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ANTIC Episode 81 - Too Much Commodore


ANTIC Episode 81 -  Too Much Commodore

In this episode of ANTIC The Atari 8-Bit Computer Podcast… we wax philosophical about Raspberry Pi upgrades for the Atari, discuss the drama that was the Atari fest of the past, and talk WAY too much Commodore!

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Recurring Links 

Floppy Days Podcast 

AtariArchives.org 

AtariMagazines.com 

Kevin’s Book “Terrible Nerd” 

New Atari books scans at archive.org 

ANTIC feedback at AtariAge 

Atari interview discussion thread on AtariAge 

Interview index: here 

ANTIC Facebook Page 

AHCS 

Eaten By a Grue 

Next Without For 

What We’ve Been Up To

  • Atari8BitBot - https://twitter.com/atari8bitbot 
  • The Magic Room - 18-minute version https://youtu.be/Cs7jnOlNl9Y 
    • (K’s tweets about it: https://twitter.com/KaySavetz/status/1429130503622336514?s=20 )
  • New old Bits & Bytes pictures - https://twitter.com/KaySavetz/status/1422715900805869571?s=20 
  • VCFSE 8.0 was a success! - https://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/otherevents/vintage-computer-festival-southeast/ 
  • 576NUC+ -  https://thebrewingacademy.com/collections/myteks-576nuc-atari-computer 
  • VCFMW - http://vcfmw.org 
  • Indy Vintage Computer Club (VCC) - http://indyvcc.c 

News 

  • Atari 64. the Commodore 64 KERNAL, modified to run on the Atari 8-bit line of computers - https://github.com/unbibium/atari64 
  • Indy Retro News - http://www.indieretronews.com/search/label/ATARI 
  • Star Raiders pre-production manual - http://www.sonic.net/~nbs/star-raiders/preprod-manual/?fbclid=IwAR00ZBTKG-g2d83KDvZTtlqDpNqJ-e9z22JuJdRxR4tHcqCumXtMwIN8k54 
  • Retrochallenge 2021/10 - http://www.retrochallenge.org/?fbclid=IwAR3Hi6PLMi3wpfQda2hHMZiQOAREGMnY_E1NF8AjXIDbfjXqvOBHK5md8sA 
  • Attack of the PETSCII robots -  https://www.the8bitguy.com/product/petscii-robots-for-atari/ 
  • BackBit Pro - https://store.backbit.io/product/backbit-pro/ 
  • https://huddle.today/cfl-personalities-to-talk-football-on-halifax-made-social-media-platform/ 
  • The Retroist: A 1982 video visit to the video game department of sears - https://retroist.com/a-1982-video-visit-to-the-video-game-department-of-sears/ (for video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPm7xbPzpUA&t=50s , starts at 4 minute mark and goes to 5 minute mark
  • New ABBUC site available -  https://abbuc.de/ 
  • Cart extender from BitsOfThePast - https://www.bitsofthepast.com/?product=130xe-ra-extenders-switchers 
  • SIO Pass Through Breakout Board v2.2 (Mozzwald) - https://fujinet.online/shop/hardware/sio-pass-through-breakout-board-v2-2/ 
  • https://8bitnews.io newsletter
  • Atari Projects by Jason Moore - http://atariprojects.org/
  • PICOmputer, pocket computer that emulates 8-bit computers - https://www.atariteca.net.pe/2021/07/picomputer-computadora-de-bolsillo-que.html 

Shows

  • Upcoming Shows where you might see Atari computers (or Atari people):
    • VCF Midwest Sep 11-12 http://vcfmw.org/announce , Elmhurst, IL (Chicago)
    • Fujiama Sep. 12-19, Lengenfeld, Germany, http://fujiama.eu/ 
    • VCF East October 8, 9, 10, 2021: Vintage Computer Festival East , Wall, NJ 
  • Event page created by Chicago Classic Computing - http://chiclassiccomp.org/events.html?fbclid=IwAR3Fm5hf7PCQj0yXBxXvj9J8Mp8GDwD2w1bfD_qktpPOnNYNoQUmN_EpgB8 
  • Event page created by Floppy Days - https://www.facebook.com/VintageComputerShows/ 
  • Event page on Vintage Is The New Old - https://vintageisthenewold.com/vintage-is-the-new-old-releases-new-events-calendar/ 

YouTube videos this month

  • "The Story of the Atari 1200XL - Is It GOOD?" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_WpWOrIE9g 
  • Making a 3D Graphics Card for the Atari 800 XL using the Raspberry Pi - element 14 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4ffGLkgoEg&t=64s 
  • Atari 800 with Sophia 2 DVI and Incognito plugins - FlashJazzCat - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Df3lfFLuUF 

New at Archive.org

  • Allan Bushman uploaded “Hardcopy” newsletter April 1987 Allentown Bethlehem Easton’s Atari Computer Enthusiasts - https://archive.org/details/hardcopy-april-1987 


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 2021-09-06  1h25m