New Apple II Game — Archer

If you have ever wanted to take part in a programming contest, the annual BASIC 10-Liners Programming Contest is a good one to start with. Each year, the best and brightest programmers in the retro computing community test their metal against the rest of the world. One of the first Apple II submissions this year […]

New Apple II Game: Escape!

This years Apple II Software Enthusiasts (A2SE) text based programming contest is producing a myriad of great new games for the Apple II computer. Raphael Rezende has submitted another entry worth mentioning in the pages of Call-A.P.P.L.E.. His new game Escape pits you against a monster in a dungeon in which, “ You found in […]

TXTRIS Comes to the Apple II

For those of you with Tetris withdrawal symptoms, you will find that this little gem created by Mario Patino for the Apple II Software Enthusiasts programming contest is just what the doctor ordered. TXTRIS is a text based TETRIS game base largely on the 6502 Tetris Commodore 64 version created by Wiebo de Wit. In […]

iPad Pro on the Apple IIgs

Bill Davis, a long time Apple user found a new way of asking the question “Why” this week and answering it with his own “because I Can!” He figured out the VidHD card was the perfect tool for connecting his Apple IIgs computer to the Apple, Inc. produced iPad Pro. Using the 1080p video output […]

Virtual II Emulator Updated

The Virtual II Apple II Emulator has been updated. This update, Virtual II Version 10.2.2 is a major bug fix that is recommended for all users. Some of the items it fixes are: With some Mac configurations the screen updates showed intermittent delays due to a core image filter (“sharpen”). To mitigate this, the filter […]