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ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast

hosts: Randy Kindig, Kay Savetz, Brad Arnold
twitter: @AtariPodcast
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Oct 4, 2015

On this episode of ANTIC the atari 8-bit podcast: we learn about new software and hardware for the Atari. We learn about marketing. We learn that we’re . . .


Recurring Links

Floppy Days Podcast

Kevins Book “Terrible Nerd”

New Atari books scans at

ANTIC feedback at AtariAge

Atari interview discussion thread on AtariAge


What we’ve been up to

Eight Bit Fix - Paul Westphal

Northwest Retro Computing and Video Game Club

“Interesting Times” Podcast with Joe Streckert

VCF Midwest

Suburban Chicago ATarians (SCAT)

“Atari Inc: Business is Fun" at Amazon

Atari Book site

Dungeon Hunt



New version of Atari++ and new BASIC++ by thorfdbg on AtariAge

Sprint 1 Ported to the Atari 800XL by Norbert Kehrer

New game called AtariNet from slor (James Wilkinson)

Episodes 5 and 6 of XE-Lent Arcade Games by Kieran Hawkin, arcade conversions for the 8-bits:

Part 5 (Q-Bert, Millipede, Donkey Kong)

Part 6 (Super Breakout, Lode Runner)

Chicken Lips Radio Commodore Podcast with Earl Evans and Todd George

Atari Lynx Game by Game Podcast

Electric Dreams BBS Podcast

PROC Atari Shop

Ultimate Cart pre-orders - electrotrains

The Atari GUI OS Brings Point And Click Goodness To An Old Platform (TechCrunch)

link to interview (Episode 15) with Jonathan Halliday

This Atari-Themed Music Video Is An 8-Bit Adventure We Can Get Behind (YouTube Video)

IMA turns car into giant ‘Pole Position’ video game:

article at Indy Star

article at Mashable

Retrochallenge 2015/07

ABBUC 2015 Update!

SIO2BT now ready for pre-order

Portland Retro Gaming Expo October 17-18 in Portland OR

AtariXLBox allows emulating the Atari 800 and 800XL computers and 5200 console on Xbox (Microsoft) systems

Kevin on Atari Wiki for his contributions to preserving Atari 8-bit history


New at

Magatari Magazine V1N9

Gray Chang's Claim Jumper Development Notebook

Atari Employee Headcount Report Program

Stuff kevin uploaded

ANTIC Podcast Collection at


Bill’s Modern Segment

Tempest Xtreem Homepage

Purchase Tempest Xtreem from Video61

Tempest Xtreem demoware version (including download) at AtariMania

Video of Tempest Xtreem demoware version at YouTube

ANTIC Interview Episode 17: Sal Esquivel

ANTIC Interview Episode 9: Lance Ringquist (Video61)

"An ox looks at Tempest" video at YouTube (Tempest Xtreem review begins at 34:45)

Tempest 2000 at Wikipedia

Tempest at Wikipedia

Delta Space Arena (2015) at Video61

Venture (2012) at Video61


Of the Month



AtariAge thread on Contiki - user

video of configuring Contiki, bringing up the web browser, searching on Google for 'atari' and finally surfing to the Dragon Cart website




Load Error Party Invitation by LAMERS (end of show music)