Monthly Archives: November 2020

Using ROMs with a ROMBO Rombox

Introduction When I started out learning how to program in Z80 machine code back in the late 1980’s, I purchased a Rombo Rombox which allowed me to plug in various ROM’s. These ROM’s contained code that could be called upon … Continue reading

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My retro corner

This is  a short post to show what my retro corner currently looks like. I’ve setup two small desks in a corner of my office and connected two CPC computers to CTM 644 monitors. On the left is a CPC … Continue reading

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Disassembling my old code part 7 – Drawing rectangles

Introduction This is part 7 of a blog series I’m doing to catalog some of the programs I wrote back in 1988 on the Amstrad CPC 6128, starting with a disc sector editor I wrote called Disced. I’m doing this … Continue reading

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Disassembling my old code part 6 – Processing disc activities

Introduction This is part 6 of a blog series I’m doing to catalog some of the programs I wrote back in 1988, starting with a disc sector editor I wrote called Disced. I’m doing this because I like doing it, … Continue reading

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