My all time favorite personal computer

The CoCo was, and still is, my all-time favorite personal computer.

What other personal computer still has an active community that’s still producing modern-day hardware and programs for it? Maybe the Commodore 64, but other than that, I’m not sure (*very* biased opinion!).

I just purchased the new game, Forest of Doom, and I’m eagerly awaiting its arrival.

I’ll also be posting my bio here.


Stephen Pereira

Graduated college with my BSEE in 1975. MSCS in 2002. Retired in October 2016, and I'm loving every moment of it. A note from my past history: In November 1976, I opened the first computer store in NH: Microcomputers, Inc. We sold IMSAI, Polymorphic, and Northstar kits, and assembled cards and computers. We attempted to sell complete systems into local small businesses. My partner and I operated until the fall of 1978, when we went broke. I have (currently working): Altair 680, IMSAI 8080 with JAIR-8080 CPU replacement running CP/M v2.2, HP-86B with HP-82900A Auxiliary Processor (A.K.A. CP/M System) and HP-9121D floppy disk drive, HP-110+ with HP-9114 floppy disk drive, HP-200LX, HP-41CL, HP Jornada 820, Apple IIC+, Apple IIGS (ROM 3), Tandy 2800HD, CoCo 3 with SDC, CoCo3FPGA, Heathkit H8, Osborne 1, Osborne Executive, Kaypro 2, Macintosh 512KE, Macintosh PowerBook 170, Macintosh Graphite iBook 466MHz (M6411); and (currently non-working): (another) Kaypro 2, Heath/Zenith Z-110, SPARCclassic, a small variety of Macintosh desktop units.

One thought on “My all time favorite personal computer

  • November 8, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    Thank you for sharing some of your history and collection with us, and for supporting local developers, like Forest of Doom, which is quite good!

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