Video episode 168

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We're back with another episode of everyone's favorite talk show, CoCoTALK!

 

General segments with time stamps you can quick link to:

00:02:47 Panel Introductions

00:07:31 AtomicPi - CoCo project with Aaron Doughty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQw1Qy1RyxA

00:36:56 News from around the retro world

01:03:37 CoCo Thoughts

01:04:18 GameON! challenge results

01:20:58 Next week's game announcment - The Crystal City -  https://gosub.com/Coco/

01:25:00 Rally-SG go live announcement with Nick Marentes - http://www.nickmarentes.com/ProjectArchive/rallysg.html

01:40:57 GameON! news

01:59:44 CoCo Thoughts

02:01:08 Upcoming game announcement - Bomb Threat

02:01:36 Project updates and acquisitions

03:00:28 CoCo Thoughts

03:03:33 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussion

 

News stories for Episode #168, July 11, 2020 show:

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1) Carlos Camacho has shrunken replicas of the Coco 1 that I believe were 3D resin printed

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158431202067641/

 

2) Eric Sperano has written a little launch program for his SDC

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158430713227641/

 

3) Erico Patricio Monteiro has a request on Facebook for helping crunch a program down for a project he is working on

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158431076227641/

 

4) Martin Brossman posted some photos from when he worked at Radio Shack in the 1980's

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158429775042641/

 

5) Alison DeNu has been recovering multiple programs that she wrote in the past for the Coco from old audio cassettes

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158419718652641/

 

6) Jonathan Felchlin posted on Facebook about the availability of a Coco 2 Cap replacement kit

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158430035342641/

 

7) Jim McClellan posted how he got his DMP-105 working again, including the trick of replacing the ink sponge:

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158421898857641/

 

8) Quinn Good posted a series of videos on YouTube about a Coco 2 he found in the attic (he is a young fella)

  https://youtu.be/txCoNRfrSoA

  https://youtu.be/m2Jdl6JYdK0

And then a third video a few days later, where he learns how to take apart and needs to clean a dirty keyboard:

  https://youtu.be/9ZL5xGZyKyw

 

Game On news:

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1) Evan Wright has some embellishments to Flood It

  https://youtu.be/G166eiSG0hQ

 

2) Jim Gerrie shows off a Battleship style game on the MC-10,

  https://youtu.be/od8gOda53JA

 

3) Jerry Stratton posted a link to his site where he has a text mode version of Reversi

  https://www.hoboes.com/Mimsy/hacks/coco/reversi/

 

4) Erico Patricio Monteiro has some updated semigraphics animation demos for his karate game he is working on

  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158424557902641/

 

5) "The 64K Gamer" on YouTube has a video up showing how to get free cassette file games (from the Color Computer Archive) onto your phone to load on a Coco

  https://youtu.be/sgMcjmcB-pk

 

6) Retro Core on YouTube has part 2 of his "Battle of the Ports", this time of Frogger. Part 2

  https://youtu.be/w7v7A9tSRzA

 

7) Giger Punk (Rob's Retro Ramblers) returns with his Cuthbert in the Cooler review/playthrough:

  https://youtu.be/zFu8ccvNrT0

 

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