Fwd: [rescue] My little rescue this weekend

Mike Hebel nimitz at speakeasy.net
Mon May 19 21:58:22 CDT 2003

> On Monday, May 19, 2003, at 09:49 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:
>>   Hey!  Those are great little machines.  I spent many an enjoyable 
>> evening hacking on mine a very, very long time ago.

> Same here!  Only storebought machine at the time that came with the 
> schematics for the whole board.  I have the board and the memory 
> expansion somewhere.  My father took the original apart and re-mounted 
> it in a snazzy metal Radio Shack box with a slanted front.  He even 
> made the wall-wart into a two-cord floor power supply.
> All the while I was programming simple graphics pictures and stuff on 
> it. ;-)

>>   I fondly recall the little trick of embedding Z80 machine code as 
>> graphics characters in a REM statement. :)
> Y'know I don't think I ever tried that one.  I _do_ remember never 
> being able to get peek or poke to work right. ;-)


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