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ANTIC Interview 418 – Rick Trow, Computers: Expressway to Tomorrow

June 19, 2021 ANTIC

Rick Trow, Computers: Expressway to Tomorrow This is the second interview episode about Computers: Expressway to Tomorrow. Computers: Expressway to Tomorrow was a school assembly, sponsored by Atari, that played at hundreds of middle schools and high schools throughout the United States in 1983 and 1984. In the previous interview …

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S6E09 APX Personal Fitness

June 13, 2021 Inverse ATASCII

This episode features Personal Fitness, released in 1981 by APX. It was programmed by Dave Getreu. 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 3.0 United States.   __ATA.cmd.push(function() { __ATA.initDynamicSlot({ id: ‘atatags-26942-60c6b633d1f92’, location: …

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High Energy

June 13, 2021 AtariCrypt

It’s time for another bundle of ST joy!High Energy is something I lack lately especially as I’ve reached the big 5-0. Well, it’s also the name of an Infogrames compilation, released in 1990 when I was still a teenager. Included is Fire And Forget, Hostages, North & South, Teenage Queen …

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CRACKERS II: The Data Storm

June 12, 2021 AtariCrypt

What, another book? Count me in!!Here we go again! Macro Breddin has the next Atari ST book on Indiegogo itching to be backed by the community. Sadly, I’ve not had the time to properly read through the first Crackers book and already the second is on its way! Like the …

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ANTIC Episode 78 – The Extremely Elderly Computer Geeks Club

May 31, 2021 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 78 –  The Extremely Elderly Computer Geeks Club In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast… We discuss lots of new things you can do with your FujiNet, the differences in FujiNet versions, the Old Computer Geeks Club, and other recent Atari news… READY! Recurring Links  …

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ANTIC Interview 417 – Computers: Expressway to Tomorrow

May 29, 2021 ANTIC

ANTIC Interview 417 – Computers: Expressway to Tomorrow Interviews and research by Kay Savetz Imagine this. It’s 1983 or 1984. You’re drudging through yet another day of middle school or high school. But today, there’s a surprise, a break from the monotony. The teacher tells your class to put away …

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My ST shelves!

May 26, 2021 AtariCrypt

A peep into the inner world of the Crypt!A long long time ago I had an ST shelf and I was very happy. But then along came a woman who wanted to redecorate and the idea of an old games shelf didn’t quite fit in with her plans. Not having …

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ANTIC Interview 416 – Bob Evans, Capital Children's Museum administrator

May 22, 2021 ANTIC

Bob Evans, Capital Children’s Museum administrator This is the fourth in our series of interviews about the Atari computers at the Capital Children’s Museum. Bob Evans wore many hats at the museum: he was director of special exhibits, where he worked on the museum’s exhibit on the history of human …

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S6E08 New Horizons The Computer Gourmet

May 21, 2021 Inverse ATASCII

This episode features The Computer Gourmet, released in 1984 by New Horizons. 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 3.0 United States.   __ATA.cmd.push(function() { __ATA.initDynamicSlot({ id: ‘atatags-26942-60a815fd06c42’, location: 120, formFactor: ‘001’, label: …