Atari 800

The Atari 800 looked like a typewriter with nowhere to put the paper, but it wasn't a bad machine in its day. I've still got mine around somewhere. The top lifted up on the Atari 800 to reveal a cartridge slot, making it similar to the Atari 2600 console for game playing, but there was also a dedicated cassette deck which would also load bought games. You could also used the cassette deck to save any programmes the user created. I did my first ever programming on this computer, using the BASIC cartridge.

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Do You Remember Atari 800?

Do You Remember Atari 800?

  • Gojira
    Star Raiders was one of the few games I ever had for it.
  • Anonymous user
    Nothing like playing Star Raiders- awesome game !