Matt Lister aka Cobra Commander joins to talk chiptune music, retrocomputing, and some classic G.I. Joe and Transformers. Trackers, hardware, and sound chips, oh my! What is MIDI (and can MIDI be chiptunes)? PAL, NTSC and electron guns. Atari 2600 game development and racing the beam. Yars’ Revenge had very tricky programming. Behold the Casio XW-PD1 Trackformer, aka the Millennium Falcon, and grovel before its amazingness.
Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode #246 - 9/1/2021
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Cobra Commander Chiptunes
Matthew Lister on Spotify
Matthew Lister Classical Guitar
LSDJ Little Sound DJ - Game Boy music sequencer
FamiTracker - free windows tracker for producing music for the NES/Famicom-systems
Slocum Tracker - Web based Atari 2600 music tracker
Arduino - Open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software
GenMDM - MIDI interface for the 16-bit Sega Genesis/Megadrive
SID-Wizard - Commodore 64 tracker
Casio XW-PD1 Trackformer
Artiphon Instrument 1
Matt’s Chiptunes Inspirations
Bad Gear - The show about the world's most hated audio tools
MAGFest - Wikipedia
Steve Ballmer: Developers
MIDI on Wikipedia
Theremin on Wikipedia
1950's SciFi Theremin Music DEMO (Sound Clips Only) JARichardsFilm 720p
The Visual Trick That Makes Yars’ Revenge Work
Matt Barton interviews George Sanger aka "The Fat Man" on Matt Chat
Matt Chat 143: Introducing The Fat Man (George Sanger)
Matt Chat 144: The Fat Man Talks Business
Matt Chat 145: Why The Fat Man?
Matt Chat 147: Wing Commander, Ultima Underworld, and The 7th Guest with The Fat Man
Matt Chat 148: The Fat Man's Topiary Creatures
Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2nd Edition
Shane's book! Co-authored with Matt Barton of Matt Chat