Assembler

Cpm

Games

General

Hardware

Smartbasic

2020-10-24: Reading the Nibbles & Bits newsletter and learning about the #ColecoADAM VDP (Video Display …

2020-10-23: Here’s your chance to support the indispensible ADAM archive and get a free car window sticker …

2020-10-19: 60-Column Text Demo I was checking out some of the demo programs on DEI’s FontPower disk and I came across one that …

2020-10-11: Turtle Talk with SmartLOGO Believe it or not I’ve never tried SmartLOGO before! I vaguely remember being at a friend’s house …

2020-10-07: 🚨New hardware alert! Got a 🖲 ColecoVision Roller Controller in great condition from my new friend …

2020-10-04: 🌈 Spent time this morning in BASIC trying to produce “rainbow” text (a string with each character …

2020-09-20: A New Coleco ADAM Book! I recently got a new book called “Programming Games For The ColecoVision and ADAM in Assembler” by …

2020-09-12: Tweeting from ADAM?! Yes, it is possible to send a tweet from the ADAM! I did it this morning with the help of the …

2020-09-07: BASIC SmartWriter File Viewer I’m happy to announce that this weekend I was able to complete and release my SmartWriter File …

2020-09-05: Just a BASIC Saturday morning! 🤓 #ColecoADAM

2020-09-04: Connection Established I finally have a serial port for my ADAM! A special thanks to rietveld and adamcon over at the …

2020-09-02: I printed out a disassembly of the BLOAD routine [$5201] and spent some time studying it last night. …

2020-08-29: Beginning With BLOAD I’m planning to write a BASIC program to view SmartWriter documents. It would come in really handy …

2020-08-16: Double Fail Didn’t have such a great morning with ADAM today. First, I unsuccessfully tried to customize …

2020-08-15: There’s a new sticker on my laptop. 👍

2020-08-08: NEWCCP - Better than New Coke! I managed to get “NEWCCP” installed and working in CP/M 2.2. I think NEWCCP may have actually been …

2020-07-29:

2020-07-25: Super BASIC Plus is pretty awesome! There are a lot of SmartBASIC enhancements out there but this …

2020-07-19: Sprites and Spaceships I’ve been having a bit of fun with sprites and SmartBASIC this weekend. First I loaded up …

2020-07-15: Adventures in BIOS Patching As I mentioned in an earlier post I have been playing with some Turbo Pascal graphics extensions …

2020-07-13: I scored a second digital data drive for just $10! It has substantial yellowing but I installed it …

2020-07-11: New setup. 🤓 #ColecoAdam

2020-07-05: Been playing around with some very cool Turbo Pascal extensions that interface the VDP (Adam’s …

2020-06-28: More RAM = More fun! New hardware alert! My 256K memory expander from MicroFox arrived on Friday and I was able to set …

2020-06-20: My first hardware hack One of the quirky things Adam does is every time you pull the reset switch on the computer the …

2020-06-18: I’ve got some new hardware on the way for my Adam! More details when it arrives… shipping from the …

2020-06-15: It’d be super-interesting if someone would make a documentary or write a book about the …

2020-06-14: Gotta love this manual. 😁

2020-06-14: Exploring CP/M this morning. Reading through the documentation that Coleco supplied with the “ADAM …

2020-06-12:

2020-06-12: Hello world! Welcome to my new ADAM blog. For some insight into why I’m doing this and what you can expect …