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by pacman000
July 14th, 2018, 7:27 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Dogs
Replies: 54
Views: 9390

Re: Dogs

https://abcnews.go.com/US/friendly-dog-hikers-dont-worry-home-tired/story?id=54223728 Hikers are followed by a friendly dog. When they look at his tag it has a message: 'The front of the tag read: "Hi, I'm Smokey. I live nearby so please don’t take me. I like to follow hikers sometimes." A...
by pacman000
July 14th, 2018, 4:24 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Homebrews
Replies: 5
Views: 929

Re: Homebrews

https://sites.google.com/view/astranger ... ogame/home

Hobbyist BASIC game based on Stranger Things. Created in QBasic; can be compiled for newer PC's with QB64.
by pacman000
July 14th, 2018, 3:54 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 8250

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31aMI_G_55E

A Woolworths commercial. Kinda classy looking for a discounter.
by pacman000
July 12th, 2018, 2:16 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 8250

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Someone on Badmovies.org asked for folks to share his video, so here ya go:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeXg9TLGSWQ

He talks a bit about arrowheads & his interests.
by pacman000
July 11th, 2018, 12:04 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Sam Tramiel and the Atari Jaguar.
Replies: 22
Views: 345

Re: Sam Tramiel and the Atari Jaguar.

Atari had just won lawsuits against Sega and Nintendo, so I can understand why Sam Tramiel would threaten to sue Sony for dumping. I can also understand why Atari didn't do sue Sony. Sam Tramiel had a heart attack, and Jack Tramiel didn't want to run a company that was bleeding cash. Of course Sony...
by pacman000
July 10th, 2018, 11:09 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Thai Soccer Team
Replies: 7
Views: 308

Re: Thai Soccer Team

Just came on the news: They made it out. They'll have to spend time in quarantine tho.
by pacman000
July 10th, 2018, 8:49 am
Forum: Reader Reviews
Topic: RCA Studio II (1977) - console and games review - 40th Birthday Bonanza
Replies: 20
Views: 3696

Re: RCA Studio II (1977) - console and games review - 40th Birthday Bonanza

https://spectrum.ieee.org/semiconductor ... a-cdp-1802

Article on the 1802 processor used in the Studio II. It was also used in the Galileo space probe!
by pacman000
July 9th, 2018, 1:08 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 8250

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Big rattlesnake caught & eaten by alligator:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5B0HiMB3QWs

Cool video, but it made me sad for some reason...
by pacman000
July 9th, 2018, 9:22 am
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: PC-50x Consoles
Replies: 14
Views: 1248

Re: PC-50x Consoles

The Telstar Arcade used a different series of chips made by MOS. Each cart included a microcontroller with custom graphics hardware. The Microvision also used microcontrollers in each cart. There was apparently a PC-50x system released in the U.S, but it's incredibly rare; only about four have shown...

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