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.
Glenn Jones has posted an update to his workbench blog and talks about his progress designing the next generation Uthernet adapter. Kudos to Glenn for keeping Ethernet on the Apple II alive. There is buzz on usenet comp.sys.apple2 about a clone of the Applicard being developed. The Applicard is generally considered to be the best, […]
Antoine Vignau of Brutal Deluxe is building on the experience achieved with the group’s previous rDOS 3.3 FST project, and announced a new, ambitious project that aims to enhance the capabilities of the Apple 5.25 FST (file system translator) driver. The goal is to add support for additional disk formats to it, e.g. CP/M and […]
Gerard Putter has updated Virtual ][, the leading 8-bit Apple II emulator for Mac OS X to version 6.1! What’s new in Virtual II 6.1
Bill Jehle wrote in with an interesting project he’s working on. He’s attempting to hack an Imagewriter II printer into a CNC plotter and needs more information. I have an Apple IIc, IIgs, and Imagewriter II up in my attic. Yes, they all still run (which is more than I can say for my first […]
Building on the success of dsktool.rb, Jonno has released “peekbot”, a web-based proxy viewer for vintage computing disk images. With peekbot, you can view the contents of supported disk images from within your web browser. Jonno’s complete announcement as posted to comp.sys.apple2 is attached.
Glenn Jones has updated his workbench blog with mixed news. On the upside, Glenn has received sufficient component inventory which will soon allow him to ship out the backlog of Uthernet orders he has. The bad news is that the popular Uthernet card, as we know it, may be coming to an end. Fortunately, Glenn […]
KansasFest, the world’s only annual Apple II computer convention, has launched a redesigned Web site. The event’s online presence has not only a new look, but also plenty of added functionality, including RSS and Twitter feeds, an updated photo gallery, and an exhaustive file archive from past KFests. Head over to KansasFest.org for the full […]