[Coco] Cocovid player LIVES!

Ron Klein ron at kdomain.org
Thu Jun 2 11:35:34 EDT 2016

Hi Mike,

This should work for you now.



On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM, Michael Rowen <mike at borncoco.com> wrote:

> Great that you're doing this, Ron. However, the link indicates that your
> video is private when I attempt to play it.
> Cheers,
> -Mike
> 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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