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MEtalGuy66 last won the day on October 17 2009

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About MEtalGuy66

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  • Birthday 10/19/1973

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    ATARI XL/XE hardware repair, ICD Multi I/O reproduction/development, SpartaDOS, MAC/65, BASIC XE, ATARI TELNET BBSes and related hardware, AMIGA 1000/500/500+, preservation of the 5.25" floppy as a standard for 8-bit computers.

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  2. One PCB, three possible models depending on population/assembly. Makes ALOT more sense than IDC cables anus-rigged into chip sockets.. 90% of needed signals for either/both devices are available at ANTIC socket. It's a "no brainer"..
  3. Awesome. I need about 20 of those. I have another great idea for you.. Merge VBXE and ULTIMATE 1MEG into a single product, and get rid of the stupid "tape-worm" cables..
  4. What we need is an Apple IIgs emulator for the Rapidus+VBXE..
  5. DRAMs were expensive. Possibly he was waiting till he could afford them, or waiting to get the ballz to desolder 8 chips..
  6. Offer the movers a free case of beer if everything arrives perfectly sound with no incidents.
  7. Yeah, 2600 star raiders is not the benchmark, but the exception. Sorry you don't like the 5200 control scheme, but the 8-bit Home computer version is the original version and concept of the game. The 5200 version is even better because analog joysticks allow for proportional steering on two axis within the 3D spaceflight simulation environment. Crappy control buttons or not, this is clearly the BEST version of Star Raiders out there.
  8. My life is a mess.. I don't know if/when I'll ever get time to work on MIOs again. Maybe I'll give everything to WareRat and let him continue.. Truthfully, he was the real brains behind it all anywayze..
  9. Looks great, man. Thanks for sharing.
  10. Looks like a good start on a Prince of Persia clone.
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