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Old BBS ATASCII Screens?

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Gozar, seems some of my Textile coding in an entry from last fall was breaking the feed.

 

I use the NewsBlur newsreader, which I guess is more forgiving of broken feeds, and everything looked normal there.

 

Thanks for the heads up. I fixed the feed and it now validates.

 

I don't know how long it will take for Feedly to update, though. :(

Looks like that fixed it! Now what about the full text of the article in the feed? :-)

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Wanted to resurrect this thread because I've posted some ATASCII animations on my blog.

 

In 1985, ANTIC Magazine published Mat*Rat's "Atari 'Toons" program, then asked readers to enter an animation contest. The winner would receive a 1200 baud modem. The video captures I made show the winning animations from ANTIC's contest, as well as two example animations created by Mat*Rat himself.

 

helptoon.png

 

The Atari 'Toons program allowed users to customize the ATASCII character set. The image above uses such a modified character set.

 

 

The Wizard Animation: http://manillismo.blogspot.com/2015/03/atari-toons-wizard.html

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