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XL/XE Podcast – Ghostbusters & Seven Cities of Gold

March 22, 2019 atari8bit

Adam and Bob are back and discussing some of my favourite games! The guys are laugh out loud funny as usual *Note: not all the language is PG rated* as they reminisce and replay some of the best games on the Atari. This time they cover the iffy politics of …

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Into the Vertical Blank Podcast S2 E1:

March 10, 2019 atari8bit

The Into the Vertical Blank Podcast is back for a new season (and with a new logo!), this time Jeff and Steve bring their unique podcasting style and banter to focus on the Atari classic “Food Fight” and specifically why it hasn’t appeared on any of the Atari retro game …

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Renderific, the SVG Renderer

March 1, 2019 atari8bit

Kevin Savetz has been working on a Renderer for SVG files in Turbo BASIC. In a remarkably short time he has gone from simple lines to the results below. Starting with simple rectangles, he has gone on to add Circles, Ellipses, Lines, PolyLines, Polygons, Scaling, Paths, Subpaths, Curves and Polybéziers. …

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SVG Renderer

March 1, 2019 atari8bit

Kevin Savitz has been working on a Renderer for SVG files in Turbo BASIC. In a remarkably short time he has gone from simple lines to the results below. Starting with simple rectangles, he has gone on to add Circles, Ellipses, Lines, PolyLines, Polygons, Scaling, Paths, Subpaths, Curves and Polybéziers. …

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The Atari Accountant

February 25, 2019 atari8bit

The Atari Accountant was a short lived and expensive accounting system for the Atari 8bit range of computers, now finally available, 38 years after it was first released. …

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ANTIC Episode 57 – Atari Pascal

February 22, 2019 atari8bit

The guys at the Antic podcast are back, this time with, special guest Bill Lange, this month they are focussing on Atari Pascal as well as covering all the latest Atari news (I get a mention! Thanks guys!) Your morning commute just got a little bit more interesting so grab …

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SillyPack 2k18

February 21, 2019 atari8bit

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Mister Hoppe

February 8, 2019 atari8bit

Wojciech Bociański (AtariAge user bocianu) has written a new game in MAD Pascal. Entered into the 6502 competition over at AtariOnline, it fits in 6502 bytes so it has no sound. It’s a fun little run and jump game, the source code is available from his GIT repo on GitLab …

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ANTIC Interview 369 – Philip Bouchard, The Oregon Trail

February 4, 2019 atari8bit

The latest in the ANTIC Podcast’s interview series is here. This time the interviewee is Philip Bouchard, the principal designer of The Oregon Trail, the most successful educational game of all time and the world’s longest-running video game franchise. Get it over at the ANTIC Podcast website, or wherever you …

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Ultimate Atari Video (UAV) available again.

February 2, 2019 atari8bit

For a while now it has been near impossible to get a UAV, the best svideo update for the Atari 8bit range. Bryan the guy who designed it has been dealing with real life and fun things like video upgrades have taken a back seat. Well the good news is …