Teaser quote: "The Department of Defense was sending Atari software to schools all over the world I tried to be very up-front and very honest with them. CompuClub ad. This interview took place on October 6, In it, we discuss Tom Hudson, whom I previously interviewed. Antic interview with Tom Hudson. Brian Lee started at clothing retailer The Gap, where he used Atari computers for expense control and store operations. Next he was Director of Acquisition at Br0derbund from to In it, we discuss Mike Silva, whom I previously interviewed.
Harry McCracken is a technology journalist — he's technology editor at Fast Company magazine. He cut his teeth on the TRS and Atari computers, including writing for Creative Computing magazine, and creating a game that he wanted to publish with Atari Program Exchange, but didn't finish. Oddly enough I don't remember having trouble with the keyboard, maybe because when you're programming, it is, generally speaking, not about the speed at which you type.
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Shortly after we did this interview, Bruce sent me scans of the source code printout for Character Fun, it's now online at archive. Character Fun the the winter APX catalog. Character Fun at AtariMania. Ed Stewart and Ray Lyons co-wrote Letterman, an educational word game that was first available in the winter Atari Program Exchange catalog. Ed also had two articles in Compute! They would love to try and stump each other by typing in their own word, primarily. Atari contacted us and asked us to sign some legal documents giving them permission to port Letterman to a ROM for one of their game platforms.
My recall is that it was for the But I'm wondering if they were announcing a new model. Or maybe it was an updated with a keyboard added? Sorry for this lapse. Anyway, they said they needed educational software to demo this on the new device at a trade show in New York City that year. The Toy Fair I think it was. We never did hear back from Atari about whether they actually carried through or not.
If I run across any paperwork about this, I'll send it to you. Letterman in the winter APX catalog. Letterman at AtariMania. Antic magazine articles by Ed Stewart. It is currently in its 32nd edition; he's working on the 33rd now. The book has evolved with technology and time — the current versions cover modern machines like Windows, Android, and iOS. In addition to the book, Russ provides a free technical support phone number, which he invites people to call at any time, day or night.
My copy of the book, from , says right on the cover: "Call 24 hours: he's usually in and sleeps only lightly. In this episode of Antic the Atari 8-bit podcast, we visit vintage computer festivals and upgrade our systems. We fail to spend thousands of dollars on rare new hardware. The program first appeared in the summer APX catalog, where it won second prize in the entertainment category. Somebody was really hot because he has a straight flush that's higher than someone else's straight flush, and the pot split.
So he goes crazy and writes me a nastygram AtariMania's list of Monty's software.
It first appeared in the fall APX catalog, where it won second prize in the entertainment category. This interview took place on September 13, After the interview, Elizabeth sent me a scan of the Mankala manual, which is now available at the Internet Archive.
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Mankala in fall APX catalog. There he created a variety of demos -- including Ballsong and Crockford's Trench -- and games. So it was all about cheating. Crockford's games at AtariMania. He also freelanced for InfoWorld and other computer magazines. This interview took place on July 14 and 15, In it, we discuss Jim Capparell, whom I previously interviewed. So someone had the bright idea, since we were giving the paper away I had to keep my back to the wall so that nobody would see that my pants were split open.
Best of Antic book at archive. Best of Antic book at AtariMagazines. Jim Capparell interview. He left Atari to co-found the game developer Imagic, where he programmed Riddle of the Sphinx, Dragonfire, Moonsweeper, and other games. Then he went on to work on games at Bally, Electronic Arts, and Accolade. Teaser quote: "I have two kids, no degree. I walked in to Atari and said, "I've written a game and sold it.
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Sleazy Adventure in the fall APX catalog. Sound Editor in the fall APX catalog. Gaming After 40 blog Plays Sleazy Adventure.webdisk.amosautomotive.com/da-come-acquistare.php
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The game first appeared in the winter APX catalog. His co-author was Mike Drury, who was unavailable for an interview. We'd come up with tables that would be cross-referenced when different plays were called. Gridiron Glory in the winter APX catalog. Bob's software at AtariMania.
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Dan Rohr was the author of three educational programs which were published by Atari Program Exchange. Three R Math System first appeared in the summer APX catalog, where it won second prize in the education category.
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And I said, 'Hmm, this person has never been in a classroom. Dan's software at AtariMania. One reason this is an interesting cartridge is that it has a pass-through port: you can plug another cartridge into it, then plug the R-Time 8 into the Atari. On June 7, , we talked about that project. Marlin is better known to people on the AtariAge forums as MacRorie. Teaser quote: "You don't know enough to not do it, and by the time you're halfway in you go 'Oh, I guess I gotta do it now.
Macrorie on AtariAge. Interview with Romox founder Tim McGuinness. Video of this interview. Diggerbonk was first available in the spring APX catalog. Bean Machine first appeared in the summer APX catalog, where it won third prize in the Entertainment category.
This interview took place on June 13, A video version of this interview is available, check the show notes at AtariPodcast. Teaser quote: "When they first published the game, they took the wrong version.
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