Volume-13-Issue-2

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageHandshake ProtocolKen GagneWhen it comes to meeting Apple II users, social networking and sales receipts are only part of the equation.
3-6MusinGSFlying SoloAntoine VignauAn interview with Ron Graff, creator of Supermath and founder of Magnemedia, Innerglo, and Innovative Computer.
7-9ConnectionsGiving your Apple the bootDavid SchmidtBehind the scenes on how ADTPro implements bootstrapping.
10-13,16Apple CoreThe Golden Age of BASICSteven WeyhrichOn the occasion of BASIC's fiftieth anniversary, Steven Weyhrich looks at what prompted the language's development, the role the Apple II played in its acceptance, and its evolution in the last half-century.
14-16Reel ][ ReelThis Is ChiptuneKen GagneReviews of two chiptune music documentaries: Reformat the Planet, about New York City's Blip Festival (or Blipfest) 2008; and Europe in 8 Bits.
17-20Tech-torialPrint on DemandCharles Mangin3D printing has become affordable enough that you can now model and create actual Apple II parts. Charles Mangin shows you how.
21,23Cover ][ CoverHigh ScoreAndy MolloyA review of the book Vintage Game Consoles: An Inside Look at Apple, Atari, Commodore, Nintendo, and the Greatest Gaming Platforms of All Time, by Bill Loguidice and Matt Barton.
22DumplinGSSerial AddictionKen GagneKansasFest 2014 sessions are go; Vince Briel's Replica 1 Ten back in stock; ADTPro updated to v2.0.0; Antoine Vignau of Brutal Deluxe is recording Apple IIGS serial numbers; Dagen Brock releases Flappy Bird clone Flapple Bird; Brian Picchi ports Surf Shooter to Android.
23Random NumbersCode GenerationEric ShepherdHyperCard IIGS is the perfect program for introducing a new generation to the concepts of programming.
24AdvertisementKansasFestKansasFest 2014

Issue Links

Disk Copy Protection Methods & Footnotes

1. Gamma Goblins
http://www.hackzapple.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=17

2. The CHECKMEM routine from EDD
http://www.hackzapple.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=853#853

3. Sweet16
http://www.6502.org/source/interpreters/sweet16.htm

4. M-CODE interpreter
http://www.hackzapple.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=63

5. Sierra
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_On_Line

6. Infocom
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infocom

7. HACK Z APPLE, Collection Apple II
http://www.hackzapple.com/INDEX0.HTM

8. Underground //e
http://boutillon.free.fr/

Other products mentioned in this issue

The Computist Project
Mike Maginnis' online collection of Computist magazines.

ReactiveMicro.com
Henry Courbis' online store for Apple II hardware.

ADTPro
Create, transfer, and convert disk images between an Apple II and a modern machine.

KansasFest
Annual Apple II convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

RetroChallenge 2008
Annual programming contest for retrocomputers, runs July only.

Golden Orchard disk image
CD-ROM collection of Apple II files, now available as a free download.

Golden Orchard CD-ROM
The original physical CD-ROM of Apple II files, still for sale.

Milliways: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
The history of the previously unreleased sequel to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, with playable online version (not Apple II compatible).

http://www.douglasadams.com/creations/infocom.php
Free online version of the original Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (not Apple II compatible)

Silvern Castle
A detailed, nuanced, and entertaining 8-bit fantasy role-playing game (RPG).