The Retrobits Podcast
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Beware the Chickenhead!

Welcome to Show #102!  This week's topic: An Interview with Bil Herd, former Commodore Engineer (Part III)!

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Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-10-30-102.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:01 AM

All Hail the Chickenhead!

Welcome to Show #101!  This week's topic: An Interview with Bil Herd, former Commodore Engineer (Part II)!

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-10-23-101.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:18 AM

Long live the Chickenhead!

Welcome to Show 100!  Thanks for another great year!

This week's topic: An Interview with Bil Herd, former Commodore Engineer (Part I)!

Links discussed on today's show:

Two entertaining videos on YouTube - witness PDP 11 programming along with some campy acting!  Also, check out this British computer history documentary, with the tagline GIGO - we all know that acronym...

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-10-15-100.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:47 AM

Remember, wherever you went, there you were.

Welcome to Show 099!  This week's topic: The 2007 State Of The Podcast!

Links discussed on today's show:

z80pack 1.14 is released - a Z80 cross-development / simulator package with simulation of many virtual CP/M machine components!
Missed the Vintage Computer Festival East 4.0?  Videos clips are on YouTube...
Gamasutra has a nice article on Star Raiders, "Video Game's First Space Opera"!

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-10-09-099.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:27 AM

We're BACK!!!

Welcome to Show 098!  This week's topic: My Koala Pad Adventure!

Links discussed on today's show:

Check out the nicely scanned 1984 review of the Epson PX-8 on the Byte Cellar blog site!
Happy 30th birthday, Atari 2600!  Here's an article at Retro Thing commemorating the occasion...
Vintage Computer Festival 10.0?  Really?  Yep, have a look!

Be sure to send any comments, questions or feedback to retrobits@gmail.com.

For online discussions on Retrobits Podcast topics, check out the Retrobits Podcast forum on the PETSCII Forums page!

Our Theme Song is "Sweet" from the "Re-Think" album by Galigan.

Thanks for listening!

- Earl

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Direct download: RBP-2007-10-01-098.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:54 AM