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by Mr SQL
April 17th, 2017, 11:39 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: The Boxes
Replies: 12
Views: 1371

Re: The Boxes

Awesome thread! :) Really liked the Grandstand PC-50X, never saw that one. Agree about the diversity of imagery on the Atari box - tremendously intriguing. Made me want to buy it. Good point about the crossover where the Atari says computer instead of videogame system on the box - here is a book I l...
by Mr SQL
April 7th, 2017, 10:06 pm
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: Homerun (Atari 2600)
Replies: 6
Views: 838

Re: Homerun (Atari 2600)

Please accept a thumbs up. In BASIC too. Goto: awesome A lot of that seems like macro / subroutine calls, and not forms of BASIC I am used to, eg, Sustainforframes. Is that Batari Basic? I would like to learn some 6502 assembly one day. Thanks scotland! :) No, that is Atari Flashback BASIC (new), i...
by Mr SQL
April 7th, 2017, 3:11 pm
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: Homerun (Atari 2600)
Replies: 6
Views: 838

Re: Homerun (Atari 2600)

VideoGameCritic, awesome you are revisiting homerun and also looking at factors like it's 1.84KB size! That is really significant for an Atari game - the isometric Activision Tennis game is also pretty awesome at 2K you should take another look at that one too imo - always had a blast playing it. Re...
by Mr SQL
March 17th, 2017, 2:47 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Atari Flashback Portable confirmed for Fall 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2792

Re: Atari Flashback Portable confirmed for Fall 2016

Atari Flashback BASIC Programming.png Atari Flashback BASIC was just released with graphics demo's and new games like Defender III: http://atariage.com/forums/topic/263138-atari-flashback-basic/ Why these enhanced graphics work on the Atari portable: The Atari Flashback portable is compatible with ...
by Mr SQL
August 19th, 2015, 6:49 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: New BASIC Programming for the Atari 2600
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: New BASIC Programming for the Atari 2600

I love this line, "Virtual World BASIC lets you make Atari games that take place in a virtual world ten times larger than the Television screen." Thanks ActRaiser! Many vintage BASIC's have commands for plotting pixels on the screen with x,y coordinates, Virtual World BASIC allows the pro...
by Mr SQL
August 14th, 2015, 4:54 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: New BASIC Programming for the Atari 2600
Replies: 2
Views: 459

New BASIC Programming for the Atari 2600

Virtual World BASIC let's you combine the fast action of Atari 2600 games with Nintendo style tile mapped graphics and large virtual worlds using the the BASIC Programming language. You can load BASIC Programming from tape if you have the 6K RAM Expansion board for the Atari, or you can use a flashc...

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