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TuxJam 108 – Retro frog defence

The usual trio of Kevie, Andrew (when tore himself away from his telescope) and Dave are joined by Al, from the Admin Admin podcast, and have a show dedicated to retro gaming.

The Data Frog Gane (sic) Console

We start with our useful roundup from distrowatch.

Al and Dave review the Data frog handheld game console. Here’s a link to a GitHub repo with a whole raft of information relating to the console.

Andrew talks about his recent fun in playing around with Defender, built from the original assembly source code.

Kevie created a Pi powered retro gaming console, that was heavily inspired by the SNES. 

The links for the parts and total costs involved in this project was:

Along with the usual mix of Creative Commons Music:

Author: Kevie Macphail

Kevie is from the Outer Hebrides, in the north west of Scotland,UK. He started podcasting with TuxJam back in 2011 and followed this by co-hosting tech-themed, discussion show Crivins along with Gordon Sinclair. A full time Linux user, currently using Debian as his distro of choice, and a keen promoter of unknown artists/bands, especially those who release their music under a Creative Commons license, this led Kevie to starting the CCJam community podcast. Always keen to spread the word on Creative Commons music and open source projects, Kevie has appeared as a guest on the Bugcast, Hacker Public Radio, Music Manumit Podcast, Rathole Radio and TINT.

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