Wednesday, 5 March 2014

A Really Easy Way To Connect to BBS With an Amiga

Fancy re-living the BBS days on your Amiga? The BBS scene still exists, but these days they all use telnet, so your old dial-up modem is not the best method in 2014.

Using a cheap null-modem cable and USB to Serial adapter you can use a PC as a virtual modem and re-live those heady BBS days again!

 

My USB To Serial uses the ch340 chipset and has the model name HL-340, they can be had on ebay for quite cheap, it's the same as this: http://www.gadgetvictims.com/2011/11/another-note-to-myself-hl-340.html

BoycoT Internet Modem download link: http://boycot.no-ip.com/software
NComm for Amiga: http://aminet.net/package/comm/term/ncomm306
NComm free licence key: http://aminet.net/package/comm/term/NComm306PubKey
Commodork: Sordid Tales from a BBS Junkie ebook: http://www.robohara.com/commodork/

Flappy Bird Comes to The Commodore 64

The biggest and most headline-grabbing mobile game of 2014 (so far) has been ported to the legendary Commodore 64!

The story of Flappy Bird has made the tech blogs and mainstream news outlets all around the world recently. It always had a bit of a retro feel to it, and some enterprising coder has done a superb port to the 8-bit giant.


Download Flappy Bird C64: http://sos.gd/flappy64/