[Coco] Re: CUBIX on the CoCo?
jdaggett at gate.net
jdaggett at gate.net
Sat Oct 29 23:18:50 EDT 2005
You are correct. Not a bad OS at that. There are somethings that I
like about the disk routines and some that I don't.
It could be ported and run somewhat like FLEX. The basic
Interpreter that comes with it is concisce, small and maybe
expanded to better interface with the Coco graphics. That would be
a bit of work to do that though.
I have downloaded David's simulator and software and over the
next week plan to run it and get a feel for the OS and what it can
On 29 Oct 2005 at 17:33, Richard E. Crislip wrote:
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> Hello Arthur
> You're thinking of the wrong thng. CUbix was a computer with its own
> OS. I believe that's what we are talking about here.
> On 10/29/2005, Arthur Flexser wrote:
> > Cubix has definitely been ported to the CoCo 3, assuming it is the
> > game I am thinking of, where your guy plops around on a pyramidal
> > array of blocks, trying to change the color of all the blocks to get
> > to the next level, while avoiding things chasing him. I'm pretty
> > sure the version I'm thinking of, which was very nicely done, was
> > called Pyramix, and I'm certain it was written by Jordan Tsvetkoff
> > (sp?). I bought mine from him at a Rainbowfest, but I think it was
> > also advertised in Rainbow.
> > Art
> > On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Dave Dunfield wrote:
> >> In browsing a different 6809 related topic, I came across:
> >> http://oarizo.com/mod.php?mod=content&page=downloads
> >> which I noticed has a somewhat outdated copy of my CUBIX
> >> 6809 operating source code posted, with a note that it is
> >> "a good candidate for porting".
> >> There was also a pointer on the page to this list...
> >> Just curious of anyone has ever ported CUBIX to the CoCo?
> >> BTW, the last release of CUBIX (with source code), as well
> >> as a complete simulation of my original 6809 homebuilt portable for
> >> which it was designed (which will let you run it) an be downloaded
> >> from my site:
> >> http://www.parse.com/~ddunfield/museum/index.html
> >> (Look for "Dunfield 6809" under the HomeBuilts section)
> >> Although I've done scads of 6809 code (still my favorite 8-bit
> >> processor), and have had a number of CoCos over the years, I never
> >> delved into it (the CoCo) deep enough to get around to porting my
> >> operating system over - if it hasn't been done, and anyone is
> >> interested, I'd be happy to offer assistance.
> >> Regards,
> >> Dave
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