[Coco] ...speaking of emulation on the CoCo

Willard Goosey goosey at virgo.sdc.org
Fri Dec 31 03:08:18 EST 2004

>Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 10:13:08 -0800 (PST)
>From: Robert Emery <theother_bob at yahoo.com>

>Just throwing this out there for conversational purposes. A while
>back we were discussing the possibility of emulating the Vectrex on a

>It got me to wondering if it would be possible to connect two CoCo's
>together via the cartridge port to form a sort of dual-processor
>CoCo, with one of them becoming a "slave" to the other's

There was some discussion of using a slaved coco2 with an orchestra-90
pak for better sound in games.  The idea was to fake out the keyboard
driver PIA on the slaved coco2 (so the orc-pak ROM would work
unmodified), but AFAIK nothing ever came out of it.

Willard Goosey  goosey at sdc.org
Socorro, New Mexico, USA
"I've never been to Contempt!  Isn't that somewhere in New Mexico?"
   --- Yacko

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