I have finally rearranged my work area to include my 800XL. I have it hooked up to my iMac with SIO2OSX, so no drives are needed, and I can even print, via the software, should I need to.
Spent half the day playing some old favourites on a real machine, with my trusty Atari joystick instead of using an emulator with my USB stick.
Good times. Playing Boulderdash took me right back to nineteen-eighty-whatever, it's still just as challenging now as it was then.
I've spent a couple of years away from A8 due to space/job/life style/take your pick. However, I plan to get back to the computer that really grabbed my attention back in the 80's.
Most of my posts will probably be random crap, but hey, what else is a blog for?
On down side, I no longer have most of the software I once did. Moving house and space restraints caused me to sell a lot of my collection (although I still have Donkey Kong ). On the positive side, I do still have my entire Atari
I've noticed that a number of blog entries appear in the view new posts search, and as my blog was a redirect, it didn't show. So from now on, I am going to use this blog to post notifications of when new entries are available in my blog.
I don't know if you lot want to read it, but what the hell.
Anyway, the latest blog entry can be found at http://www.krazypengwin.co.uk/blog.php