By Strider

Sources: newsgroups, ST-Computer, MagiC online,, DHS


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January 31st, 2002

XaAES 0.940

This AES replacement for FreeMiNT brings some new features: window resizing by grabbing the borders or the corners of a window, shutdown procedure more stable, better task manager, etc.

More information on XaAES' site


ARAnyM 0.0.20 for Linux and Windows

According to its authors, this version is 33% faster than the previous one. The hard disk and floppy disk management has been greatly enhanced. The sources and the binaries for Linux and Windows are available on the emulator page located on SourceForge.

More information on Aranym' site


XML library

A new library for LDG is born. Written in C by Philippe Castella, it will help the developpers who wish to use XML documents in their own productions.

More information on LDG's site


Easy_Gem and PcStudio for MagiC 6.20

Another update (it's a proof that Atari users are still alive): the fabulous Easy_Gem library and PcStudion a shell for Puce C, are now compatible with MagiC 6.20.

More information on Roland Sevin's site


tSCc back on the Scene

The world famous German demo crew has released two 512-byte intros (coded by Ray). A new member called Remo has just joined tSCc.

More information on tSCc's site


Creators loves Atari

Well-known on Commodore 64, the crew called Creators has opened an Atari section. Two new member joined the crew: Blind Io (coder) and Exocet (graphist). According to the information on their Web site, they're prepairing an Atari demo.

More information on Creators' site


Forgotten games

Two games for Atari ST have just been resurrected. The first one is Cyberdrome, it comes back with the version 1.2 (shareware). This 3D action game works on every Atari with 1 MB of RAM. Last but surely not least, it can be networked for multiplayer games.

The second game, called Artic Moves, was never released before, although it was ready in 1995. It is available as a freeware now.

For Cyberdrome, more information on Rhea-fx's site
For Arctic Moves, you can download it here

January 25th, 2002

HighWire 0.02

The development of HighWire still goes on: more stability, better table display... Moreover, the documentation is also available in French.

More information on HighWire's site


The Atari Watch

Manufactured by Casio, this strange Atari watch was presented at the CES 2002 in Las Vegas. According to the rumours, it should be possible to take photographs and to play to old Atari games (probably under Infogrames licence) with it.

More information on (in Japanese)


STFA 2.01

STFA means "Sound Treiber Für Atari" (sound driver for Atari). This universal driver is developped by The Removers team. It makes the sound programming easier for every Atari and the clones. The programmer guide is available in English.

More information on The Removers' site

January 21st, 2002

SDL and Quake

Patrice Mandin has just ported the SDL library (Simple DirectMedia Layer) on Atari. This is a free cross-platform multi-media development API (see the SDL site) for games, demos, emulators... The first Atari application using the SDL is Nuq, a Quake clone. The version 0.3 is available, but you will need a powerful processor to play at a decent speed.

More information on Patrice Mandin's site


Silicium 2002 meeting

On March 2nd and 3rd, the 5th "Salon Régional de l'Informatique et du Multimédia" (multimedia and computer meeting) will take place in Villeneuve d'Ascq (extreme north of France, near Belgium). This meeting will be opened to all the platforms and OSes. Cybèle Maïa (a French Calamus reseller) will be present and will make demonstrations of Calamus SL2002.

More information on club M2000's site


DGem: level editor and source code

The source code of DGem is now available (GFA Basic), as well as the level editor.

More information on Rajah Lone's site


January 15th, 2002

Atari/TOS Software Foundation

Independently of their hardware projects, xTOS would like to set up an organization which goal will be to support the
creation of new software for TOS compatible computers. This organization will be financed by contributions, collected money will be used to buy the source codes of abandoned software and to help new developments.

More information on xTOS' site


DGem 0.14

This beta version of a Dungeon Master clone only allows the player to walk in the labyrinth. The sources will be available soon (GFA Basic).

More information on Rajah Lone's site


HTML-Help 2.55

HTML-Help is a text converter for HTML language users. It is available in in 6 languages and works only in
the 640x400 mode and beyond.

More information on Matthias Jaap's site


STemBoy 3.30

The version 3.30 of this GameBoy emulator for ST, TT and Falcon is available now.

More information on Matthias Jaap's site


Chosneck #1

The very first issue of this Falcon diskmag in English is available. It only works with 14 MB of memory (or with some FastRAM).

More information on DHS's site
(Direct download)


MyAtari: January 2002

Inside MyAtari, you will find the tests of Calamus and Porthos (creation of PDF documents). The editor tells his adventures at the time of his travel to Paris and how he met an enormous Atari ensign on the Champs Elysées avenue...

More information on MyAtari's site


AtTOS #3

We're still and always speaking about magazines with the 3rd issue of AtTOS, a new fanzine in French. The main editor is also that of the famous fanzine Revival, the 100% alternative video games magazine. In AtTOS, you will find: news, articles on Calamus, an interview with Rodolphe Czuba (the creator of future CenTurbo 060), etc. Each issue costs 3 euros and it is possible to subscribe.

More information on AtTOS' site

January 8th, 2002

HighWire 0.01

The site dedicated to this new Web browser has just been updated. You can download the sources and the binaries for the last version. HighWire needs a multitask operating system with NVDI (or SpeedoGDOS).

More information on HighWire's site


Organizer 0.26

Organizer is a tool for plannings and meetings. It's only available in French (for the moment). It needs a multitask OS, more than 2 MB of memory and a ST-High screen resolution (or more).

More information on Mathieu Demange's site



Some Atari programs are still important, even if their authors have stopped their developpments. The goal of the site "The Orphaned Projects List" is to avoid the death of such programs. Nowadays, every programmers can develop discontinued projects. For example, you can find the source code for BubbleGEM, Fashion (ressource editor), Outside (virtual memory manager), Qed (text editor)...

More information on The Orphaned Projects List's site


Satantronic intros

The Polish crew Satantronic has released two intros: X-Mas 2001, for Christmas (it runs on ST/STe/Falcon with at least 1 MB of memory), and Planar (for every ST/STe/Falcon).

More information on Satantronic's site


MyAtari: the December issue

In this issue, you will know everything about the Falcon recasing and about SCSI & IDE programming. You will find some software tests too: PhotoTip 3.10, AtarIRC and AtarICQ.

More information on M yAtari's site


MyMail 1.53

MyMail 1.53 is available. This e-mail client works with STik, STing and Mintnet.

More information on Erik Hall's site


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