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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Atari Graphics 1 Mode

Atari Graphics 1 Mode The Atari computer utilizes multiple graphics modes. Several of these can display text and ascii characters, and others can show pixels. Although it is important to…

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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 Character Set

Atari Character Set The ATARI 65XE personal computer comes equipped with an Atari Character Set. You can access up to 29 of these graphic characters by keeping the Control key…

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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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Atari Basic

Atari Basic Getting starting on your programming journey does not have to be a difficult task. I began my adventure on the Atari 65xe in November of 1986. After debating…

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