Panelists: Michael Mulhern (hosting), Paul Hagstrom, Earl Evans, and Carrington Vanston
Host’s Topic: When is “Retro” Retro?
After 12 years, Windows XP is about to go out of support; is XP now retro, or is retrocity in the eye of the nostalgic beholder?
Retro Computing News:
- Microsoft have releases source for MS-DOS and Word for Windows
- Arniga project: ARM-based Amiga 500
- The Next “Briel Thing” prototype board S/N #1
- Raspberry Pi built into Ultratec teletype machine
- Stick a Beaglebone inside your VT100!
- Lord British’s Apple II running Akalabeth
- James Tauber detokenizes the Akalabeth source
- Nano Vic20
- Internet Archive to digitize 40,000 VHS & Betamax tapes
- 30th anniversary edition of Hitchhiker’s Guide text adventure game released
Vintage Computer Commercial:
Retro Computing Gift Idea:
- Earl: BNIB Atari CX85 keypad
- Paul: Many new TI 99/4a things
- Michael: Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative
- Carrington: Maxx flight control yolk for Apple II
Source: RCR Episode 71