Jeff Fink has announced even more new features coming to version 7.5 of Silvern Castle, which is due out soon. When entering combat decisions, you’ll be able to go back and redo the decision for the previous character by pressing the “B” key. And if you try to cast a spell that’s more powerful than your character can cast, you’re now informed at which level you’ll be able to use it.
CompactFlash Adapter for Apple II cards to be on sale at KansasFest
Rich Dreher’s popular CFFA will be available at the discounted price of $94.50–10% off the regular price–at KansasFest this summer. The offer applies only to KansasFest attendees. Dreher reports that he is currently in production on a second run of these cards, which allow standard CompactFlash and MicroDrive storage cards to be used as a […]
A2Central.com\’s Apple II CD-ROM feature updated
Ken Gagne has updated his feature article on Apple II CD-ROMs. You can check out the latest information here.
Geoff Weiss selected as KFest 2003 roastee
Today the KFest committee announced the selection of well-known Apple II programmer Geoff Weiss as this year’s honoree for the KFest celebrity roast. With a number of popular programs such as Spectrum Internet Suite, Geoff will make an excellent target for the panel this year. Good luck, Geoff. In related news, it has also been […]
Silvern Castle 7.5 coming soon
Jeff Fink has announced the upcoming release of version 7.5 of his excellent 8-bit role-playing game (which runs on the Apple //e, //c, and IIGS), Silvern Castle. Changes in the new version include: In all, this sounds like a great update to an already great game. If you haven’t tried Silvern Castle yet, give it […]
AppleCommander Java-based disk image utility updated to version 1.2.2
The open-source AppleCommander disk image utility has been updated to version 1.2.2, which improves ProDOS disk image support. AppleCommander lets you pull files off of, and put files onto, DOS 3.3, ProDOS, Apple Pascal, and SSI’s RDOS disks, and has filters to convert some file types.
Ewen Wannop releases SAFE 1.3
SAFE 1.3, the latest version of Ewen Wannop’s FTP program that runs within his Spectrum telecommunications software, has been released. The new version features improved stability and other improvements. Download the update from Ewen’s web site.
FaddenSoft releases ShrinkIt software for Windows
Andy McFadden’s FaddenSoft, LLC has released its first product: CiderPress 1.0. CiderPress is a very impressive file and disk archive manager for Windows, providing support for ShrinkIt archives as well as a wide variety of disk images. Pack and unpack archives, pull files off of disk images formatted for most common Apple II operating systems […]
Machine Language For Beginners now available on the web
AtariArchives.org has posted the full text of the best-selling book Machine Language For Beginners by Richard Mansfield on its web site. Published in 1983 by Compute! Books, this classic book teaches BASIC programmers how to program in 6502 machine language. It includes examples and program code for Atari, Apple II, PET/CBM, VIC-20, and Commodore 64 […]
March 2003 issue of The Lamp now available
Lyle Syverson and Ryan Suenaga have released the March 2003 issue of the online newsletter The Lamp, which summarizes the goings-on in the message boards on Syndicomm Online’s Apple II Forum, as well as on the Apple II Forum Syndicomm operates on Delphi.