Juiced.GS Volume 21, Issue 1 (March 2016)


2My Home PageHolding OnKen GagneMy father introduced me to the Apple II; after his passing, our original IIe serves as a reminder of him.
3LettersTom GalwayA reader receives Error $27 when trying to read a disk with an AppleWorks GS database. Tony Diaz recommends some ways to repair the volume.
4-6Behind the ScenesMastering a New LocaleIan JohnsonHow the author added support for Japanese to GS/OS and the Finder, and improved text selection tools for Roman characters.
7-11MusinGSEntertaining HistoryKen GagneJimmy Maher of The Digital Antiquarian discusses his ongoing chronicle of computer game histor;, his visit to the Strong Museum and ICHEG of Rochester, New York; and his Patreon crowdfunding campaign.
12AdvertisementAuctionSieveeBay monitoring and bidding tool for Mac, Windows, and Linux.
13-17,23ProgrammingDavid SchmenkUsing PLASMA to develop an Apple II chat chient.
18-19Reel ][ ReelThe Fact and Fiction of Steve JobsEric ShepherdA review of the movie "Steve Jobs", written by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Michael Fassbender.
19-20TidinGSRevisiting Old LessonsKate SzkotnickiA high-school teacher uses real and virtual Apple II computers give her students a lesson in Oregon Trail, Number Munchers, Odell Lake, and The Factory.
21-22DumplinGSStarting the Year StrongKen GagneMike Harvey to keynote KansasFest 2016; Vintage Computer Festival (VCF) 2016 dates; Charles Mangin of RetroConnector releases the Uthernet II Light Pipe; UltimateMicro now shipping a Mockingboard clone and A2DiskController; Lucasarts' Macross 6502 assembler now open source; Steve Wozniak hosts a reddit AMA and stars in Formative video; Kelvin Sherlock releases Apple IIGS Image Viewer for Mac OS X; GDC 2013 hosts talk from Bill Budge and appears on Open Apple; Brutal Deluxe releases You, Dusthead! and update to i'm fEDD up; Robert Palladino, Wesley A. Clark, and Ray Tomlinson pass away.
23Random NumbersDecisions, DecisionsEric ShepherdHaving moved into a new house, Sheppy must now decide which computers in his classic Apple collection to set up, and which to leave in storage.

Issue Links

My Home Page

Edward F. Gagne
Running the family business on an Apple II in 1998.

Letters from the Land of ROM

Floppy Disks: It’s Too Late
Jason Scott reminds you to archive your floppy disks before they degrade to the point of being unreadable.

The Geeks Who Saved Prince of Persia's Source Code From Digital Death
How Jason Scott and Tony Diaz rescued Jordan Mechner's 5.25" floppy disks.


The Digital Antiquarian
Jimmy Maher's history of computer entertainment.

International Center for the History of Electronic Games
Part of the Strong Museum of Play of Rochester, New York.

Open Apple
Mike Maginnis and Ken Gagne's podcast interview with Jimmy Maher.

Maher's crowdfunding campaign.


Proto Language AsSeMbler for Apple, an Apple II programming language by David Schmenk.

Apple //jse
Will Scullin's Web-based Apple IIe emulator, in JavaScript.

KansasFest 2015
David Schmenk's evening session from July 16, 2015.

Steve Jobs
Eric Shepherd's review of the movie written by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Michael Fassbender.


An annual Apple II convention held July 19–24, 2016, with a keynote by Mike Harvey of Nibble magazine.

Vintage Computer Festival
VCF events being held across the country throughout the year.

Uthernet II Light Pipe
A peripheral from Charles Mangin for the Uthernet II networking card.

Developers of the Mockingboard clone card and A2DiskController.

Macross 6502
A compiler used by Lucasarts and released by The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (The MADE).

reddit ama
Steve Wozniak's Ask Me Anything, as well as his Formative video.

Apple IIGS Image Viewer
A Mac OS X utility from Kelvin Sherlock.

Classic Game Postmortem: Pinball Construction Set
Bill Budge's presentation from the 2013 Game Developers Conference (GDC).

i'm fEDD up
A disk-copying utility from Brutal Deluxe, compatible with the EDD card.

You, Dusthead!
A disk drive-cleaning utility from Brutal Deluxe (requires separate disk cleaner).

Robert Palladino
The Trappist monk and Reed College instructor who taught calligraphy to Steve Jobs, passed away in February 2016 at 83.

Wesley A. Clark
Inventor of DEC's Laboratory Instrument Computer (LINC), passed away February 22 at 88.

Ray Tomlinson
Inventor of email, died March 5 at 74.