AtariAge
Atari

3rd Annual Atari Homebrew Awards

January 17, 2021 AtariAge

Voting is now OPEN for the 3rd Annual Atari Homebrew Awards, celebrating the best in new Atari 2600, 7800 and 8-Bit/5200 homebrew games released in 2020! VOTE for your favorite homebrew of 2020 right now in fourteen different categories such as Best Graphics, Best Music+Sound, Best Packaging and Best Work-In-Progress! …

ANTIC
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ANTIC Episode 74 – Name Wars

January 16, 2021 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 74 – Name Wars In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Computer Podcast… we have a ton of Christmas gift ideas for that Atari nerd in your life (even if that nerd is you); we find out Randy has a broken personality board; and we bring you …

AtariCrypt
Atari

Tecnoball

January 12, 2021 AtariCrypt

Brick Buster?Tecnoball Z was published in 1991 by TLK Game and is a Breakout conversion developed by Pierre Denis. Weirdly, I’d never heard of this game until a good friend happened to mention it a few weeks ago (thanks Paul). Sadly, I have no idea whether it was ever officially …

AtariCrypt
Atari

Athanor II The Legend Of The Birdmen

January 10, 2021 AtariCrypt

Somebody once told me that the Atari ST died back in the 90s yet here we are (again) with another brand new game to play! Okay, it may have taken me a little longer than I planned to raise the cash but I’ve just received what is the latest Atari …

Atari Action
Atari

2020 Post-Mortem

December 31, 2020 Kevin Savetz

It’s 2021. Thank goodness. I don’t need to tell you that 2020 was a horrendous year. I’m just glad that it’s over. Of course, the flipping of the calendar doesn’t change a thing, but the new year brings hope that the days to come will be better than the days …

AtariCrypt
Atari

Hero Quest

December 26, 2020 AtariCrypt

A board game? Meh, no thanks…HeroQuest is one of those ST games I’ve seen mentioned many times yet, somehow I’ve never bothered with it. That’s probably because it’s a board game and I’m not exactly a fan of those (except Monopoly!). The ST adaptation is modelled on that turn-based board …

Inverse ATASCII
Atari

S6E04 XLEnt Software MegaFiler

December 19, 2020 Inverse ATASCII

Podcast: Download This episode features MegaFiler, originally released in 1984 by XLEnt Software.  This is a database featuring a powerful search and reporting engine.  It was developed by Jerry Kwit. 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 …

ANTIC
Atari

ANTIC Interview 402 – The Famous Computer Cafe

December 19, 2020 ANTIC

The Famous Computer Cafe This is a podcast episode featuring three interviews with people who created a radio show that did hundreds of interviews. The Famous Computer Cafe was — not a restaurant — but a radio program that aired from 1983 through the first quarter of 1986. The program …

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ANTIC Episode 73 – Randys Personality Board

December 8, 2020 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 73 – Randy’s Personality Board In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Computer Podcast… we have a ton of Christmas gift ideas for that Atari nerd in your life (even if that nerd is you); we find out Randy has a broken personality board; and we bring …