I recently discovered Mikey Walters's Atari BASIC series, and my sons and I went through the tutorials, learning a lot about Atari BASIC along the way. We typed in most of the program, but I also wanted to try Mikey's revised version.
I downloaded the BASIC files for Mikey's game,
downloaded and compiled atari-tools on my iMac, and used the
atr command from
atari-tools to make a disk image so that I could easly copy the game to my Atari 800:
% atr basfiles.atr mkfs dos2.5 % ls -l basfiles.atr -rw-rw-r-- 1 daniel staff 133136 Jul 19 15:12 basfiles.atr % atr basfiles.atr ls % atr basfiles.atr put basfiles/asltorg.bas asltorg.bas % atr basfiles.atr put basfiles/asltrev.bas asltrev.bas % atr basfiles.atr ls asltorg.bas asltrev.bas % atr basfiles.atr ls -l -rw-- 11584 ( 93) asltorg.bas -rw-- 13065 (105) asltrev.bas 2 entries 198 sectors, 24649 bytes 812 free sectors, 103936 free bytes %
basfiles.atr disk image was ready, I moved it to my TNFS server, and mounted it on my FujiNet using the web UI:
Then I ran BASIC on my Atari 800, loaded the program, and was off to the races.
Very fun stuff.