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Analog Issue 1

ISSUE: 1Content


  • Editorial: Atari Newsletter And Lots Of Games plus A Brief History of ATARI
  • Parlez-vous PASCAL?
  • LISTEN/Music Composer
  • Basic Sounds
  • Five Star Treks, Count 'Em, Five! - Lee Pappas reviews five incarnations of the classic "Blast The Klingons" home software.
  • How to (Almost) Become a Star Commander - Lee Pappas explains what you need to know to conquer Star Raiders.
  • Video Computer Systems Update - The Atari 2600 is still king of the ring, with new software coming in '81!
    • Asteroids
    • Warlord
    • Othello
    • Video Pinball
  • Graphically Speaking - Russ Walter explains the basics of putting pictures on the screen with a breakdown of all those different graphics modes and what they're used for.
  • ATARI Stock & Bond Analysis
  • Bugs & Bytes
  • In the Spotlight
    • Atari Color Rainbow type-in program
    • "Pretty" graphics demo type-in program
    • "Swirl" animated graphics demo type-in program

Reviews & Profiles:

  • ATARI News
  • New Products
    • "Triangle" graphics demo type-in program
  • Tank Trap Review
  • Kurta Graphics Tablet Review
  • Mountain Shoot Review
  • IRIDIS #2 Tutorial Review
  • 810 & DOS II Review
  • ATARI Mailing List Review

Program Listings:

  • BLOCKED (game)
  • Maze Rider (game)
  • SUB (game)

Ads (in order of appearance):

  • COMPUTE! magazine subscription
  • ATARI Music Movie Themes for use with ATARI Music Composer
  • MACTRONICS Screen Print Interface cable
  • T.H.E.S.I.S., Inc. software
  • ANALOG Software Presents: Adventure!
  • VisiCalc software
  • Versa Computing, Inc. software
  • Mosaic Electronics free catalog offer
  • Kurata Graphic Tablet for Atari 800
  • Zapata Microsystems Atari Sourcebook
  • Kinetic Designs, Inc. Atari software
  • IRIDIS 2 software package
  • Electronic Specialists, Inc. power supplies and hardware
  • Dysan Corporation diskettes
  • Trivia Unlimited / Haunted House games
  • Creative Computing Software
  • Pacific Exchanges diskettes
  • Macrotronics parallel printer interface cables
  • Sebree's Computing software
  • Marway Products, Inc. surge protector
  • Adventure International software
  • Quality Software programs
  • Intelectual Smartees t-shirts
  • Compac computer hardware
  • Atari personal computer systems

Notable Stuff:

  • Premiere issue of A.N.A.L.O.G. 400/800 magazine! ANALOG, in this case, is an acronym standing for "Atari Newsletter And Lots Of Games".
  • Domestic subscription rates were $10 for 6 issues, $18 for 12 issues, or $26 for 18 issues.
  • The "Graphically Speaking" column features two plotting charts you can photocopy and use to plot out your own graphics before entering them into a program. A very helpful feature for any programmer interested in going beyond text-only software.
  • There's a very simple way to determine exactly when your Atari 400 or 800 computer was manufactured, as disclosed in the Bugs & Bytes column this issue. How fun!

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    Title: Analog Issue 1
    Month: January/February
    Year: 1982
    Publisher: Colony Press, Inc.
    Editor: Michael J. Des Chenes
    Pages: 46
    Price: $2.00
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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