Category Archives: Retro Computing

VZ200 Christmas demo

I saw a few people had written demos for Christmas for the Commodore 64 and other platforms and I decided I didn’t want the Dick Smith VZ200 to miss out. So, I got out Aseprite and designed some very large …

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TRSE Demo for VZ200

I’ve added in support for non-destructable sprites and fixed a few other things (one with the help of Leslie Ayling on the VZ200 Facebook group, THANKS!) 🙂You can write text, draw sprites, make sounds, etc using Turbo Rascal Syntax Error.Next, …

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Turbo Rascal Syntax Error “;” expected but BEGIN

This past week I became interested in this funky development environment called TRSE. They have written a (mostly) Pascal compiler and IDE, etc for 8-bit and 16-bit computers. I noticed they had not covered the Dick Smith VZ200 which was …

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Ghosts ‘N Goblins – VZ200

VZ200 Ghosts n Goblins demo

I mentioned previously I was working on a port of Joust, but after creating about 4 levels it didn’t really translate well to the small VZ hires screen. So I was suddenly inspired to make Ghosts and Goblins as it’s …

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