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ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast

hosts: Randy Kindig, Kay Savetz, Brad Arnold
twitter: @AtariPodcast
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Aug 17, 2015

On this episode of ANTIC the atari 8-bit podcast: Randy delves into Altirra BASIC, there’s another podcast to dilute our listenership, Kevin reports back from KansasFest, and there’s lots of new Atari stuff to download at


Recurring Links

Floppy Days Podcast

Kevins Book “Terrible Nerd”

New Atari books scans at

ANTIC feedback at AtariAge


What we’ve been up to


"Microcomputer Primer" by Mitchell Waite

KansasFest - Retro Computing Roundtable episode

KansasFest - Wade talked about it in episode S1EB2 of Inverse ATASCII Podcast

KansasFest - Rob talked about it in episode 15 of Player/Missile Podcast

Atari Summer Camp Episode


Interview Discussion

Atari interview discussion thread on AtariAge

Atari 5200 Trak-ball Controller



Atari founder Nolan Bushnell on why life is 'a game'


New Game "Jim Slide"

ABBUC Software Contest

Info about some of the ABBUC games

More detailed info about some of the ABBUC games

Retrochallenge 2015/07

TransKey II in development

new podcast Atari XEGS Cart by Cart Podcast

new Turbo BASIC XL handbook from ABBUC; shipped with ABBUC newsletter

XE-Lent Arcade Games videos on YouTube by Kieren Hawken

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

VCF Midwest 10 - August 29-30, 2015, Elk Grove Village, IL

Portland Retro Gaming Expo October 17-18 in Portland OR

High-Score Club at AtariAge - Season 12, Round 12


New at

Monitor Atari Journal v1n1

Atari Logo In The Classroom By Donna Bearden

Atari 6502 Programming Memo


Programming Languages - Altirra BASIC

Altirra BASIC Manual

Altirra BASIC Download at AtariAge

Altirra Download at VirtualDub

Speed test at AtariAge


Bill’s Modern Segment

"yet another..." (Apple Invaders 2010 announcement) topic on AtariAge forums

"Apple Invaders 2010" entry at AtariMania

Krzysztof Dudek (XXL)'s website

"Apple Invaders for the Atari 8-bit family" video on YouTube

"Superappleinvader Game captured" at Yesterbits

"Apple Invaders" entry at

"Galaga for the Atari 800" (main homepage)

"PET Galaga for the Atari 800XL" topic on AtariAge forums

Interview with Henrik Wening (in German)

"Galaga" wikipedia article



Cartridge Condoms - Re-Sealable Team Set Bags (100 Count): Toys & Games