Ep. 1: 1979: Star Raiders

Welcome to 1979! Episode 1 includes a brief summary of the technical specifications of the Atari 400 & 800 that were first released at the end of the year, discussion of Creative Computing issues starting from April and the very first Compute! magazine, and a review of a game original to the Atari 8- bits and destined to become an all-time classic game: Star Raiders.


Technical details

Other computers

Creative Computing Overview

… For more, see the show notes

Source:: Ep. 1: 1979: Star Raiders


Ep. 0: Introduction

In the inaugural episode of Player/Missile, I introduce myself, talk about my
background with the Atari 8-bit systems, what the podcast will be about and
what it won’t be about, and describe the format of the subsequent episodes.



Source:: Ep. 0: Introduction