New Apple II Game: ORBITA

The Apple II Software Enthusiasts Challenges have produced a slew of new games over the past few years and now comes the latest Apple II game from Raphael Rezende: Oribita. Orbita is a high resolution arcade style game completely written in Applesoft with everything in less than 4k! This includes the instructions, the sprites, the […]

Apple II Desktop Updated

The Apple II Desktop has been updated. Version 1.2 Alpha 48 includes a ton of updates. The program is now available in eight languages. Updated features include: General Added Sample.Media folder with some samples of various file types. Improved appearance of keyboard shortcuts in buttons. Improve appearance of ()^ glyphs in system font. DeskTop Improve […]

Vintage Computer Festival Midwest

Vintage Computer Festival Midwest will be held September 10-11, 2000 at Waterford Banquets in Elmhurst, Illinois. The show will open at 9am with Sellam Ismail giving the keynote at 10:00am. As this is the 25th anniversary of the Vintage Computer Festival, his keynote will highlight some of the history of the VCF events. Also highlighting […]

ClockSignal Emulator Updated

Tom Harte has released an update to the ClockSignal Emulator for MacOS. The emulator is a multi-platform emulation system which allows clock signal accurate emulation of retro computing platforms. The updated release of the ClockSignal Emulator includes the following changes: partially enables a properly-serialised blitter for the Amiga, mostly replacing the tentative instant blitter of […]

Ciderpress Version 4.1.0 Released

Andy McFadden has released the latest version of Ciderpress for the Microsoft Windows operating system. Ciderpress 4.1.0 includes the following updates: Added save and restore of main window placement (issue #41). Added workaround for ProDOS sparse file issue (issues #15 and #49). Updated to modern build tools (breaks WinXP support). A Win32 installer binary for Windows 7 and later […]

Applesauce FDC Software Updated

John Morris, creator of the Applesauce Floppy Disk Controller, has announced an update to the Applesauce FDC Software. The two successive releases, 1.69 and 1.69.1 include the following changes to the program: Client Release 1.69 More Heathkit H-17 work. Improved disk writing of H8D files. Added loading/writing support for 80 track disks. Imaging of 80 […]

Apple II Desktop 1.2 Alpha 47 Released

For those of you following the Apple II Desktop project, there is a new release, version 1.2 alpha 47. This release includes two new localizations of the project, Swedish and Danish. It also includes a slew of other new features and fixes including the following items: General Add Swedish localization. Add Danish localization. Handle mirrored […]