The holidays are finally (long) over, and I feel like I’ve finally recovered from them, so its time to put some exciting updates on this here website! First thing first – I have a Patreon now! I mainly put it up to help with hosting fees for the both the podcast and the website, but… Read More Patreon, Github, and Podcast Stuff
Finally, a few months after obtaining them, I’ve been able to start digging into these ancient arcade boards I’ve obtained. I started with the Allied Leisure “Paddle Battle” board, since, as a pong clone, I figured it would be a simple one to start with, and that assumption more or less seems to have been… Read More Allied Leisure’s Tennis Tourney (TTL Board Restoration Series)
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!
Hoo boy. Building this one was a doozy. This is probably the game in the book that intrigued me most as a nine year old when I first borrowed this book from the LaGrange Public Library. It’s the one that most resembled a game I was familiar with, in this case, Space Invaders. An interesting… Read More Stormtrooper Attack – Making Your Own Video Games, 1970’s Style (Part 3)
Years ago, at the tender age of 10, I found an intriguing, thick, old red book at my local library (the LaGrange Memorial Library in LaGrange, GA, where I lived for a brief period of my life). Festooned in gold lettering on the cover was the thrilling title: How to Design and Build Your Own… Read More Making Your Own Video Games, 1970’s Style