AtariAge
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Atari Lynx 30th Birthday Programming Competition – Vote Today!

September 16, 2019 AtariAge

The Atari Lynx turned 30 in 2019 and Atari Gamer decided to turn this event into a momentous birthday party! The Atari Gamer Programming Competition was envisaged so that homebrew developers would bring a handful of new games to the Atari Lynx on its 30th Birthday. Instead, we got eleven …

AtariCrypt
Atari

Arkanoid – Revenge of Doh

September 15, 2019 AtariCrypt

It’s time to kickstart my Super Pack adventure with Imagine’s Arkanoid: Revenge Of Doh. Now, I’m sure everyone has played this at some point in their life because it’s such a popular classic and easy to pick up and play. Our ST conversion was developed by a familiar name from …

Into the Vertical Blank
Atari

S2:E10: Playing Outside in Generation X

September 13, 2019 Jeff Fulton

To salute the end of summer, w e are re-running a story from last season named “Big Mouse And Little Mouse” that ha been updated, expanded and remasgtered.   This is a story about the type of imaginitive play that occurs when kids are trying to discover the world.   This

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Atari

Atari 520 STFM Super Pack

September 7, 2019 AtariCrypt

I’ve had an idea… And this is something that I’ve been thinking about for a while but somehow never managed to get around to doing. Let me begin by saying that my first Atari computer was (shock) the 520 STFM model and this beautiful machine came bundled with a ton …

AtariCrypt
Atari

Super Stario Land

September 3, 2019 AtariCrypt

I was recently talking to a good friend who loves the NES game, Super Mario Brothers. However, this is something I’ve not played because I had the ZX Spectrum before moving up to the glorious Atari ST. He swore at me saying it was the best platformer ever made and …

ANTIC
Atari

ANTIC Interview 372 – Andrew and John Lenz: Atari Still in Use

September 2, 2019 ANTIC

Andrew and John Lenz: Atari Still in Productive Use in Store

It’s very difficult these days to find vintage computers still in productive use out in the wild.  Andrew and John Lenz have an Atari 8-bit still in use, at the time of this interview, in the picture framing department

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Atari

Fuji Boink ASCII

August 30, 2019 AtariCrypt

I really enjoy digging through the ST’s deep archives to see what forgotten goodies I can find and here is one of the best I’ve ever seen. It’s called Fuji Boink ASCII and deceivingly appears to be nothing but a humble text file. Sadly, I’ve no idea who to credit …

xlxe
Atari

The Final

August 24, 2019 xlxe

In the future world of the early 1980s, in a faraway land called New Zealand. Two kids independently discovered an electric universe of light, colour, and 4 channel sound. This was Atari. This was Adam & Bob. This was xlxe. Thanks so much for listening over the past year, it’s …

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Atari

Color Clash

August 23, 2019 AtariCrypt

To compensate for the lacking sounds, I decided to add a background tune – by The Phantom. Colour Clash was released in 1992 by AnimalSoft and is a puzzler starring Antonius the chameleon who has been captured by a mad scientist. Yup, there is usually some crazy fool trying to …