CoCoTALK! episode 166 - Rally SG premiere

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:

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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:

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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

 

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