S2E09 Atari Statistics I – Supplement

This episode features Statistics I, originally released in 1980 by Atari.

Podcast: Download

Box and Supplement Scans

Scan of the manual cover:

Atari Statistics I Manual Cover


Scan of the front of the box (bad scan, not mine):

Atari Statistics I Box Front


Scan of the back of the box (bad scan, not mine):

Atari Statistics I Box Back


Statistics I in Action

Boot into BASIC.  Load from cassette and run or load from disk if you have converted it to disk:

Atari Statistics I Boot Run


Main Menu:

Atari Statistics I Main Menu


Option A – Input New Database

If you have data already entered, you are prompted to erase it:

Atari Statistics I New Destroy


Enter the data, one data point at a time:

Atari Statistics I New Input


Invalid input message:

Atari Statistics I Bad Input


Select the data point to edit:

Atari Statistics I Edit 1


Once an edit starts, the screen changes color:

Atari Statistics I Edit 2


Option C – Save Database

Give it a name (disk):

Atari Statistics I Save 1

Atari Statistics I Save 2


Option D – Load Database

Specify the name (disk):

Atari Statistics I Load 1

Atari Statistics I Load 2


Option E – Process Data

Processing the data involves 6 phases:

Atari Statistics I Process 1

Atari Statistics I Process 2

Atari Statistics I Process 3

Atari Statistics I Process 4

Atari Statistics I Process 5

Atari Statistics I Process 6


The results are displayed:

Atari Statistics I Process 7


Option F – Print Data Points

Nothing spectacular to see here:

Atari Statistics I Print 1


Option G – Return to BASIC

Atari Statistics I Boot 1




Statistics I uses Atari DOS 2.0.  The contents of the disk can be seen in this screenshot:

The files are:

  • STATISTI.BAS is the main program.
  • CUSTOMER is a sample database.
  • CUSTNEW is a sample database.
  • CALTEMPS is a sample database.

Atari Statistics I Files



General statistics (Inverse ATASCII Season 1 Episode Size):


List data points (Inverse ATASCII Season 1 Episode Size):


General statistics (Inverse ATASCII Season 1 Episode Length):



Available from several sources on-line.

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Bit Rating 6

Intro music is an excerpt from a chip tune by Wizwars named 8 Bit Raceway.  It is used under Creative Common license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States.

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