[Coco] Cocovid player LIVES!

Sean badfrog at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 11:09:29 EDT 2016

Your video is marked as private on youtube.

Very cool news, I've been wanting to try that out for quite awhile.  I
asked about it a couple of years ago and it sounded like it wasn't ready
for anyone else to set it up as it took a lot of work.

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 9:55 AM, Ron Klein <ron at kdomain.org> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> As some of you may know, John Linville developed a video player for the
> Color Computer 3 and demo'd it some years back at CocoFEST 2011.  I never
> saw it when it was originally released, but stumbled across it a few months
> ago when looking at videos of previous CocoFESTs.  I was so impressed with
> John's video player and wanted to try it for myself.  I had reached out to
> John looking for some information as I didn't know if it was available to
> the community.  As it turns out it absolutely is, however, the
> documentation is a bit lacking and some components of the project require
> special utilities/tools as well as compiling source code.  In other words,
> some assembly required...
> A few emails back and forth with John answered some of the questions I
> had.  From there, I started documenting the entire process making note of
> each step along the way.  I will be providing this documentation soon for
> others who may wish to try John's Cocovid player for themselves.
> In the meantime, I posted a Youtube video of me demo'ing the Cocovid
> player:
> https://youtu.be/iSjNHcmmkN0
> My hope is to renew interest in the Cocovid player and get others to use
> it.  It's a great way to show off the color capabilities of our "Color
> Computers."  Who needs the 256 color mode of the GIME when it's been
> showcased so well with this project in software!  Perhaps John will port
> his player over the CoCoSDC if there's enough interest...  ahem.
> Thanks!
> -Ron
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