ANTIC Episode 18 – The Atari 8-bit Podcast – Atari Magazines

On this episode of ANTIC the atari 8-bit podcast:

  • We debrief on the current state of atari retail

  • Kevin delves into the best and worst Atari 8-bit magazines

  • We learn how to stuff a raspberry pi into a miniature, 3-D printed 800XL

  • We try — and fail to — avoid becoming bird food

Links mentioned in this episode:

Recurring Links

Floppy Days Podcast

Kevins Book “Terrible Nerd”

New Atari books scans at

ANTIC feedback at AtariAge

the Atlanta Historical Computing Society

What We’ve Been Up To

FOIA Request for Coleco

Commercial that advertises the Smurf Power Cycle

FOIA Request for Imagic

FOIA Request for Activision/Infocom

Dungeon Hunt game


RetroChallenge 2015/01


Washington Post talks about an early attempt of Atari’s at fitness

RAM 320XE/576

Atari 7800 Game-by-Game Podcast (The No Swear Gamer)

The No Swear Gamer Facebook

The No Swear Gamer Twitter

The Silly Venture 2014

Cyberpunk by LAMERS (YouTube)

New Atari-8-bit game BIRDFOOD by Mr-Atari

Creating a Commodore 64 Emulator in GameMaker

Lotharek sio2pc -USB at AtariAge

Lotharek sio2pc -USB at

New Atari emulator for Android

Charles Mangin 3d-printed Atari 800XL that fits Raspberry PI computer

cancer fighting nanobots are as powerful as an Atari 800?

MARCH yahoo group

8-bit networking discussion for VCF East X (10)

New at

Computer Palace Spring 1984 Catalog

APX Catalog Winter 1981

APX Catalog Fall 1981

APX Catalog Summer 1981

World of Atari Las Vegas 1998

Atari Claim Jumper Development Notebook

Big news: in-browser DOS emulation, 2400+ games

Software of the Month – Midi Maze

Midi Maze information at

Midi Maze at Wikipedia

Midi Maze at AtariMania

Hardware of the Month – Quintopus

Quintopus review at

Website of the Month – Google Alerts

Google Alerts


Atari Age Forum Blog “Out of the Pack” by Kevin Packard

Feature Topic – Atari Magazines

Computer Magazines at

Atari Magazines at AtariMania

Full images of every Antic issue at

Episode 3 of Antic interview with publisher of Antic, Jim Capparell

ANALOG Magazine at

Episode 4 of Player/Missile interview with Mike DesChenes, co-founder of ANALOG

Hi-Res Magazine

Atari Classics

Atari Explorer


Atari User (UK)

Page 6/New Atari User


Softside Magazine

Atari User (Current)

Pro(c) Magazine

Atari Magazine info at Player/Missile Podcast page


Atari SAP Music Archive

Audio Overload

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