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ANTIC Interview 405 – Heidi Brumbaugh, Antic Magazine

March 6, 2021 ANTIC

Heidi Brumbaugh, Antic and START Magazines Heidi Brumbaugh worked at Antic Publishing, where she started off as editorial clerk, then was promoted to editorial assistant, for both Antic magazine and START magazine, then was programs editor for START Magazine. She wrote many articles for Antic and START, including three programs …

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ANTIC Episode 75 – Video Wars

February 27, 2021 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 75 – Video Wars In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Computer Podcast… we discuss the merits of Sophia vs. VBXE for video upgrades, kick off the BASIC 10-liners contest, discuss some new games, and talk about numerous hardware upgrades that are coming. READY! Recurring Links  Floppy …

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ANTIC Special Episode – My Atari by Suzanne Ciani

January 30, 2021 ANTIC

ANTIC Special Episode: My Atari by Suzanne Ciani   Over the years many of the people I’ve interviewed have generously sent me all different kinds of historical Atari material — including source code, schematics, documentation, books and articles, and design documents — and allowed me to share them. This is …

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ANTIC Interview 403 – Dan Kramer, Atari Trak-Ball Controllers

January 23, 2021 ANTIC

Dan Kramer, Atari Trak-Ball Controllers Dan Kramer worked at Atari from 1980 to 1984 in the consumer engineering group where he created products for the home computers and home video games. He championed the creation of the Trak-Ball accessories for the Atari game consoles and computers, and received a patent …

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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 …

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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 …

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ANTIC Interview 400 – Suzanne Ciani, pioneer in electronic music

December 4, 2020 ANTIC

Suzanne Ciani, pioneer in electronic music Suzanne Ciani is a pioneer in electronic music, Grammy-nominated composer, and recording artist. In the 1980’s, she created music for television commercials, corporate tags, and audio logos for Atari as well as many other companies. She also created the soundtrack for the 1980 Bally …