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ZeroPage Homebrew Interviews @ PRGE

Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:37 PM

ZeroPage Homebrew will be attending PRGE 2018 and conducting interviews with a number of Atari 2600 homebrew developers and distributors including:

  • Albert Yarusso of AtariAge
  • John Champeau of Champ Games (programmer of Lady Bug, Conquest of Mars, Mappy, Wizard of Wor + more)
  • Nathan Tolbert (programmer of Anguna, Robo-Ninja Climb, Quadtari)
  • Dan Kitchen (programmer of Crackpots, Ghostbusters, Double Dragon, Ikari Warriors and the upcoming homebrew games Keystone Kapers II & Bon Voyage)

Please let me know if there are any other Atari 2600 homebrew developers or distributors that will be attending the Expo that you think I should interview for ZPH! :-)


Halloween Themed Atari 2600 Homebrew?

Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:52 PM

Does anybody know of any Halloween themed Atari 2600 homebrew games? I know there are TONS of hacks out there but the only original Halloween themed games I could find are:

I'm asking as I'll be doing a ZeroPage Homebrew show on October 31st and wanted to fill it with great Halloween homebrew.

 

If you don't know of any others besides those three, please feel free to recommend your favourite Halloween Atari 2600 hacks!

 

EDIT: Added!


The 2018 Atari Awards!

Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:47 PM

THE 2018 ATARI AWARDS!

presented by

ZeroPage Homebrew, The Atari 2600 Homebrew Companion and AtariAge

 

 

The 2018 edition of the Atari Awards, celebrating the best in Atari 2600 Homebrew, will take place LIVE on the ZeroPage Homebrew's Twitch channel early next year!

 

YOU GET TO VOTE on January 1, 2019 for your favorite homebrews, hacks and demos when we reveal the final nominees in categories such as Best Homebrew, Best Graphics, Best Sound, Best WIP, Best Hack, Best Demo and many more! After the votes are tallied the 2018 Atari Awards will be broadcast LIVE to announce the winners and give out the awards!

 

Please feel free to suggest and discuss below all your favorite homebrew games that you think should be nominated for an award for 2018!
(Qualifying games must be released during the period of January 1, 2018 through to December 31, 2018)
 
Current list of 2018 Games/WIP/Hacks and Demos: https://drive.google...iew?usp=sharing

(note: List is a living document and may not be 100% accurate, please let us know if you spot any issues)

 

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Book Review: The Atari 2600 Homebrew Companion & Stella Programmer's Guide

Mon Jul 2, 2018 11:58 PM

Here's my video review of the the Atari 2600 Homebrew Companion Volume 1 and Stella Programmer's Guide! Enjoy!

 


Removing the Harmony Cart with system on?

Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:19 PM

Does anyone know if there can be any potential damage done to the Harmony Cart or the VCS by removing the Harmony Cartridge while the system is on?

 

I *REALLY* want to play RAM Pong without the cartridge in the machine, just to see the magic in action, but I'm a little wary of damaging one or the other.