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ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast

hosts: Randy Kindig, Kevin Savetz, Brad Arnold
twitter: @AtariPodcast


Jan 7, 2018

Maurice Molyneaux, Atari animation guru
Maurice Molyneaux was a game artist, Atari graphics animator, and writer. He wrote articles for Video Games & Computer Entertainment Magazine and A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing Magazine, and wrote "The Animation Stand" column for ST-Log magazine.
He created many animations primarily using MovieMaker, an animation program for the Atari published by Reston Publishing.
This interview took place on November 20, 2017.
Teaser quote: "[Lee Pappas] said 'Oh, we get the reader service cards in, your column is like the most popular thing in the magazine.' And I said, 'Well, then you won't mind paying me the technical rate instead of the standard rate.' ... He said 'Oooh, you got me.' So I ended up making my rent every month writing that damn column.”
Video version of this interview:
Maurice's web site:
Maurice's blog posts about Atari animation:
Maurice Molyneaux's articles in ST-LOG magazine:
YouTube playlist of Atari MoveiMaker animations:
Colecovision vs. Atari 5200 Hardware Comparison:
Maurice's Atari ST game demo: