Juiced.GS has given us a Halloween treat with a new 12-page sample issue! This PDF features content taken from the magazine’s first and third issues of Volume 13 (2008), including an interview with Dan Budiac, who bought an Apple IIc off eBay for $2,553; a review of the MicroDrive/Turbo card from ReactiveMicro.com; and KansasFest 2008 […]
Back in January of 2008, the Apple II community was buzzing over a brand new Apple //c that sold for over $2500 on eBay. Here we go again — another new Apple //c, but this one has been out of the box (but never booted) and has a starting price of $1500 USD.
If you’ve ever played GShisen, the incredibly addictive puzzle game for the Apple IIGS, then you’ll be happy to know you can now take it on the road. Kelvin Sherlock, the game’s programmer, has created a version for the Apple iPhone mobile device. iShisen is now available from the iPhone App Store for the low, […]
Dale Stewart wrote in to tell us about Apple II Downunder (http://www.apple2downunder.net), a site for Australian Apple II enthusiasts that features forums, online chat and more. According to Dale, “the aim of Apple II Downunder is to provide a meeting place for Aussie and international Apple II geek brethren to share ideas and all things […]
TouchArcade reports that Lemonade Stand is being remade for the iPhone. Although the graphics are being redone, the gameplay, economics and even music will be carried over from the classic Apple II version. The game should be available in the App Store this week.
A common question for old-school Apple II celebrities is, “Where are they now?” When that person is Richard Garriott, creator of the Ultima line of computer role-playing games, the answer is “217 miles up.” On October 12, 2008, Garriott boarded the Soyuz TMA-13 and launched to the International Space Station. The journey makes him the […]
Michael Mahon’s popular AppleCrate and NadaNet (among other projects) site is moving. Please update your bookmarks. The new address is: http://home.comcast.net/~mjmahon/
With the help of my friend and fellow Apple II user James Littlejohn, I’ve finally been going through my collection of Apple II and Macintosh gear. I knew I had a lot of stuff — too much stuff actually. It’s often been a source of friction at times with my Wife. I’ve had gear strewn […]
After a great deal of consideration and advice from friends in the community (thanks everyone), I’ve decided not to add commercial advertising to the A2Central site. I’ve added a PayPal “Donate” link instead. The recent poll on the matter showed there is support (tolerance?) for advertising from the community but I just didn’t want my […]
Jason Scott, creator of BBS: The Documentary, recently updated his blog with news on his latest project, Get Lamp, a documentary of text adventures: I have finished going through all 120 hours of footage for useful clips. This is the most dreary aspect of the way I do these documentaries. I listen to an interview […]