Nov 29, 2016
Steve Panak, Game Reviewer
Steve Panak was a prolific writer of Atari computer game reviews. He wrote the Panak Strikes! column in A.N.A.L.O.G. Computing magazine, and also wrote reviews for Antic magazine and ST-Log magazine.
This interview took place on November 28, 2016.
"Companies were just sending me games to...
Nov 26, 2016
Bev and Bryan Wilkinson, Optimized Systems Software
Bev and Bryan Wilkinson were part of Optimized Systems Software, the company that brought DOS XL, Mac/65, Action!, BASIC XL, BASIC XE, and other products to Atari computer users.
Bill Wilkinson was founder of OSS. Bev was his wife, and Bryan his son. I interviewed...
Nov 23, 2016
Dale Lemke, Compu-Cable Systems
Dale Lemke is founder of Compu-Cable Systems, a company that created the SpectraView and SpectraView II Graphic Generator Cartridge, information display systems for use by television stations and cable companies, which ran on Atari 8-bit computers.
The company is still in business: today...
Nov 19, 2016
Paul Berker: Adventure in Time and Birth of the Phoenix
Paul Berker was a programmer for Phoenix Software, where he coded Birth of the Phoenix and Adventure In Time, which were both released for the Apple II and Atari 8-bit computers; and Queen of Phobos, which was released on the Apple II only.
This interview took...
Nov 12, 2016
Charles Clinton was a contractor who worked on AtariLab, which was developed at Swarthmore College.
This interview took place on August 14, 2016 at Vintage Computer Festival West XI. In it, we discuss Priscilla Laws, whom I previously interviewed.