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Chief Chef

Posted by atari2600land in atari2600land's Blog, 01 September 2014 · 33 views

I decided to spice up the gameplay (no pun intended.) So instead of making this like Fatso! (which the original idea kind of did in my head.) I changed the mad bomber into the chief chef. And he's throwing food at you. Your job is to catch the food in sets. There are four types of food. And, for instance, if you catch a slice of cheese, you must avoid the...

Was Einstein wrong? (Howell's Theory of Relativity)

Posted by Random Terrain in Random Terrain's Tetraternarium, 01 September 2014 · 57 views
$10000 reward?, John Howell and 5 more...

I was looking for something else and found this article that I cut out from the Greensboro News & Record newspaper. I'm guessing that it was from around 1994. When I cut out the article, I forgot to keep the top of the paper that had the date.
What happened with John Howell and his book? Did he give up? Was he proven wrong? I must be using the...

Fishing Derby (Activision, Atari VCS, 1980)

Posted by Mezrabad in Chronogamer, 01 September 2014 · 69 views
fishing derby, activision and 5 more...

Fishing Derby (Activision, Atari VCS, 1980)
There are actually Fish Derbies in the real world, which I don't expect to be shocking news to any of you. However I thought reading the rules to one would be interesting.
It's possible that I wasn't entirely correct about it being i...

The Return of the Judder

Posted by SpiceWare in SpiceWare's Blog, 31 August 2014 · 135 views

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.
Er, wrong space saga  ;)
Nathan and I aren't in agreement on pretending the pixels are square - Nathan doesn't like how the left/right movement is a different speed than up/down movement when we treat the Atari's pixels as though they were square, while I don't like...

Up close & personal with the "Lotharek HxC Rev. F" floppy emulator

Posted by --- Ω --- in TI-99/4A Stuff, 31 August 2014 · 159 views
Classic Computer, HxC and 1 more...

Up close & personal with the "Lotharek HxC Rev. F" floppy emulator One of the things many returning TI'ers say when coming back into the community is, "How do I get programs or disk images over to the TI? "  Well, there are lot's of ways to do it, but most are slow and require cables, programs, and yes, even a program on the TI... it's a catch 22.  With this device installed, it's easy to have stuff up and run...

Ransack! - ABBUC 2014

Posted by Xuel in Xuel's Blog, 31 August 2014 · 122 views

Ransack! is a new game for the ABBUC Software Contest 2014.
Ransack! was originally written by Peter Scott for the BBC Micro in 1987.
This version was ported and enhanced for the Atari 8-bit by Jose Pereira and Lyren "Xuel" Brown.

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Mega Man Demo Map

Posted by The Nintendo Nerd in Atari 2600 game maps, 30 August 2014 · 85 views

Mega Man Demo Map mega man map for atari 2600
If you would like the demo click the link.

Wrestling vs. Hollywood

Posted by MegaManFan in MegaManFan's Blog, 29 August 2014 · 41 views
Brodus Clay, Hollywood and 2 more...

Which one is harder?

Radio AM stations

Posted by Serguei2 in Robin Gravel's Blog, 27 August 2014 · 86 views

The last time I listened to radio AM band in my region, they were only two AM stations left.
Today, all AM stations are gone.
PS: I rarely listen to radio anyway.

My Experience Making an Original Xbox Eeprom Reader

Posted by frankodragon in Frankodragon's Blog Stuffs, 26 August 2014 · 104 views

There are many tutorials describing on how to make an eeprom reader for the original Xbox console and then there are readers you can buy.  So thinking after all the projects I've fried over the years, maybe it was better to buy one.  Problem is I could get one overseas and pay $20+ for one and maybe use it a few times.   So I went ahea...

Two more potential next gen gamers have come into this world.

Posted by Dragon Princess Yushira in DPYushira's Entertainment Blog, 25 August 2014 · 87 views

Earlier today, my middle older sister Renea just gave birth to two twin daughters. Brings the next gen total to five for my immediate family's generation (2 boys and 3 girls). Their names are Bridgette and Felicia which are mom and aunt Pan's middle names respectively. The future of gamers is started to look good assuming they become gamers but no one wil...

Six Pack - Atari 2600

Posted by Marc Oberhäuser in Marc Oberhäuser's Blog, 23 August 2014 · 124 views

Here's my take on 20th Centrury Fox' Six Pack (http://www.atariprot...n3/unknown3.htm ). The label art is from the DVD release, promotional flyer/catalogs featured only the name "Six Pack", no boxart, no screenshots.

My Top 10 80s-90s Music Videos

Posted by bomberpunk in bomberpunk's Blog, 22 August 2014 · 98 views

[#019] i quickly threw this together. but it's 2am now and i don't care to try to squeeze in SP's Tonight, Tonight or one of the claymation videos from Tool or Green Jelly.



TILES212.APP - old game updated for Diamond GOS

Posted by Pack007 in Diamond in the Rough, 17 August 2014 · 127 views

I was waiting for the Diamond GOS APP store to open before I posted this game. I finally figured it wasn't going to happen - soon. So here is the Tiles game that will give you something to play while we wait.

As you can see, I got out the old Zenith Data System monitor and removed the Windows NT computer from my desk. I like the color green. It may ha...

Cruiz'in into the 100K Club!-August 2014

Posted by doctorclu in Bubsy Bobcat Fan Blog, 14 August 2014 · 150 views
Bubsy, Guardians of the Galaxy

Cruiz'in into the 100K Club!-August 2014 Another hobby of mine is the Fiero car by Pontiac and they would have these license plate frames for when the car survived the first 100,000 miles known as the "100,000 Mile Club".   And I remember when my car entered the "200,000 Mile Club"
The Bubsy blog started sometime in June 8, 2008 is now entering the ...
100,000 Visits Club ....

Coursera vs UMN

Posted by scrottie in scrottie's Blog, 12 August 2014 · 94 views

Coursera is free, or $50 a course if you want a "verified certificate", where they make an attempt to verify your identity and that you are there while the tests are taken.  Courses are across broad topic ranges and include some solidly advanced, nerdy stuff.  There's no admissions process and it isn't accredited.  Assistance is from peers,...

I just don't understand........

Posted by PacManPlus in PacManPlus' Blog, 12 August 2014 · 160 views

Back in 2011, 8 months after I moved to Florida from Long Island, my best friend of 33 years (at the time) was diagnosed with throat cancer. He did smoke, but was not a heavy smoker (like someone who would go through packs a day).
This cancer eventually spread to his lungs, and he tried many different (even experimental) procedures to shove the cance...

Let's get lame, boys!

Posted by Nathan Strum in (Insert stupid Blog name here), 10 August 2014 · 203 views

"Weird Al's" latest album - Mandatory Fun - may ironically be his last. With this album, Al reaches the end of his 14 album record contract (not including his collaboration with Wendy Carlos for Peter and the Wolf/Carnival of the Animals pt. 2 , which was on a different label). The reason it...

I kinda like soldering

Posted by mos6507 in mos6507's Blog, 09 August 2014 · 115 views

I live in pretty cramped conditions, and I don't really like soldering with my daughter around.  Right now I'm soldering on a table in her room, so when she comes back in September I really will have no good place to do it separate from her room.  But I am getting kind of a mini-nostalgia thing going doing the AtariVox+ soldering.  I feel a...

Older game art was just better. Part II

Posted by Plastik in The Game Pit, 07 August 2014 · 138 views
atari, manuals, documents, games and 1 more...

Finishing up the '81 Atari Game Catalog.
Fun fact I actually have a Yar's Revenge LP, that has the Yar's revenge theme song and spok...

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