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Apple II Family Fonts Available as TrueType

Now you can sprinkle a little Apple II in everything you do: Rebecca Gabriella Bettencourt brings what are billed as the “World’s most complete Apple II text font, in TrueType format” In addition to the standard 40/80 column Apple II screen text, a TrueType version of the Apple IIgs system font, Shaston has also been […]

Posted inHardware

New floppy drive interface announced

Vladimir Ivanov has posted on newsgroup comp.sys.apple2, information on his latest project; an Apple II interface for PC-style 3.5 MFM floppy drives. Videos of the interface in action are online, and a production run for the interface has been announced. Vladitx’s full announcement is quoted below. Greetings, Friends of mine convinced me on a pet […]

Posted inKansasFest

Jason Scott to keynote KansasFest 2009

KANSAS CITY, MO — December 18, 2008 — Technology historian and documentarian Jason Scott will be the keynote speaker at KansasFest 2009, the world’s only Apple II computer convention. Scott, whose documentary about dial-up bulletin board systems was presented at KansasFest 2007, brings with him a comprehensive insight into the Apple II and its role […]

Posted inElsewhere, Product News

Get Lamp launches its own blog

Jason Scott, creator of BBS: The Documentary, recently created a blog dedicated to his latest project, a documentary of text adventures. The new site, “Taking Inventory“, is “a weblog related to the production of the documentary Get Lamp and the general subject of interactive fiction.” A trailer for this film’s pending release is also available.