Task: Explore the Page 6 Public Domain Software Library for Atari 8-Bit Computers
Needed: Web browser
Time: 10-15 minutes
Page 6 was an Atari 8-bit computer magazine started by members of a Birmingham, England Atari users group. The story of how this magazine got started can be found on the Page 6 website and on the Wikipedia page. The odd name for the magazine is a reference to page 6 (1536–1791) of memory. The site includes all of their public domain software available for download as ATR files. Worth a look!
Navigate to the Page 6 software library and download each of the 85 ATR files!
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