It was somewhere in early year of 1995 that we had big plans about setting up a hugeATARI 2600 2600 fanzine for fans in the Netherlands. The Ancient ATARI PAL*Division wasformed by the only two members, Roloff "Deleto" de Jeu and Arne "Kid-EZ" Kuilman(the nicknames came half a year later). A basic formula for a 6 page magazine was laid-out.Then came the hard part: how to reach all those fans that wanted to read our zine?The idea of the fanzine faided but was converted after the summer of 1995:
The wonderfull world of Internet was entered.
The World Wide Web seemed a perfect place to publish a little zine (aka website)devoted to the Atari 2600 VCS. Some searching for other sites was done which resultedin nothing, and ideas for a website were made. Then only weeks later, some stupidclassmate did find existing sites, and they were big, brute & bad. Everything seemed tobe there. A big Atari 2600 scene alive and kicking overseas on the Net. And we found outthat the availabilty and rarity of cartridges as well as controllers are different percontinent, even per country! After motivation and spirit had diminished, hope rose again and new ideas to make a different outstanding website were created.We stroke back with the
"ONE DAY WE'LL KICK ASS" IN PAL+ FORMAT.
This site has been constructed and has been made possible with: Apple Macintosh,BBEdit, Netscape Navigator, Adobe Photoshop, The Academy for the Arts Utrecht (HKU),Colby "Kalla" Gibson for the webspace, and the people of #rgvc (Fygar, Holstine,Teflon, riffraff) for proofreading.
For further info, dig through the various sections featured on the site,selectable from the woodgrain buttons right on the bottom of the page.