ANTIC Episode 19 – The Atari 8-bit Podcast – Atari Hardware

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

  • Brad gets mad about Kevin’s swap meet finds

  • We discuss the release of source code for Action!, BASIC XL, and Star Raiders

  • ROB (Player/Missile Podcast) fills us in about Atari emulation on the Android

  • Brad gives a technical overview of the Atari 400 and 800 machines

  • Randy tells you everything you ever wanted to know about Atari BASIC but was afraid to ask

  • and we discuss the release of thousands of Atari program screenshots

Links mentioned in this episode:

Recurring Links

Floppy Days Podcast

AtariArchives.org

AtariMagazines.com

Kevins Book “Terrible Nerd”

New Atari books scans at archive.org

ANTIC feedback at AtariAge

the Atlanta Historical Computing Society


What We’ve Been Up To

Assembly Lines the Complete Book by Roger Wagner

Antic Magazine FBI FOIA Response

ANALOG Computing FBI FOIA Response

STart Magazine FBI FOIA Response

Texas Instruments FBI FOIA Response

Stimulating Simulations (Atari Version) by C.W. Engel

Midi-Maze software at AtariMania

Midi-Maze cartridge from Lance Ringquist, Video 61 & Atari Sales

Midi-Mates from Bruce Carso, B&C ComputerVision

Atari networking cartridge from Dan Winslow and Mark Dusko

History of Personal Computing Podcast. Topic: The Atari 400/800

News

VCFSE 3.0

Atari Party

KansasFest

VCF East X

Midwest Gaming Classic

Atari User

Action! Code Released Discussion

Action! Code

OSS Basic XL 1.02 Source Code

Atari Personal Finance Management System (1981) – complete with software, manuals

2015 10-line BASIC contest

Follow-up to RetroChallenge 2015/01

Functional demo of GOS graphic multi-tasking OS

New “Atari Antics” newspaper – Michael Allard

Issue 4 of Pro(c) available in English

Chimera+

The source code behind microsoft basic for 6502 comes to light

new season of High Score Club on AtariAge

repository dedicated to reverse engineering the classic 1979 game Star Raiders

The Classic-Gaming Bookcast

New at Archive.org

https://archive.org/details/AtariStockCharting (Wade at Inverse ATASCII)

Old Best Electronics catalog

Lots of new additions of the Atari 8-bit Computer Manuals section – 384 items (from Alpha Shield to Zorro)

https://archive.org/details/DeReAtari_Alternate_Early_Version

4,500 Atari 8-bit screenshots

2,170 more screenshots – from Atari 800 Best Game Pack

Advanced Programming Techniques For Your Atari Including Graphics & Voice Programs By Linda M. Schreiber (programs)

https://archive.org/details/AtariPascalLangaugeSystemManual

https://archive.org/details/Atari_Pilot_External_Specification_Revision-E

https://archive.org/details/Atari_News_Bits_Number_1

https://archive.org/details/Atari_News_Bits_Number_2

https://archive.org/details/AtariAssemblerEditorCartridgeManualErrata

https://archive.org/details/AtariComputerCampsLogo

https://archive.org/details/AtariChristmas1981

Stone Oakvalley Music Collection (C64 and Amiga music)

Feature Topic – Atari Hardware “In-Depth” (Brad)

highly detailed document on the internal workings of the Atari 8-bit being created by Avery Lee (Phaeron)

Your Atari Computer (YAC)

http://en.Wikipedia.org/wiki/CTIA_and_GTIA

http://www.ataripreservation.org/websites/freddy.offenga/megazine/ISSUE5-PALNTSC.html

http://www.retromicro.com/files/atari/8bit/antic.pdf

http://www.retromicro.com/files/atari/8bit/gtia.pdf

http://www.atariarchives.org/dere/chapt02.php

The Atari 8-Bit FAQ by Michael Current

http://atariage.com/forums/index.php?app=core&module=attach&section=attach&attach_id=379120

Atari Emulation on Android (Rob at Player/Missile)

episode 16 of Antic, Atari emulation on iOS by Chris Olsen

Rob’s website

Colleen emulator in the Play store

Atari OS ROMS

Planetary Defense

Programming Language Segment – Atari BASIC (Randy)

Atari BASIC Source Book

Atari BASIC Reference Manual

Atari BASIC A Self Teaching Guide

Inside Atari BASIC (PDF)

De Re Atari

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari_BASIC

Interview with Paul Laughton for ANTIC Interview #1

Interview with Bill Wilkinson for ANTIC Interview #7

Feedback

article about WAACE and Current Notes from Antic Magazine

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