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ANTIC Interview 369 – Philip Bouchard, The Oregon Trail

February 3, 2019 ANTIC

Philip Bouchard – MECC, The Oregon Trail

Philip Bouchard spent over 30 years designing computer software, 18 of which were focused on educational software. He was the principal designer for the Apple II games The Oregon Trail and Number Munchers.

The Oregon Trail is a computer game originally developed in

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ANTIC Interview 368 – Stan Gilbert, Tricky Tutorials

January 12, 2019 ANTIC

Stan Gilbert, Tricky Tutorials

Hello, and welcome to an interview-only episode of Antic, The Atari 8-bit computer podcast. Stan Gilbert worked for Educational Software (previously known as Santa Cruz Educational Software) in the early 80’s and developed several products in the Tricky Tutorial series for the Atari 8-bit computer line.

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ANTIC Episode 53 – Summer Vacation and Atari Party

September 30, 2018 ANTIC

In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Computer Podcast:

Bill Lange guest-hosts with us and tells us all about the recent Atari Party East.  We talk about all the traveling and Atari things we did over the summer. Kevin throws in a mini-interview he did.  And, Jeff Fulton reviews

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ANTIC Interview 366 – Bruce Artwick: Flight Simulator II, Night Mission Pinball

September 7, 2018 ANTIC

Bruce Artwick: Flight Simulator II, Night Mission Pinball   Bruce Artwick was co-founder of SubLOGIC, and creator of the best-selling program, Flight Simulator II. FSII was first available for the Apple II, with versions released later for the TRS-80, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, and other platforms. His 1976 master’s thesis, …

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ANTIC Interview 364 -Carlos Reyes: Quick Menu, Rent Wars

August 30, 2018 ANTIC

Carlos Reyes: Quick Menu, Rent Wars   Carlos Reyes wrote the game Rent Wars for the Atari 8-bit computers for First Star Software, which was never officially released but found its way onto the Internet years later. He also wrote Quick Menu, a 384-byte program that would display a menu …