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Self-Funded and Self-Made
Tom Fulp on 'Alien Hominid'
"..."I grew up with a lot of Odysee and Atari," Fulp recounts. "Pitfall was a lot of fun: The..."

March 4, 2005 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...of D-D-Don't Stop the Beat (Crunchy Frog/Atlantic) and the Atari-inspired video for their Wham!/ Michael Jackson rave-up, "Move Your..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...New Wave like Devo through a raging wall of Atari Teenage Riot-style white noise that seizes mind and body..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Attic Ted
"...noise fest "Hopper's Encore" is either the sound of Atari's product-testing lab or a nuclear power plant meltdown, but..."

March 5, 2004 Music Review by Greg Beets

Gear Up and Get Away
The escapist magic of the holidays' hottest games
"...Dungeons & Dragons: HeroesAtari, $49.99..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

Short Cuts
Game on!
"...Galaxies at Sony Online Entertainment, and special sessions by Atari (yes!), Castle Hill Studios, Electronic Arts, GameSpy, Glass Eye..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Austin Gaming Expo
Something old, something new
"...interactive Smithsonian playroom that will showcase Reagan-era consoles like Atari 2600 and Intellivision, as well as today's cutting-edge platforms..."

July 18, 2003 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

Takin' it to the streets with the Dixie Chicks, Real Heroes, Ash, and Onion Creek Crawdaddies
"...$5, but don't blow out your wrist at the Atari 2600 battle......"

May 30, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...EP just hit the streets. Owing as much to Atari as Kraftwerk, Portland's the Helio Sequence is a discombobulated..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...Refused left off, however, crafting aggressive, electronic-tinged hardcore. Like Atari Teenage Riot with real songs. (Back Room, 8pm) --..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Strange Days: Bruce Sterling
"...lightning-fast communications while I was still coveting my neighbor's Atari. But now that the Internet is part of our..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Screens Feature by Michael May

In Play
Neverwinter Nights is more than a game, actually: It's a gaming system to be built on.
"...most highly anticipated RPG release to date. Backed by Atari, game sales went gold two weeks before it even..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Screens Feature by Lindsey Simon

Game Boy
Local development company Game Titan grows up, but stays young at heart
" He worked on his first professional project, an Atari title called Elf Lord's Magic, when he was just..."

July 19, 2002 Screens Feature by Michael Connor

Web Site to Watch:
Internet design elevated to art, post-Atari
"...virtual contentment that was previously only accessible through an Atari. Highly recommended for this purpose are "Powers that Lurk,"..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Screens Feature by Michael Connor

Critic's Picks
" games and platforms -- including outdated relics like Atari and the original Nintendo. Plus their stock of vid..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Comfortably Butt Numb
11 movies, 24 hours, 230 stinky film fans -- a diary from Harry Knowles' second annual Butt-Numb-a-thon
"...2:31pm Remember that Christmas when you wanted an Atari player and instead you unwrapped a sweatshirt with a..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

A Whole New Game
A strange trip through the online world of the most popular role-playing games of last summer : Diablo II, Deus Ex, and Vampire: The Masquerade Redemption
"...far we have come from that Cold War-era of Atari and Donkey Kong. I can only imagine what this..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

Book Reviews
Southerners, Strange Foreigners, and Unabashed Perverts
"...Seventies, that Zenith-sheened, shag-rugged suburban revolution before Pong and Atari, when plastic action toys were children's false idols. In..."

June 2, 2000 Books Feature by Lissa Richardson

Suba São Paulo Confessions (Six Degrees)
Caipiríssima: Batucada ElectRonica (Caipirinha Music)
"...rubboard-sounding percussive track studio processed to sound like an Atari game played on gravel. At first innocuous, it soon..."

June 2, 2000 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Desert Island Games
"...5. Pac-Man(Atari).The familiar yellow head with a missing wedge grew out..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Screens Feature by Marcel Meyer

The Hungry Bachelors Club
"...identified by their tendency to drink Mr. Pibb, use Atari computers, and communicate by CB radio.) Lacking any brand-name..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Game Over for Mac Gaming?
"...always had their brand names and mascots. The original Atari and the PC have so much to call their..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Screens Feature by Brendan Sinclair

Madonna reviewed
"...piano interlude sets the stage nicely for the furious Atari Teenage Onslaught of "A Perfect Teenhood," with a disaffected,..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Don't Shelve Smart Growth
"...just finished reading Chris Baker's article about the old Atari games ["Playing on the Past," Vol. 18, No. 41]...."

July 2, 1999 Column

Playing on the Past

June 11, 1999 Screens Feature by Chris Baker

High Scores
"...Old, new, and unreleased video games: Unused, unopened Atari, Coleco, and Intellivision systems and equipment: Atari cartridges..."

June 11, 1999 Screens Feature

Bonus Round
"...The word "atari" is taken from the Japanese board game, Go. When..."

June 11, 1999 Screens Feature

Record Reviews
Prince Paul
"...the World" a bit too eerily. As Rammstein and Atari Teenage Riot move in to torch the place, Trans..."

May 14, 1999 Music Review

The Wizards of Austin's Webzines Behind the Curtains
"...a user of pocket protectors. Dungeons and Dragons and Atari 2000 home video games were not uncommon pastimes for..."

March 5, 1999 Screens Feature by Sam Martin

In Person
"...PET, TRS-80, and Apple IIe. He eventually chooses the Atari 800, a computer whose strength is its ability to..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Books Feature

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