Episode 26 - New CoCo games, assembly optimization, Simon’s latest demo and more!

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CoCoTALK #26 09-16-2017

Episode 26 - New CoCo games, assembly optimization, Simon's latest demo and more!

CoCoTALK! is the nation's leading live talk show featuring the Tandy Color Computer. For video and audio replays, visit http://imacoconut.com

On the show:

Ciaran Anscomb, D. Bruce Moore, Jacob Moore, David Ladd, Glen Hewlett, Grant Leighty, Jay Searle

    Curtis Boyle, Mark Overholser, Paul Thayer, Richard Lorbieski, Ron Delvaux, Simon Jonassen, Wayne Campbell

Ciaran Anscomb shared a cool CoCo/Dragon project with us, the Mooh memory and MPI board:

http://archive.worldofdragon.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=5629

Paul Thayer shows us a sneak peek at a CoCo 3 game in development, Timberman, and talks about how Simon Jonassen helped him learn how to optimize assembly code.

Glen Hewlett reminds us of his current blog posts about optimizing assembly programming.

https://nowhereman999.wordpress.com/2017/09/14/optimizing-6809-assembly-code-part-1-quick-and-easy-changes-to-speedup-your-code/

Grant Leighty had the Newbie question of the week; which method of purchasing real CoCo hardware to each of us prefer?

Richard Lorbieski talked about about the risks of purchasing TRS-80 "model X" machines via mail, and some services he'll offer at Tandy Assembly.

Ron Delvaux treated us to an extended version of Ron's Garage including a Tandy Hard Drive controller, and lots of cool magazines and manuals.

Simon Jonassen showed us his latest demo with 2-voice music, and plasma animation.

Wayne Campbell gave us a peek at how to use BASIC09 to use different routines, loops, goSUBS and goTOs, which was pretty cool.

All this and more!

Original live stream: https://youtu.be/ZFb2-iRcw5I

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