CoCoTALK!

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

September 12th, 2021    

Video episode 229 - Special Guest Gene Turnbow + VCFMW


Author of the first Color Computer Star Trek game in the early days of the CoCo released by Spectral Associates, station manage of scifi.radio and so much more, join us!

00:00:00 -Start/Intro
00:02:55 -Start of the show!
00:03:10 -Panel Introductions
00:05:05 -Special guest Gene Turnbow
00:38:50 -Secondary Guest Scott Griepertrog and StG Net
01:03:15 -More with guest Gene Turnbow
02:21:38 -Commercial Break/Upcoming Guests on CoCoTalk!
02:26:26 -Live from VCFmw, with Stevie!
02:33:10 -NEW! CoCoThoughts with Samuel Gimes!
02:34:45 -Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
02:36:35 -Special Message from David Kroeker!
02:38:00 -Game On! will be passed on to... 
02:43:20 -Game On! discussion
03:05:50 -Game On! Game for next week, With(out) Nick Marotta!
03:12:44 -Commercial Break
03:15:48 -Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:16:45 -Game On! News} Paul Thayer- Updates on his CoCoBan game
03:17:33 -Game On! News} Paul Shoemaker- Updates on his H.E.R.O. game
03:19:02 -Game On! News} Ciaran Anscomb- patched version of Star Trek III version 4.00 to run on the Dragon also
03:19:56 -Game On! News} Phil Wheatley/FB- posted a cool ad from Personal Computer Games magazine, showing a full color, full page ad for Microdeal
03:21:54 -Game On! News} Whathosnorkers/YT- video of a variety of BASIC games on the Dragon 32
03:27:10 -Game On! News} Nick Marentes- blog and video update to his game project, Zero Hour
03:35:35 -End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:36:40 -News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
03:37:37 -We need a new channel on discord, Streaming Channel for coders
03:38:48 -CoCo News} Deborah Maxwell- uploaded multiple cassette images to Facebook
03:39:59 -CoCo News} Robert Gault- quick memory test program for the Coco 3
03:41:30 -CoCo News} Sheldon MacDonald- Several utilities/programs for Zippsters PSG cartridge
03:47:40 -CoCo News} Mike Rojas- released his Coco 3 RGB to AppleColor RGB (IIGS version) monitor adaptors
04:07:40 -CoCo News} Ron Klein et al- Various updates for the CocoPi
04:09:40 -CoCo News} Ken/Canadian Retro Things- NitrOS9 EOU Part 3 video
04:13:23 -CoCo News} Danielle O'Connor- photos from the September meetup for the Adelaide Retro Computer Group
04:14:40 -CoCo News} Fabian Rodriguez- CocoPedia updates
04:16:12 -CoCo News} Allen Huffman- releasing many videos for #SepTandy
04:17:05 -CoCo News} Joe's Computer Museum/YT- #SepTandy CoCo3 and Tandy 1000TX
04:19:05 -CoCo News} Mark Ovehorlser- announcement (this is a must watch! )
04:28:28 -CoCo News} Nick Marentes, Steve Strowbridge and L. Curtis Boyle- Amigos ICCC live stream on Twitch, which starts at 6 pm EST on Saturday, Sept 18
04:30:28 -CoCo News} Deek/Discord- Is getting high speed serial on the MMMPI working
**MC-10 News**
MC-10 News} - None :(
**Dragon News**
04:33:28 -Dragon News} Tim Gilberts/YT- #SepTandy video on upgrading a Dragon 32 Mark II to 64K
04:34:50 -Dragon News} Stewart Orchard- uploading a ton of software, utilities and source code to his various Dragon games
04:37:22 -Dragon News} Alanna Kelly/FB- converting a 3D Blender image to a wireframe Dragon image
04:38:25 -CoCo News} Paul Barton (creator of the NoCan3 memory/I/O upgrade board & many other things, and a guest on our show multiple times) is in Hospice, and could use your best wishes and prayers
04:47:47 -End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
04:49:00 -Images from VCFmw
05:06:36 -Stevie says...
05:57:44 -Outtro
05:59:52 -Thank you to all YOU great people!

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

September 12th, 2021    

Episode 229 - Special Guest Gene Turnbow + VCFMW

Author of the first Color Computer Star Trek game in the early days of the CoCo released by Spectral Associates, station manage of scifi.radio and so much more, join us!

00:00:00 -Start/Intro
00:02:55 -Start of the show!
00:03:10 -Panel Introductions
00:05:05 -Special guest Gene Turnbow
00:38:50 -Secondary Guest Scott Griepertrog and StG Net
01:03:15 -More with guest Gene Turnbow
02:21:38 -Commercial Break/Upcoming Guests on CoCoTalk!
02:26:26 -Live from VCFmw, with Stevie!
02:33:10 -NEW! CoCoThoughts with Samuel Gimes!
02:34:45 -Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
02:36:35 -Special Message from David Kroeker!
02:38:00 -Game On! will be passed on to... 
02:43:20 -Game On! discussion
03:05:50 -Game On! Game for next week, With(out) Nick Marotta!
03:12:44 -Commercial Break
03:15:48 -Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:16:45 -Game On! News} Paul Thayer- Updates on his CoCoBan game
03:17:33 -Game On! News} Paul Shoemaker- Updates on his H.E.R.O. game
03:19:02 -Game On! News} Ciaran Anscomb- patched version of Star Trek III version 4.00 to run on the Dragon also
03:19:56 -Game On! News} Phil Wheatley/FB- posted a cool ad from Personal Computer Games magazine, showing a full color, full page ad for Microdeal
03:21:54 -Game On! News} Whathosnorkers/YT- video of a variety of BASIC games on the Dragon 32
03:27:10 -Game On! News} Nick Marentes- blog and video update to his game project, Zero Hour
03:35:35 -End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:36:40 -News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
03:37:37 -We need a new channel on discord, Streaming Channel for coders
03:38:48 -CoCo News} Deborah Maxwell- uploaded multiple cassette images to Facebook
03:39:59 -CoCo News} Robert Gault- quick memory test program for the Coco 3
03:41:30 -CoCo News} Sheldon MacDonald- Several utilities/programs for Zippsters PSG cartridge
03:47:40 -CoCo News} Mike Rojas- released his Coco 3 RGB to AppleColor RGB (IIGS version) monitor adaptors
04:07:40 -CoCo News} Ron Klein et al- Various updates for the CocoPi
04:09:40 -CoCo News} Ken/Canadian Retro Things- NitrOS9 EOU Part 3 video
04:13:23 -CoCo News} Danielle O'Connor- photos from the September meetup for the Adelaide Retro Computer Group
04:14:40 -CoCo News} Fabian Rodriguez- CocoPedia updates
04:16:12 -CoCo News} Allen Huffman- releasing many videos for #SepTandy
04:17:05 -CoCo News} Joe's Computer Museum/YT- #SepTandy CoCo3 and Tandy 1000TX
04:19:05 -CoCo News} Mark Ovehorlser- announcement (this is a must watch! )
04:28:28 -CoCo News} Nick Marentes, Steve Strowbridge and L. Curtis Boyle- Amigos ICCC live stream on Twitch, which starts at 6 pm EST on Saturday, Sept 18
04:30:28 -CoCo News} Deek/Discord- Is getting high speed serial on the MMMPI working
**MC-10 News**
MC-10 News} - None :(
**Dragon News**
04:33:28 -Dragon News} Tim Gilberts/YT- #SepTandy video on upgrading a Dragon 32 Mark II to 64K
04:34:50 -Dragon News} Stewart Orchard- uploading a ton of software, utilities and source code to his various Dragon games
04:37:22 -Dragon News} Alanna Kelly/FB- converting a 3D Blender image to a wireframe Dragon image
04:38:25 -CoCo News} Paul Barton (creator of the NoCan3 memory/I/O upgrade board & many other things, and a guest on our show multiple times) is in Hospice, and could use your best wishes and prayers
04:47:47 -End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
04:49:00 -Images from VCFmw
05:06:36 -Stevie says...
05:57:44 -Outtro
05:59:52 -Thank you to all YOU great people!

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

September 6th, 2021    

Episode 228 - Bill Sias - Pubisher of Color Computer News

CoCoTALK! Episode 228 - Bill Sias - Pubisher of Color Computer News

Today's special guest is Bill Sias, the creator and publisher of Color Computer News, the first published magazine pre-dating the Rainbow.

00:00:00 -Start/Intro
00:02:45 -Start of the show!
00:02:52 -Audience Greetings and Sanitations
00:03:15 -Panel Introductions
00:05:40 -Special guest Bill Sias
01:18:40 -Commercial Break/Upcoming Guests on CoCoTalk!
01:23:20 -More, with guest Bill Sias
02:21:55 -Musical interlude
02:24:42 -NEW! Samuel Gimes!
02:25:30 -Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
02:27:10 -Game On! discussion
02:34:15 -Game On! Game for next week, With(out) Nick Marotta!
02:36:25 -Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:36:36 -Game On! News} Antonio Carlos Jimenez Ely- video playing Glen Hewlett's Joust transcode/port... on a pi400 with a twist, watch and find out!
02:38:10 -Game On! News} Deborah Maxwell- Video of 'Missle!' which she ported from Model 1 BASIC
02:38:45 -Game On! News} Jim Gerrie- completed his FreeCell, and then ported Deborah's (above) port to the...
(destination system is left as an exercise for the viewer to guess ;) )
02:40:25 -Game On! News} Alison DeNu- #SepTandy releases of her Simply Better Blackjack, and JumpShip 
02:43:38 -Game On! News} Cuthbert Dragon- St. George and the Dragons and Waxworks
02:45:00 -Game On! News} Old School Games & Stories- playthrough of Canyon Climber
02:45:55 -End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:46:10 -Projecy Updates and Aquisitions
02:46:30 -PUA} Rick Uland
02:52:20 -PUA} Nick Marentes
02:57:57 -PUA} Jason "The CoCoMan" Reighard is comin in HOT!
03:03:20 -PUA} Doug Bell
03:08:08 -PUA} Stevie The OGGamer, Our fearless leader, El Jeffe! Now with an iPhone!
03:09:40 -News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
03:09:55 -CoCo News} Glen Dahlgren- Our last weeks guest, won a gold medal in the Young Adult Fantasy Epic category Amazon Kindle store
03:12:08 -CoCo News} Ciaran- Added even more support to XRoar for Coco3, including the online version of XRoar
03:13:10 -CoCo News} Roberto Fernandez- Released his Dragon tools
03:13:53 -CoCo News} Tim Lindner- Updates to Squanchy BASIC including a Jackson Pollack generator, and alot of internal details
03:18:55 -CoCo News} Coco Crew- released episode #75 of their podcast
03:20:20 -CoCo News} John Whitworth- More details and selling SuperSprite FM+ board
03:: -CoCo News} Barry Nelson- makes Coco centric custom builds of MAME, with serial issues fixed
03:23:13 -CoCo News} Trey Tomes- latest update to his X32 Over-Extended Color Basic
03:25:20 -CoCo News} Alison DeNu- #SepTandy, Video of 3D printing a Program Pak
03:25:55 -CoCo News} Allen Huffman- #SepTandy, CoCo stuff being released this week!
03:28:05 -CoCo News} Carlos Camacho- Ported a Maze generation program from the PC-6001VW to the CoCo
03:30:05 -CoCo News} Mike Rojas- gotten his non-functioning Coco 3 fully working
03:31:13 -CoCo News} Rutherford Le Blang- fork for VCC to incorporate some of the GUI niceties that he did on Return of Coco back in the day
03:33:53 -CoCo News} Glen Hewlett- blog posting on "tricks and cool features" from William Astle's LWASM package
03:35:55 -CoCo News} Allen Leno- installing modern components (including a color LED keyboard, KB) into a Coco 3 case
**MC-10 News**
0:: -MC-10 News} Simon- demo for the MC-10 doing an ML sound routine
0:: -MC-10 News} Anders Carlsson- Modified the ML sound routine to allow entering just note data to play
**Dragon News**
03:41:41 -Dragon News} John Symes- Images of the Tapematic tape duplicators system used at Microdeal
03:42:42 -Dragon News} Dragon Meetup- Set for November 27th/28th 2021
03:43:30 -Dragon News} Pere Serrat- Java app to convert VDK files to a standard format to use in DriveWire
03:44:40 -Dragon News} Arvid Claasen- Step 1 towards building my own Dragon 64
03:: -Dragon News} John Whitworth- Uploaded Flex and OS9 for Dragon.
03:: -Dragon News} Pere Serrat- released DOSPlus 5.0 Extended
03:47:27 -End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:47:35 -All the details you need to know about the CoCoPi!
03:51:20 -CoCoPi demo with Squanchy BASIC!
03:54:35 -CoCoPi demo of Geany
04:05:05 -Outtro
04:07:15 -Thank you to all YOU great people!
04:08:56 -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

September 6th, 2021    

Video episode 228 - Bill Sias - Pubisher of Color Computer News


CoCoTALK! Episode 228 - Bill Sias - Pubisher of Color Computer News

Today's special guest is Bill Sias, the creator and publisher of Color Computer News, the first published magazine pre-dating the Rainbow.

00:00:00 -Start/Intro
00:02:45 -Start of the show!
00:02:52 -Audience Greetings and Sanitations
00:03:15 -Panel Introductions
00:05:40 -Special guest Bill Sias
01:18:40 -Commercial Break/Upcoming Guests on CoCoTalk!
01:23:20 -More, with guest Bill Sias
02:21:55 -Musical interlude
02:24:42 -NEW! Samuel Gimes!
02:25:30 -Game On! Results, With Nick Marotta!
02:27:10 -Game On! discussion
02:34:15 -Game On! Game for next week, With(out) Nick Marotta!
02:36:25 -Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:36:36 -Game On! News} Antonio Carlos Jimenez Ely- video playing Glen Hewlett's Joust transcode/port... on a pi400 with a twist, watch and find out!
02:38:10 -Game On! News} Deborah Maxwell- Video of 'Missle!' which she ported from Model 1 BASIC
02:38:45 -Game On! News} Jim Gerrie- completed his FreeCell, and then ported Deborah's (above) port to the...
(destination system is left as an exercise for the viewer to guess ;) )
02:40:25 -Game On! News} Alison DeNu- #SepTandy releases of her Simply Better Blackjack, and JumpShip 
02:43:38 -Game On! News} Cuthbert Dragon- St. George and the Dragons and Waxworks
02:45:00 -Game On! News} Old School Games & Stories- playthrough of Canyon Climber
02:45:55 -End of Line for... Game On! News, with L. Curtis Boyle
02:46:10 -Projecy Updates and Aquisitions
02:46:30 -PUA} Rick Uland
02:52:20 -PUA} Nick Marentes
02:57:57 -PUA} Jason "The CoCoMan" Reighard is comin in HOT!
03:03:20 -PUA} Doug Bell
03:08:08 -PUA} Stevie The OGGamer, Our fearless leader, El Jeffe! Now with an iPhone!
03:09:40 -News, with L. Curtis Boyle
**CoCo/General News**
03:09:55 -CoCo News} Glen Dahlgren- Our last weeks guest, won a gold medal in the Young Adult Fantasy Epic category Amazon Kindle store
03:12:08 -CoCo News} Ciaran- Added even more support to XRoar for Coco3, including the online version of XRoar
03:13:10 -CoCo News} Roberto Fernandez- Released his Dragon tools
03:13:53 -CoCo News} Tim Lindner- Updates to Squanchy BASIC including a Jackson Pollack generator, and alot of internal details
03:18:55 -CoCo News} Coco Crew- released episode #75 of their podcast
03:20:20 -CoCo News} John Whitworth- More details and selling SuperSprite FM+ board
03:: -CoCo News} Barry Nelson- makes Coco centric custom builds of MAME, with serial issues fixed
03:23:13 -CoCo News} Trey Tomes- latest update to his X32 Over-Extended Color Basic
03:25:20 -CoCo News} Alison DeNu- #SepTandy, Video of 3D printing a Program Pak
03:25:55 -CoCo News} Allen Huffman- #SepTandy, CoCo stuff being released this week!
03:28:05 -CoCo News} Carlos Camacho- Ported a Maze generation program from the PC-6001VW to the CoCo
03:30:05 -CoCo News} Mike Rojas- gotten his non-functioning Coco 3 fully working
03:31:13 -CoCo News} Rutherford Le Blang- fork for VCC to incorporate some of the GUI niceties that he did on Return of Coco back in the day
03:33:53 -CoCo News} Glen Hewlett- blog posting on "tricks and cool features" from William Astle's LWASM package
03:35:55 -CoCo News} Allen Leno- installing modern components (including a color LED keyboard, KB) into a Coco 3 case
**MC-10 News**
0:: -MC-10 News} Simon- demo for the MC-10 doing an ML sound routine
0:: -MC-10 News} Anders Carlsson- Modified the ML sound routine to allow entering just note data to play
**Dragon News**
03:41:41 -Dragon News} John Symes- Images of the Tapematic tape duplicators system used at Microdeal
03:42:42 -Dragon News} Dragon Meetup- Set for November 27th/28th 2021
03:43:30 -Dragon News} Pere Serrat- Java app to convert VDK files to a standard format to use in DriveWire
03:44:40 -Dragon News} Arvid Claasen- Step 1 towards building my own Dragon 64
03:: -Dragon News} John Whitworth- Uploaded Flex and OS9 for Dragon.
03:: -Dragon News} Pere Serrat- released DOSPlus 5.0 Extended
03:47:27 -End of Line for... News, with L. Curtis Boyle
03:47:35 -All the details you need to know about the CoCoPi!
03:51:20 -CoCoPi demo with Squanchy BASIC!
03:54:35 -CoCoPi demo of Geany
04:05:05 -Outtro
04:07:15 -Thank you to all YOU great people!
04:08:56 -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

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