You may recall from our prior Prince of Persia coverage that Jason Scott and Tony Diaz helped Jordon Mechner resurrect the PoP source code from Mechner’s old disks and upload it to Github. Recently, Jason Scott posted a follow-up on Facebook’s Apple II Enthusiasts group about the efforts of PoP fan Adam Green. Here’s Jason’s […]
Remember David Schmenk’s awesome hardware hack where he routed the output of an old parallel Connectix QuickCam to his Apple IIe through an Apple Parallel Card? Â Of course you do. Â Here’s how he did it, in case you want to build your own: Part I – The Hardware, Part II – The Software.
If you are subscribed to Juiced.GS, you’re one of the lucky people who received not only another issue of great Apple II content, but a 5.25? floppy disk containing the recently-releasedÂ DriftÂ demos, as well. Â The disks came in hand-made floppy jackets designed by Apple II artistÂ Melissa Barron, and yesterday, she posted to herÂ
Still havenâ€™t learned how to program your Apple II in its native language?Â Maybe this â€œtiny ebookâ€ is just what you need to get started.Â Author Nick Morgan writes: In this tiny ebook Iâ€™m going to show you how to get started writing 6502 assembly language. The 6502 processor was massive in the seventies and […]
Ewen Wannop announced via Usenet newsgroup comp.sys.apple2 that he has created a starter kit for the popular Apple IIgs emulator, ‘Sweet16′. Ewen’s announcement is attached: Announcing the Sweet16 Starter Kit Comprising a pre-installed disk image, and a PDF set of instructions, you only need to add a copy of Sweet16, and your favourite IIgs ROM […]
Ivan Drucker presented an informative session on A2SERVER and Apple II networking during KansasFest 2011. Now Ivan has released his work for everyone else to enjoy. Based on open-source software (Linux, Netatalk and VirtualBox), A2SERVER functions as a preconfigured virtualized AppleTalk server for your vintage enhanced Apple //e (with Apple Workstation Card), Apple IIGS and […]
Egan Ford (aka datajerk of the jerkwerks) today announced that his web-based Online Apple Game Server is open for business. The concept is that games can be served directly to your Apple II as audio files through the machineâ€™s cassette ports. Ford has posted a video tutorial explaining exactly how to get it up and […]
CP/M was a popular command line-based operating systems for PCs in the 1980â€™s, before Microsoftâ€™s MS-DOS took over the platform.Â It was also available on the Apple II (and III) thanks to the efforts of third-party vendors such as Applied Engineering and Microsoft, who sold the necessary hardware to interested users.Â CP/M never really took […]
David Schmidt has posted a superb demonstration video of Rich Dreher’s new CFFA3000 card that is being released at KansasFest.