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In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Computer Podcast: Bill Lange joins us as a special guest, and he has lots of Atari Pascal news; we have all the Atari news fit to print, and more shows coming in 2019 than you can shake a stick at ...
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What We’ve Been Up To
- VCF East XIII -- Bill Lange -- Atari 8 Bit Maintenance and Repair https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWkzZr-ZOdo
- Bill Lange fixed Atari 822 Thermal Printer -
- MagFest: A four day/24 hours a day celebration of (M)usic (A)nd (G)ames -National Harbor, MD near Washington D.C. - https://www.magfest.org/
- Old School Gamer - Bill Lange Star Raiders Article - https://www.oldschoolgamermagazine.com/magazine/
- SDrive Max - http://atariage.com/forums/topic/275629-sdrive-max-atx-support/page-23
- Bill Lange notes on SDrive Max: - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HATTyf5TrxwfdCmRVrT1gOl-XPtCRmzqt9Ulp52C2jg/edit?usp=sharing
- Computer Animation Primer by David Fox https://www.atariarchives.org/cap/
- PASCAL Primer by David Fox https://amzn.to/2Guizdl
- Bill Lange’s new blog about Pascal: https://insideataripascal.blogspot.com/
- Atari Pascal research: https://www.oldschoolgamermagazine.com/magazineosg/osg08/
- Kevin’s twitter thread about Atari Pascal documentation: https://twitter.com/KevinSavetz/status/1074036786190401536
- Steve Boswell (Mr Robot, @A8bit on twitter) MultiJoy8. The hub was designed by Jan Křupka, he came 5th in the ABBUC hardware contest in 2014 with it. Sails of Doom http://atariage.com/forums/topic/283993-sails-of-doom-new-multijoy-game/ — list of Multijoy games: http://a8.fandal.cz/search.php?search=multijoy&butt_details_x=x
- Charlie Kulas’ Leafer Madness - code https://archive.org/details/LeaferMadness and discussion http://atariage.com/forums/topic/287589-leafer-madness-by-charlie-kulas/
- RespeQT - https://github.com/jzatarski/RespeQt
- Philip Bouchard - MECC, The Oregon Trail - http://ataripodcast.libsyn.com/antic-interview-369-philip-bouchard-the-oregon-trail
- New season of gameplay on AtariAge - 8-bit High Score Club Season 16 - The Real Bounty Bob - http://atariage.com/forums/forum/60-8-bit-high-score-club/
- Atari XL/XE -=Space Fortress Omega=- - Jason Kendall - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CMgWsLjqx8
- Space Fortress Omega is a great new vertically scrolling shoot 'em up for the Atari 8-bit computers by Kendallsoft - http://a8.fandal.cz/detail.php?files_id=7659
- New Atari news web site: https://atari8bit.net by Steve Boswell (Mr Robot, @A8bit on twitter)
- LiteDOS 2.0 released https://atari8bit.net/litedos2-0-released/
- New game Animal Keeper - www.atarisales.com
- Mytek’s 1088XLD project - Thread on AA: http://atariage.com/forums/topic/280918-1088xld-custom-a8-computer-in-1050-drive-case/
- 10-line BASIC contest is underway http://gkanold.wixsite.com/homeputerium/kopie-von-games-list-2019-2
- 6502 competition http://6502.atari.org.pl (deadline was January 31, 2019)
- ANTIC now on TuneIn - http://tun.in/pjiJE - You can listen to ANTIC on your Echo Dot or Spot!
- Everyone’s favorite Atari emulator for Mac AtariMacX has been updated to 5.0.1 http://www.atarimac.com/ (update 2019-01) (Mojave Dark Mode and minor fixes), Altirra’s current version is 3.10 http://www.virtualdub.org/altirra.html (Updated 2018-08) Atari800 emulator is at 4.0 https://atari800.github.io/index.html (Updated 2018-05) Rainbow v1.5.8 https://www.bannister.org/software/rainbow.htm
- AKI - Atari Keyboard Interface - https://lotharek.pl/productdetail.php?id=228 AVAILABLE END OF FEBRUARY
- Sio SPLITTER https://lotharek.pl/productdetail.php?id=158
- RetroChallenge 2019/03 is now open. Anyone doing Atari projects out there? - http://www.retrochallenge.org/
Upcoming Shows with Atari Computers
- VCF Pacific Northwest 2019 will take place March 23-24, 2019 at Living Computers: Museum+Labs in Seattle, Washington. Details can be found at http://www.vcfed.org/vcf-pnw.
- Midwest Gaming Classic - Milwaukee, WI - April 12-14, 2019 - https://www.midwestgamingclassic.com/
- The Great Oz Retro-Fest, (GORF) April 24-28, 2019 - Melbourne, Australia. GORF is a multi-day event celebrating the personal computing platforms of the 1970s, 80s and 90s including the Apple, Microbee, Commodore, Atari, Sinclair and other 8- and 16-bit computer lines. Similar to KansasFest there is bunk-style accommodation provided on-site and participants are encouraged to live-in for the duration of the event. https://www.reddit.com/r/retrocomputing/comments/ar4uvw/gorf_the_great_oz_retrotechnology_festival/
- VCFSE 7.0 is scheduled for April 27&28, 2019 in Roswell, GA at the new Computer Museum of America.
- VCF East May 3-5, InfoAge Science Center, Wall, NJ - http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/
- Fujiama 2019 - Monday, August 26, 2019 to Sunday Sep. 1, 2019 (ONE WHOLE WEEK. Fujiama 2019 will be held at the Schützenhaus, Schützenhausweg 11, 08485 Lengenfeld, Germany. Visit atarixle's Fujiama page, Krupkaj's parties photos or mathy meetings page.
- VCF Midwest, Elk Grove Village, IL - Sep. 14-15, 2019 - http://vcfmw.org/
- Portland Retro Gaming Expo Oct 18-20 http://www.retrogamingexpo.com
YouTube Videos Since Last Show
- Atari 800XL NTSC to PAL Conversion - FlashJazzCat (Jonathan Halliday) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwGtzZzoO0Q
- Restoring an Atari 800 XL - Atomo Workshop - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QLfS8mqsuI
- Atari 800XL Extreme Refurb: Revisited new surprise ending! - Perifractic's Retro Recipes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au8tCd0-b4k
- Animal Keeper for Atari 5200 and 8-bit Computers! - Video61 (Lance Ringquist) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2DGnsuRbGc
- David Fox Book “Computer Animation Primer” examples video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJwCYsQSziWYUlDBNcWy80g/videos?view_as=subscriber
New at Archive.org
- https://archive.org/details/BASICXAAPXVer5/ allan
- https://archive.org/details/6502MachineCodeForBeginners by A. P. Stephenson
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