Into The Vertical Blank : Generation Atari

A Podcast about growing up In the 70s and 80s, at the dawn of video games, navigating family stri ... more

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May 03, 2018 00:49:51
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S1:E1: All The Scan Lines Have Been Written: Welcome Into The Vertical Blank (Remaster)

Into The Vertical Blank: Growing Up Atari Season 1 Episode 1 – All The Scan Lines Have Been Written In this, the real premiere episode, the boys pull out all the production stops to bring some much needed levity and interludes to a game playing session and discussion on modern releases for the Atari 8-bit computers.  Games discussed and Played: Stunt Car Racer, Bosconian, Time Pilot, X:8, Crazy cat and more. Show notes and links: Also, be sure to check out the Inverse ATASCII Atari 8bit and now ST Podcast. We did not realize that on his podcast Wade has an assistant much like “Emily” (our rude British AI assistant).  We have given Emily a part-time role and put “IRATA” in her place. Also Wade assistant’s is not and is not nearly as rude because Wade is much more of an adult than Steve or Jeff Game Links Stunt Car Racer for the Atari 8bits – Download and info Bosconian for the Atari 8bit (disks 439 and 440) Time Pilot for the Atari 8bit computers X:8 for the Atari 8bit Computers Crazy Cat for the Atari 8bits Mr. Do for the Atari 8bits – well worht your time although we only mention it briefly More ...



April 26, 2018 00:36:24
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S1:E0: Newbie (Jeff's Original Test Episode) (Remaster)

8bitrocket’s Into The Vertical Blank, Growing Up Atari  Ep: 0 This is the test episode of the Into The Vertical Blank, Growing Up Atari. In it, 8bit Jeff (Jeff Fulton from tries out and reviews 5 Atari XL/XE Cartridges (probably won’t work on a 400 or 800) that he recently purchased from Video 61. This is a very extended version of what was originally going to be a short user submitted addition to the Antic Atari 8bit Podcast. Extra Show notes for’s New Podcast section: (use above and this) We have decided to expand the focus to all Atari computers and systems, new and old, review new games we collect, talk about all the systems, and the significance they had in our lives and the lives of others, and even talk about them in an historical context wit the backdrop the times they were released, and how they are being used now. In the podcast #1 and beyond, Steve Fulton (8bitsteve, twin brother to Jeff, also from will join and start experiencing new games and old with Jeff as they discuss all things Atari. Links for this show: The Antic Podcast: Video 61 / Atari Sales : Atari Mania: Http:// Homesoft Atari 8bit Games Archive:   ...