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On the web, you can do other stuff while reading an article. On a BBS, get distracted and it will kick your ass off!

Playing around with the BBC Micro core on the MISTer FPGA. interesting pseudo-3D take on Pacman with a couple of twists.

The Sword of Ianna. A modern ZX Spectrum game from Retroworks, also available for MX2.
Playing it on the MISTer in the ZX core in +3 mode (it's actually a 128 game). Plays perfectly with full joystick support!

Seen at Gateway Electronics this weekend. If I'd had any machines with ISA bus I would have picked this up on the spot.
I'm still thinking about going back this week and picking it up anyway.

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BBSing with Procomm Plus from the 486 core on the MISTer FPGA...

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Best ASCII Games that are Insanely Good "Relive the golden era! Here are some of the best ascii games that you can play in the Linux terminal."
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Core memory shield for your Arduino. For when you want to take retro computing to the next level...

Plato Term /, Apple II version.

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OH YOUR GOD! Radiogarden is THE coolest thing I have seen! It is how this should have been!

Basically a map with all open broadcasts around the globe, you can zoom, move around and test different stations around the world, from Vladivostok to Patagonia

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Catching up on BBSing. Level 29 and Atrium BBS respectively.

Uthernet II is up and running with telnet65 on my Apple IIe...

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@snowdusk_ tooted a screen shot of a cli moon phase ap. While searching for it I found this. CLI graphicalish weather ap.
Try: curl for help.

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November 13 2018 Seattle Commodore Computer Club Meetup #6 Notes. We has some AMAZING hardware on hand, folks. Some (no joke) museum worthy stuff.

The Uthernet II Ethernet card showed up today for my Apple IIe. I just got it installed in slot 3.

The cable routing is a bit weird with the forward-facing ethernet jack, but I'm glad it has a tiny footprint, or it wouldn't fit next to the Super Serial card like this.

I should plug one of Paul's modems in there and measure it. I'd bet it draws less (no screen, etc).

Todays project, made a cable.. micro USB on one end, DB9F on the other to power my WiModem232 from the barcode reader port on my TRS-80 model 100 so that I don't always have to have an external battery hooked up to the modem.
The barcode reader port (made for an old-style light pen barcode reader) puts out a really nice 5V on pin 9 of the DB9 port.
This Wimodem232 usually draws about .05 amps,( 50mA). The port easily handles it as long as I have good batteries in the model 100.

At the antique mall last week. Ultraman was not cheap.

Bonus points for having the Science Patrol on the box.

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