Atari 65xe Basic Locate

The first part of the Atari 65xe Basic Locate program sets Graphics mode 3.Then three variables for X, Y, and C are setup. The X and Y variables manage the…

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Atari Coarse Scroll Demo

Ever since I first learned about display lists on my Atari 65xe computer, I realized that one day I wanted to create my own Atari Coarse Scroll Demo with an…

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Atari Screen Scrolling

The Atari home computer has the capability to scroll lines of text on the screen. This was first made popular from the game Eastern Front and the rest as they…

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Atari Graphics 1

Atari Colors Ever since the dawn of the Atari 2600 consoles and arcades, video games have constantly been thriving to push the limit of extending colors in machines. See the…

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The Atari Display List

For this session I'd like to shed some light on how the Atari screen is generated learning about the Atari display list. When you first turn on the computer, it…

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Atari Player Missile Graphics

When I first bought my Atari 65xe computer at the end of 1986 I was astonished to learn about the amazing graphics capability that was accessible in Basic. This article…

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Atari Raster Scan

Standard televisions utilize a raster scan line to display data on a screen. This works because within the unit, an electronic beam (Atari Raster Scan - for Atari users) shoots…

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Atari 65xe Computer

Atari Basic programming has progressed so much further from the earliest days when it was introduced on an Atari 2600 game program for the VCS machine. Be sure to read…

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