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Lexis easter egg

The game Lexis published by Songbird has a really neat easter egg. You can play a game of Galaxian whenever you feel like it. Here’s how to access the easter egg: Go to the Table of Contents screen and press … Continue reading

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Programming tutorial: Part 16–Cartridges

Atari Lynx programming tutorial series: Part 1: Getting started Part 2: Development environment for Windows Part 3: Analyzing Hello World Part 4: Creating a project Part 5: Exploring TGI Part 6: Colors Part 7: Basics of sprites Part 8: Changing … Continue reading

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Programming tutorial: Part 15–Memory and segments

Atari Lynx programming tutorial series: Part 1: Getting started Part 2: Development environment for Windows Part 3: Analyzing Hello World Part 4: Creating a project Part 5: Exploring TGI Part 6: Colors Part 7: Basics of sprites Part 8: Changing … Continue reading

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Programming tutorial: Part 14–Timers

Atari Lynx programming tutorial series: Part 1: Getting started Part 2: Development environment for Windows Part 3: Analyzing Hello World Part 4: Creating a project Part 5: Exploring TGI Part 6: Colors Part 7: Basics of sprites Part 8: Changing … Continue reading

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Creating a ComLynx to USB cable

The Atari Lynx consoles can be connected together with a ComLynx cable. I have written about this before and showed how they can also be chain-linked to connect up to 16 consoles. The commercial games only had support for up … Continue reading

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Programming tutorial: Part 13–UART

Atari Lynx programming tutorial series: Part 1: Getting started Part 2: Development environment for Windows Part 3: Analyzing Hello World Part 4: Creating a project Part 5: Exploring TGI Part 6: Colors Part 7: Basics of sprites Part 8: Changing … Continue reading

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Lynx model 2 hardware revisions

I buy my fair share of Atari Lynx consoles at the Dutch Marktplaats. It’s an free-format eBay, without the hashle (nor guarantees) that eBay gives and imposes. A great place to pick up the Lynx consoles that people want to … Continue reading

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Programming tutorial: Part 12–Memory mapping

Atari Lynx programming tutorial series: Part 1: Getting started Part 2: Development environment for Windows Part 3: Analyzing Hello World Part 4: Creating a project Part 5: Exploring TGI Part 6: Colors Part 7: Basics of sprites Part 8: Changing … Continue reading

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Starting a new project: Hack Slash Loot

Early 2013 I pondered what to do for the next incarnation of Tiny Lynx Adventure. There was demand for a v2.0 version with improved graphics and sound. So, I set out to find some open-source tilesets and graphics that I … Continue reading

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Tiny Lynx Adventure

It’s been a while since this was released, but I never got around to putting this on my blog. You see, I created my first complete game for the Atari Lynx and put out both the ROM file in LNX … Continue reading

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