Spartan

CG Talk’s Hardcore Modelling Challenge #39: Macross MBR-07-Mk II Spartan

Spartan

CG Talk’s Hardcore Modelling Challenge #39 was about Giant Robots/Giant Monsters

I chose to model one of Macross’ destroids least represented in 3D form,  the Spartan.

Retrospectiva 2012: Review January 2013

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Retrospectiva 2012 enters its last stretch, with less than three months left the number of entries is now 20.

Also Jim Gerrie has ported four of his games to Tandy CoCo 2-3 / Dragon 32-64

BASIC Games:

  • Surfshooter by Brian Picchi (Apple II)
  • Memotest preview by Alakran (Commodore 64)
  • Penguino by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10 / Tandy Coco 2-3 / Dragon 32-64)
  • The Doctor’s Adventures on Scaro by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10 / Tandy Coco 2-3 / Dragon 32-64)
  • A Romp in the Garden by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10)
  • The Deadly Orbs by Brian Picchi (Apple II)
  • Batle Bots by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10 / Tandy Coco 2-3 / Dragon 32-64)
  • Double Deadly Orbs by Brian Picchi (Apple II)
  • Dungeon Crawl by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10 / Tandy Coco 2-3 / Dragon 32-64)

Graphics

  • FOTO-APARAT by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • TREE’81 by PIESU (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • SPACE BASE by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • HOUSE by PYZA (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • CHIP by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • LAUGH by mono (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • Alien Hug by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • ROBBY ROBOT by R. International (Commodore 64)
  • Osgeld’s Skull by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • Damn Cat by Osgeld (Apple II)

Music:

  • YERZMIX PART 6 by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)

The competition is open until April 14th 2013, Fundación Museo ICATEC will award the best entry for each category with a Tablet computer.

Visit Retrospectiva 2012 website to download the entries, read the rules and more information: RSP.RETROCOMPUTACION.COM

Retrospectiva 2012 – December Review

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Near the end of 2012, 15 entries have been presented for Retrospectiva

BASIC Games:

  • Surfshooter by Brian Picchi (Apple II)
  • Memotest preview by Alakran (Commodore 64)
  • Penguino by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10)
  • The Doctor’s Adventures on Scaro by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10)
  • A Romp in the Garden by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10)
  • The Deadly Orbs by Brian Picchi (Apple II)

Graphics

  • FOTO-APARAT by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • TREE’81 by PIESU (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • SPACE BASE by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • HOUSE by PYZA (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • CHIP by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • LAUGH by mono (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • Alien Hug by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • ROBBY ROBOT by R. International (Commodore 64)

Music:

  • YERZMIX PART 6 by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)

Remember that the competition is open until April 14th, 2013 and prizes will be awarded to the best entry of each category courtesy of Fundación Museo ICATEC.

Visit Retrospectiva website to check the entries, rules, prizes and more: RSP.RETROCOMPUTACION.COM

Retrospectiva 2012 – October review

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Mid way into the competition, there’s already 12 entries presented for Retrospectiva.

BASIC Games:

  • Surfshooter by Brian Picchi (Apple II)
  • Memotest preview by Alakran (Commodore 64)
  • Penguino by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10)
  • The Doctor’s Adventures on Scaro by Jim Gerrie (Tandy TRS-80 MC-10)

Graphics

  • FOTO-APARAT by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • TREE’81 by PIESU (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • SPACE BASE by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • HOUSE by PYZA (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • CHIP by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • LAUGH by mono (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • Alien Hug by Osgeld (Apple II)

Music:

  • YERZMIX PART 6 by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)

There’s a new post with a very small selection of graphic utilities for different platforms.

Remember that the competition is open until April 14th, 2013 and prizes will be awarded to the best entry of each category courtesy of Fundación Museo ICATEC.

Visit Retrospectiva website to check the entries, rules, prizes and more: RSP.RETROCOMPUTACION.COM

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Tu Micro Commodore Monthly #13

This is the issue # 13 of the Spanish magazine Tu Micro Commodore.

Many thanks to Faber for donating a complete example of this issue for scanning.

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Contenido

  • Review: Dan Dare
  • Review: Superconta 64
  • Type-in: La brocha fantástica
  • Kernal Routines (II)
  • Hardware: Digi-View Amiga
  • Type-in: Scroll Maker
  • Type-in: Assembling the unassemblable
  • Infinite precision
  • Type-in: Astro-Duel: duelo en las estrellas

Download: TMC_2nda_13.cbz (91MB)

Retrospectiva 2012 – August review

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Finishing Retrospectiva 2012’s third month we have now 10 entries:

BASIC Games:

  • Surfshooter by Brian Picchi (Apple II)
  • Memotest preview by Alakran (Commodore 64)

Graphics:

  • FOTO-APARAT by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • TREE’81 by PIESU (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • SPACE BASE by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • HOUSE by PYZA (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • CHIP by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • LAUGH by mono (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • Alien Hug by Osgeld (Apple II)

Music:

  • YERZMIX PART 6 by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)

We continued the posts dedicated to BASIC expansions and compilers, this time for the Apple II line.
If you want to suggest a program, expansion or tool please don’t hesitate to contact us via e-mail or by leaving a comment at Retrospectiva’s blog. We are especially interested in information about Atari and MSX programming tools.

Before submitting your work, be sure you read and understand the rules, which you can find together with all the entries submitted and much more information at RSP.RETROCOMPUTACION.COM

Retrospectiva 2012 – July review

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On its second month Retrospectiva 2012 has one new BASIC game entry, this time for the Commodore 64, now the entry count is at 9:

BASIC Games:

  • Surfshooter by Brian Picchi (Apple II)
  • Memotest preview by Alakran (Commodore 64)

Graphics

  • FOTO-APARAT by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • TREE’81 by PIESU (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • SPACE BASE by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • HOUSE by PYZA (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • CHIP by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • LAUGH by mono (Sinclair ZX 81)

Music:

  • YERZMIX PART 6 by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)

We have also started a series of posts dedicated to BASIC expansions, compilers, paint programs, trackers, compressors/packers and any other tool which can be found useful to create an entry for the competition.
At this time there are a couple of posts listing some of the BASIC expansions and compilers for Commodore and Sinclair computers.
If you want to suggest a program, expansion or tool please don’t hesitate to contact us via e-mail or by leaving a comment at Retrospectiva’s blog.

All the entries, plus rules, prizes and extra info at RSP.RETROCOMPUTACION.COM

Retrospectiva – June 2012 Review

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One month into the competition, let’s do a quick review of the entries presented so far.

The competition have been recieved warmly this year, with 8 entries already presented to this day. Six graphics, one music and one BASIC game.

BASIC Games:

  • Surfshooter by Brian Picchi (Apple II)

Graphics

  • FOTO-APARAT by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • TREE’81 by PIESU (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • SPACE BASE by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • HOUSE by PYZA (Sinclair ZX 81)
  • CHIP by Osgeld (Apple II)
  • LAUGH by mono (Sinclair ZX 81)

Music:

  • YERZMIX PART 6 by YERZMYEY (Sinclair ZX 81)

You can check the entries, the compos’ rules, prizes and more at Retrospectiva’s web: RSP.RETROCOMPUTACION.COM

Retrospectiva 2012

I would like to invite you to a new edition of Retrospectiva, the coding and digital art competition organized be Retrocomputacion.com.

The 3 categories are:

  • BASIC games
  • Graphics
  • Music

The competition is limited to all 8bit platforms and the Ti-99/4; and it will last 11 months, with the end date for submisions being April 14th 2013.

Visit Retrospectiva ‘s site for more information, prizes (courtesy of Fundación Museo ICATEC) and the full rules: RSP.RETROCOMPUTACION.COM