The CoCo Crew Podcast

Oct 30 2020 105

A delicious adventure into the world of retrocomputing news and information, featuring the Tandy Color Computer!









































































































































Episode 1
Sep 23 2015
Agenda------* Intro* Announcements * Lots of downloads (200 first two days, 300 first week, currently 371) * Facebook page * Available on iTunes and Stitcher * Email addresses (cococrew.com squatted upon!) [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] * Plugged in episode 13 of Player/Missile Podcast* News * CoCoRx -- Boisy Pitre http://github.com/boisy/CoCoRX * ''crazy eights''-like card game / CMOC -- Pierre Sarrazin * http://sarrazip.com/dev/color8.html * http://sarrazip.com/dev/cmoc.html * OS9 CoCo SDC utilities -- Barry Nelson https://www.dropbox.com/s/d9a8rtng8a6skm8/OS9SDC.OS9?dl=0 * miniFlash shipping w/ COCODOKU and Follow CoCo! -- Cloud-9 http://www.cloud9tech.com/ * Glenside newsletter -- John Mark Mobley http://www.glensideccc.com/data/library/newsletters/gccc35_1nl.pdf * Port of Apple II ''Lemonade Stand'' -- Jim Gerrie * ''modern'' (c. 1998) 6809 book on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/dp/9813083093 * Tepolt assembly language books sell for $102.50 -- eBay http://www.ebay.com/itm/181767571092 * digital joystick conversion for CoCo -- John Linville http://retrotinker.blogspot.com/2015/06/digital-joystick-for-coco.html * Retrochallenge 2015/07 http://retrochallenge.net/ * KansasFest presentation proposals accepted -- John Linville http://www.kansasfest.org/* Feedback * generally positive, well wishes, etc * Mike Rowen -- ''Its like a portable CoCoFest.'' * Mark McDougall -- Fahrfall drinking game * Al Hartman -- ''I hope you'll get Art Flexser, Dennis Kitsz, and Marty Goodman among others for interviews for future podcasts.'' * various -- intro too long... * various -- commercial breaks...* Tech segment (6809)* CoCo game site overview* Parting ThoughtsLinks-----[CoCo mailing list](https://pairlist5.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/coco)[TRS-80 / Color Computer Facebook Group](https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/)[Glenside Color Computer Club](http://www.glensideccc.com/)[''Last'' Chicago CoCoFEST!](http://www.glensideccc.com/cocofest/)[Our Facebook Page](https://www.facebook.com/groups/1606095809633762/)[Our Libsyn Page](http://cococrew.libsyn.com)[Our iTunes Page](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-coco-crew-podcast/id1000018744)[Our Stitcher Page](http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/john-w-linville/the-coco-crew-podcast?refid=stpr)[Blog post discussing stack blasting and other 6809 optimizations](http://blog.moertel.com/posts/2013-12-14-great-old-timey-game-programming-hack.html)


Episode 3
Aug 28 2015
Agenda* Intro (01:29)* Announcements (03:03) * Twitter -- @CoCoCrewPodcast * Facebook -- The CoCo Crew Podcast * Available on iTunes and Stitcher * Email addresses [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] * Over 1000 downloads! * Moving to Cyber Ears! * VCF MidWest August 29-30, 2015 Elk Grove Village, IL* News (05:58) * Why American CoCo 3s Are Quality-Challenged -- Boisy Pitre http://latenightcoco.blogspot.com/ * Composite Video board for the MC-10 -- Zippster * CoCo3FPGA ''howto'' -- Brian Holman http://www.brianholman.com/retrocompute/files/coco3fpga.html * The CoCo Lounge returns -- Glen VanDenBiggler http://thecocolounge.com/ * Is Mocha DEAD? -- Brad Grier http://haplessgenius.com/mocha/ * Vcc Coco 3 Emulator Open Source Project -- Bill Pierce * Buy/sell/trade forum @ tandycoco.com -- Brian Blake * Card game skeleton for development with CMOC compiler -- Pierre Sarrazin * Wizard of Daggorath T-shirt -- David Bridgette http://www.redbubble.com/people/dopefish/works/9395009-the-wizard-of-daggorath * DK Remix updated -- John Kowalski http://users.axess.com/twilight/sock/dkremix/index.html * CoCo keyboard replacement Mylar -- Josh Harper ''cost per unit so far is 27.50'' * Mechanical keyboard upgrade -- Mark J. Blair, Brian Blake, etc. * CoCo3 to SCART to HDMI cable -- Barry Nelson https://hackaday.io/project/7366-coco-3-rgb-to-scart-to-hdmi-cable * MC6847 External ROM board -- Zippster * MC-10 1-bit music player -- Simon Jonassen * Floppy Days 44 - Tandy CoCo, Part 1, History with Boisy Pitre -- Randy Kindig http://floppydays.libsyn.com/ * New porting project -- Mark McDougall http://retroports.blogspot.com/* Feedback (38:01) * Chad Armel -- new listener * Erik Gavriluk -- old programming challenge ''Draw and Manipulate Your Own 3-D Graphics'', Hot CoCo, August 1983* Bug Report (42:11)* Tech segment -- 6883 (42:40)* Game review -- Grand Prix Challenge (1:13:25)* Parting Thoughts (1:15:20)LinksCoCo mailing listhttp://pairlist5.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/cocoTRS-80 / Color Computer Facebook Grouphttp://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/Radio Shack Color Computer (CoCo) Google+ Grouphttp://plus.google.com/s/Radio Shack Color Computer (CoCo)Glenside Color Computer Clubhttp://www.glensideccc.com/Last'' Chicago CoCoFEST!http://www.glensideccc.com/cocofest/CoCo Crew Podcast Facebook Pagehttp://www.facebook.com/groups/1606095809633762/CoCo Crew Podcast Web Pagehttp://cococrew.orgCoCo Crew Podcast iTunes Pagehttp://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-coco-crew-podcast/id1000018744CoCo Crew Podcast Stitcher Pagehttp://www.stitcher.com/podcast/john-w-linville/the-coco-crew-podcast?refid=stpr


Episode 2
Aug 19 2015
Agenda------* Intro (0:57)* Announcements (1:50) * Facebook Group * Available on iTunes and Stitcher * Email addresses (cococrew.com squatted upon!) [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]* News (2:30) * Old Fart Geeks podcast (VZ200) * Super LOGO cartridge image available w/ manual (Guillaume Major) * RGB out of a coco 2 -- juice2839 on AtariAge * Sprite Editor 7 -- Paul Thayer * Neutroid 2.015 -- Nick Marentes * CMOC update (0.1.8) -- Pierre Sarrazin * Fuzix booting on a real CoCo3 -- Brett Gordon * RGB Monitor Test v1.0 -- Richard Goedeken * MC-11 -- Darren Atkinson * Donkey Kong enhancements -- Sockmaster* Feedback (18:27) * Jim Gerrie (pronounced ''Gary'') email * Steve Bamford email * timestamps in the show notes...* Tech segment -- 6847 (21:55)* Game review -- Ruper Rhythm (55:42)* Parting Thoughts (59:58)Links-----[CoCo mailing list](https://pairlist5.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/coco)[TRS-80 / Color Computer Facebook Group](https://www.facebook.com/groups/2359462640/)[Radio Shack Color Computer (CoCo) Google+ Group](https://plus.google.com/s/Radio Shack Color Computer (CoCo))[Glenside Color Computer Club](http://www.glensideccc.com/)[''Last'' Chicago CoCoFEST!](http://www.glensideccc.com/cocofest/)[CoCo Crew Podcast Facebook Page](https://www.facebook.com/groups/1606095809633762/)[CoCo Crew Podcast Libsyn Page](http://cococrew.libsyn.com)[CoCo Crew Podcast iTunes Page](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-coco-crew-podcast/id1000018744)[CoCo Crew Podcast Stitcher Page](http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/john-w-linville/the-coco-crew-podcast?refid=stpr)[RGB out of a coco 2](http://atariage.com/forums/topic/239999-rgb-out-of-a-coco-2-i-finally-have-a-working-prototype-looks-great/)[Jim Gerrie's MC-10 Games](http://faculty.cbu.ca/jgerrie/Home/jgames.html)[Jim Gerrie's CoCo Games (ZIP)](http://faculty.cbu.ca/jgerrie/Home/JGGAMES.ZIP)[Electric Crayon for TRS-80](http://www.trs-80.org/electric-crayon/)[NTSC 8-bit Color on the Color Computer 3](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc6Eu7IansE)[Nickolas Marentes Project Archive](http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/nickma/ProjectArchive/)[Rupert Rythym](http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/nickma/ProjectArchive/rupert.html)[Neutroid 2.015](http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/nickma/ProjectArchive/neutroid2015.html)[Donkey Kong Remix](http://users.axess.com/twilight/sock/dkremix/index.html)





Episode 4
Mar 09 2015
Links are missing! We know -- until it is fixed, send us some email and we'll send you the actual links...CoCoCrew Episode 4 Agenda Intro (00:01:28) Announcements (00:03:43) Twitter -- @CoCoCrewPodcast Facebook -- The CoCo Crew Podcast Available on iTunes and Stitcher Email addresses [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] Moved to Cyber Ears! News (00:05:30) Canadian CoCo Collection Captured! -- Neil Blanchard XPander-Coco lives! -- Jim Brain Vcc Coco 3 Emulator Source released (GPLv3) -- Joseph Forgeone, Bill Pierce, etc CoCo3FPGA partial source release -- Gary Becker COCO 1 Composite Video Output -- Barry Nelson CMOC compiler: Embryonic support for OS-9 -- Pierre Sarrazin FUZIX progress -- Brett Gordon A DOSPlus Extender for Drivewire & CoCo-SDC -- Pere Dragon multi-cartridge is back! Version 1.6 for sale -- Rolo New DOS Carts developed -- Zaxon Mocha Ported To JavaScript -- Brad Grier Glenside Picnic! Feedback (00:33:52) Brian Blake -- keyboard discussions, etc Brett Gordon -- Grand Prix review from episode 3 Glen VanDenBiggelaar -- CoCo Lounge never really goes away Steve Bamford -- help w/ DECB commands Chris Johnsey -- Coco YouTube retro tutorial in episode zero (?) Walter Miraglia -- new listener from VCF Midwest Host discussion -- ''stealing'' projects (00:43:38) Tech segment -- PIAs (00:59:16) Games Corner -- Iron Forest & Medieval Madness (01:17:05) Parting Thoughts (01:21:07) Links CoCo mailing list TRS-80 / Color Computer Facebook Group Radio Shack Color Computer (CoCo) Google+ Group Glenside Color Computer Club ''Last'' Chicago CoCoFEST! CoCo Crew Podcast Facebook Page CoCo Crew Podcast iTunes Page CoCo Crew Podcast Stitcher Page Reverse Engineering the Diecom Light Gun Interface for the Color Computer


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