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Retro Atari Games

#1  Postby Calilasseia » Feb 11, 2016 1:18 am

Quite simply,go here.

If you don't want to play Battlezone, scroll below the game player app, and you'll see a brace of other old Atari games on offer, such as Missile Command, Centipede, Millipede and Tempest. There's even Lunar Lander and Asteroids for those who want to step even further back in time. Enjoy.
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Re: Retro Atari Games

#2  Postby Weaver » Feb 11, 2016 4:48 am

Good link. I remember when I was really impressed with some of those graphics ...
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#3  Postby VazScep » Feb 11, 2016 6:08 am

Here's the machine I had as a kid.

Select "Disc -> From STH archive" to pick a game, and run with SHIFT-F12.

Or just type:

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>AUTO
   10 PRINT "LOOK AROUND YOU!"
   20 GOTO 10
<ESC>

>RUN
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#4  Postby VazScep » Feb 11, 2016 6:16 am

And I've mentioned this before: that we can do this stuff nowadays is pretty cool. You're getting near enough the speeds here you would get if you downloaded and ran an emulator. The javascript that's used to make these browser emulators work is generated automatically from the same C source code that the emulators are written in, albeit a slightly odd looking subset of javascript that has only low-level functionality and that browsers know how to optimise.

I'm really hoping that the next crop of commercial games will be playable in a browser. Unreal, Unity and CryEngine all export directly to the browser using the same tech behind these emulators.
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#5  Postby Calilasseia » Feb 11, 2016 8:09 am

Bwahahaha ...

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#6  Postby scott1328 » Feb 11, 2016 7:52 pm

This was my very first computer
I was still in high school
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