John Romero Releases Memoir

John Romero, the author of the computer game Doom among many other games and owner of Romero Games, has announced his memoir. The book, DOOM GUY – Life in First Person is a look back at Johns forays in the gaming industry and where it has gone during his tenure. Although the book is not […]

QUAPPLE For the IBM XT

This week, TubeTimeUS on Twitter announced that he had successfully replicated the Quadram Quadlink card from the 1980’s.  While Quadram was better known for their RAM cards, the Quadlink offered a ray of hop to those computer users who wanted the best of both worlds, the XT and the Apple II. Sporting a look right […]

GS Speaker App for Listener Released

Chris Vavruska has released the GS Speaker App on the Microsoft Store which allows a WindowsPC to communicate with your TCP networked Apple IIGS running the Listener application by Jeremy Rand. For more information or to download Listener, check out the Listener Github page at: https://github.com/jeremysrand/Listener The App is a free download from the Microsoft […]

Identify II 2.10 Released

8-Bit Shack has announce the immediate availability of the Identify ][ system analysis tool. Identify ][ is a simple tool that lets you scan and analyze any of the computers of the Apple II family in less than 20 seconds and gain some insight in installed features. Emulators are supported as well. Thx to Daniel Henderson’s and Joel McWilliam’s comprehensive […]

La Crapule Source Code Now Available

Brutal Deluxe Software has made the original source code for the French adventure game, Le Manoir de la Crapule, available for download. Originally written in 2017 by Antoine Vignau and Olivier Zardini, the engine in the game is an 8-bit engine which upports 40/80-col modes, loads pics from 40-col to SHR, recognizes three words within […]

ClockSignal Emulator Updated

Tom Harte has released an update for his ClockSignal multi-platform Emulator for Mac OS. The latest update resolves an issue which was preventing both the Apple IIe and the Enhanced Apple IIe emulations from detecting an attached floppy disk drive. Other platforms that the Clock Signal Emulator contains currently are: Acorn Electron;Amstrad CPC;Apple II/II+ and […]

Robert Woodhead to be KansasFest 2022 Keynote Speaker

From the Kansasfest Committee: KansasFest 2022, the 34th annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 19–24, both remote and in-person. Robert Woodhead, well-known as the co-creator of the Wizardry series of computer role-playing games, will join us as the keynote speaker. Registration opens April 17. Information about the COVID restrictions for in-person attendees is here. At an early […]

Apple II Lemmings Proof of Concept

Vince Weaver has released a “Proof of Consept” version of his Lemmings remake for the Apple II computer. Originally created in 1991, the game Lemmings was created for several platforms including the Apple IIgs. During his viewing of the 30th Anniversary video of the video about the game, Vince found himself contemplating this remake. He […]

HyperCard IIgs Extras Released

Brendon Bellina has announced the release of the HyperCard IIgs Extras. Best known for his Scipt-Central SE packages, Brendon mentions that this “Extras” stack release will greatly enhance the capabilities of HyperCard IIgs. According to the HyperCard IIgs Extras webpage, “Apple included many stacks for the Macintosh version of HyperCard that were never released for […]

ListenerGS Version 1.0 Released

From Jeremy Rand: ListenerGS version 1.0 is available: https://www.rand-emonium.com/2022/04/10/listenergs-version-1-0-released/https://www.rand-emonium.com/listenergs/ This app lets you do speech dictation to an Apple IIgs.  You must have a network interface on your GS and have Marinetti setup.  You also need a modern iPhone, iPad or Mac.  With that, you can do speech dictation in desktop application on your GS […]

Apple-1 MicroSD Storage Card

From Claudio Parmigiani: Dear friends, Antonino Porcino and I have the pleasure to share with you our latest project: Apple-1 microSD Storage Card. Main features: Compatible with Originals/Replicas Command Line Interface MS-DOS/Linux style Fast loading/saving of INTEGER BASIC / ML / etc. programs Full support of APPLESOFT LITE BASIC with dedicated load/save/menu FAT32 filesystem, directories/subdirectories supported Compatible […]

FFedit V.1.10 Released

The Fast Frame editor for the Apple //e enhanced (or better) let’s you create fast frame animations in double LORES. You can load double lores images from almost any source and edit them with the tools of the fast frame editor. Up to 10 frames are possible. The tool includes a built-in animation feature that […]

Ample 0.242 Released

The Ample MAME Apple related interface for MAC OS has been updated. kelvin Sherlock released the latest version of Ample, Version 0.242 to align up with MAME 0.242 as well as to add a few new features to the program including: Software list search has improved of diacritics. Software list search skips over a leading […]

Kansasfest 2022 Hybrid Event Announced

From the Kansasfest Committee: We are excited to announce that KansasFest 2022 will take place both in-person and remote this summer, July 19-24. Registration will open April 17. For the in-person event, we will be requiring either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours before your arrival. We will have testing kits […]