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March 13, 2004 by Steem Authors
This is a bit sooner than intended but Steem v3.1 has been released. Mostly this version is here to fix a few small bugs that appeared in v3, but we fixed a few more old bugs while we were at it.
-- Emulation Bugs Fixed --
. Hard drive Pexec mode 4 bug (Devpac, Turbo Assembler).
. Hard drive double intercept bug.
. Hard drive seek bug (Spacola).
. Joystick fire when mouse enabled bug (Starglider).
. More unusual characters allowed in hard drive filenames.
. Fixed hard drive file times.
. Video address write bug (Ambition Demo, Apathetic Games).
-- Other Bugs Fixed --
. Fixed NT LPT port access slowdown.
. Fixed port repeating output byte when offline bug.
. Extract archive to hard drive folder bug fixed.
. Fixed hard drive problems with the Steem disk imager.
-- New Features --
. Take screenshot button
Download the update from the new Steem website URL http://steem.atari.st/ (thanks to Rich of LGD for the hosting, and Silver Surfer for the hosting and php stuff).
March 11, 2004 by Silver Surfer
Music from the ATARI-scene is going in its eighth round. Listen to over 400 tunes from the following atari scene musicians:
-505 / Checkpoint^Creators
-AiO / Toys
-Baggio / Evolution^Spice Boys^Wildfire
-Beast / The Syndicate^Reanimators
-Bart of Noise / Megabusters^Heaven Software
-Blue Tiger / Spider
-Cedyn aka Goaman / Shadows^Monar records
-Charon aka Quark / Nato^Game Over
-!Cube / Aggression^Trauma^Recreation^SCS*TRC^Scallop^Armada
-D-Force / Lineout
-Damo aka Drus / Reservoir Gods^Redlite
-Danny O. / Risk
-Dma Sc / Sector One
-Energizer / Lazer
-Frazer / The Syndicate^Reanimators
-Gozer / Flash^Kruz
-Greg / Grayscale project^Bitbusters^Aids
-Jess / Overlanders
-Lotek Style fka MC Laser / tSCc^YM Rockerz^VKK
-Marcer / Elite
-Moonshine / Admirables
-Mr. Future / Paranoia
-Radium / Effect
-Raster aka Motorol / Confusions^Rasero Team
-Rhino / Torment^Phase D
-Rubbish / Zeal
-Scavenger / Synergy
-Seabrush / Mystic Bytes
-Sparehead 3 / Reservoir Gods
-Simon V. aka No More / Animal Mine
-ST Mixes / PoSiTiViTy
-Teque / Aggression^Trauma
-Thomas aka Split / New Beat Development
-Tinker / Teenage
-Tommy / Avena
-Simon aka Corwin / Trideja
-Ryan / Trideja
-Ultrafex / Cream
-Xtream aka ADS / Toons^Abstract
-Zigo aka Zigoma / EXA^Adrenaline^Arsenic^The Fat Mamoth
Fading Twilight Website:
March 10, 2004 by Brume
Less than four days after the opening, we are proud to welcome three new members in the Games Team! The team is now composed by the following people: Silver Surfer, ST Graveyard, Brume, Doctor Bob Gordon, dungeon.master, Marcer, Shredder, cb, Fred_R, Champions_2002! And there is a special guest: Alex/ICS - He considers himself too lazy to join the team definitively ;) All the members have some specialities, and all are gathered by the same passion for Atari ST.
Expect a flood of games in the near future!
March 9, 2004 by Brume
The Overscan Demo was the last production on the Atari ST which was never imaged because of the format used. It has crossed the ages without being spread very well, so just a few people had it in 2004. Now it has been actually imaged and patched by the author himself! So it can be easily stored on a real floppy, or it can be ran with an emulator. Steem users have to employ version 2.61 of the emulator, since version 3.0 doesn't display the graphics of the demo. That same author Paul Simoes has also published some unreleased goodies, mainly devoted to replay routs.
Get the Overscan demos here: http://pacidemo.planet-d.net/atarilegend/OVERSCAN.ZIP
And the old screens here: http://pacidemo.planet-d.net/atarilegend/OLD_SCRN.ZIP
March 9, 2004 by Silver Surfer
Gamebase ST is a brand new database front-end for Atari ST games! The single goal of The Gamebase ST Project is to gather, collect, catalogue and make available, the very best versions of all Atari ST games and other resources across the Web.
Please visit http://www.gamebasest.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/ for more information!
Please note that the first release is scheduled next weekend and so the link to download the database does not work!
Discuss this news on http://www.atari-forum.com/ftopic2206.html
March 9, 2004 by Gryzor
Hello people... I just wanted to post something, so here it is: I have started work on what I hope will be the ultimate collection of hardware tips and stuff for the Atari series. Right now dealing mostly with the ST series, but maybe it will expand to all other Ataris as well. What I'd like to ask you for is any tips you think should be included... get in touch with me: gryzor-at-gryzor-dot-info !
Ishar 2 is a well released game but suffers from few defects. One of them could be the slowness of the gameplay, but graphic quality has a downside, inevitably. This game is, in my opinion, the most fascinating of the trilogy and I advise you to play it.
December 13, 2004 by ShredderMore
Steve Jobs was Atari's fortieth employee, a technician at $5/hour.
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