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Animated 2600

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Submitted by: Jim Groom

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Make an animated GIF of clip from an Atari 2600 game.

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Blog Post #7 – DS106 Assignment C

For the third ds106 assignment I did the Animated 2600 assignment under the gif category. It appealed to me because of how simply ridiculous older games look and seeing how far we’ve progressed in terms of what we can animate with machinery, and it’s a sort of homage to an …

Animate 2600: Missile Command

In the midst of the ds106 GIFfest came a flurry of posts from Jim Groom in which he animated some classic Atari 2600 games. His 8-bit Noir was brilliant, comparing Night Driver to the classic black and white film, The Killers. What really got me jonesing pretty bad to create one of my own was …

Animate 2600: Video Pinball

There might be some pinball purists out there who will want to burn me at the stake for this heresy, but give me Atari 2600′s Video Pinball over a “real” pinball machine anytime. That whole face-to-face argument for pinball is a symptom of corrupt unions and nostalgia for a

8-bit Noir

My kids and I have been playing a fair bit of Atari 2600 games lately using the Stella emulator, which works for Mac, PC and Linux—what platform doesn’t love Atari 2600? When playing the 1980 classic Night Driver I was struck by how much that game reminds me of all those…

Animate 2600: Haunted House

I always knew Haunted House was a classic Atari 2600 game, what I didn’t know is that it inspired a whole new genre of survival horror video games! From the Wikipedia article…

Pitfall 2.0

I just put together a quick prototype of the old school Pitfall game, as a web app. Haven’t finished debugging the keyboard controls yet…

Animate 2600: Haunted House

I always knew Haunted House was a classic Atari 2600 game, what I didn’t know is that it inspired a whole new genre of survival horror video games! From the Wikipedia article:
Haunted House is an Atari 2600 video game, first released in 1982, … Continue reading

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