ANTIC Episode 15 – The Atari 8-bit Podcast – Gray Chang & Jonathan Halliday

On this episode of Antic, the Atari 8-bit PODCAST: We delve into the SIDE2 compact flash interface, look at arcade games ported to the 8-bits, discuss another new atari podcast, and interviews with Gray Chang — author of Claim Jumper — and Jonathan Halliday, creator of the new Atari GUI.


Links mentioned in this episode:


Recurring Links

Floppy Days Podcast

Kevins Book “Terrible Nerd”

New Atari books scans at

ANTIC feedback at AtariAge


What We’ve Been Up To

VCF Midwest 9.0

Jim Brain Retro Innovations

target=”_blank”>iTalk II Video on YouTube

Atari 800 with Encore Video Productions Info Display System

target=”_blank”>Covox VoiceMaster Video on YouTube



Atlanta Maker Faire





Retro Gamer Magazine

New Atari 8-bit Podcast Inverse Atascii

Mini Atari 800XL with Atari 1050 disk drive (3D printed) at MakerBot

Mini Atari 800XL with Atari 1050 disk drive (3D printed) Blog

Mini Atari 400 (3D printed) at MakerBot

Mini Atari 400 (3D printed) Blog

ABBUC 2014 Hardware contest entries

” target=”_blank”>SIO2BT (SIO to Bluetooth) at YouTube

SIO2BT Discussion at AtariAge

New keyboard interface for Atari 8-bit

WUDSN Atari 8-bit cross-compiling

New Cover for the 2nd Edition of Atari Inc. – Business Is Fun

Nolan Bushnell Reddit AMA

Atari User Magazine

HTML5 version of the classic Star Raiders that runs in your browser


Bill’s Modern Segment

Asteroids Emulator at AtariMania

Norbert’s Emulators page: Asteroids Emulator for the Atari 800XL

target=”_blank”>YouTube: Asteroids emulator on the Atari 800XL

Pac-Man Arcade Orders at AtariAge

AtariAge Forum: “Pac-man Update for Atari 8-bit”

The Pac-Man Dossier


Software of the Month



Hardware of the Month



Website of the Month

Lotharek’s Lair



target=”_blank”>McDonald’s Atari Commercial

AtariBBS by Thom Cherryhomes

target=”_blank”>AtariBBS ATA and ASC welcome screens

” target=”_blank”>AtariBBS BBSConf status

” target=”_blank”>AtariBBS User Module

” target=”_blank”>AtariBBS filemenu functionality

” target=”_blank”>AtariBBS flatmsg board functionality


Interview – Gray Chang

Gray Chang Website

another interview with Gray full version

Download APX programs


Interview – Jonathan Halliday

GUI Videos

Jonathan’s Website




Source:: ANTIC Episode 15 – The Atari 8-bit Podcast – Gray Chang & Jonathan Halliday