In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Computer Podcast: Mike Maginnis of the Open Apple and Drop III Inches podcasts joins the Antic crew and starts a computer war, Nir Dary tells us about disk drive upgrades, we catch up with Curt Vendel about his projects including the 2nd Atari history book, and more Atari news than you can possibly imagine!
What we’ve been up to
- VCF Midwest – http://vcfmw.org/
- SDrive2 – http://atariage.com/forums/topic/262509-sdrive-arm-preorder/page-1
- Atari, Inc.: Business is Fun – https://www.amazon.com/Atari-Inc-Business-Curt-Vendel/dp/0985597402
- “You Have Died of Dysentery: The creation of The Oregon Trail – the iconic educational game of the 1980s” e-book by R. Philip Bouchard – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01B8JMKMC
- “Art of Atari Poster Collection” by Tim Lapetino – https://www.amazon.com/Art-Atari-Poster-Collection-Lapetino/dp/1524103020
- Kfest — simon sez – “>https://
- Apple II Family Feud – “>https://
- Jason Worley transcribed Dan Horn interview – https://computingpioneers.com/index.php/Dan_Horn
- Atari 1450XLD pictures posted by Curt Vendel – https://www.facebook.com/groups/vintagecomputerclub/permalink/1882817098418314/
- Easy to Learn, Hard to Master: The Fate of Atari – 120523/229705301″>https://120523/229705301
- Radiokomputer, the Polish program broadcasting Atari games by radio – http://atariteca.blogspot.pe/2017/08/radiokomputer-el-programa-polaco-que.html
- “Atari Photo Sauce” – http://www.4-traders.com/ATARI-2168735/news/Atari-Trademark-Application-for-ATARI-PHOTO-SAUCE-Filed-by-Atari-24749858/
- Atari sues Nestle, says Kit Kat video game ad violates Breakout …
- Atari themed skins for Raspberry Pi cases – https://www.facebook.com/groups/181644898539691/permalink/1401735433197292/ , https://www.redbubble.com/people/choccyhobnob
- Games for Atari: 1977 to 1995 kickstarter
- Atari 400 RAM-Card 48/52 KB & external OS-ROM – http://atariage.com/forums/topic/267042-new-hardware-atari-400-ram-card-4852-kb-external-os-rom/
- New WINE port of Altirra – http://atariage.com/forums/topic/256928-altirra-28-wine-port-for-macos-sierra/?view=getnewpost
- Atari 800XL computer with a cell phone via Bluetooth wireless – http://atariteca.blogspot.com/2017/08/video-computadora-atari-800xl-con.html
- XC-1411 monitor on ebay – https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=XC-1411&LH_Complete=1&rt=nc&_trksid=p2045573.m1684
- details of the six games of ABBUC 2017 – http://atariteca.blogspot.com/2017/08/atari-imagenes-y-detalles-de-los-seis.html
- Upcoming Shows where you might see Atari computers (or Atari people):
- OldComp Party #3 – Sep 8-10, 2017 – (Czech Republic)
- VCFMW – Sept. 9-10, Elk Grove Village, IL – http://vcfmw.org/
- PRGE http://www.retrogamingexpo.com Oct 20-22
- ByteFest 2017 Oct 13-15, 2017 – http://www.bytefest.org/english-info2/ (Prague, Czech Republic)
- Vintage computer fest Seattle Feb 10-11 2018, Living Computers: Museum + Labs – http://vcfed.org/wp/2017/07/07/vintage-computer-festival-pacific-northwest/
YouTube videos this month
- HOW TO: Atari 800 & Atari 5200 EmulationStation –
- A graphical and themeable emulator front-end that allows you to access all your favorite games in one place, even without a keyboard!
- EmulationStation performs well even on low-powered devices like the famous mini-computer Raspberry Pi.
- EmulationStation is the front-end of the popular RetroPie Project, which comes pre-configured with emulators for over 30 different platforms.
- Amazing Atari 8 bit Art – Part 3 – – Kieren Hawken – This video features 100 more amazing pieces of pixel art from the Atari 8-bit range of computers.
- WAR ROOM game for Atari 8-bit computers – Abbuc software contest 2017 – – WAR ROOM for Atari 8-bit computers by Rob Schlortt and Eric Henneke.
- Atari 600xl modding 64KB, RGB Output, 4 different OS, recap – – Klaus Wolf
- We Are Still Fighting For Transitions… by Desire, 2017 | Atari 8 bit Demo –
- Atari XL/XE+VBXE demo released at Nordlicht 2017
- Atari 65XE – 1MB RAM Upgrade – Ultimate 1MB Revised 2K14 From Lotharek – – GadgetUK164 – Retro Gaming Repairs & Mods
- NPR How I Built This – Atari & Chuck E. Cheese’s: Nolan Bushnell – – Before he turned 40, Nolan Bushnell founded two brands that permanently shaped the way Americans amuse themselves: the iconic video game system Atari, and the frenetic family restaurant Chuck E. Cheese’s.
End of Show Music
- Sam Sings – We Will Rock You – http://atariage.com/forums/blog/572/entry-14044-sam-raaks-yuw/
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Source:: ANTIC Episode 45 – Open Atari