Special Guest Glen Dahlgren


We are please to have back on the program Glen Dahlgren of Sun Dog Systems fame, provider of many fine games for the Color Computer.  Glen will be talking about his new book, and coco memories.

Glen's Promos for today:
5 Free Days of Child of Chaos - Amazon Ebook
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BN6S5R2/

Good Reads Game Of War Giveaway
https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/enter_choose_address/329917-the-game-of-war

COCOTALK coupon code for 15% off anything, including the new release
https://mysteriummerchandise.bigcartel.com/

Preorder discount for Game of War ($3.99 last day)
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B098RXYHGF/

Audiobook out now! https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Game-of-War-Audiobook/B09D8P2NL4
Glen's Blog:  https://glendahlgren.home.blog
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/gdahlgrenauthor
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/glendahlgren
Amazon page:  https://www.amazon.com/Glen-Dahlgren/e/B08BPGZZN2
Goodreads page:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20441786.Glen_Dahlgren
Bookbub page:  https://www.bookbub.com/profile/glen-dahlgren

00:00:00 -Start/Intro
00:03:00 -Start of the show!
00:03:18 -Panel Introductions
00:06:00 -Special guest Glen Dahlgren
01:37:40 -Commercial Break
01:42:00 -Upcoming Guests on CoCoTalk!
01:45:45 -Best of Samuel Gimes!
01:46:00 -Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
01:47:37 -Game On! discussion
02:03:23 -Game On! Game for next week, (now!) With Nick Marotta!
02:08:40 -Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:09:05 -Game On! News} Glen Hewlett- Update to Joust transcode release
02:17:40 -Game On! News} Jim Gerrie- Screenshot of WIP Freecell, and ported an old Atari 8bit (Atari Roolz!) version of Old Maid to the... yup you guess it, MC-10!
02:18:30 -Game On! News} Glen Hewlett- blog update on his Defender transcode
02:22:12 -Game On! News} L. Curtis Boyle- fixed Star Trek III (by AI) for disk system based Cocos
02:30:18 -Game On! News} Old School Games and Stories- long play Coco game video - Demolition Derby from Spectral / Tandy
02:31:00 -Game On! News} NML32/YT- gameplay footage of Fahrfall, playing on the free Coco 2 core for the MiSTer
02:31:51 -Game On! News} Stewart Orchard- uploaded the "full" versions of Balldozer to WOD
02:33:25 -End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:34:00 -Commercial Break
02:41:41 -Return to The show!
02:42:00 -Projecy Updates and Aquisitions
02:42:24 -PUA} Pedro Pena
03:03:31 -PUA} Brian Wiesler
03:13:23 -PUA} Rick Uland
03:19:19 -PUA} Mark O(verholser)
03:21:41 -PUA} Nick Marentes
03:26:06 -News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
03:26:40 -CoCo News} Tim Lindner- released "Squanchy-BASIC"
03:31:31 -CoCo News} Pedro Pena- CoCo3 mainboard remake
03:53:53 -CoCo News} Allen Huffman- blog post revisiting his "PRINT RACER" BASIC program with updates
03:54:50 -CoCo News} Ron Klein- Released the new Unified Community Edition X of CoCoPi, for your Raspberry Pi (3, 4, 400)
04:06:11 -CoCo News} Henry Strickland- photos from the VDF-SE (Southeast) in Atlanta that took place on August 20-22
04:20:10 -CoCo News} Mike Rojas- small batch of his adapter board for the Coco 3 RGB output into an AppleColor RGB monitor
04:21:05 -CoCo News} Brian Wieseler- posted photos of his maxed out Coco 3, in it is...
^ click here to find out!
04:22:32 -CoCo News} Lee Davey- opened up his Coco 3 for the first time in 30 years and discovered a couple of things
04:24:54 -CoCo News} John Kowalski (Sock Master)- composite color experiments, this time picking 4 actual colors, and managing to use artifacting to produce grey scale
04:26:10 -CoCo News} Keith Reynolds- FB group post-If the Coco had continued, what would it look like today?
04:26:46 -CoCo News} Rodney Hamilton- photos from the Chicago RainbowFest in 1983
04:29:55 -CoCo News} Mike Rojas- Dead CoCo3 Repair Blog-Part 10: Keyboard trace repair
**MC-10 News**
04:31:00 -MC-10 News} Nothing, I guess I will have to find something for my MC-10 to do this week myself.
**Dragon News**
04:31:25 -Dragon News} XRoar Dev Team- XRoar Version 0.37.1 released
04:32:10 -Dragon News} Nigel Barnes- MAME update for the SuperSprite+ board
04:33:40 -Dragon News} Tom Erik Gunderson- photo of an introduction to Python programming for 12 year olds class, where he used online XRoar
04:34:44 -Dragon News} David Gisbert- designed some colour Dragon stickers that he is going to sell
04:35:18 -End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
04:35:25 -Upcoming events
04:37:10 -Thank you to all you great people!
04:38:00 -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

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 29th, 2021    

Episode 227 - Special Guest Glen Dahlgren

We are please to have back on the program Glen Dahlgren of Sun Dog Systems fame, provider of many fine games for the Color Computer.  Glen will be talking about his new book, and coco memories.

Glen's Promos for today:
5 Free Days of Child of Chaos - Amazon Ebook
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08BN6S5R2/

Good Reads Game Of War Giveaway
https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/enter_choose_address/329917-the-game-of-war

COCOTALK coupon code for 15% off anything, including the new release
https://mysteriummerchandise.bigcartel.com/

Preorder discount for Game of War ($3.99 last day)
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B098RXYHGF/

Audiobook out now! https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Game-of-War-Audiobook/B09D8P2NL4
Glen's Blog:  https://glendahlgren.home.blog
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/gdahlgrenauthor
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/glendahlgren
Amazon page:  https://www.amazon.com/Glen-Dahlgren/e/B08BPGZZN2
Goodreads page:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20441786.Glen_Dahlgren
Bookbub page:  https://www.bookbub.com/profile/glen-dahlgren

00:00:00 -Start/Intro
00:03:00 -Start of the show!
00:03:18 -Panel Introductions
00:06:00 -Special guest Glen Dahlgren
01:37:40 -Commercial Break
01:42:00 -Upcoming Guests on CoCoTalk!
01:45:45 -Best of Samuel Gimes!
01:46:00 -Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
01:47:37 -Game On! discussion
02:03:23 -Game On! Game for next week, (now!) With Nick Marotta!
02:08:40 -Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:09:05 -Game On! News} Glen Hewlett- Update to Joust transcode release
02:17:40 -Game On! News} Jim Gerrie- Screenshot of WIP Freecell, and ported an old Atari 8bit (Atari Roolz!) version of Old Maid to the... yup you guess it, MC-10!
02:18:30 -Game On! News} Glen Hewlett- blog update on his Defender transcode
02:22:12 -Game On! News} L. Curtis Boyle- fixed Star Trek III (by AI) for disk system based Cocos
02:30:18 -Game On! News} Old School Games and Stories- long play Coco game video - Demolition Derby from Spectral / Tandy
02:31:00 -Game On! News} NML32/YT- gameplay footage of Fahrfall, playing on the free Coco 2 core for the MiSTer
02:31:51 -Game On! News} Stewart Orchard- uploaded the "full" versions of Balldozer to WOD
02:33:25 -End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:34:00 -Commercial Break
02:41:41 -Return to The show!
02:42:00 -Projecy Updates and Aquisitions
02:42:24 -PUA} Pedro Pena
03:03:31 -PUA} Brian Wiesler
03:13:23 -PUA} Rick Uland
03:19:19 -PUA} Mark O(verholser)
03:21:41 -PUA} Nick Marentes
03:26:06 -News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
03:26:40 -CoCo News} Tim Lindner- released "Squanchy-BASIC"
03:31:31 -CoCo News} Pedro Pena- CoCo3 mainboard remake
03:53:53 -CoCo News} Allen Huffman- blog post revisiting his "PRINT RACER" BASIC program with updates
03:54:50 -CoCo News} Ron Klein- Released the new Unified Community Edition X of CoCoPi, for your Raspberry Pi (3, 4, 400)
04:06:11 -CoCo News} Henry Strickland- photos from the VDF-SE (Southeast) in Atlanta that took place on August 20-22
04:20:10 -CoCo News} Mike Rojas- small batch of his adapter board for the Coco 3 RGB output into an AppleColor RGB monitor
04:21:05 -CoCo News} Brian Wieseler- posted photos of his maxed out Coco 3, in it is...
^ click here to find out!
04:22:32 -CoCo News} Lee Davey- opened up his Coco 3 for the first time in 30 years and discovered a couple of things
04:24:54 -CoCo News} John Kowalski (Sock Master)- composite color experiments, this time picking 4 actual colors, and managing to use artifacting to produce grey scale
04:26:10 -CoCo News} Keith Reynolds- FB group post-If the Coco had continued, what would it look like today?
04:26:46 -CoCo News} Rodney Hamilton- photos from the Chicago RainbowFest in 1983
04:29:55 -CoCo News} Mike Rojas- Dead CoCo3 Repair Blog-Part 10: Keyboard trace repair
**MC-10 News**
04:31:00 -MC-10 News} Nothing, I guess I will have to find something for my MC-10 to do this week myself.
**Dragon News**
04:31:25 -Dragon News} XRoar Dev Team- XRoar Version 0.37.1 released
04:32:10 -Dragon News} Nigel Barnes- MAME update for the SuperSprite+ board
04:33:40 -Dragon News} Tom Erik Gunderson- photo of an introduction to Python programming for 12 year olds class, where he used online XRoar
04:34:44 -Dragon News} David Gisbert- designed some colour Dragon stickers that he is going to sell
04:35:18 -End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
04:35:25 -Upcoming events
04:37:10 -Thank you to all you great people!
04:38:00 -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

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 22nd, 2021    

Video episode 226 - Special Guest Stewart Orchard


Today's special guest interview is Stewart Orchard who has made many amazing games for the Dragon computer "back in the day" and his current project is the most excellent Return of the Beast ROTB join us!

00:00:00 -Start/Intro
00:03:00 -Start of the show!
00:03:30 -Panel Introductions
00:06:25 -Introducing Stu Orchard and Ciaran Anscomb
02:00:25 -Commercial Break
02:05:05 -Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
02:16:18 -Game On! discussion
02:26:30 -Game On! Game for next week, With(out) Nick Marotta!
02:35:15 -Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:35:35 -Game On! News} Glen Hewlett- released the transcode of the arcade Joust game to the Coco 3
02:46:28 -Game On! News} Jim Gerrie- released Theseus and the Monster for the Coco 1/2, as if all he does on the MC-10 isn't enough!
02:47:30 -Game On! News} Paul Shoemaker- video of 30 animated bird sprites
02:48:25 -Game On! News} Magic Micro Mission- Episodes of 1983 'Magic Micro Mission' Tv show
02:53:22 -Commercial Break?
02:54:33 -Game On! News} Cuthbert Dragon- Castle of Doom, Great Fish Van Scandal, Laser Zone, Lunar Rescue, Jupiter Patrol, Treasure Tomb, Attack, Evictor, Android Invaders, Convoy Attack, Bugged, Jumpjet, Shuttlezap and  Ciaran's Blockdown
03:01:48 -Game On! News} The Coco Show- Episode 23: Pitstop II
03:07:15 -Game On! News} Old School Games & Stories/YT- playthrough of Mega Bug
03:09:00 -Game On! News} Terrifying House of Obsession/YT- Dragon 32 unboxing
03:12:12 -General discussion about software packaging
03:27:50 -Game On! News} Rob's Retro Rambles- Copta Snatch video
03:34:50 -Game On! News} MrDave6309- video recording of VCC running his current test/demo
03:40:40 -Game On! News} Francesco Fiorentini- article (in Italian) for RetroMagazine World on RPG game "Valley of Death"
03:41:31 -End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:42:00 -Commercial Break
03:45:00 -Projecy Updates and Aquisitions
03:45:20 -PUA} Doug Bell
03:53:50 -PUA} Ron Delvaux
04:02:45 -PUA} Grant Leighty
04:06:50 -PUA} Nick Marenetes, learning about this new computer thing!
04:21:00 -News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
04:21:25 -CoCo News} Turbo9/YT- new video about their pipelined 6809 processor core Masters project
04:23:10 -CoCo News} Sheldon MacDonald- update to his RSDosTool
04:27:17 -CoCo News} Danielle O'Connor- reported on the Adelaide Retro Computer Group
04:30:20 -CoCo News} John Kowalski (Sock Master)- experiments in graphics on the Coco 3
04:37:37 -CoCo News} Richard Kelly- working on a font editor
04:38:55 -CoCo News} John Linville- Released details on October RetroChallenge
04:40:20 -CoCo News} TJBChris/YT- tutorial on how to make a custom Program Pak
04:42:50 -CoCo News} Jose Antonio Vaca Bello- Restoration of his CoCo3
04:48:08 -CoCo News} Jim Brain (aka El Presidente Grande)- Looking for photos from previous CoCoFests
**MC-10 News**
04:49:36 -MC-10 News} Jim- fractal Mandelbrot set generator
**Dragon News**
04:53:20 -Dragon News} Tim Gilberts/MicroDeal@FB- Uploaded Microdeal Newletter #2
04:55:20 -Dragon News} Dragon Facebook group- Collecting a database of Dragon serial numbers
05:08:08 -Dragon News} Stevie- Did his awesome technical wizardry, and last weeks 4 part miniseries of DragonTalk, is now released in a single 6 hour 5 minute epic made for TV Movie!
05:09:18 -Dragon News} Tony Jewell- looking for input on having A Dragon meetup at the Centre for Computing History in Cambridge
05:11:30 -Dragon News} John Whitworth- created a Facebook page for the hardware with User/Dev guide posted
05:12:25 -Dragon News} - top 20 home computer sales for 1983
05:27:48 -Dragon News} Noel's Retro Lab/YT- Mail Day - The Case of the Smelly Dragon
05:34:35 -End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
05:34:45 -Outro/Closing credits
05:37:45 -Final Dragons...
05:38:50 -Goodbye Everybody!

Check out some of Stewart's games:
http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/rotabb.html
http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/rotb.html

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

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 22nd, 2021    

Episode 226 - Special Guest Stewart Orchard

CoCoTALK! Episode 226 - Special Guest Stewart Orchard

Today's special guest interview is Stewart Orchard who has made many amazing games for the Dragon computer "back in the day" and his current project is the most excellent Return of the Beast ROTB join us!

00:00:00 -Start/Intro
00:03:00 -Start of the show!
00:03:30 -Panel Introductions
00:06:25 -Introducing Stu Orchard and Ciaran Anscomb
02:00:25 -Commercial Break
02:05:05 -Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
02:16:18 -Game On! discussion
02:26:30 -Game On! Game for next week, With(out) Nick Marotta!
02:35:15 -Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:35:35 -Game On! News} Glen Hewlett- released the transcode of the arcade Joust game to the Coco 3
02:46:28 -Game On! News} Jim Gerrie- released Theseus and the Monster for the Coco 1/2, as if all he does on the MC-10 isn't enough!
02:47:30 -Game On! News} Paul Shoemaker- video of 30 animated bird sprites
02:48:25 -Game On! News} Magic Micro Mission- Episodes of 1983 'Magic Micro Mission' Tv show
02:53:22 -Commercial Break?
02:54:33 -Game On! News} Cuthbert Dragon- Castle of Doom, Great Fish Van Scandal, Laser Zone, Lunar Rescue, Jupiter Patrol, Treasure Tomb, Attack, Evictor, Android Invaders, Convoy Attack, Bugged, Jumpjet, Shuttlezap and  Ciaran's Blockdown
03:01:48 -Game On! News} The Coco Show- Episode 23: Pitstop II
03:07:15 -Game On! News} Old School Games & Stories/YT- playthrough of Mega Bug
03:09:00 -Game On! News} Terrifying House of Obsession/YT- Dragon 32 unboxing
03:12:12 -General discussion about software packaging
03:27:50 -Game On! News} Rob's Retro Rambles- Copta Snatch video
03:34:50 -Game On! News} MrDave6309- video recording of VCC running his current test/demo
03:40:40 -Game On! News} Francesco Fiorentini- article (in Italian) for RetroMagazine World on RPG game "Valley of Death"
03:41:31 -End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:42:00 -Commercial Break
03:45:00 -Projecy Updates and Aquisitions
03:45:20 -PUA} Doug Bell
03:53:50 -PUA} Ron Delvaux
04:02:45 -PUA} Grant Leighty
04:06:50 -PUA} Nick Marenetes, learning about this new computer thing!
04:21:00 -News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
04:21:25 -CoCo News} Turbo9/YT- new video about their pipelined 6809 processor core Masters project
04:23:10 -CoCo News} Sheldon MacDonald- update to his RSDosTool
04:27:17 -CoCo News} Danielle O'Connor- reported on the Adelaide Retro Computer Group
04:30:20 -CoCo News} John Kowalski (Sock Master)- experiments in graphics on the Coco 3
04:37:37 -CoCo News} Richard Kelly- working on a font editor
04:38:55 -CoCo News} John Linville- Released details on October RetroChallenge
04:40:20 -CoCo News} TJBChris/YT- tutorial on how to make a custom Program Pak
04:42:50 -CoCo News} Jose Antonio Vaca Bello- Restoration of his CoCo3
04:48:08 -CoCo News} Jim Brain (aka El Presidente Grande)- Looking for photos from previous CoCoFests
**MC-10 News**
04:49:36 -MC-10 News} Jim- fractal Mandelbrot set generator
**Dragon News**
04:53:20 -Dragon News} Tim Gilberts/MicroDeal@FB- Uploaded Microdeal Newletter #2
04:55:20 -Dragon News} Dragon Facebook group- Collecting a database of Dragon serial numbers
05:08:08 -Dragon News} Stevie- Did his awesome technical wizardry, and last weeks 4 part miniseries of DragonTalk, is now released in a single 6 hour 5 minute epic made for TV Movie!
05:09:18 -Dragon News} Tony Jewell- looking for input on having A Dragon meetup at the Centre for Computing History in Cambridge
05:11:30 -Dragon News} John Whitworth- created a Facebook page for the hardware with User/Dev guide posted
05:12:25 -Dragon News} - top 20 home computer sales for 1983
05:27:48 -Dragon News} Noel's Retro Lab/YT- Mail Day - The Case of the Smelly Dragon
05:34:35 -End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
05:34:45 -Outro/Closing credits
05:37:45 -Final Dragons...
05:38:50 -Goodbye Everybody!

Check out some of Stewart's games:
http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/rotabb.html
http://www.lcurtisboyle.com/nitros9/rotb.html

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

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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