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Retro News & Chat / Historically Brewed, a Retro Mag from 1993!
« on: July 21, 2014, 09:24:09 AM »
http://www.classiccomputing.com/hb.html



Definitely worth a read.

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Homebrew Chat / The New Raspberry Pi B+
« on: July 21, 2014, 09:08:07 AM »
The updated version of the Pi model B is now available, it is the same price as the model B but I read that it has some upgraded features.

There are now 40 GPIO pins vs. 26 on Model B
The SD card is now Micro SD
There are 4 USB ports, thats two more than the original.
The mounting holes are symmetrical and the corners of the PCB are rounded, making it a nicer form.

There is a link to the Site here, will anyone be giving this a try?

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Retro News & Chat / Same Game, Different Name.
« on: July 18, 2014, 07:57:43 AM »
See what I done there!

Butasan=Psycho Pigs U.X.B.

River City Ransom = Street Gangs.

any more?

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I have recently managed to help my friend with connecting a BBC keyboard to his PC with of one of these Arduino Minis,



 the technique is quite simple- once you have the matrix you can map the buttons to it, the usb on the mini takes care of the rest.



Here is one that Smitytone has blogged about. He used a leonardo.

http://smittytone.wordpress.com/2014/02/16/the-sinclair-zx81-a-raspberry-pi-retro-restyle-part-1/

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Homebrew Chat / The Kim 1
« on: July 17, 2014, 20:28:27 PM »
Whilst Commodore were a big producer of Calculators, Chuck Peddle made a Kit with the MOS 6502 chip ( the very same one that Futurama's Bender has in his head!)

$245 got you the kit, and they proved very popular as they were cheaper than the Altair.


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Retro News & Chat / Play Spacewar! and look at its source code.
« on: July 17, 2014, 20:14:59 PM »
Hi Guys, just thought I would share this with you,
http://www.masswerk.at/spacewar/inside/
Its an archaeological approach to the first video game, the author takes a look at the games source code and looks at the techniques that were used to fit it all in the rom chips of the time, quite a bit of reading.

Also you can play Spacewar! on a virtual DEC online here.

http://www.masswerk.at/spacewar/ it's quite fun.

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Homebrew Chat / Another Amiga Project, the Gotek.
« on: July 16, 2014, 15:51:47 PM »
http://cortexamigafloppydrive.wordpress.com/



You can run all your files via a usb, it looks pretty straight forward too.

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Homebrew Chat / Audio Loading for the FIGnition
« on: July 14, 2014, 14:14:13 PM »
Throw away your avrdude, we can now load via tape.

FIGnition audio loading.

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Marketplace / Big Retro Gamer Magazine sell off.
« on: June 17, 2014, 16:07:06 PM »
Hi, I am selling all of my Retro Gamer mags.
 


sold.  :111:

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Arcade & Pinball Chat / Atari Touch Me is 40 today!
« on: June 11, 2014, 14:56:04 PM »
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[size=140]First released in 1974, Atari's Touch Me was a somewhat odd followup to the fantastically popular Pong arcade console. Touch Me did away with expensive extras like computer screens, opting instead for a 4-button control surface and a handful of blinking lights that resembled a control panel from a low budget sci-fi show.

Touch Me at the Arcade Museum
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This is my rare 1974 Atari Touch Me game in all its glory.[/align:99j1q7ot]

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Retro News & Chat / Happy Birthday Street Fighter II
« on: June 10, 2014, 07:55:11 AM »
The SNES version is 22 today. :walking stick:

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Retro News & Chat / Happy Birthday, Space invaders!
« on: June 05, 2014, 12:52:24 PM »

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Homebrew Chat / odroidu3
« on: June 04, 2014, 18:10:16 PM »
This thing gets around the block before the Raspi gets its Boots on.

http://www.vesalia.de/e_odroidu3.htm

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