Subject: RetroChallenge 2008
Retrocomputing enthusiasts the World over are cordially invited to
in the 2008 RetroChallenge, commencing July 1, 2008.
RetroChallenge is an opportunity for fans of "obsolete" platforms to
month pushing their retrocomputing limits in the company of like-
Participants set their own goal(s) and typically keep the community
progress via weblogs or on the Retro BBS.
Challenges are as unique as the individual RetroChallenger -- in the
participants have programmed games; created music and video content;
dangerous hardware hacks or simply spent a month trying to get an old
RetroChallenge is not so much about competing, as it is about sharing.
it as an on-line show-and-tell for RetroGeeks. Because the individual
are self-posed, the RetroChallenge is equally well-suited to hoary old
and tender newbies alike. It's not about winning, but about *doing*.
RetroChallenge is open to *all* retrocomputing platforms. For the sake
simplicity (and to avoid the usual endless debate), the criteria for
constitutes a "retro system" is anything older than 10 years, though
obviously the older the better.
For more details see retrochallenge.net
Home page: [url]http://retrochallenge.net[/url]
Contact : [email]firstname.lastname@example.org[/email]
Retro BBS: [url]telnet://lorance.no-ip.org[/url]
RC Forum : [url]http://68kmla.net/forums/viewforum.php?f=18[/url]
Re: RetroChallenge 2008
Simon D. Williams wrote:
> or simply spent a month trying to get an old
> to boot.
so this is different to every other month how? :)
actually, I can get my PDP11 to boot, it's being able to run any
meaningful commands to mount the libraries, and do anything useful
that's proving tricky