• Tag Archives Atari 800
  • Compute! (September 1984)

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    Source: Compute! – Issue Number 52 – September 1984

    Compute! was the best of the early multi-format computer magazines. In 1984 it was covering a variety of 8-bit computers such as the VIC-20, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit, TI-9/4A plus the PC (mostly the PC and PC Jr.). The September 1984 issue includes:

    Features

    • The Educational Software Explosion
    • The Latest in Learning: New Trends in Educational Computing
    • Choosing The Best Educational Software

    Education and Recreation

    • The Tester
    • Missile Math
    • Lightsaver

    Reviews

    • Exodus: Ultima III For Commodore 64
    • The Seven Cities Of Gold
    • Word Flyer

    Columns And Departments

    • The Editor’s Notes
    • Readers’ Feedback
    • Computers And Society: Discovery-Based Learning And Teenagers
    • Questions Beginners Ask
    • The Beginner’s Page: ROM And RAM
    • The World Inside The Computer: Build A Computer In Your Mind
    • Learning With Computers: Aids For The Blind
    • INSIGHT: Atari
    • Machine Language: Math And Tables
    • Programming The TI: Writing An Educational Program
    • 64 Explorer

    The Journal

    • Lightning Sort
    • Atari Bubble And Bulldozer Sorting
    • Commodore Autoboot
    • Atari Paddle Fixer
    • Apple Editing Hints
    • Commodore Disk Pattern Matching, Part 1
    • SYSound
    • Musical TI Keyboard

    …and more!


  • Antic (February 1984)


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    Source: Antic – February 1984

    Antic was one of the two big magazines in the U.S. that covered the Atari 8-bit computer line. In early 1984, the Atari 600XL and 800XL were just becoming widely available though they had technically been available, at least in limited quantities, since the Fall of 1983. The February 1984 issue of Antic includes:

    Features

    • A Greeting Card For All Seasons – Say it on cassette
    • Follow That Stock – A spreadsheet for your stock portfolio.
    • Money Matters – Atari reckons with personal finance
    • Typo – Type your program once
    • Atari At War – The wild world of conflict simulation
    • Fast Finger – Autoboot with a ghost at the keyboard
    • Phone Book – Simulate string arrays in Atari BASIC
    • Character Graphics – Redefine the set any way you choose

    Departments

    • Inside Atari – It’s Official
    • Starting Line – A Cinderella Story
    • Education – The End Of Odd Man
    • LOGO/Pilot – LOGO Books
    • In The Public Domain – The Gauntlet – **Bonus Game** Galactic Gloop
    • Tape Topics – The 410 HI-REL Mod
    • Systems Guide – Nightmare Detour
    • Assembly Language – DRAWTO FILL
    • I/O Board
    • Help!
    • Public Domain Software
    • New Products
    • Product Reviews
    • Advertisers List
    • Listing Conventions
    • Shopper’s Guide
    • Microscreens

    …and more!