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1200XL - An Atari 8 Bit Gaming Podcast

1200XL - An Atari 8 Bit Gaming Podcast

By Amigos Retro Gaming

The Atari 8 bit line represented the vanguard of computer gaming during its nearly ten-year run of production. Join Boat and Aaron as they take a look at their favorite games from the system, as well as some hidden gems!
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1200XL - An Atari 8 Bit Gaming PodcastApr 08, 2020

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Shamus - Berzerk & Adventure LOVE CHILD! 1200XL - The Atari 8 bit Show Episode 20

Shamus - Berzerk & Adventure LOVE CHILD! 1200XL - The Atari 8 bit Show Episode 20

Shamus is a robot detective who's out for VENGANCE! He's got a freakin' iron shiv! Join us as we take a look at this landmark Synapse Software title for the Atari 8 bits! 📌 Chapters: 0:00 Ridiculous Banter 7:05 Shamus Review 👍If you like this video, please hit the Like button! It really makes a difference! Like old computers? Check out these conversational, congenial romps: 🤹‍♂️Amigos: Everything Amiga https://bit.ly/amigospodcast 🌈Our Sinclair https://bit.ly/oursinclair 🏔Atari ST Show https://bit.ly/ataristshow 🪐1200XL https://bit.ly/1200xl ⌨️The CoCo Show https://bit.ly/thecocoshow 🔗 Get social! Twitter: @amigosretro Facebook: Amigos Retro Gaming Twitch: amigosretrogaming Our Sinclair is a podcast by two American dudes who’ve just discovered what just might be the best 8-bit micro of all time, the ZX Spectrum! #ZXSpectrum #Podcast #RetroComputing

Aug 08, 202328:51
Congo Bongo, Atari 8 bit style! 1200XL Episode 19

Congo Bongo, Atari 8 bit style! 1200XL Episode 19

🏆 Support our wacky Atari 8-bit Podcast!

https://patreon.com/1200xl


Watch LIVE Fridays at 5:00 Eastern on https://twitch.tv/amigospodcast


0:00 Ridiculous Banter

3:50 Congo Bongo Review

23:20 Coming up next!


Check out our other shows!


Our Sinclair: An American Take on the ZX Spectrum https://bit.ly/oursinclair


Atari ST Show: https://bit.ly/ataristshow


1200XL: Atari 8 Bit Gaming https://bit.ly/1200XL


The CoCo Show: TRS-80 Color Computer Reviews: https://bit.ly/thecocoshow


ARG Presents: Spin the Wheel and Make the Deal! https://bit.ly/argpresents


Amigos Stream Team: https://bit.ly/amigosstreamteam


News Links from the show: https://ggather.com/boatofcar/amigospodcast


Twitter: https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/



Amigos: Everything Amiga is a weekly, wacky exploration of the Amiga scene, current news, and a look at the games we all remember--even those we'd like to forget!


Thanks to our sponsors!

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Amiga Addict - Britain’s best-selling Amiga Magazine!


#Amiga #Podcast #Retrocomputing

Mar 27, 202324:05
Jungle Hunt Retrospective - 1200XL: An Atari 8 Bit Podcast 18

Jungle Hunt Retrospective - 1200XL: An Atari 8 Bit Podcast 18

Jungle Hunt brought the recently-renamed Jungle King home to the Atari 8 bits with a quality port!


Watch live on Twitch!

https://twitch.tv/amigosretrogaming


0:00 Big Game Hunter



More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://bit.ly/amigospodcast


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://bit.ly/argpresents


The Atari ST Show

https://bit.ly/ataristshow


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://bit.ly/thecocoshow


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://bit.ly/oursinclair


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: 

http://bit.ly/1200xl


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #Podcast #RetroComputing

Aug 15, 202224:10
Donkey Kong - The Popeye that never was! 1200XL: The Best of Atari 8-Bit Gaming 17

Donkey Kong - The Popeye that never was! 1200XL: The Best of Atari 8-Bit Gaming 17

Donkey Kong replaced the boards of thousands of Radar Scope cabinets in 1981, and changed the world of arcade gaming forever. Is the Atari 8 bit port at the top of the heap?


0:00 Thanks to Bob and Dave for 1200XL goodies!

2:38 Donkey Kong Review

28:29 Coming up next!


Watch live on Twitch!

https://twitch.tv/amigosretrogaming


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://bit.ly/amigospodcast


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://bit.ly/argpresents


This Week in Retro - Up to date news for out of date tech!

https://bit.ly/thisweekinretro


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://bit.ly/thecocoshow


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://bit.ly/oursinclair


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: 

http://bit.ly/1200xl


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #Podcast #RetroComputing

Mar 28, 202229:51
Star Trek Strategic Operations Simulator - 1200XL: A Celebration of 8 Bit Atari Gaming 16

Star Trek Strategic Operations Simulator - 1200XL: A Celebration of 8 Bit Atari Gaming 16

Star Trek Strategic Operations Simulator is neither a simulator or really that strategic. But it is a well-developed port which surpasses the Sega color vector original! 


🏆 Support 1200XL and help us reach our goal of making it a weekly show! 

https://www.patreon.com/1200XL


Watch live on Twitch!

https://twitch.tv/amigosretrogaming


0:00 Favorite Star Trek series?

3:41 Star Trek Strategic Operations Simulator Review 

21:26 Bonus ridiculous banter!


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://bit.ly/amigospodcast


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://bit.ly/argpresents


This Week in Retro - Up to date news for out of date tech!

https://bit.ly/thisweekinretro


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://bit.ly/thecocoshow


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://bit.ly/oursinclair


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: 

http://bit.ly/1200xl


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #Podcast #RetroComputing

Dec 13, 202123:11
Skool Daze - I cannot tell a lie! 1200XL: An Atari 8 bit Gaming Podcast 15

Skool Daze - I cannot tell a lie! 1200XL: An Atari 8 bit Gaming Podcast 15

Skool Daze is a truly original simulation of a British schoolday circa 1984 that originally on the ZX Spectrum and C64, but has recently been ported to the Atari 8 bit. 


Watch live on Twitch!

https://twitch.tv/amigosretrogaming


0:00 Did you ever have to write lines in school?

6:25 Skool Daze Review

30:38 Coming Up Next


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://bit.ly/amigospodcast


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://bit.ly/argpresents


This Week in Retro - Up to date news for out of date tech!

https://bit.ly/thisweekinretro


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://bit.ly/thecocoshow


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://bit.ly/oursinclair


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: 

http://bit.ly/1200xl


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #Podcast #RetroComputing

 

Nov 22, 202131:48
Is Rally Speedway the best Atari 8 bit top-down racer? 1200XL Episode 14

Is Rally Speedway the best Atari 8 bit top-down racer? 1200XL Episode 14

Released in 1983 and notable for its lush graphics, humorous driver, and options like a track editor and two player simultaneous play, it's hard to beat Rally Speedway when you want a fast action lap around the track!


🏆 Support 1200XL and help us reach our goal of making it a weekly show! 

https://www.patreon.com/1200XL


Watch live on Twitch!

https://twitch.tv/amigosretrogaming



More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://bit.ly/amigospodcast


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://bit.ly/argpresents


This Week in Retro - Up to date news for out of date tech!

https://bit.ly/thisweekinretro


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://bit.ly/thecocoshow


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://bit.ly/oursinclair


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: 

http://bit.ly/1200xl


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #Podcast #RetroComputing

Oct 11, 202122:58
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Death Star Battle! 1200XL: An Atari 8 Bit Gaming Podcast 13

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Death Star Battle! 1200XL: An Atari 8 Bit Gaming Podcast 13

Presumably the first in a sadly cancelled series of RTJ games, Death Star Battle attempts to recreate the climactic scene from the final film of the original trilogy. How well does it succeed? 


🏆 Support 1200XL on Patreon!

https://www.patreon.com/1200XL


☕ Or just buy us a coffee!

https://ko-fi.com/1200xl


0:00 When did Star Wars die in your soul?

8:55 Death Star Battle Review


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRUrXT5aRTSNL5wMCkMOVlB


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQAI8bBa8z62vdBZnmgTq4s


This Week in Retro Podcast with Neil from RMC:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPVR2wA1dpHZR7p2GL5rgB7ybTMxtgPPB


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQ-8wxg3bWIptLYN6-hmstB


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRZvc2lKfbY5mwey49FVdMM


Our Sinclair - ZX Spectrum Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #Podcast #RetroComputing

Sep 20, 202134:24
Moon Patrol is a be-boppin' good time! 1200XL: An Atari 8 Bit Podcast 12

Moon Patrol is a be-boppin' good time! 1200XL: An Atari 8 Bit Podcast 12

Moon Patrol has some of the best arcade action and music that could be found at home in 1983. Such a shame about the buggy.


🏆 Support 1200XL on Patreon!

https://www.patreon.com/1200XL


☕ Or just buy us a coffee!

https://ko-fi.com/1200xl


0:00 Ridiculous Banter

3:30 Moon Patrol Review


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRUrXT5aRTSNL5wMCkMOVlB


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQAI8bBa8z62vdBZnmgTq4s


This Week in Retro Podcast with Neil from RMC:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPVR2wA1dpHZR7p2GL5rgB7ybTMxtgPPB


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQ-8wxg3bWIptLYN6-hmstB


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRZvc2lKfbY5mwey49FVdMM


Our Sinclair - ZX Spectrum Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #1200XL #RetroGaming

Aug 09, 202124:14
Dropzone is Defender for the Rest of Us! 1200XL Episode 11

Dropzone is Defender for the Rest of Us! 1200XL Episode 11

Dropzone was the result of a concerted effort by a gifted programmer to produce an arcade-quality game for the Atari 8 bits. It's still fun today!


🏆 Support 1200XL on Patreon!

https://www.patreon.com/1200XL


☕ Or just buy us a coffee!

https://ko-fi.com/1200xl


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRUrXT5aRTSNL5wMCkMOVlB


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQAI8bBa8z62vdBZnmgTq4s


This Week in Retro Podcast with Neil from RMC:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPVR2wA1dpHZR7p2GL5rgB7ybTMxtgPPB


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQ-8wxg3bWIptLYN6-hmstB


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRZvc2lKfbY5mwey49FVdMM


Our Sinclair - ZX Spectrum Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #1200XL #RetroGaming

Jul 12, 202122:38
Montezuma's Revenge - Flipscreen Platforming, American-style! 1200XL Episode 10

Montezuma's Revenge - Flipscreen Platforming, American-style! 1200XL Episode 10

Montezuma's Revenge was a bedroom-coded masterpiece for the Atari 8 bit computers. It's a must-play!


🏆 Support 1200XL on Patreon!

https://www.patreon.com/1200XL


☕ Or just buy us a coffee!

https://ko-fi.com/1200xl


0:00 Ridiculous Banter

3:35 Montezuma's Revenge Review


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRUrXT5aRTSNL5wMCkMOVlB


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQAI8bBa8z62vdBZnmgTq4s


This Week in Retro Podcast with Neil from RMC:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPVR2wA1dpHZR7p2GL5rgB7ybTMxtgPPB


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQ-8wxg3bWIptLYN6-hmstB


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRZvc2lKfbY5mwey49FVdMM


Our Sinclair - ZX Spectrum Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #1200XL #RetroGaming

Jun 21, 202136:00
Archon - 1200XL Episode 9

Archon - 1200XL Episode 9

Archon combined the strategy of chess with the action of the gladiators home to Atari 8 bit owners in 1983. Another huge hit for Electronic Arts! 


🏆 Support 1200XL on Patreon!

https://www.patreon.com/1200XL


☕ Or just buy us a coffee!

https://ko-fi.com/1200xl


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRUrXT5aRTSNL5wMCkMOVlB


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQAI8bBa8z62vdBZnmgTq4s


This Week in Retro Podcast with Neil from RMC:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPVR2wA1dpHZR7p2GL5rgB7ybTMxtgPPB


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQ-8wxg3bWIptLYN6-hmstB


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRZvc2lKfbY5mwey49FVdMM


Our Sinclair - ZX Spectrum Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit #1200XL #RetroGaming

May 10, 202129:04
Pole Position - 1200XL Episode 8

Pole Position - 1200XL Episode 8

Pole Position made a big splash on the Atari when it was released, but how does it compare to other versions of the time?


0:00 Ridiculous Banter

6:20 Pole Position Review

23:11 Show Closing


🏆 Support 1200XL on Patreon!

https://www.patreon.com/1200XL


☕ Or just buy us a coffee!

https://ko-fi.com/1200xl


More Amigos Retro Gaming!


Amigos: Everything Amiga - A weekly, wacky Commodore Amiga Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRUrXT5aRTSNL5wMCkMOVlB


ARG Presents - Spin the wheel, make the deal!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQAI8bBa8z62vdBZnmgTq4s


This Week in Retro Podcast with Neil from RMC:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPVR2wA1dpHZR7p2GL5rgB7ybTMxtgPPB


The CoCo Show: A TRS-80 Color Computer Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQQ-8wxg3bWIptLYN6-hmstB


Our Sinclair: A ZX Spectrum Podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


1200XL - Atari 8 Bit Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQRZvc2lKfbY5mwey49FVdMM


Our Sinclair - ZX Spectrum Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaD3XRYu1lQTGKJshXdRiCfdyz1F8PI4O


The Amigos Retro Gaming Podcast Network: https://anchor.fm/amigospodcast

Our Twitter:  https://twitter.com/amigosretro

Our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amigospodcast/


#Atari8Bit

Mar 16, 202125:27
Getaway! - 1200XL Episode 7
Feb 01, 202133:40
David's Midnight Magic - 1200XL Episode 6
Jan 10, 202133:04
Kangaroo - 1200XL Episode 5
May 13, 202037:35
Bruce Lee - 1200XL Episode 4
Apr 08, 202032:19
One on One - 1200XL Episode 3
Mar 25, 202031:39
Miner 2049er - 1200XL Episode 2
Mar 04, 202031:51
Blue Max - 1200XL Episode 1
Feb 22, 202025:27