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New Repro Labels

June 24, 2019 atari8bit

I’ve added M.U.L.E. to the Repro Label collections. The full collection I have done so far can be found here. …

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Arcade Controller Interfaces

May 2, 2019 atari8bit

My Arcade controller interface boards are now complete and in my Hardware Projects section. I’m looking forward to seeing all the cool three button controllers appearing! …

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VBXE – 1088XEL Wiring diagram

May 2, 2019 atari8bit

My VBXE is installed and works great. I got loads of help from MacRorie from the Brewing Academy and Sleepy on AtariAge. The only thing I was missing was a wiring diagram so I made one. If you are thinking of installing a VBXE in your 1088XEL; and you definitely …

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Slow news day?

May 2, 2019 atari8bit

There is a LOT of work going into a database on the back end of this site at the moment. I think it’s going to be pretty special, but news reporting is suffering as a result. Apologies for any news I miss in the meantime! …

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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. …