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Uninvited …not a walkthrough!

January 29, 2023 AtariCrypt

Helping HandsThere are many walkthroughs all over the internet but, blindly following one makes playing any game rather pointless. Used as a reference they’re helpful to get you passed those sticky bits that have you stumped. I know all about that feeling all too well for this bloodthirsty adventure! Anyhow, …

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Uninvited

January 26, 2023 AtariCrypt

Thy Flesh ConsumedI enjoy adventures but MacVentures are something I had yet to experience. I believe there are four and this caught my eye because of its horror theme. Seeing as I had a bucket load of fun with Ooze and Curse Of Rabenstein, I booted this up to see …

ANTIC
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ANTIC Episode 95 – Party at Brad’s House!

January 25, 2023 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 95 – Party at Brad’s House! In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast…we reluctantly add an “in memoriam” section, discuss other Atari news, and plan a party at Brad’s house during VCFSE. READY! Recurring Links  Floppy Days Podcast  AtariArchives.org  AtariMagazines.com  Kevin’s Book “Terrible Nerd”  New …

Inverse ATASCII
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S7E01 APX Data Management System

January 22, 2023 Inverse ATASCII

This episode features APX Data Management System, released in 1982 by APX, originally published in Compute! magazine in Novemeber 1981. It was programmed by Ron & Lynn Marcuse. Podcast: Download Intro music is an excerpt from a chip tune by Wizwars named 8 Bit Raceway.  It is used under Creative Common license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike …

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Rotor

January 19, 2023 AtariCrypt

One for the collection?In the not-too-distant future, everything will be impossibly expensive with jobs becoming scarce and no decent opportunities for the majority of us (now that’s quite a scary prediction). Perhaps we should quickly move on? Thankfully, there is the prospect of joining the Roto-Raiders who pilot huge tanks …

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Prehistorik

January 14, 2023 AtariCrypt

I’ve missed clubbing animals!Incredibly, it was 7 years ago that I first featured a game by Titus called Prehistorik (go on, click that link). Unlike most games programmed in STOS, I found this cute, playable, and instantly very addictive. So, I figured I should map it!It’s been superb replaying this …

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Badlands Pete

January 8, 2023 AtariCrypt

On a steel horse, I ride. I’m wanted, dead or alive…Sorry, I just had to get that in. Okay, let’s crack on… ARC released Badlands Pete in 1990 and is an action-adventure set in the American wild west. I love anything like this, so couldn’t play without the attire – …

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SDI: Now The Odds Are Even

January 2, 2023 AtariCrypt

The Star Wars program is happening!Wow, it’s incredible how quickly time passes as I’ve not played this game since I got my first Atari ST. The Sega arcade shooter was converted by Alaric Binnie of Source for Activision and released in 1988. I remember being impressed and unimpressed in equal …

XEGS Cart by Cart Podcast
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Review Episode 18

December 31, 2022 XEGS Cart by Cart Podcast

In Episode 18, we take a trip back in time to World War II. First, we play as an allied commando dropping Into the Eagle’s Nest to rescue our captured men, attempt to blow up the compound, and make our escape. Then we change sides and play as a …

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Kay’s 2022 Wrap-Up

December 26, 2022 Kevin Savetz

Greetings from the tail end of 2022. This is my annual letter summarizing the computer history work that I did this year. When I wrote last year’s letter, I was in a bit of a funk. I wrote: I doubt I will be as productive in 2022 as I was …