Classic Computer Magazine Archive Index of Antic articles by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 1 No. 2 - June 1982 - Communications

Antic Vol. 1 No. 3 - August 1982 - Printers

Antic Vol. 1 No. 4 - October 1982 - Sound and Music

Antic Vol. 1 No. 5 - December 1982 - Holidays

Antic Vol. 1 No. 6 - February 1983 - Tools

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Basic Commander, Wayout, Tricky Tutorials, Diskey, Basic Routines, Jeepers Creepers, Miner 2049er, Home Filing Manager, Baja Buggies, Tax Dodge, Menumakr by Roy Wolford, David Duberman,David Small, Sandy Small, David Mentley, David Plotkin, Marty O'Donnell, Deborah Burns, Christopher Chabris, Marc Benioff, Davey Saba

Best of Antic Volume 1

Antic Vol. 2 No. 1 - April 1983 - Games

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Sea Dragon, Wizard of Wor, Floyd of the Jungle, Financial Wizard, Slime, Percom Double Density Dual Drive System, Arena 3000, SureShot Joystick, Light Pen by David Plotkin, Gordon Miles, Steve Randall, David Duberman, Richard DeVore, Ike Hudson

Antic Vol. 2 No. 2 - May 1983 - Communications

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews TeleTari, BASIC A+, Hellcat Ace, AtariWriter, A BASIC Compiler, Strip Poker, The Basic Compiler, Tele-Talk by David Duberman, Richard DeVore, David Plotkin, Mike Dunn, Jerry White, Steve Randall, Richard Kalagher

Antic Vol. 2 No. 5 - August 1983 - Graphics

  • Graphics Grab Bag by Jerry O'Neill, Ralph Iskaros, Ralph Iskaros, Ken Harms, David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 2 No. 6 - September 1983 - Computers in Education

  • In The Public Domain Hookey! by David Plotkin
  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Micro Mainframe MF-1681 disk drive, Fundamental Word Focus, Technical Aspects Of Data Communication, Krell'S College Board, Monkey Math, Elementary Biology, The Bank Street Writer, Matchboxes by Larry Dziegielewski, Clark Nobil, David Mentley, David Plotkin, Karl Wiegers, Steve Oliver, David Duberman

Antic Vol. 2 No. 7 - October 1983 - Sports Games

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Astro Chase, Blue Max, Snooper Troops Case #1, Hockey, Bible Baseball, Career Counselor, Knockout, Microgroup by Jordan Powell, Roy Wolford, Valerie Pang, Larry Dziegielewski, Harvey Bernstein, David Plotkin, Julie Sickert

Antic Vol. 2 No. 8 - November 1983 - Sound & Music

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Voice Box II, Percom AT-88 S-1, The Drumesiser, MPP-1100, Checkers, BASIC/XA, Cosmic Balance, KoalaPad, Rally Speedway, Pinhead by Annie Cates, Richard DeVore, George Joel, F. Neil Simms, Arthur Leyenberger, Jordan Powell, Roger Fairchild, Clyde Spencer, David Duberman, David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 2 No. 9 - December 1983 - 101 Products For Your Atari Computer

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Pole Position, Donkey Kong, Q*Bert, Super Cobra, Combat Leader, Mountain King, The Best of ACE #1, DOS-MOD, Home-Calc by Brian Ho Fung, George Adamson, David Duberman, David Plotkin, Edward Bever, Bryan Welch, Fred Pinho, Larry Dziegielewski, Jordan Powell

Antic Vol. 2 No. 10 - January 1984 - Special Printer Issue

Antic Vol. 3 No. 1 - April 1984 - Games

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Bristles, Fortress, Machine Language for Beginners, Go, Gateway to Apshai, Movie Maker, Return of Heracles, The Arcade Machine, Ultra-Disassembler, Wavy Navy by George Adamson, Edward Bever, Matthew Ratcliff, Fred Pinho, David Plotkin, Peter Wickman, Richard Herring, David Faughn

Antic Vol. 3 No. 2 - June 1984 - Exploring the XL

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews VisiCalc, Encounter, Atari User's Encyclopedia, Solo Flight, Spy Strikes Back, Mr. Robot And His Robot Factory, Microfiler, Computer Tutor, Telly Turtle, Pie Man by Joseph Kattan, James Trunzo, Fred Pinho, Gordon Miles, Mark Cotone, Steve Mcleod, George Adamson, David Plotkin, Vincent Puglia, Richard Herring

Antic Vol. 3 No. 3 - July 1984 - New-Age Communications

  • Action! Interrupt with Action! by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 3 No. 5 - September 1984 - Computer Graphics

Antic Vol. 3 No. 8 - December 1984 - Buyer's Guide

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Gyruss, Spelunker, Football, Keystone Kapers, Puzzle Panic, Super Mailer Plus, Music Construction Set, Mask Of The Sun, One On One, Frogger II: Threedeep, Beach-Head by David Plotkin, Bryan Welch, Gordon Wong, Ellen Keyt, Fred Pinho, Joy Shulman, Jerry White, Kevin Swiger, George Adamson

Antic Vol. 3 No. 12 - April 1985 - Computer Frontiers

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Whistler's Brother, Party Quiz, Serpent's Star, Space Waste Race, Pockets, ABCs Of Atari Computers, G.E. Compu-Mate Data Recorder, Conan, Up And Down by Jack Powell, Michael Ciraolo, Anita Malnig, Nicholas Worth, David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 4 No. 1 - May 1985 - New Super Ataris

  • Bonus Game Amazing in speedy Action! by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 4 No. 3 - July 1985 - Computer Challenges

  • Game of the Month Miniature Golf Plus Golf Course Construction Set by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 4 No. 5 - September 1985 - Power Programming

Antic Vol. 4 No. 9 - January 1986 - Atari Products Are Back!

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Kennedy Approach, Halley Project, Wishbringer, Mindshadow, Twirlybird, Objective: Kursk by Charles Jackson, David Plotkin, Harvey Bernstein, Jimmy Yu, John Stanoch

Antic Vol. 4 No. 10 - February 1986 - Printer Power

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews ICEPIC Interface, Computer Printer Commands book, MicroNet, Hacker, MicroPort XL, Lode Runner's Rescue, Dr. Seuss Fix-up the Mix-Up Puzzler, Colonial Conquest, Six-Gun Shootout by Eric Clausen, Charles Cherry, Harvey Bernstein, David Plotkin, Gigi Bisson, Rich Moore, Brad Kershaw

Antic Vol. 4 No. 11 - March 1986 - Practical Applications

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Start programming your Atari by David Plotkin
  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Epson FX-85 printer, Silent Service, Powerstar, Karateka, Pastfinder, Master of the Lamps, Operation Market Garden, Blue Max 2001 by Eric Clausen, Rich Moore, Harvey Bernstein, David Plotkin, Brad Kershaw, Scott Lewis

Antic Vol. 4 No. 12 - April 1986 - Computer Mathematics

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson II: BASIC commands by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 5 No. 1 - May 1986 - Fourth Anniversary Issue

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson III: variables, if/then by David Plotkin
  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Zorro, Train Dispatcher, Voice Master, Conflict In Vietnam, Movie Maker, Star Fleet by David Plotkin, Jack Mindy, Charles Cherry, John Stanoch, Michael Lasky, Harvey Bernstein

Antic Vol. 5 No. 2 - June 1986 - Summer Computing

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson 4: nested loops by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 5 No. 3 - July 1986 - Degas Contest Winners

  • Easy Draw Review First object-oriented ST drawing software by David Plotkin
  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson 5: number crunching by David Plotkin
  • ST Product News Printmaster, Rhythm, Hacker, Hippospell,CP/M Operating System emulator, Turbo Pascal, ST Colourspace, Fotran 77, Philon, Animate!, Micro RTX, Financial Cookbook, Interlink, Orchestrator, HippoWord, HippoLaser, HippoPixel, 68000 Primer, ST/art by Gil Merciez, Arick Anders, David Plotkin, Sol Guber
  • Sundog Review The game you've been waiting for by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 5 No. 5 - September 1986 - Weather

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson 6: Subroutines by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 5 No. 6 - October 1986 - Hard Disks for Atari

  • 8-Bit Product Reviews P:R: Connection, Write 80, Racing Destruction Set, Fooblitzky, Artist Unleashed, Layout by Kurt Oestreich, Andy Eddy, David Plotkin, Michael Lasky
  • Softworks BASIC Review Fast, compiled BASIC for experienced users by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 5 No. 7 - November 1986 - Personal Finance

Antic Vol. 5 No. 8 - December 1986 - Celebrate Your Holidays With Atari

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson 9: subscripted variables by David Plotkin
  • ST Reviews Atari ST BASIC Training Guide, ESTE Clock Cartridge, Action Pak, EZ-Track ST by David Plotkin, Patrick Bass, Sol Guber, Chris Many

Antic Vol. 5 No. 9 - January 1987 - Atari New Year!

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson 10: Strings by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 5 No. 10 - February 1987 - Word Processing

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson 11: ATASCII, PEEK And POKE by David Plotkin
  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Millionaire, Dots-Perfect Upgrade Kit, Super Reevekey, Top Gunner, World Karate Championship by Harvey Bernstein, Gregg Pearlman, David Plotkin, Len Dorfman, John McCormick

Antic Vol. 5 No. 11 - March 1987 - Inside Today's Atari Corp.

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson 12: Graphics Modes by David Plotkin
  • Starglider Fantastic Space Warfare Simulator by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 5 No. 12 - April 1987 - Win the Tax Game

  • Starting Out New Owners Column Lesson 13: Color Commands by David Plotkin
  • ST Product News The Pinball Factory, Silent Service, Black Cauldron, Textpro, Universe II by David Plotkin, Rick Teverbaugh, Matt Loveless, John Kintz, Mark Falleroni, Georgi Zamora
  • Typesetter Elite Xlent's New Page-Making Program by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 6 No. 1 - May 1987 - Antic's Fifth Anniversary

Antic Vol. 6 No. 2 - June 1987 - Jump Into Animation

Antic Vol. 6 No. 3 - July 1987 - Print Anything with Your Atari

  • ST Product News Fast The Complete Desktop Organizer, Buzzword by Sol Guber, David Plotkin, Rick Teverbaugh

Antic Vol. 6 No. 4 - August 1987 - Atari Muscle

  • ST Reviews Pirates of the Barbary Coast, Mouse Ball, Atari ST Tricks and Tips, Boffin, Trivia Challenge by Sol Guber, Frank Hayes, David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 6 No. 5 - September 1987 - Work and Play

  • Hall of Fame Attack on the Doomstar Turbo update of 1982 Antic classic by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 6 No. 7 - November 1987 - The Winners

  • ST Reviews LabelMaster, Alternate Reality by Jim Pierson-Perry, David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 6 No. 8 - December 1987 - Holiday Printing

  • ST Reviews ST Wars, 1st Math, Shanghi, Hardball by David Plotkin, Sol Guber

Antic Vol. 6 No. 10 - February 1988 - Scanners

  • Utility Toolbox Super-Directory, M-Cache And Fast by Sol Guber, David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 6 No. 11 - March 1988 - Video Game Shootout

  • Games Pawn, Dropzone, Tomahawk, Solar Star, 2 Infocoms by David Plotkin, John Manor, Jim Pierson-Perry
  • ST Toolbox Monitor Master, Uninterruptible Power Supply by Jim Pierson-Perry, David Plotkin
  • Shootout Of The Video Game Systems Atari XE Game System Vs. Nintendo And Sega by David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 7 No. 2 - June 1988 - Power Up!

  • Atari's 12 New Entertainment Cartridges Bonanza For All 8-Bit Gamesters!, Barnyard Blaster, Archon, Fight Night, One-on-one, David's Midnight Magic, Ballblazer, Blue Max, Star Raiders II, Lode Runner, Battle Zone, Hardball Rescue On Fractalus by David Plotkin
  • ST Toolbox Smooth Talker, Superbase by Stephen Roquemore, David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 7 No. 4 - August 1988 - Atari Home Turn-On

  • ST Toolbox dBMAN 4.0 and OmniRes by David Plotkin, Martin Brown

Antic Vol. 7 No. 5 - September 1988 - Atari Goes Hollywood

  • New ST Word Processors Wordup, Fontz! And Microsoft Write by Gregg Pearlman, David Plotkin, Gregg Anderson
  • 8-Bit Product Reviews Gato, Sesame Street Printer Kit by David Plotkin, Matthew Ratcliff
  • ST Games Gallery Blockbuster, Ultima IV, Club Backgammon, Jinxter by Steve Panak, David Plotkin, Jim Pierson-Perry

Antic Vol. 7 No. 6 - October 1988 - Atari Grand Slam

Antic Vol. 7 No. 7 - November 1988 - Atari Brain Surgery

  • ST Games Gallery Typhoon Thompson, Bubble Ghost, Road Runner, Prime Time by David Plotkin, Gregg Pearlman, Rick Teverbaugh

Antic Vol. 7 No. 8 - December 1988 - Best of 1988

  • The Joy of Joysticks Pick of the sticks--complete comparison review,Gwen Lenker, Ryan Cain, David Sherwin by David Plotkin
  • ST Games Gallery Speed Buggy, Death Sword, Global Commander, Black Lamp, Metrocross, Scrabble by John Manor, David Plotkin, Steve Panak

Antic Vol. 7 No. 9 - January 1989 - Atari 8-Bit Treasure Guide

  • ST Games Gallery Virus, Final Assault, Strip Poker II, Space Cutter, Fire and Forget and Warlock by Wolf Griffey, Rick Teverbaugh, Steve Panak, David Plotkin

Antic Vol. 7 No. 12 - April 1989 - Get in the Swim

Antic Vol. 8 No. 4 - August 1989 - Mapping the Atari Returns

Antic Vol. 8 No. 5 - September 1989 - Joystick Test Lab

Antic Vol. 9 No. 2 - June 1990 - Miniature Golf Plus

Displaying 84 articles in 58 issues.

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