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  • Antic (March 1987)

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    Source: Antic Vol 5-11 1987-03

    ANALOG and Antic were the two big magazines that covered Atari 8-bit computers. While ANALOG stuck to being mostly 8-bit exclusive throughout its life, Antic moved to covering both the Atari ST and the 8-bit line when the ST was introduced.

    Pictured above is the March 1987 issue of Antic. Contents Include:

    Features

    • Rainbow Screen Customizer – Flashy displays for your programs
    • Today’s Victorious Atari Corp. – A close-up look inside
    • Dvorak Keyboard – Turbo typing for the Atari
    • Page 6 Grab-Bag: Part I – Add punch to your programs with useful routines
    • Wage/Hour Paymaster – First fruits from the Practical Program Contest
    • Multi-Autorun – 27 files at your fingertips

    Departments

    • Game of the Month: Vectron – Atomic arrow strategy game
    • Starting Out New Owners Column – Lesson 12: Graphics Modes
    • Product Reviews – Seikosha SP-1000A, Kyan Pascal, Leader Board, Vestor
    • Tech Tips – Pinout master charts

    ST Resource

    • Using INP and OUT – From keyboard to screen or modem in ST BASIC
    • ST Puzzler – Jigsaw puzzle generator
    • Basic Alert – Create alert boxes in ST BASIC
    • Starglider – Fantastic space warfare simulator
    • Hippo Sound Digitizer – Easy-to-use sound tool

    …and more!





  • Antic – September 1986

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    Source: Antic – Volume 5, Number 5 – September 1986

    Antic was a magazine for Atari 8-bit computers named after the ANTIC chip which was primarily responsible for the graphics in those machines. For a brief time in part of 1985 and 1986 Antic also covered the Atari ST until an ST specific magazine was published.

    The September 1986 issue focusses on weather and includes the following:

    Features

    • Weather Maps From Space – For Atari 8-bit and ST computers
    • Weather Fascimile Worldwide – From satellites to ships at sea
    • Music Studio – Music for 8-bit Ataris and STs
    • Build the Wefax Interface
    • New Owners Column – Lesson 6: Subroutines
    • Wefax Decoder – How to use the program, why it works
    • BASIC Tracker – Powerful debugging utility for your programs
    • Where The Weather Comes From – Inside a National Weather Service Station
    • Weather Calculator – Meteorologist uses Atari as home forecasting tool

    ST Resource

    • ST Wefax Decoder
    • – DEGAS graphics from satellite pictures

    • The Manager – Massive, full-featured database uses ST’s colors
    • ST Product News
    • Megamax – “Don’t even think about another C compiler”

    …and more!