News Archive

February, 2018

February 28, 2018
NEW A8 SCANS
K-Razy Shoot-Out (K-Byte) and Oil's Well (Sierra On-Line). Many thanks to Mr. Fish!

NEW A8 DUMPS
Unbelievable Stunt Car Racer conversion released today by Fandal and Irgendwer! BASIC game: Space Outpost (thanks to Zarxx!).

NEW ST DUMPS
_ Demon and Demon II by LAPD
_ Datachess II (V4.0), DC Click Me, DDST - The Adventure Game, The Death of a President, Decadix, Deep Space Drifter, Delta, Das Grabmal - Ein Adventure, Das Grosse Quiz, Das Schloss (rel. 5) and Das Schloss (rel. 6)
February 27, 2018
NEW 2600 SCANS
Taiwan "Home Vision Style" Super-Ray. Thanks to AtariSpot!

NEW A8 DUMPS
Garden of Confusion (ABBUC), Glider Fight (Virtual Dimension), Gra w Życie (RAGsoft), Life! (Larry and Larry), Pensate (Penguin Software) and Trion (London Software).

NEW ST DUMPS
Dark Stone Ritual - Magic Tower I (PD Pool) and Darklyte.
February 26, 2018
NEW BOOK
Reston Publishing's Space Knights for the 8-bit computers.

NEW A8 DUMPS
More BASIC files: Alpha Blox, Atari Dungeon, Biorhythm, Bumper Ball and Dungeons and Dragons.
February 24, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRIES
_ Bawdy Adventure in the Magic Caverns and Wahtzee by Computer Products International (also check the entry for the original version of the latter by Illusions II)
_ Fred (Muttontown Software)

NEW ST DUMPS
Classroom Maths II (Budgie UK), Coffee Quest II - A Day at the Office, Coffee Maker (V6.22), Col-tris, Collapse, Colony, Color Block, Color Code, Color It, Color Quest, Color-Puzzle, Combini (V1.1), Computer Maze Maker, Computer Ouija, Planetfall (rolling demo) and WinColTris (V2.0).
February 23, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRY
Poker (West Coast Software).

NEW A8 DUMPS
_ Pin 1, Pin II, Pin 3 and Pin 6
_ Point of View

NEW ST DUMPS
Catch Me, Caverns of Nerak, Centaurian, Chain Reaction, Chaos (512K version), Chaos (1Mb version), Chaos - The War of the Wizards (V0.03), Christian Text Adventure, Christmas Smog, CivilWar, Clan (LAPD) and Classic Invaders (Supernova Software).
February 22, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRIES
Window Heating Analysis (Compute!) and Workers Compensation Retro Rating (CEL Programs).

NEW A8 DUMP
Giga Trek (Artworx). Huge thanks to Farb of the Atari Software Preservation Initiative for undigging this rarity!

NEW ST DUMPS
C Chess, Cadaver - Last Supper preview (Zero), Cadaver - Gate House preview, Caesar, Calgame II, Cameronne!, Cannons, Canyon Bombing, Capital II, Captain Cremmin, Card Addict, Card Party, Cardiac Arrest! (Mad Scientist Software), Carnival, Cäsar (V1.1D), Cäsar (V1.3D), Cäsar (V1.4) / Cäsar (V1.5) by PD Pool and Catapult.
February 21, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRIES
Gobblers and Goblins (Artworx) and Hearts 2.0 (Dynacomp).

NEW A8 DUMPS
_ Crystalware's Bermuda Experience and The Crypt (mega thanks to Farb of the Atari Software Preservation Initiative!)
_ Obcy, Obrona Ziemi, Octopus, Othello and Othello (same game translated to Polish)

NEW ST DUMPS
Airline Manager, Astrovie (Double A), Bio-Graph Elite, Blackjack, Blagst (Budgie UK), Blitz, Bolo (preview) by Application Systems Heidelberg, Boulder Dash!, The Braingame ST, Breakout, Bugs! (Antic Publishing) and Monopoly.
February 20, 2018
NEW ADS
BASIC XL (OSS), Games Computers Play, SAGE - Scott Adams' Graphics Editor (Adventure International) and Tax Attack (Metrosoft) for the 8-bit.

NEW A8 ENTRIES
Factactics (Daystar Learning Corp.) and Turbo-4th (Turbo-4th) with ad.

NEW A8 DUMP
ESI Writer (LotsaBytes).

NEW ST DUMPS
3-D Laby and Mini Jeu / Essai Jeu.
February 19, 2018
NEW ADS
Atari Sings Your Favorite Songs! (The Alien Group) and Visualizer (Maximus) for the 8-bit.

NEW A8 ENTRIES
_ Math Facts and Games (Atari)
_ The Bean Machine, Diggerbonk!, Guess What's Coming to Dinner? and Space Games (LotsaBytes)
_ Form Letter Writer, MMG General Ledger and MMG Payroll Program (MMG Micro Software)

NEW A8 SCANS
Instructions for Text-Pro II / Data-Pro II (Cosmi).

NEW A8 DUMP
Drawpic by Artworx complete with box scans and manual. Many thanks to Mr. Fish!
February 18, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRY
Speed Reading (Moses Engineering).

NEW A8 DUMPS
_ Mrs. Rockford Dash and Nimmerland (Homesoft)
_ Nimx (PD game by Cliff Hatch)

NEW ST DUMP
AT-Speed Systemdisk (V2.2) by Sack Electronic / Compo Software courtesy of Vattari!

NEW FALCON030 DUMPS
Super Bomberman and Tautology.
February 17, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRIES
Spanish Flash Cards and Typing by Moses Engineering.

NEW A8 SCANS
_ Invito a Programmare 2 and 3 from Atari's Italian division
_ Car Races, R*bert and Star Force (WizardSoft)
_ Congo Bongo / X-Fire (Master's Software House) and Pole Position (Thermonuclear Soft)

NEW A8 DUMPS
Locket by Mirage Software (playable prototype) and Numblines by Utopia (updated entry with full disk version).
February 16, 2018
NEW A8 DUMP
SSI's USAAF (V1.0). Many thanks to jmccorm and DjayBee!
February 14, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRIES
Bible Questions for Children and Bible Trivia by Harris House Software.

NEW A8 DUMPS
_ The Atlantis Adventure, The Bow of Beura, The Breath of Life - Part 1, Corsair! and The Island (text adventures by AURA)
_ BASIC game: UFO Angriff!
February 13, 2018
NEW 2600 SCANS
Bachelor Party, Beat'Em & Eat'Em and Custer's Revenge by Mystique / American Multiple Industries. Many thanks to Bfstats!

NEW A8 ENTRIES
Biology 'O' Level, Chemistry 'O' Level and Physics 'O' Level by Tynesoft.

NEW A8 SCANS
Super Huey (Cosmi).

NEW A8 DUMP
Tape image: StarTrak (Programma International).
February 12, 2018
NEW A8 SCANS
_ Avant-Garde Creations' Lazer Maze (box and manual) and Word Scrambler and Spelling Tutor (instructions)
_ Advanced Air Traffic Controller by Creative Computing (disk), MultiFicha by Grupo SITSA (box) and Rapid Reader by Silicon Valley Systems (instructions)

NEW A8 DUMP
ABC-123 Match / Fun with Shapes complete with box and instructions! The company and program were completely unknown before!
February 11, 2018
NEW ADS
Knossos (Med Systems Software) and Laser Battle (Milwaukee Software) for the 8-bit.

NEW A8 SCANS
Monkeynews (Artworx) and Text-Pro II / Data-Pro II (Cosmi).

NEW A8 DUMPS
Utilities
Text-Pro II / Data-Pro II and To IRA or Not to IRA (thanks to jmccorm!)
Game
Quest for the Gold Moon courtesy of jmccorm again!
February 10, 2018
NEW AD
PLATO Educational Courseware (Control Data) for the 8-bit line.

NEW A8 ENTRIES
Laser Attack and Sheepdog Trials from Granada Publishing's The Atari Book of Games.

NEW A8 SCANS
Word Flyer (Electronic Arts) including manual.

NEW A8 DUMPS
Nam, Olin in Emerald, Spycat, The Way and The Way of the Exploding Fist.

NEW A8 INSTRUCTIONS
Miditrack III (Hybrid Arts, Inc.)

NEW ST DUMP
Brand new game Supa Zazai Da! (Cerebral Vortex) for all blitter-equipped Atari ST and Falcon030 machines.
February 9, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRIES
_ Nuclear, Shooting, Typhoon and Vampire (Aim Software)
_ Spanish (Mercer Systems)
February 8, 2018
NEW 2600 SCANS
Ram It and... Ram It by Telesys. Many thanks to Andre!
February 7, 2018
NEW 2600 SCANS
Copy Cart by ZiMAG / Emag / Vidco and Parker Brothers' Gyruss (US release). Many thanks to Andre!

NEW A8 ENTRIES
Granada Publishing's Atari Ledger, Bobsleigh, Capture the Quark and Word Scramble from The Atari Book of Games.

NEW A8 DUMP
BASIC game courtesy of jmccorm again: Wurdz.
February 6, 2018
NEW ADS
Experience the Magic of Your Computer! (New Horizons Software) and Future Tech Systems for the 8-bit line.

NEW A8 ENTRIES
Help needed in locating the following programs:
Utilities
DiskCram, Master Font, Master Painter and Master Tek published by Future Tech Systems
Games
ANALOG Computing's Invasion III, Lawn Mower, Reversi and Trivia from An Atari 8-Bit Extra

NEW A8 SCANS
Manual for Atari's Blackjack and MicroProse Software's Crusade in Europe with instructions.

NEW A8 DUMP
Squeeze (ANALOG Computing).
February 5, 2018
February 4, 2018
NEW A8 ENTRY
Estadisticas (Unimport).

NEW A8 DUMP
At-Man (BASIC file). Many thanks to jmccorm for saving this program!

NEW ST DUMPS
Tynesoft's Mega Pack II (thanks to Kodak80!) and Saboteur III - The Egyptian Mission (Retro Gaming Connexion) courtesy of author Mister DID!
February 3, 2018
NEW ARCADE ADS
San Francisco Rush, San Fransisco Rush 2049, San Fransisco Rush 2049 - Special Edition, San Francisco Rush - The Rock: Alcatraz Edition, Showcase 33, Shuuz, Skull & Crossbones, Sky Raider, Skydiver, Smokey Joe, Space Ace, Space Duel, Space Lords, Space Race, Sprint One, Sprint 2, Sprint 4, Sprint 8, Star Wars, Starship I, Steel Talons, Steeplechase, Stunt Cycle, STUN Runner, Subs, Super Breakout, Super Bug, Super Sprint, Surf Planet, Tank and Tank 8.

NEW A8 ENTRY
Roklan's Reading Flight. The disk available for download was rescued from an old hard disk drive from the software company by a former employee. It does not autoboot and only appears to contain some snippets of code from an early build of the game. Please let us know whether you can make something out of the existing files!

NEW A8 SCANS
Atari's Mickey in the Great Outdoors.

NEW ST SCANS
_ Rocket Ranger and SDI - Strategic Defense Initiative (Cinemaware)
_ Leather Goddesses of Phobos and Zork I - The Great Underground Empire (Mastertronic UK)
_ Boulder Dash Construction Kit (Maxx Out!), Castle Master / Castle Master II - The Crypt (Incentive), Diamond Mike (XLEnt Software), Elite (Rainbird), Heroes of the Lance (SSI), Firebird's The Pawn (US release) and Road Wars (Arcadia Software)
_ Instructions for LaserDB (Megamax) and Lotus III - The Ultimate Challenge (Gremlin Graphics)

NEW ST DUMPS
Utilities
Codehead Utilities (Codehead Technologies) and Zoomrack II (Quickview Systems).
Games
_ US editions of Rocket Ranger and SDI - Strategic Defense Initiative (Cinemaware)
_ Leather Goddesses of Phobos and Zork I - The Great Underground Empire by Mastertronic (UK)
_ Electronic Arts' The Bard's Tale - Tales of the Unknown (US release), Boulder Dash Construction Kit (Maxx Out!), Castle Master / Castle Master II - The Crypt (Incentive), Diamond Mike (XLEnt Software), US edition (V1.02) of Elite (Rainbird), SSI's Heroes of the Lance (US), Lotus III - The Ultimate Challenge (Gremlin Graphics), Firebird's The Pawn (US) and Road Wars by Arcadia Systems (US release)

NEW ST GOODIE
Zork map.

Huge thanks to Kodak80 for today's ST material!
February 1, 2018