Articles and Show Notes

A Terrific TTL Treasure Trove!

Anybody who follows this space regularly and/or listens to my podcasts know of my particular fascination with discrete logic projects, especially video games. Well, a very interesting opportunity presented itself recently when a lot of 10 arcade boards came up for auction, most of which were the TTL variety. Some pretty big names of the… Read More A Terrific TTL Treasure Trove!

The Memory Machine #64 – Adventures and Misadventures in Vintage Console Repair

This month on the Memory Machine, Nate talks with guests Dustin, Jonas and Cyo all about their adventures in vintage console and computing repair. Thrill at the exploits of fault-finding triumph! Recoil in fear over tales of leaky, exploded capacitors! Shake your head at dumb, rookie mistakes! All this and more has been carefully recorded… Read More The Memory Machine #64 – Adventures and Misadventures in Vintage Console Repair

The Memory Machine #63 – The History (and Present!) of Text Adventures

For this episode of the podcast, Nate has on Jason Dyer to talk about the wide and wonderful world of interactive fiction, from its nascent period with “game books” all the way up to present day interactive fiction competitions. Jason Dyer is a prolific blogger on the topic of interactive fiction, and his blog Renga… Read More The Memory Machine #63 – The History (and Present!) of Text Adventures

A Simple Tag Game – Making Your Own Video Games, 1970’s Style (part 2)

If you remember the last time I wrote about this, after much wrestling and tinkering I finally got the main video circuit working! Mistakes were made both on my end and the original schematics I was working off of, but I was able to overcome these things with raw determination in spite of my relative… Read More A Simple Tag Game – Making Your Own Video Games, 1970’s Style (part 2)

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