Panelists: Earl Evans (hosting), Paul Hagstrom, Michael Mulhern, Steven Weyhrich, and Carrington Vanston
Host’s Topic: Wherefore Art Thou Retro?
Why bother to use or collect retro computers? Other than for nostalgia, what good are these old computers when you could buy a modern PC for the price of an Apple II on eBay?
Retro Computing News:
- Retrochallenge 2014SC
- Vintage Computer Faire
- Mac512K to Netatalk Server
- Crate with 25 units
- Wearable submarine to hunt for 2000-year-old computer
- Object-Oriented Program … from 1965!
- Z80PACK Z80 simulator
- Lode Runner ported to the Tandy CoCo
- Looking back at 30 years of Tetris with Alexey Pajitnov
- Long lost Sharp X68000 game found
- History of Computers and the World Cup
- Escape Games Toronto
Retro Computing Gift Idea:
- Celebrate the World Cup by building a Video Soccer game:
- Earl: STRTRK (Startrek) on paper tape
- Paul: Tandy Paladin
- Michael: Bumper Sticker
- Carrington: Macintosh SE/30
Source: RCR Episode 77