Thursday, September 8, 2016

Episode 9

These are the show notes for Episode 9 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  
http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29993.mp3

Show Title
  • Episode 9 - Scott Adams and Adventure International

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Ian Mavric
Feedback

Mike Rowen shares some feedback and commentary about the show

News

Pete C. and Mav talk about TRS-80 news and current items of interest


TRS-80 Trash Talk - First Live Show 

CocoFEST 2017

TRS-Box

LS-DOS 6 for Model II

Hans Adapters for Model II

Dusty’s TRS-80 Page

2016 TRS8BIT One-liner Competition

80 Microcomputing Magazine

Mav’s Recent Purchase - Custom Cased Model I

Scott Adams Picture with RCA TV

VCF Discussion about Replacement CRT for TRS-80 Video Display

Scott Adam’s Grand Adventure Website

ScottFree

TRS-80 Trash Talk on iTunes



Main Topic

Pete C. and Mav discuss the history of Scott Adam's Adventure International company and text based adventures in general including their role in the history of the TRS-80.

Interview

Pete C. interviews legendary game programmer Scott Adams about his company Adventure International and the role of the TRS-80 in the development of his classic adventure games.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Episode 8

These are the show notes for Episode 8 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  
http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29887.mp3

Show Title
  • Episode 8 - Model III Buyer's Guide

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

News

Level II Basic Instruction Course
https://archive.org/details/Level_II_BASIC_Instruction_Course_1979_Tandy

Cassette archives
http://www.classiccmp.org/cpmarchives/trs80/mirrors/pilot.ucdavis.edu/davidk/trs80/software/cassette.htm
http://www.classic-computers.org.nz/system-80/software_cassette_archive.htm

TDock for the Model T (Model 100) by Ken Pettit -
Photo here:  http://www.kenpettit.com/images/TDock.JPG

TRS-Box Serial
http://pski.net/trs-box-serial

FreHD Autoboot ROM
http://ianmav.customer.netspace.net.au/trs80/downloads.htm

M3SE FPGA file for Autoboot support
http://bartlettlabs.com/M3SE/doc/fpga_files.html

The Ultimate TRS-80 Font
http://www.kreativekorp.com/software/fonts/trs80.shtml

RadioShack Font
https://www.fontspring.com/fonts/typodermic/crystal-radio-kit

Hotrod Model I
http://www.vcfed.org/forum/showthread.php?51191-Modified-Model-1-shows-weird-characters

Dutch TRS-80 User Club
http://www.trs80.nl

M100 Battery Cover
Model 100: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:955567
Model 102: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:955711

Main Topic

Model III Buyer's Guide

Mav leads the Trash Talkers on a tour of the Model III and what to look for when considering the purchase of this legendary computer.

Tech Topic

The Model I Expansion Interface Buffered Interface Cable

Mav discusses a modern replacement for the Buffered Interface cable and then Pete B. does a deep dive into the technical reasons why the Buffered Interface cable was needed on certain Expansion Interface boxes.

New Buff - Buffered Interface Cable Reproduction
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iexYpqT4uZM

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Episode 7

These are the show notes for Episode 7 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  
http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29802.mp3

Show Title
  • Episode 7 - CoCo Crew Crossover

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Ian Mavric

Main Topic

Coco Crew Crossover Discussion

Pete C. and Mav welcome the hosts of the CoCo Crew Podcast, John Linville and Neil Blanchard, to discuss the Coco and its relationship with the other TRS-80s that we normally cover in the show.


Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Episode 6

These are the show notes for Episode 6 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  
http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29703.mp3

Show Title
  • Episode 6 - PILOT Plus and DEBUG

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

News and Current Events


Main Topic

Software Reviews - PILOT Plus and DEBUG

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.