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ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast

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


Apr 19, 2015

Ian Chadwick


Ian Chadwick is the author of Mapping The Atari, which was -- and remains -- the ultimate

memory map for the Atari 8-bit computers. Mapping was published in two editions: the

original was for the 400/800 computers, then an updated version was later released for

the XL and XE machines. Ian also did a...

Apr 17, 2015

Louis Massucci, Atari Bench Tech


Lou Massucci was a bench technician for the Atari 800 line, repairing 8-bit computers and peripherals in Somerset, New Jersey. Later, he was was promoted to field service representative for the southwest territory.


This interview was conducted on March 2, 2015.


Teaser Quotes

Apr 14, 2015

On this episode of ANTIC the atari 8-bit podcast:

  • a plethora of news about new atari software and podcasts

  • Randy tells us all about the “other” official  basic, Microsoft BASIC for the Atari

  • and we de-brief about all of the recent interviews.

Yoomp will have a great time listening!



Apr 12, 2015

Al Alcorn, Atari Employee #3


Welcome to Antic, the Atari 8-bit computer podcast.  I’m Randy Kindig and this is an interview-only episode of Antic.  My guest for this interview was employee #3 at Atari where he created the world's first commercially successful video game: Pong, Mr. Al Alcorn.  Al was a very...

Apr 11, 2015

William Volk


William Volk wrote three Atari games for Avalon Hill: Conflict 2500, Voyager 1, and Controller. He also wrote Forth Turtle Graphics Plus, a 3-D graphics library for the Forth language that was released by Atari Program Exchange; ValGraphics for Valpar International; and Super Smart Terminal, an 80-column...