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Feeding My Atari

Posted by cessnaace in cessnaace's Blog, 22 March 2019 · 11 views
Bentley Bears Crystal Quest and 9 more...

Feeding My Atari It's not easy keeping my Atari 7800 ProSystem well fed with 2600 and 7800 games that it has never experienced before while staying on a budget. I received 3 emails from Atari Age today confirming that three of my orders have shipped, leaving 2 still being processed. So what did I do? Placed another order of course. Plus which, I buy games on eBay. I'm not...

Break song

Posted by atari2600land in atari2600land's Blog, 22 March 2019 · 19 views

So I've decided to take a break from Billy the Ball to focus more on some other stuff. I have all these projects I do to keep myself busy. It's quite possibly the only reason I don't watch all that much TV. This time, I've decided to try and make a MIDI of the Incredible String Band song's "Ithkos" off the 1974 album "Hard Rope and Silken Twine," which I...

S.O.P. Track 7 - Prelude and Fugue No7 in E-Flat Major

Posted by k-Pack in Switched on POKEY, 22 March 2019 · 47 views

This track may seem a little plucky but if you listen to the tracks in order your ears may  become conditioned to the point where it  doesn't sound half bad. Or maybe not.

All the rest of the music has been entered into the  MIDI Music System and is ready to record once some new sounds can be programed.  For this track...

Death Trap (Avalon Hill)

Posted by DoctorSpuds in DoctorSpuds Reviews Things, 21 March 2019 · 42 views

Death Trap (Avalon Hill) Due to some unforeseen and extremely annoying computer troubles my upload schedule is probably going to be even more erratic than usual. I think I just need a new laptop.
We’re back with Avalon Hill today, and my goodness we have quite a stinker! Death Trap is one of the most lackluster shooters I’ve ever played, and I will savor every...

Retro Nintendo - DS, Wii and Wii U games ahoy!

Posted by MegaManFan in MegaManFan's Blog, 18 March 2019 · 32 views
Retro Hunting Adventures and 9 more...

It's another edition of the Retro Hunting Adventures !

Hit! Hit hard on Colecovision

Posted by Serguei2 in Robin Gravel's Blog, 17 March 2019 · 58 views

I worked on my GOOMW today.
I managed to tell the player hit 5 times to the enemy to beat down.
I used this formula: if x player and x enemy is less than 16 pixels, punch it!   
I would use check_collision but I decided my method is better.   


Defeated. I hope he le...

Captain Marvel - Spoiler-free review

Posted by Nathan Strum in (Insert stupid Blog name here), 16 March 2019 · 104 views

Marvel has a knack for making superhero movies. And by knack, I mean they've pretty-much got it figured out. Of course, when you think about it, they probably should by now. But nothing is a given.
I should note here I'm talking about the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies, not Marvel movies made by Sony or 20th Century Fox. Those have been,...

Beneath Apple Manor

Posted by Atari_Ace in Atari_Ace's Blog, 12 March 2019 · 59 views
Virtual Machine

I was reading Dungeon Hacks , by David L. Craddock, the other day and found a short reference to the Atari 8-bit in the chapter on the first Rogue-like, Beneath Apple Manor :
For Beneath Apple Manor Special Edition , I reverse engineered the 6502 runtime environment for the Galfo Integer BASIC compiler and ported it to 8086 machines (IBM PC). Bob C...

Powershell to set clock on SonyEricsson phone via Bluetooth

Posted by OLD CS1 in OLD CS1's Blog, 11 March 2019 · 53 views

Powershell to set clock on SonyEricsson phone via Bluetooth SonyEricsson's PC Suite had a nice feature which would synchronize your phone's clock to your PC's clock when establishing a connection.  I found more often than not my frequently-synchronized computer time differed by a minute or more from the Cingular/AT&T network time.
(quick bitching about Sony)
SonyEricsson discontinued the PC Suite (...

Ultima 3 Musings

Posted by Karl G in Karl's Blog, 10 March 2019 · 64 views

I've recently started playing the PC version Ultima III: Exodus via DOSBox with an upgrade patch to allow for EGA graphics and midi music to more closely match the colors and music of the original on other platforms.  The PC version out of the box uses CGA graphics and has no music.


This was my introduction to the seri...

2K19 Galveston Cruise

Posted by SpiceWare in SpiceWare's Blog, 10 March 2019 · 92 views

Tesla Club of Greater Houston took part in 2K19 Galveston Cruise today that was hosted by Texas Infamous .  Groups came from Austin and San Antonio (and possibly DFW).
In preparation I did a Trip Charge this morning, which is charging the car to 100%.  For daily use you should only charge to 90% or less as it's not good for the batt...

All the world's cats...

Posted by BuckoBrand in My life, 10 March 2019 · 51 views

All the world's cats... Cats. Cats are supreme. They always know how to work themselves into the deepest chambers of our heart. But, sometimes, they can be mean. Like, in my favorite show, a cat says: "I plot your destruction while you sleep." Lol. Anyway, cats. Cats can be silly or serious. Or, they can be absolutely hilarious. Like, for example, Grumpy Cat. I mean, look up Gru...

Monitor Controls All, ThinCade: (part 5)

Posted by pboland in pboland's Blog, 09 March 2019 · 55 views
Mame, Pi zero, arcade, DIY

Keep in mind, though the cost is fairly low for the parts, much of my time and energy went into research for the most efficient (i.e. cost effective) way to connect and power everything. I really didn’t want a bunch of different power supplies for all the different piece of the build. 
The monitor is the key to the whole system. The main...

Cruis'in Kickstarter - afterhours with $17,773 out of $25,000

Posted by doctorclu in Bubsy Bobcat Fan Blog, 07 March 2019 · 109 views
Bubsy Bobcat, Kickstarter, Bubsy

Art from SpongeFox right before the time ran out...



Here is some love Bubsy got on twitter before and after the kickstarter.....










Why I like High Score Club

Posted by Nuclear Pacman in Ablogalypse Now, 07 March 2019 · 52 views

I can't be the only gamer that has trouble deciding what game to play. That's the downside to having such a large collection of games. In the board gaming lexicon, there is a term for people who take excessive amounts of time to take their turn. It's called 'analysis paralysis' and I suffer from that when it comes to picking out a game to play or a movie...

Indie Game Announcement and Fundraiser

Posted by Rhindle the Dragon in Memoirs of a Novelty Account, 27 February 2019 · 96 views
indie games, 8-bit, crowdfunding and 1 more...

Indie Game Announcement and Fundraiser MEMOIRS OF A NOVELTY ACCOUNT
When a coworker approached me about two and a half months ago asking if I would compose the music for his video game, I was skeptical. After all, I had never seen a serious development project. Upon looking into it, however, I discovered that his ideas are full of potential and his drive to get thing...

Baby Pac-Man - Atari 7800

Posted by Marc Oberhäuser in Marc Oberhäuser's Blog, 27 February 2019 · 84 views

The latest game from Bob is the video/pinball hybrid game Baby Pac-Man for the 7800. By now there is no other conversion of the game for any other system. The amazing artwork is done by Ataroiboy2600. The game will be available through the AA store soon.
You can follow the development thread right here: http://atariage.com/...opic/278165-...

Magical Fairy Force

Posted by AverageSoftware in AverageSoftware's Development Blog, 25 February 2019 · 69 views

Been a while since I posted here.  I've been suffering a bit of a creative block lately, but I've been forcing myself to keep moving forward on this project.
I've got some really cool things going on now and some of the gameplay details are starting to become clear.  Here's a current screenshot:

A few things going on here....

SKYCOPTER II prototype one of one, arcade machine

Posted by skycop in skycop's Blog, 25 February 2019 · 92 views

SKYCOPTER II prototype,arcade machine FOR SALE. a unique piece of ATARI history. This was built by CAROUSEL INTERNATIONAL in ELDON  missouri. At the time they were going to use the popular ATARI JAGUAR platform.   they had been producing helicopter type kiddie rides for years. so they put a JAGUAR console in a machine.
They did a pretty goo...

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