Dec 20, 2019
James Hugard, Neanderthal Computer Things
James Hugard was co-founder of Neanderthal Computer Things, a company that created just one product. "810 Turbo" was a hardware conversion board for the Atari 810 disk drive that promised true double density storage, and faster data reading and writing. The device, released in...
Dec 15, 2019
SillyVenture and FujiNet
In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Computer Podcast: In the tradition of bringing you the latest Atari 8-bit news, we have a couple of very special guests in this episode. First of all, Bart comes to us literally direct from the fabulous SillyVenture show to give us a rundown, and...
Nov 30, 2019
Nov 24, 2019
Bruce May, Unreleased Magic Castle Game
In 1982 Bruce May created Magic Castle, a game for the Atari 800 computer. He finished the game but was unable to find a publisher for it, so hardly anyone played it. In October 2019 he sent me scans of his original documents regarding Magic Castle: his design notes, and even...
Nov 21, 2019
Wolfgang Burger, President of Atari Bit Byter User
Wolfgang Burger is the president and a founding member of the Atari Bit Byter User Club, the world's largest user group dedicated to the Atari 8-bit computer. The group was founded in 1985 in Herten, Germany. Today, the group has about 500 members from around...