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  • > And I would never be the one to argue that one should not pursue creative, life enriching endeavors. However, we all need ways to unwind and/or "clear our heads." For me, that's enjoying videogames, computers, and technology, and certainly a notable part of that is gaming. I'll also argue that my years of videogames have given me superior reflexes, recognition (by that I mean, I...
    B Degnan Apr 21, 2014
  • http://vintagecomputer.net/browse_thread.cfm?id=561 Long story short, I started with Tandon TM 848-02 8" Qumetrack 142 5 1/4" Catweasel MK4PLus but there was a conflict being caused (I think) by the Qumetrak blocking the index pulse (P1) coming from the Tandon 848. Whenever I tried to read a disk directory I'd get a "no interrupt from FDC" error and in DOS 6 a "drive not ready...
    B Degnan Apr 20, 2014
  • http://vintagecomputer.net/browse_thread.cfm?id=561 LOng story short, I started with Tandon TM 848-02 8" Qumetrack 142 5 1/4" Catweasel MK4PLus but there was a conflict being caused (I think) by the Qumetrak blocking the index pulse (P1) coming from the Tandon 848. Whenever I tried to read a disk directory I'd get a "no interrupt from FDC" error and in DOS 6 a "drive not ready...
    B Degnan Apr 20, 2014
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  • > I think it was the 386i, actually. I had one of these machines, spirited to me by a Sun employee friend of mine (with a two-digit employee number - > he's not working too hard these days) when the sales arm didn't know how to sell it, and caused its early demise. I really enjoyed it (this was > pre-Windows, although not by much), and got a lot of useful work done on it - being...
    B Degnan Apr 18, 2014
  • Hey now...posted some photos of a pdp 11/44. http://vintagecomputer.net/digital/PDP11-44/ Bill
    B Degnan Apr 18, 2014
  • > I agree with you about the importance of early computers. No disagreement there. When you guys with the big iron come in it's a treat. I give much love to the big iron. At the same time, I think personal computing and gaming is a part of that history. I also think it's a good and interesting part too. Maybe it's me but I think some are dismissive of Big Iron of the 90s.. I mean I...
    B Degnan Apr 18, 2014
  • >...tall games for the show. I had Adventure, Mystery > Mansion and Space Invaders all running simultaneously for visitors to play > with. I only had ONE person who specifically asked to play with the shell > commands. Very sad. I know, but it's so much harder to play Space Invaders with shell commands.
    B Degnan Apr 18, 2014
  • Evan Koblentz < evan@^$1 > writes: >>>> Hardware guys tend to not recognize the awesomeness on the software side, and vice versa. > >>I heard from now on Bill Degnan is only going to collect shipping labels. > Cool. I have a huge cache of "Fragile: Handle with care" labels for him. -- Send them to Evan.
    B Degnan Apr 18, 2014
  • On 4/17/2014 8:45 AM, Wesley Furr wrote: > I write as someone who has never been to Infoage or VCF, though I hope to > some day...so obviously take my thoughts with a grain of salt. There seems > to be a lot of dislike for 90's equipment and having it for sale at a VCF. > In my case, I graduated high school in 96...so the 90's account for most of > my early interest in computers...
    B Degnan Apr 17, 2014