[Coco] Coco Digest, Vol 55, Issue 56

Joel Ewy jcewy at swbell.net
Sun Jan 27 17:01:54 EST 2008

Charles Shrader wrote:
> I recall reading about someone backing up Coco programs on cassette to
> .wav files.
> I've got my new Coco3 but have no programs for it yet.  I'm working on
> this - I'm actually bidding
> on 2 Color Computer 2's on eBay just to get the software that is part of
> the bundle.
> Anyway, would anyone be interested in emailing me a test .wav file of a
> program that I can
> try to record to tape to see if I can load my first program onto this
> machine?
> If I had EDTASM+, I'd type in the game "Slither' that was in one of the
> magazines that
> John Guin so graciously sent me!  Thanks again John, I am really
> enjoying the magazines.
> I do plan on getting EDTASM+ soon, but for now, if anyone has a .wav
> file or two they could send me,
> I'd love to try this idea.
> Also, I'm trying to win Steve Bjork's game 'Stellar Lifeline' on eBay
> but hear that the game won't
> Be in color on a Coco 3.  Is there anything that can be done to get it
> to show color?  I'm currently
> using a color television as my monitory (planning on upgrading this soon
> too).
Probably what was meant was that it uses artifact colors, which only
show up on a TV or a composite video monitor, but not on an RGB
monitor.  So if you're using a TV with your CoCo 3, it should still be
in color.

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