Antic: The Atari Resource, April 1985

Antic: The Atari Resource, April 1985

Antic was primarily an Atari 8-bit magazine but through part of its life it covered both the Atari 8-bit line and the Atari ST. This was the case in April 1985 when the Atari ST was still brand new.

The April 1985 issue of Antic includes the following:


  • First Look At The New Super Ataris – Inside the new 16-bit 512K Atari computer – and more!
  • Robot Update – Latest robot-Atari interface news.
  • Expert Systems – Antic’s first look at artificial intelligence
  • The Eight Queens Problem – Your Atari’s brute strength solution (Type-In Software)
  • ’84 Tax Spreadsheet Update – SynCalc tax preparation follow-up (Type-In Software)
  • Secret Agent – Automatic secret code program! (Type-In Software)
  • Dot Matrix Digitizer – Your printer can digitize photos! (Type-In Software)
  • Splash In Action! – Demo of ACTION! vs. BASIC (Type-In Software)
  • Speech Editor – Menu-driven S.A.M. talk! (Type-In Software)
  • Picture Show – “Price’s Picture Painter” gets friendlier! (Type-In Software)


  • Communications – Welcome To Antic Online
  • Starting Out – Why