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ANTIC Episode 90 – Lets All Retire!

August 4, 2022 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 90 – Lets All Retire! In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast… Brad regales us with his motherload of new Atari stuff, Kay solves the mystery of “Have You Played Atari Today?”, and we discuss lots of other Atari news READY! Recurring Links  Floppy Days …

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ANTIC Episode 89 – Choke on It!

June 27, 2022 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 89 – Choke on it! In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast… Brad regales us with his motherload of new Atari stuff, Kay solves the mystery of “Have You Played Atari Today?”, and we discuss lots of other Atari news READY! Recurring Links  Floppy Days …

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ANTIC Episode 88 – We Need More Atari Shows!

May 21, 2022 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 88 – We need more Atari shows! In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast… lots of Atari action and news, loading Atari software from VHS, and a call for more Atari-specific shows READY! Recurring Links  Floppy Days Podcast  AtariArchives.org  AtariMagazines.com  Kevin’s Book “Terrible Nerd”  New …

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ANTIC Interview 433 – Scott Savage: Lefty, the Checkers Playing Robot

April 23, 2022 ANTIC

Scott Savage: Lefty, the Checkers Playing Robot “Lefty” was the name of the world’s first checker-playing robot, which was located at the Omniplex science museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The robot arm would play games of checkers against museum visitors, picking up and moving pieces on a physical checkerboard. Lefty’s …

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ANTIC Interview 432 – Anthony Ramos: Parrot, Creepy Caverns

April 16, 2022 ANTIC

Anthony Ramos: Parrot, Creepy Caverns Anthony Dandrea is better known to Atari computer enthusiasts as Anthony Ramos. Anthony programmed Creepy Caverns, a type-in BASIC game that was published in Antic magazine’s August 1984 issue. Anthony also created the software for Parrot, a $40 4-bit sound sampler and playback package that …

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ANTIC Episode 87 – Good News, Bad News

April 7, 2022 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 87 – Good news, bad news In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast… we have tons of news, both good and bad, and lots of coverage of new hardware. READY! Recurring Links  Floppy Days Podcast  AtariArchives.org  AtariMagazines.com  Kevin’s Book “Terrible Nerd”  New Atari books scans …

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ANTIC Interview 431 – Tom Zimmerman, AMY chip

March 12, 2022 ANTIC

Tom Zimmerman, AMY chip Tom Zimmerman worked at Atari from 1982-1984 where he was on the digital audio research team in Atari’s Corporate Research Lab in Sunnyvale. There he worked on the AMY chip — a next-generation audio chip. Tom, one of four AMY team members, wrote the 8051 code …

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ANTIC Episode 86 – Tangents

March 5, 2022 ANTIC

ANTIC Episode 86 – Tangents In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast… the BASIC 10-liners contest and the AtariAge High Score Club contest are on like Donkey Kong, new software and hardware is available for our favorite machine, K continues his archiving work, and we go off …