[Coco] Playing games from floppies

Robert Gault robert.gault at att.net
Tue Dec 19 20:19:38 EST 2017

Kandur wrote:
> Hi,
> In the golden days of the early eighties, rich kids used to buy game cartridges, plopped them into the coco and played the games. We poor kids had to wait for the aftermarket game casettes, loaded them from a casette player, then we could play the games too.
> If I insisted on to play games from floppies, what is my best way to go today?
> (Please don't suggest sdc or dw, thank you.)
> Kandur


You need to consider that games written for cartridges or cassette may not be playable from a 
floppy. It is quite possible that the game code would need to be rewritten to use a disk.

What you really should do is see if a game in question was released on disk. If so, then you just 
need one of the available utilities which run on a PC and can be used to create disks or can send 
files to a disk on a Coco.

If you indicate a specific game, then you will get a better answer to your question.


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