• Tag Archives Atari 800
  • Antic (July 1983)

    Source: Antic – July 1983



    Antic, subtitled “The Atari Resource”, was one of the two most popular magazines to primarily cover Atari 8-bit computers in the U.S. (the other being ANALOG). The July 1983 issue would have been published a few months before the XL line of computers was widely available. It includes:

    Features

    • 400 Upgrade – Keyed up and RAMing to go
    • Adventuring – Participate in fantasy
    • Unfazed by the Fazer – Data buffer speeds printing
    • Conserve RAM – With BASIC’s USR function
    • Talk is Cheap – Voice I/O for the Atari
    • Antic Pix Adventure – Seven adventure games

    Departments

    • Profiles – Scott Adams
    • Starting Line – I/O and You
    • Inside Atari – E.T. Game for ComputersXL Line Debuts
    • Pilot Your Atari – Lines Away!
    • Systems Guide – List Assister
    • Dragonsmoke – Nice Dice
    • Education – Shoot ‘Em Up Math
    • In the Public Domain – Stunt Clown
    • Games Department – Star Raiders AcademyPacmanDial-A-Game
    • Tape Topics – Ten Ten
    • Forth Factory – Why Go Forth
    • Assembly Language – Hokey Pokey Interrupts
    • I/O Board
    • Help!
    • New Products
    • Microscreens
    • Product Reviews
    • Atari Clinic
    • Computer Quiz
    • Looking At Books
    • Goto Directory
    • Public Domain Software
    • Listing Conventions
    • Advertisers’ List

    …and more!


  • 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!