Category: General News

General news and messages.

NanoLog board for the DE0-Nano

NanoLog rev.3 board The NanoLog daughter board is a custom circuit board designed to plug on the bottom of the DE0-Nano to allow the use of regular or Deluxe CoCo joysticks. There are 2 CoCo joystick ports, 3 audio channels,…

Portal-9 IDE

Attention Vintage Programmers! The Portal-9 IDE provides a streamlined way to write 6809/6309 CoCo software from your PC with support for many other vintage systems. This IDE is now included in the CoCo IDE Bundle deal.  You can try it…

CoCo IDE Bundle

The winter months are my favorite time for CoCo programming.  Sometimes I decide that this winter I’m going to crank out a nice game or app and I want to have it done by Christmas so I can share it…

PopStar Pilot

One of Nick Marentes’ latest games for the 512k CoCo 3.  GET IT HERE PopStar Pilot also works great on the Cyclone CoCo system.

Evolution of the CoCo Virtual Drive System

  MicroSD Drive Pak Earliest all-in-one self-contained virtual drive system Uses a 16K smart ROM that detects and employs numerous simultaneous drive systems CoCoNet over 6551 ACIA 115200 bps alternative serial port drives if 6551 device is unavailable 4GB MicroSD…

Donkey Kong Remixed

Sock Master has done it again. Some years back he announced that he had ported the original Donkey Kong code to run on the CoCo 3.  This meant that the game played like the real arcade game.  To my knowledge,…

Mystery 256 Color Mode?

See the original full article by Nickolas Marentes. There have been rumours of a secret 256 color mode hidden within the GIME chip architecture of the Tandy Color Computer 3. This page reveals all the information that I have collected…

New “CoCo” in Development

A project was started by myself in July 2015 called CoCo On a Chip.  First, I would turn a Terasic DE0-Nano FPGA board into a CoCo 2 and if I succeeded then I would be convinced that it could become a…

Welcome Back

Welcome back to The CoCo Community of TRS-80/Tandy Color Computer fans! The CoCo has been a very popular little 8-bit computer since the late 70’s and we’re still doing things with this computer today that will blow your mind! Although…