Video Episode 176 - Canadian Retro Things, Motorola XOR and more!

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This episode of CoCoTALK! features:

Ken from Canadian Retro Things

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRkegwvhByytikbnnLMVMpA

Footage from the Adalaide Retro Meetup in Australia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPvyyXXwgeM&ab_channel=DavesTimeMachine

See a new pickup, the Motorla XOR develpment system

Hear about Chet Simpson's new Digger III game for the CoCo 3 release

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158595404992641

Possible visits from Rick Adams and an update on his latest release OmniStar

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/permalink/10158587884482641/

https://rickadams.itch.io/omnistar

 

General segments with time stamps you can quick link to:

00:02:46 Panel Introductions

00:08:17 Ken with Canadian Retro Things

00:36:31 GameON! challenge results

00:38:41 GameON! Discussion - Rally-SG

01:11:44 Next week's game announcment - Digger III

01:17:31 Rick Adams release of OmniStar

01:36:34 Ken Waters - Basic game he is creating

01:47:08 GameON! news

02:16:47 News from around the world

03:02:32 Project updates and acquisitions

03:30:21 CoCo Caboose - after show & wrap-up discussion

 

News stories for Episode #177, September 12, 2020 show:

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1) Pere Serrat has released a demo set of 10 WAV files

  https://tinyurl.com/y4orzmnz

Refresher on the MSX2+:

  https://tinyurl.com/y6zok2oa

 

2) Robert Sieg has both a video demonstrating his new MC-10 Solo Full screen emulator

 Video:

   https://tinyurl.com/yyqfe6se

 Online emulator:

    http://mc-10.com

 

3) Noel's Retro Lab on YouTube put up a video about his latest batch of hardware & software

  https://tinyurl.com/y5cx4zdk

 

4) AC's 8-Bit Zone, as part of SepTandy 2020, shows off his giant Coco collection

  https://tinyurl.com/y2v58jta

  A cable to hook his Coco 3 up to his Magnavox 85CM15 monitor:

  https://tinyurl.com/yyt9uqct

 

5) Murilo Queiroz posted a link to Usborne books

  https://tinyurl.com/y2zx43ve

 

6) Fred Rique posted a video showing some experiments he has been doing with mixed text and graphics scanline characters using Semi-graphics

  https://tinyurl.com/y4k9y3el

 

7) John Linville posted a link to the "Virtual VCF Midwest 15" schedule

  https://tinyurl.com/y5ugm2sy

 

8) Xeox Gomazoa put up a small BASIC program that he wanted some contributions from other people to speed it up by repogramming it in ML

  https://tinyurl.com/yyayl9ak

 

9) Raymond Jett posted how he patched his Sound/Speech pack to have a switch

  https://tinyurl.com/y67nhwxj

 

10) Tony Jewell shared an ad from back in the day in the Dragon Facebook group - a "Turbo Datacorder"

  https://tinyurl.com/y2es7mjc

 

11) LGR Blerbs  put up a video this morning of him unboxing his "new stock" Tano Dragon:

  https://tinyurl.com/yxz7x3rh

 

Game On news:

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1) The Amigos have released their ARG Presents Coco episode

  https://tinyurl.com/yynu3b6u

 John Shawler's (BoatofCar) 1.5 hour Coco livestream

  https://tinyurl.com/y473pw4t

 

2) Jim Gerrie release an MC-10 conversion of LEM from Creative Computing

  https://tinyurl.com/y3vg2jt4

 

3) Simon Jonassen has put up a quick video of what looks to be a new game/game engine

  https://tinyurl.com/yymzte7d

 

4) Rick Adams has released his game Omnistar,

  https://tinyurl.com/yyu53s5w

You can order it here:

  https://rickadams.itch.io/omnistar

 

5) Ken over at Canadian Retro Things put up a gameplay video

  https://tinyurl.com/yy27q6hd

 

6) Ken also put up a video of a video game in BASIC that is he is picking up again after 35 years

  https://tinyurl.com/y32678ug

 

7) GigerPunk (Rob's Retro Rambles) has a video up of Cuthbert and the Golden Chalice on the Dragon 32:

  https://tinyurl.com/yxgmgaau

 

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https://www.instagram.com/artistjoelmadams/

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