S2: E15: The Atari 7800 and ST. Our Next Gen Super Systems

Episode 15 November 29, 2019 01:14:38
S2: E15: The Atari 7800 and ST. Our Next Gen Super Systems
Into The Vertical Blank : Generation Atari
S2: E15: The Atari 7800 and ST. Our Next Gen Super Systems

Show Notes

In this episode we dig into American Thanksgiving 1986 and discuss our transition from the Atari 800 to the Atari ST with the Atari 7800 squeezed in between.

Tony Longworth:

Some of the music in this Episode was created using an 8bitweapon Loop Library:

The original Atari playfield From 8bitrocket.com

All other audio content, production and engineering by Jeff and Steve Fulton

(c) 2019 8bitrocket Studios

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