ANTIC Episode 12 – The Atari 8-bit Podcast – Bill Kendrick, Fred Thorlin, & William Culver

On this episode of Antic, the Atari 8-bit Podcast: interviews with Fred Thorlin, former director of Atari Program Exchange; Bill Kendrick, father of Atari Party; and William Culver, co-host of the Colecovisions podcast . . . plus . . . will Atari be a hardware giant again?

Links mentioned in this episode:

Recurring Links

Floppy Days Podcast

Kevins Book “Terrible Nerd”

New Atari books scans at

ANTIC feedback at AtariAge

Atlanta Historical Computing Society

What We’ve Been Up To

Eastern Front Material from Chris Crawford

Eastern Front ATR’s from Chris Crawford

Ground Kontrol Retro-Arcade in Portland, OR


Jim Brain’s Store – Retro Innovations

Dump Dig Update

Nolan Bushnell interview with Oregon Public Broadcasting

Alien Voice box prototype

Top 10 Atari 7800 Games at RetroGamer

Multi-Cart for 30th Anniversary of 7800 on Retro Collect

Multi-Cart on AtariAge

Dizzy – new homebrew

ccTalk Mailing List

Marcin Wichary Atari Collection for Sale

Pro(c) Atari Printed Magazine

Realtime audio / video realtime load & play on an Atari 8-bit using a modded MyIDE

Atari Party

Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo
Seattle Retro Gaming Expo

Video Game Summit


Classic Console & Arcade Gaming Show

Classic Gaming Expo Facebook Page

Classic Gaming Expo Website

VCF Midwest Website

VCF Midwest Facebook Page

VCF Midwest Twitter

Portland Retro Gaming Expo

Atari will be ‘a hardware brand’ again in the future, says CEO

Ten Pence Arcade Podcast – Computer Newsletters – Atari Computer Enthusiasts of Columbus, Ohio Newsletter – Jersey Atari Computer Society Newsletter Volume 4, Number 4 – Jersey Atari Computer Society Newsletter Volume 5, Number 2

Software of the Month – Star Raiders

Star Raiders at Wikipedia

Star Raiders at Atarimania

Hardware of the Month – AtariMax MyIDEII

MyIDEII at AtariMax

Video at YouTube

Website of the Month – The Atari Times

The Atari Times Website


Triton Quick Disk by Radofin for ZX Spectrum

Triton Quick Disk by Radofin for C64

Interview – Bill Kendrick

Gem Drop

Tux Paint

Bill Kendrick’s Atari Relics

Bill’s NOMAM contest entries

XL-Search Atari software search engine

Interview – Fred Thorlin

APX at

Interview – William Culver

ColecoVisions Podcast Forums

ColecoVisions Podcast Website

William’s ArcadeUSA at YouTube

Source: ANTIC Episode 12 – The Atari 8-bit Podcast – Bill Kendrick, Fred Thorlin, & William Culver