Today I finally built an SDrive MAX for my 48kb Atari 400 and the Atari refuses to boot from it and I can’t figure out why, retrocomputing is a fun hobby

Fixed my Atari 400! Turns out the PIA chip in the Atari was failing. Thankfully that’s one of the generic chips that you can still by a drop-in replacement clone of. I bought a FujiNet a while back and now I can finally use it to stream floppy disks directly from the internet to my Atari!

I love how totally alien the design is in some of these games. And the Atari 8-bits have such completely different graphics constraints to any other home system that I'm familiar with. Koronis Rift feels like it's from some kind of alternate universe.

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