Saturday, May 7, 2016

Episode 5

These are the show notes for Episode 5 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  
http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29584.mp3

Show Title
  • Episode 5 - Big Five Software

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Randy Kindig
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Ian Mavric

Main Topic


Big Five Software

Peter Cetinski interviewed Bill Hogue, founder of Big Five Software and author of many of the company's games.

Then, Peter Bartlett interviewed Arthur Gleckler, developer of the last Big Five TRS-80 game, Weerd.  One correction to the recorded interview is that Arthur was actually 15 years old, not 12 as he mentioned in the interview.  

Finally, the Trash Talkers played and evaluated many of the Big Five TRS-80 games.


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Episode 4

These are the show notes for Episode 4 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29508.mp3



Show Title
  • Episode 4 - Model I Buyer's Guide

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Randy Kindig
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Ian Mavric

News

  • VCFSE - Vintage Computer Festival South East
  • Last Chicago CoCoFest - April 22 & 23, Lombard, IL
  • Pascal Holdry's Banc 256



Main Topic


TRS-80 Model I Buyer's Guide

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Episode 3

These are the show notes for Episode 3 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29440.mp3

Show Title

  • The Model II


Trash Talkers

  • Peter Cetinski
  • Guest Host: Myles Wakeham

Main Topic


The Model II - A High level overview and history

Peter and Myles take the listeners on a trip through Model II history, from its genesis up to the computer's status as a current day collectable vintage computer.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Episode 2

These are the show notes for Episode 2 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29385.mp3

Trash Talkers

  • Peter Cetinski
  • Randy Kindig
  • Peter Bartlett
  • Ian Mavric

Episode 1 Feedback and Updates


News

  • VCFSE - Vintage Computer Festival South East
  • LeScript
  • SUPERMEM
  • Emptying the Trash: A Last Look at TRS-80 Game Designs at a meeting of the Hand Eye Society in Toronto 
  • TRS-80 MC-10 MCX-128 cases
  • Last Chicago CoCoFest - April 22 & 23, Lombard, IL


Main Topic


TRS-80 Voice Synthesizers


Sunday, February 14, 2016

Episode 1

These are the show notes for Episode 1 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link: http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29288.mp3

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Randy Kindig
  • Ian Mavric

News

Main Topic

TRS-80 History

Peter, Randy and Ian discussed the history of the TRS-80 Model I, III and 4.  This is intended to be a grounding for the listeners so that everyone has a foundation for future discussions.

eBay Shopping

The Trash Talkers shopped eBay for several interesting TRS-80 related items.