|2||My Home Page||The Host of KansasFest||Ken Gagne||In memory of Steve Gozdziewski, former Grand Gouda committee chair of KansasFest, who passed away Dec 31, 2016, at 69.|
|3||Letters from the Land of ROM||John Valdezco & Jon Co||The developers of Manila Gear's 4soniq card respond to Eric Shepherd's review in the December 2016 issue.|
|4-7||Connections||NO CARRIER? No Problem!||Mike Whalen||How to use ProTERM or Z-Link to telnet to a classic BBS being run on an Apple II.|
|7-10||Review||Long in the Bluetooth||Chris Torrence||A review of the AP40, an Apple II-themed wireless game controller, and the Retro Receiver, a Bluetoom receiver for the Apple II, both from 8bitdo.|
|11-13||Review||The Floppy Emu Fits a Niche||Evan Brewer||The Floppy Emu by Steve Chamberlin is a mass-storage device for the Apple II that doesn't require an expansion slot.|
|14-17||MusinGS||And the Game Played On||Ken Gagne||An interview with Joe Santulli, co-founder of the National Videogame Museum in Frisco, Texas, which includes an Apple IIe.|
|18-21||Behind the Scenes||Improving the Arcane||Mark Lemmert & Mike Reimer||The upcoming 8-bit RPG Nox Archaist uses ProRWTS, Peter Ferrie's file-system driver.|
|22-23||DumplinGS||Forty Years of Happenings||Ken Gagne||WOzFest #6 and Oz KFest are scheduled in Australia, as are VCF East, Southeast West, and Midwest in the USA; Vince Weaver ports Portal to the Apple II; System 6.0.4 now available; ReActiveMicro begins selling a DB15-to-DB9 joystick adapter; Dagen Brock releases GSplus emulator and KSYNTHED music editor and player; Jack MacDonald's internal Apple memos about SSAFE DRM found at a Seattle Goodwill and scanned.|
|23||Random Numbers||Re-imaging Our Past||Eric Shepherd||What if Apple Inc. were to develop a new model of Apple II today? Eric Shepherd postulates what this hardware would consist and be capable of.|
|23||Advertisement||Three BBSes to telnet to.|
|24||Advertisement||KansasFest||Come celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Apple II with a keynote speech by Antoine Vignau and Olivier Zardini of Brutal Deluxe.|
Letters from the Land of ROM
Downloads for the 4soniq card, including a PDF manual.
David Schmidt’s bootstrap file transfer utility.
Installing Raspbian with NOOBS
How to set up your Raspberry Pi for telnetting to an Apple II BBS.
BBS disk images
ProTERM 3.1 and Z-Link preconfigured for telnet access.
Telnet BBS Guide
A list of bulletin board systems that support access via telnet.
The exhaustive, 334-page manual for ProTERM 3.1.
Developers of retro-themed game controllers and peripherals.
Online retailer of 8bitdo’s AP40 game controller and Bluetooth receiver for the Apple II, the Retro Receiver.
Crowdfunding campaign for AP40 that ran Sep 26–Oct 26, 2016.
Gamepad off which the AP40 was modeled, using same documentation and firmware updates.
Author Chris Torrence’s video podcast unboxing and review of the AP40.
Review: Floppy Emu
Big Mess o’ Wires
Homepage of Floppy Emu developer Steve Chamberlin.
MusinGS: Joe Santulli
National Videogame Museum
An interactive museum of electronic entertainment, opened in Frisco, Texas, USA, in April 2016.
The Videogame History Museum
Mid-2011 Kickstarter crowdfunding project for what eventually became the NVMUSA.
PAX East 2013
The NVMUSA’s Apple IIe at the Penny Arcade Expo East 2013 in Boston, Mass., USA.
Behind the Scenes: ProRWTS
An improved file-system driver by Peter Ferrie (aka qkumba).
Developers of the upcoming 8-bit tile-based RPG, Nox Archaist.
A one-day gathering of Apple II users on April 29, 2017, in Wollstonecraft, NSW, Australia.
A multi-day gathering of Apple II users on August 30–September 3, 2017, on Bribie Island, QLD, Australia.
Vintage Computer Festival
The 2017 schedule for VCFest East, West, Midwest, and Southeast.
Vince Weaver’s Apple II port of platform-puzzle game Portal.
Unofficial update to the Apple IIGS operating system.
ReActiveMicro’s IBM 15-pin to Apple 9-pin joystick adapter
Apple IIGS emulator forked from KEGS and GSPort by Dagen Brock, still in alpha.
Dagen Brock’s 8-bit music player and editor.
Jack MacDonald’s internal Apple memos about Software Security from Apples Friends and Enemies (SSAFE) DRM.