SMT techniques (was Re: group buy for homebrew CPUs?)
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Sat Aug 12 22:39:21 CDT 2006
Ethan Dicks wrote:
> Yep... the same hex-height board could be populated (at the time of
> manufacture) with 4kbit DRAMs as 16K or 32K or with 16kbit DRAMs as
> 128K (but you needed a KT8A to be able to address more than 32K). 16K
> is ok for playing around, but by the end of the PDP-8/a lifecycle, there
> enough machines in the world with a full 32K that a lot of interesting
> came out that really wanted more than 16K (ADVENT, to name a famous
So are there any more games like ADVENT for the PDP-8?
The last time I got to play with a real 8 was in the early
80's and ADVENTURE was *not* around for the PDP8/e.
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