Bill Kendrick's Atari Relics


Title Category Year Status Language Summary
My first program demo 1986 Finished BASIC The first BASIC program I ever saved to a floppy disk!
Brick Blast Game-breakout 1987 BASIC Breakout clone
Balloon Pop! Game-sports 1987 Finished BASIC A carnival-style game
Water Balloons Game-sports 1987 Finished BASIC 2-player water balloon-throwing game
Crown Quest Game-action 1987 Finished BASIC Clone of Dragonfire for the Atari 2600
Golf Game-sports 1987 Unfinished BASIC Top-down, tile-based golf game.
Train Station Game-misc 1987 Finished BASIC Pick the right suit case before the train arrives
Math Attack Game-edu 1987? BASIC A very bad arithmetic quiz game.
Simon Says Game-board 1988 Finished BASIC A “Simon Says” game
Snakeline Game-action 1988 Finished BASIC My first successful “snake game” algorithm!
Bombsplash Game-action 1988 Finished BASIC Kind of a reverse-Kaboom! Splash water up at bombs before time runs out.
Dungeon of Death Game-rpg 1988 Unfinished BASIC Unfinished adventure game
Bubble Sort utility 1988 Finished BASIC Front-end to a ML sorting routine from a magazine
Castle Game-jumprun 1988 Unfinished BASIC Run, jump, and climb stairs in a spooky mansion
Maze of Secrets Game-misc 1988 Unfinished BASIC
Donuts Game-action 1988 Finished, but barely playable BASIC Collect the white donuts, avoid the black ones
Wordster Game-edu 1988 Finished BASIC A pattern-recognition game
Boxing Game-sports 1988 Unfinished BASIC A Punch Out clone
Graveyard Game-action 1988 BASIC Run through the graveyard, and avoid the ghost
Asteroid Belt Game-action 1988 Finished BASIC Fly your ship across the screen, avoiding obstacles
Grenades Game-rungun 1988 Unfinished BASIC Collect bags of money; use grenades to blow holes in fences and walls to progress through the screens
Team Spirit Soccer Game-sports 1988 BASIC A (ironically) one-on-one soccer game
Workout utility 1988 Unfinished BASIC Exercise trainer
Telemelec Game-action 1988 Unfinished BASIC Inspired after seeing Gauntlet for the first time, this is a horrible attempt at a clone.
Superflex Game-action 1988 Finished BASIC Fly over a planet and collect objects; avoid fiery pits.
Slot Machine Game-cards 1988 Finished BASIC Another slot machine game
Way-2-type Game-edu 1988 Unfinished BASIC A typing tutor
Forest Escape Game-action 1988 Unfinished BASIC
Jungle Game-jumprun 1988 Finished BASIC Clone of Floyd of the Jungle
The Countries of Europe Test Game-edu 1988 Finished BASIC A “countries and capitols” quiz
Jinx Game-jumprun 1988 Unfinished BASIC A strange jump-n-walk game, slightly inspired by Super Mario Bros. 2
Hit It Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC A whack-a-mole clone
Hopper Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC Jump on platforms, collect bags of money, don't fall, avoid the bad guy.
Marooned Game-jumprun 1989 Unfinished BASIC Wander around an island, collecting gold
Light Cycles Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC Light cycle game
Morse Code utility 1989 Finished BASIC Converts text to morse code, with sound
Invasion Vietnam Game-rungun 1989 Unfinished BASIC Run-n-gun game
Sharp Shooter Game-sports 1989 BASIC Joystick-based shooting game
Super Mario Bros Game-jumprun 1989 Unfinished BASIC A terrible and misinformed Super Mario Bros clone
Super Mario Game-jumprun 1989 Unfinished BASIC Another Super Mario Bros attempt
Tetris 2 Game-tetris 1989 Unfinished BASIC Yet another Tetris
The Last Legend Game-jumprun 1989 Unfinished BASIC Jump on platforms; no enemies, except eyes in the walls that you shoot. Press Space to jump
Weight Lifting Game-sports 1989 Finished BASIC Joystick-wiggling sports games
The Lost Valleys of Zebos Game-rpg 1989 Unfinished BASIC Zelda clone
Super 3D Golf Game-sports 1989 Unfinished BASIC A very lame golf game with a “3D” view (sometimes)
Star Wars Game-action 1989 Unfinished BASIC Missile defense game
Piano utility 1989 Finished BASIC Musical keyboard
Othello Game-board 1989 Finished BASIC A 2-player othello game
Plane Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC A side-view game where you fly a plane in loop-the-loops to collect... well, squares.
Pond Frog Game-action 1989 Unfinished BASIC Frog catching flies
Snake Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC Another snake game; collect the dots, and grow in length
Skeet Shoot Game-sports 1989 Finished BASIC Blocky clone of skeet shooting from Summer Games.
Oil Hunt Game-action 1989 Unfinished BASIC Similar to Aardvark, dig around underground collecting dots of, uh, oil.
Ice Racing Game-racing 1989 BASIC An okay top-down single-vehicle race.
Diamond Quest Game-rpg 1989 Unfinished BASIC Unfinished top-down RPG
Sky Diver Game-sports 1989 Finished BASIC Clone of “Sky Diving” from the Atari 2600
Bounceback Game-sports 1989 Finished BASIC Pong
Dropper Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC Catch falling happy faces
Elevator Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC Run back and forth across floors, avoiding being hit by elevators.
Zeus Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC Catch Zeus' lightning bolts with your staff; don't let them hit you, or the ground.
Axis 2 Game-action 1989 Unfinished BASIC Sequel to Axis, slide around an isometric grid without falling off
Atariserv Circus Game-breakout 1989 Unfinished BASIC A terrible Circus Atari clone
Checkers Game-board 1989 Finished BASIC A rather okay Checkers game
Chicken Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC A Frogger / Freeway style game
Connect 4 Game-board 1989 Finished BASIC Connect 4 game
Axis Game-action 1989 BASIC Navigate an isometric screen with objects to collect, and pits to jump over or go around.
Fire Copter Game-action 1989 Unfinished BASIC Save people from a burning highrise, and put out the fire.
Ice Hockey Game-sports 1989 Finished BASIC One-on-one ice hockey game
Brick Blaster Game-breakout 1989 Unfinished BASIC A breakout clone. Use paddle.
Skiing Game-sports 1989 Finished BASIC Scrolling skiing/slalom game
Platforms Game-action 1989 Finished BASIC Jump to the top
Fireworks demo 1989 Finished BASIC Simple fireworks demo
Galactic Avengers Game-shmup 1989 Unfinished BASIC A terrible Galaxian clone
Ghost Chase Game-action 1989 Unfinished BASIC Run around a graveyard avoiding a ghost until you have a heart attack
Piano utility 1989? Finished BASIC A simple keyboard-based piano program
Maze Game-misc 1989? Unfinished BASIC A 2D maze
Lander Game-action 1989? Finished BASIC Lunar Lander clone
Maze 3D Game-misc 1989? Unfinished BASIC A 3D maze
Secratary Game-misc 1990 Unfinished BASIC Kind of like Tapper, but you're a secretary answering phones
Tanks Game-action 1990 Finished BASIC Combat-style game
Usurp Game-board 1990 Finished BASIC Strategy game
Geometric Drawing Language language 1990 Finished BASIC Very simple interpreted graphics-based language
Think Tank Game-board 1990 Unfinished BASIC Unfinished “program your tanks” game
Red Game-misc 1990 Finished BASIC A strange side-scroller where you float with a balloon, avoiding clouds, birds, and slingshots from bad-guys on the ground.
21 Blackjack Game-cards 1990 Finished BASIC 1- to 4-player Blackjack
Pop-Up! experiment 1990 Unfinished BASIC Some mouse pointer and text-mode windowing routines for BASIC
Jigsaw Game-puzzle 1990 Finished BASIC A jigsaw puzzle game
Garbage Game-action 1990 Finished BASIC Port of Timex Sinclair 1000 type-in game “Garbage”
Jackpot Game-cards 1990 Finished BASIC A slot machine simulator
Isolation Game-board 1990 Finished BASIC Port of “Isolation” from Commodore 64
Boom! Game-action 1990 BASIC Kaboom! Clone
Gates Game-board 1990 Finished BASIC Two-player turn-based maze game, based on an Apple II game
Card Maker utility 1990 Unfinished BASIC Greeting card maker
Count Duckula Game-jumprun 1990 Unfinished BASIC A feeble attempt to make a game based off one of my favorite cartoons, Count Duckula (from the UK)
Plane Fight Game-shmup 1990 Unfinished BASIC A side-view game where you fly a plane in loop-the-loops and shoot at boats in the water.
Tetbricks Game-tetris 1991 BASIC A combination of Tetris and Breakout
R-LEDS experiment 1991 Unfinished (proof of concept) BASIC Proof-of-concept attempts for a shoot 'em up game
Windows 0.0 experiment 1991 Unfinished TurboBASIC XL A text-mode-based windowing system
Plaxtriss Game-tetris 1991-1996 Unfinished TurboBASIC XL Tetris clone
Gdesk utility 1992 Unfinished Action! GUI SDK
Breaktris Game-breakout 1992 Unfinished TurboBASIC XL Play Breakout, then switch to Tetris when you drop the ball
Attractive Alarm Utility-Alarmclock 1992? Finished, but parts missing TurboBASIC XL Screensaver/clock/alarm
Lantern demo 1992? Finished TurboBASIC XL Halloween Jack-o-Lantern
Cooltris Game-tetris 1993 Finished Action! Tetris clone
Boing! Game-jumprun 1993 TurboBASIC XL Attempt at a bounce-and-roll game
Minarets and Memories demo 1993 Finished TurboBASIC XL Digitized audio & video demo
Rodent Revenge Game-puzzle 1994 Finished TurboBASIC XL Clone of Rodent's Revenge
Alarm Clock Specials Utility-Alarmclock 1994 Finished TurboBASIC XL Another set of screensaver-like screens that act as an alarm clock.
Sludge Game-puzzle 1994 Finished Action! Pipe Dreams clone
Doctor Atari Game-puzzle 1994 Finished? But unplayably slow TurboBASIC XL Dr. Mario clone
Puzzle Game-puzzle Finished BASIC Sliding number puzzle
Tank Game-action 198x BASIC Combat-style game
Porsche demo >1992 TurboBASIC XL Sound & graphics demo
Inference Engine experiment ???? Finished BASIC Learns and can disseminate facts (e.g., “a bear is a mammal, and an animal”)
Rally Race Game-racing ???? BASIC A not-very-good top-down single-car race.
Large Font utility ???? Finished BASIC Draws large bitmapped text on the screen

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