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Atari 2600


  1. Atari 2600 Programming,
  2. 2600 High Score Club,
  3. Harmony Cartridge,
  4. 2600 Game Descriptions

The Atari 2600 is the system that started it all for Atari, and is by far the most popular classic gaming console. This forum covers all 2600 systems produced by Atari, as well as 2600-compatible consoles produced by third-parties.

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Atari 5200


  1. Atari 5200 / 8-bit Programming,
  2. 5200 High Score Club

The Atari 5200 was Atari's second cartridge-based game console. Based on the Atari 8-bit computer line and labeled the "SuperSystem", the 5200 was Atari's answer to growing competition in a market they were losing control over.

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Atari 7800


  1. Atari 7800 Programming,
  2. 7800 High Score Club

The Atari 7800 ProSystem is a contemporary of the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Master System. Based on extensive feedback from Atari customers, the 7800 features a streamlined design, backward compatibility with the 2600, a powerful graphics processor, and simplified controllers.

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Atari Lynx


  1. Atari Lynx Programming,
  2. Lynx High Score Club

Atari's first portable game system, the Atari Lynx was designed by Epyx and the engineers who created the Amiga. Ahead of its time, the Lynx sported a backlit color screen and impressive games, but was unable to tackle the Gameboy juggernaut.

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Atari Jaguar


  1. Atari Jaguar Programming,
  2. Jaguar High Score Club

Atari's last game console, the Atari Jaguar represented a huge leap in technology from previous offerings. Featuring a 64-bit architecture, the Jaguar had great potential, but its power was difficult to tap. Even then, many great games were released and the Jaguar has an avid fan base today.

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Dedicated Systems


  1. Atari Flashback Consoles

Before Atari produced the famous 2600, they created many standalone consoles such as Pong, Speedway, and Stunt Cycle. Recently, Atari has been creating new dedicated consoles, such as the Atari Flashback.

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Atari 8-Bit Computers


  1. Atari 5200 / 8-bit Programming,
  2. 8-bit High Score Club

Atari's original 8-bit computer line, featuring the Atari 400, 800, XL, and XE series of computers. Powerful and well-engineered, the Atari 8-bit computers are still popular with fans today!

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Atari ST/TT Computers

Atari's next generation computer line, the Atari ST computers were based on the Motorola 68000 series chips, the same as the Macintosh at the time. The ST would also be followed by the Falcon and TT.

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