|2||My Home Page||Stories Worth Telling||Ken Gagne||When The Moth storyslam came to Boston, Ken began drawing connections to the Apple II throughout his life, making for some surprising stories.|
|3-5||Behind the Scenes||Brian Picchi||The development of a programmer, from Applesoft Action to the assembly-powered Lamb Chops to Retro Fever.|
|6-10||MusinGS||Programmed for Laughs||Ken Gagne||Al Lowe, formerly of Sierra On-Line, reflects on developing the Leisure Suit Larry point-and-click adventure franchise and its return in 2013 via Replay Games and Kickstarter.|
|11-13||Review||The Joy of Sticks||Brian Wiser||A review of the RetroConnector Joystick Shield and RetroConnector Joystick Interface adapters from Charles Mangin of Option8.|
|14-15||Cover ][ Cover||Reviewing the Past||Peter Neubauer||A review of Sophistication & Simplicity, Steve Weyhrich's hardcover book detailing the history of the Apple II.|
|16,19||TidinGS||The More Things Change...||Ivan Drucker||The Macintosh, introduced in 1984, is not as different from the philosophy of the Apple II as pundits like to think.|
|17-18||DumplinGS||Expanded Opportunities||Ken Gagne||Margot Comstock of Softalk to keynote KansasFest 2014; VCF 9.1; Swyft, Drew ][ TDX, Nishida Radio VGA, Apple II Pi, and Uthernet II cards; Silvern Castle and Dangerous Dave; stitch; Electric Duet and Penguin Software; CiderPress; Patrick McGovern; Steve Jobs stamp|
|19||Random Numbers||You Learn Something New||Eric Shepherd||Visiting Antoine Vignau in France revealed previously unknown Apple II software.|
My Home Page
A public radio and podcast storyslam.
Behind the Scenes
Official homepage of Brian Picchi, developer of Lamb Chops!, Retro Fever, and other games.
Al LoweFormer Sierra On-Line employee and creator of the Leisure Suit Larry franchise.
Make Leisure Suit Larry come again!
The 2012 Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to remake the original Larry game.
Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded
A 2013 remake of the original Larry game.
An interview with Al Lowe by Ingmar Böke, referenced in Juiced.GS.
Al Lowe at the Music and Gaming Festival, held in National Harbor, Maryland, Jan 2–5, 2014.
Review: RetroConnector Joystick Shield & Interface
Charles Mangin’s online store for RetroConnector keyboard and joystick adapters.
RetroConnector Joystick Shield documentation and source code
Hosted on GitHub.
Chibata Creations’ Mac app for testing and calibrating joysticks.
RetroConnector Joystick Interface source code & documentation
Hosted on GitHub.
Cover ][ Cover
Sophistication & Simplicity
Steve Weyhrich’s history of the Apple II, published as a hardcover book by Variant Press.
Apple II History
Steve Weyhrich’s website and the basis for his book.
Apple II History book musings
Steve Weyhrich’s blog about adapting his website into a book.
Thirty Years of Mac
Apple’s homepage dedicated to the thirtieth anniversary of the Apple Macintosh.
Annual Apple II convention, keynoted by Margot Comstock of Softalk and hosted July 22–27 in Kansas City, Missouri.
VCF East 9.1
The Vintage Computer Festival, held April 4–6 in Wall Township, New Jersey.
Mike Willegal’s reproduction of Jef Raskin’s Canon Cat predecessor.
Drew ][ TDX
Andrew Webber’s stereo sound card.
Koichi Nishida’s development of VGA adapters for the Apple IIe and IIc.
Apple II Pi
Developed by David Schmenk and sold by Ultimate Apple 2.
Home of the Uthernet II network card.
Jeff Fink’s fantasy role-playing game.
Sign-up list to test John Romero’s iOS and Android ports of his classic Apple II game.
The Saga of Dangerous Dave
The history of Dangerous Dave, from UpTime to Softdisk and beyond.
Daniel Kruszyna’s four-channel, 1-bit music tracker.
Developer of Electric Duet, whose music player routine is now available under GNU GPL.
Now freeware, including games Transylvania and Spy’s Demise.
Andy McFadden’s Swiss Army knife for manipulating Apple II disk images and files in a Windows environment.
Founder of International Data Group, publisher of inCider/A+.
Steve Jobs postage stamp
Coming in 2015, as reported by The Washington Post.