RCR Episode 124

Panelists: Earl Evans (hosting), Paul Hagstrom, Michael Mulhern, and Jack Nutting

Host’s Topic: Lunar landistry

SpaceX successfully blasted off a rocket, which they’ve done before – but this time, the rocket’s stage one came back down and landed itself safely! In celebration of their accomplishment, we wanted to look back on the game Lunar Lander, and its various incarnations.

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RCR Episode 123

Panelists: Michael Mulhern (hosting), Earl Evans, and Paul Hagstrom

Host’s Topic: Easter Eggs

Hidden developer lists. Slipping it past management. Have you ever added an Easter Egg to a program?

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RCR Episode 122

Panelists: Jack Nutting (hosting), Paul Hagstrom, and Michael Mulhern

Host’s Topic: Y2K

Thoughts on the anticipation leading to the turn of the century.

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RCR Episode 121

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Jack Nutting, and Michael Mulhern

Host’s Topic: Making money

What’s the first program you got paid to write?

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RCR Episode 120

Panelists: Earl Evans (hosting), Ken Gagne, Paul Hagstrom, and Michael Mulhern

Host’s Topic: We Heart Retrocomputing

It’s Valentine’s Day! So, we heart retrocomputing? First love, current love, secret love? As a side note, does Carrington secretly long for a Commodore 64?
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RCR Episode 119

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Jack Nutting, and Carrington Vanston

Host’s Topic: Retrocomputing TMI

It seems like the retrocomputing hobby is gaining traction. Hooray! Except now it’s so easy to scan things, post things, take videos—information is coming in at a rate that’s too hard to manage. How do you keep up?

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RCR Episode 118

Panelists: Ken Gagne (hosting), Earl Evans, Paul Hagstrom, Michael Mulhern, Jack Nutting, and Carrington Vanston

Host’s Topic: Are retrocomputing vendors held to different standards?

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RCR Episode 117

Panelists: Michael Mulhern (hosting), Ken Gagne, Paul Hagstrom, and Jack Nutting

Host’s Topic: Would you make a irreversible upgrade/mod to one of your retro computers?

Anything from adding a 3.5mm audio jack, “dremeling” a hole or slot in the case to feed a cable through. Cutting a trace, or adding a jumper or any other change that although could be “reversed”, but not to original condition . . . . How far would you go upgrading a retro machine?

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RCR Episode 116

Panelists: Paul Hagstrom (hosting), Earl Evans, and Michael Mulhern

Host’s Topic: 2016, Here We Come

What are your big retro plans for 2016? Writing something, building something, fixing something, selling something?

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RCR Episode 115

Panelists: Jack Nutting (hosting), Earl Evans, Paul Hagstrom, and Michael Mulhern

Host’s Topic: The great acquisitions of 2015

Looking back on 2015, what was your favorite retrocomputing acquisition?

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