|2||My Home Page||A PEEK Inside||Ken Gagne||A look inside this month's issue.|
|3||Letters from the Land of ROM||Ken Gagne||David Ciotti asks: how do humans print from Apple IIGS computers these days?|
|4-9||Event coverage||That's Just How We Roll||Carrington Vanston||In his inimitable gonzo style, Carrington captures the highlights and essence of KansasFest 2016—from Sean Fahey's Garage Giveaway to Martin Haye's Ancient Legends to Quinn Dunki's MegaBeep and more.|
|10||Behind the Scenes||Kreating Kaverns of KFest||Kay Savetz, Quinn Dunki||Kay Savetz documents how he created this year's winning HackFest entry: a scrolling game called Kaverns of KFest, his first Apple II assembly program.|
|11||Review||Fast Draw on the Oregon Trail||Kate Szkotnicki||A review of the Oregon Trail card game, published by Pressman Games and distributed by Target.|
|12-14||Review||Four can play with 4play||Michael Sternberg||A review of Alex Lukacz's 4play joystick card, which enables multiplayer input and also serves as an adapter for digital controllers.|
|15-17||Behind the Scenes||NPC Pathfinding in Nox Archaist||Mark Lemmert||A look at how non-playable characters (NPCs) traverse the world using the A* algorithm in Nox Archaist, an 8-bit tile-based RPG in development for the Apple II.|
|18-21,23||MusinGS||ProDOS v2.4, at long last||Ken Gagne||An interview with John Brooks, CTO of Blue Shift Software and developer of ProDOS v2.4, an unofficial update to Apple's 8-bit operating system and its first update since 1993.|
|22||DumplinGS||Global Innovation||Ken Gagne||Manila Gear releases Apple IIGS CGA Adapter and 4soniq-compatible NinjaTracker update; hardware developer a2heaven releases multiple products from Bulgaria; Call-A.P.P.L.E. releases Nibble Viewpoints book of Mike Harvey editorials; Jeremy Rand releases Bejeweled game for HackFest 2016; WozFest $04 is held, with WozFest 5 1/4" happening soon.|
|23||A Word or II||Bird is the Word||Ken Gagne||Being present at KansasFest 2016 was great fun--but live-tweeting it made it even more fun.|
|24||Wild Apples||Ken Gagne||A contingent of KansasFest 2016 attendees made the journey to see Star Trek Beyond.|
Daniel Kruszyna (krüe)’s GS/OS printer port driver that supports the AppSocket/JetDirect protocol.
Seven Hills Software’s file translation system for the IIGS.
Andy McFadden’s Windows utility for accessing, reading, and converting Apple II volumes and files.
A Java tool for creating, converting, and accessing Apple II disk images.
Annual Apple II convention held at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Sean’s Garage Giveaway
An annual event at KansasFest wherein Apple II users can procure free hardware, software, and periodicals, courtesy Sean Fahey and James Littlejohn.
One of the leading Apple II magazines of 1980–1992, published by KansasFest 2016 keynote speaker Mike Harvey.
A free 8-bit tile-based role-playing game (RPG) from the developers of Lawless Legends.
Quinn Dunki’s modified Apple IIc ROM.
4am’s automatic software deprotecting tool.
Behind the Scenes: HackFest
Kaverns of Kfest
Kay Savetz’s winning Hackfest entry, a vertical-scrolling game, complete with source code.
The Internet Archive
Play Kaverns of Kfest in your Web browser.
Review: Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail Card Game
A card game for 2–6 players ages 12 and up.
The exclusive distributor of Pressman’s Oregon Trail card game.
Review: 4play joystick card
Alex Lukacz’s four-player expansion card and joystick adapter.
Behind the Scenes: Nox A*
An 8-bit, tile-based RPG being developed by the 6502 Workshop.
John Brooks’ unofficial update to Apple’s 8-bit operating system.
Apple IIGS VGA Adapter
Manila Gear’s external adapter to connect an Apple IIGS to a VGA monitor that supports 15kHz.
NinjaForce’s music player, modified for eight-channel support.
An Apple II hardware developer with several affordable cloned and unique expansion cards.
A collection of Mike Harvey’s Nibble editorials, compiled by Call-A.P.P.L.E..
Jeremy Rand’s Apple II adaptation of Bejeweled, the classic match-three puzzle game.
Sean McNamara’s one-day gathering of Australia’s Apple II users, being held in Wollstonecraft, New South Wales, on November 19, 2016.
A Word or II
KansasFest’s official Twitter account, including hashtag #A2KFest.