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Dec 9 2019
All new games and demos for Atari Lynx from Sillyventure 2k19 party
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Dec 8 2019 - Bastion - an amazing new 3D engine demo for Atari Lynx
Bastian is an amazing new 3D engine demo for Atari Lynx. This demo was presented during Sillyventure2k19 programming contest and it's something you have to see to believe. The demo shows off a full 3D environment on an Atari Lynx. It has amazing chiptune music and some awesome high colour pixel art thrown in too. Go check it out.
Dec 6 2019 - Atari Gamer and Blast Annual 2020 are set on a collaboration
Blast Annual 2020 is a new retro gaming magazine that covers a range of old consoles and computer systems and Atari Lynx is one of those. Atari Gamer will be collaborating with the Blast Annual team and will have a number of articles in the debut edition. These articles will cover Atari Lynx 30th Birthday as well as the number of programming contests that have been held in celebration of it.
Nov 28 2019 - Baron Lovejoy - Game Project Development Blog
Baron Lovejoy Travels in Time has been announced in development this year. It's meant to be a traditional style platformer game and a new addition to the ever-growing Atari Lynx homebrew library. Sampo Rintanen has started a game development blog for this title, outlining his plans for multiple platforms and the shape that the final game will take. It's worth a read and we're looking forward to the first playable Atari Lynx version!
Nov 27 2019 - Sillyventure 2k19 time table announced

Sillyventure 2k19 is only 9 days away now, so it's time to get excited because there will be lots of Atari Lynx content there! The official time table has been announced now too. Here's an English translation of it...

THURSDAY - December 5 20:00 (organizational meeting)
People who want to help in preparations for the event traditionally welcome and desirable smile There will not be too many robots, because this year a team will be hired that will bring the tables and assemble them.

FRIDAY - December 6

  • 06:00 - opening of the gates
  • 10:00 - presentation of demoscene productions from VCS, to XL / XE, ST / STe, Lynx, Falcon and Jaguar
  • 13:00 - "Silly Talks" - part # 1
  • 14:30 - crazy compo - Dezemberfest!
  • 15:00 - presentation of the best demoscene productions from Silly Venture 2000-2018 - part # 1
  • 16:45 - meeting in front of the party-place, "Hummer H2" limousine trip in groups of 18 to the "City of Angels" club, where the event will be officially opened and ... regulars know smile Journey accompanied by demos displayed inside, chip- tune music and a glass of champagne smile This year we will be moving with the new version of "Hummer H2" big_smile The purchase, which differs not only in color, but also in the equipment ... smile
  • 18:15 - 20:00 - official opening at the City of Angels club
  • 20:00 - devil's show 18+ at the City of Angels club
  • 20:15 - return to party place
  • 21:00 - Wild Compo, MSX and GFX Compo (all platforms)

    SATURDAY - December 7

  • 10:00 - wake up with Red Bull
  • 10:30 - book premiere
  • 11:00 - premiere of the magazine
  • 11:15 - "Silly Talks" - part # 2
  • 12:00 - live concert of the "NICK: T" duo (ATARI STE and Commodore C64C)
  • 13:30 - a surprise on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Atari Lynx console!
  • 15:00 - presentation of the best demoscene productions from Silly Venture 2000-2018 - part # 2
  • 16:00 - WHIP! Pong Compo
  • 16:30 - video presentation of the official opening on Friday
  • 17:00 - Intro, Demo and Game Compo (all platforms)

    SUNDAY - December 8

  • 10:00 - announcement of results, distribution of prizes
  • 14:00 - closing the gates

  • Nov 18 2019 - Atari Lynx programmer boards back in production from Atari Gamer
    If you've been waiting for the Atari Lynx cartridge programmer/reader/writer boards to be back in stock, it's your day! Atari Gamer is about to make a new batch and will be contacting everyone on the wait list first. If you want to order one, follow the wait list link and leave a comment.
    Nov 13 2019 - Lynx SD is rebranded as Lynx GD and has a new release soon
    The ever popular Lynx SD game cartridge that lets you play Atari Lynx games from an SD card is being rebranded as the Lynx GD aka Lynx Game Drive. The new release will be a new version of the hardware and will load games much faster than the current Lynx SD carts. Atari Gamer will be working closely with RetroHQ on a new menu loader system of course, so keep your eyes peeled for this awesome new cart coming soon!
    Nov 12 2019 - Atari Lynx Handycast will return in December 2019
    If you've felt the absence of the Atari Lynx HandyCast, you're not alone. Mark has been absent for around 9 months now, but he's just announced that the HandyCast is returning in December and an all new episode about Klax. Get your Lynx and headphones ready!
    Nov 5 2019 - Super Fighter Team ceases operations as a video game publisher
    Super Fighter Team, the publisher that brought you the amazing Atari Lynx game, Zaku has ceased operations as a publisher and will now work as a developer instead. Hopefully that means some new Atari Lynx games from them!
    Oct 24 2019 - How Atari Lynx Game Prices Trend Over Time
    Super Nicktendo has just released another episode of his Retronomics series of videos that looks at price trends for retro games. This time, it's about the Atari Lynx official collection. Interesting watch, check it out here.
    Oct 23 2019 - 8-bit Unity to add Atari Lynx support

    8-bit Unity is a development platform for retro games and they have something new coming up...

    I am approximately 2 weeks away from releasing version 0.3 of 8bit-Unity, which adds support for the Atari Lynx and greatly improved sprites on all platforms.Importantly, this will be the first version compatible with the 8bit-Hub hardware I have been working on. This includes Wifi, SD card, PS2 mouse, and 4 Joysticks, all in one box!!!

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