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2017 Atari VCS/2600 Homebrew List (Final list for the year)

Posted by Arenafoot in arenafoot's Blog, 17 July 2018 · 164 views

This is just this year and just for the Atari VCS/2600.............
Homebrews released
Jan. 4, 2017 - Toledo Atomchess (AtariAge forum)
Jan. 7, 2017 - Pixels (AtariAge forum)
Jan. 23, 2017 - Dungeon II: Solstice (AtariAge forum)
Feb. 6, 2017 - Eagle One (AtariAge forum)
Feb. 21, 2017 - Reders UFO (AtariAge forum)
Mar. 2, 2017 - Sharknado - NeoGa...


In defence of emulation

Posted by dgrubb in Hacking with Atari, 18 April 2018 · 218 views

A common sentiment found among retro-computing enthusiasts is that there's nothing quite like the real thing. It's understandable, computers and game consoles (i.e., computers disguised as toys and appliances) are physical items and our happy nostalgic memories are complimented by recollections of touch and heft: the feedback of button clicks, shunting ca...


010 - Ultra Vortek

Posted by atarilbc in atariLBC's Gaming Notebook, 22 October 2017 · 492 views

010 - Ultra Vortek Ultra Vortek
Published: 1995 by Atari
Developed: Beyond Games 2D arcade fighting games were incredibly popular in the mid-90s and console gamers wanted that experience at home. Unfortunately, with the notable exception of Primal Rage for the Jaguar CD, Atari's 64-bit console lacked conversions of well known arcade titles like Mortal Kombat and St...


Memory Lane - Part 1

Posted by kamakazi20012 in Kamakazi's Reviews, 03 April 2017 · 388 views

Memory Lane - Part 1 The first in a new series. 


Character Rendering Ideas for Jaguar Sidescroller

Posted by Clint Thompson in Cerca Trova, 04 December 2016 · 296 views

Seeing as how fast it is to create photo realistic renders in about 30 seconds per frame, I figured it would be interesting to attempt a very short animation of a female character, meant for possibly a sidescroller: 
... things like this make me think of Donkey Kong Country and just how incredible it was for the SNES. I've always felt that...


Please Allow Me to Ramble

Posted by StormSurge in Living In The Past, 21 October 2016 · 470 views

My apologies in advance for this post. You may think this is a strange place for this but I can't think of another outlet for it and I can make an Atari connection. ;) My stepfather is dying. Quickly. I'm not even sure if he's technically my stepfather, but he might as well be. Growing up, I hated him. I realize hate is a strong word but I HATE...


The Many Faces of....Pac Man

Posted by RickR in RickR's Blog, 18 September 2016 · 774 views

I'm stealing the bit from Retrogaming Times. "The Many Faces of" was one of my favorite articles. Comparisons of the same game for various systems. Ordered from worst to first. Here are the various versions of Pac Man for classic systems. No homebrews or hacks allowed. These are the versions I've played...please let me know if I missed any. Last Plac...


Playing The Atari

Posted by leolinden in leolinden's Blog, 17 April 2015 · 718 views

I've been playing the Atari a lot lately. I got some games from a comic store that sells used games. My favorite so far has to be Robot Tank. The reason being, it is amazing in the aspect that it is 3Dish. I can't wait to get more games for the 2600. What's a game you guys recommend?


Dead Kennedys

Posted by greenween in greenween's Blog, 02 February 2015 · 585 views

So, this little bit of paradise will be dedicated for my love of Dead Kennedys and mostly Jello Biafra.


The next episode of MythBusters takes on Doom

Posted by Fire_In_The_Valley in Fire In The Valley, 26 January 2015 · 369 views

The next episode of Discovery Channel's MythBusters — the show in which rumors, urban legends and myths are tested with a scientific approach — will explore an aspect of video games that most first-person shooter fans take for granted. The question the show will attempt to answer is: "Is it possible for someone to lug around...

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