Volume 13, Issue 4 (December 2008)

Volume 13, Issue 4 (December 2008)
2My Home PageGrowing PainsKen GagneA weak economy affects everyone, Juiced.GS future options considered
3-4Cover ][ CoverAndrew MolloyBook review of Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role Playing Games by Matt Barton
5-8MusinGSStraight Out of HeckKen GagneInterview with Ben Heckendorn
9Meet the StaffEwen WannopEwen Wannop
10-11ConnectionsMOD SquadKen Gagne & Geoff WeissWorking with MOD music files
12-13Tips & TricksGetting Started with HyperCardMargaret AndersonProgramming the HyperCard
14-16Tech-torialOn-Disk ProtectionAntoine VignauDisk-based copy protection methods
17Advertisement16sector.comFocus Card
18-19DumplinGSApple Above and BeyondJason Scott of textfiles.com to keynote KansasFest 2009, ProTERM v3.1 reclassified as freeware, Richard Garriott (aka Lord British) goes to space, Game Informer publishes interview with Jordan Mechner (of Prince of Persia and Karateka fame), Brutal Deluxe releases rDOS FST, previously announced 5.25" USB floppy drive may be vaporware, Mike Willegal to develop a PC-to-Disk II interface
19AdvertisementSyndicommThe Definitive GS+: Volumes 1-3
20Random NumbersThrough a Child's EyesEric ShepherdChristmas through the eyes of a three-year old
20AdvertisementJuiced.GSAnnual subscription renewal reminder

Cover ][ Cover

Dungeons and Desktops
An excerpt from Matt Barton’s book, with links to the original articles.

MusinGS: Ben Heckendorn

Apple IIGS Original Hardware Laptop
Ben Heckendorn’s Web site for his most excellent project.

Ben Heck audio interview
Ben Heckendorn on The Digital Lifestyle.

Ben Heck video interview
Ben Heckendorn on G4’s X-Play.

Connections: MOD Squad

MOD player and converter for Mac OS X.

MOD player and converter for any Java system.

Esprit de Apple Corps, a two-volume multimedia collection.

The Mod Archive
Online collection of MOD music files.

World of Game MODs
Collection of MOD music from computer games.

Tips & Tricks: HyperCard

A hypermedia program for the Apple IIGS.

HyperCard disks
Physical disks and reference manuals sold by Syndicomm.

Apple II System Software
Free downloads of System 6.0.1 and HyperCard.

Golden Orchard online
A CD collection of IIGS games and utilities, now a free download.

Golden Orchard CD
The original physical Golden Orchard disc.

GNO Apple II archive
HyperCard stacks, games, and utilities. Free login required.

On-Disk Protection — footnotes


2. (de)Protection thread

3. Software control of the Disk II or IWM controller

4. Track arcing

5. The LSS

6. SST update


Annual Apple II convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

BBS files archived by Jason Scott, KansasFest 2009 keynote speaker.

Annual Apple II convention in Kansas City, Missouri.

InTrec Software
Publishers of 8-bit telecom program ProTERM, now freeware.

Richard Garriott’s Space Mission
Blog and videos of space mission by creator of Ultima role-playing game.

Reinventing Prince of Persia
Jordan Mechner’s essay on creative process of adapting to different media.

Jordan Mechner’s old journals
Development entries for the original Prince of Persia.

Prince of Persia research videos
Footage shot to create game animations.

AppleDisk 5.25 driver project
Brutal Deluxe’s effort to expand the IIGS floppy disk driver.

Modern PC to Disk II interface
Mike Willegal’s floppy drive adaptor.