Volume 23, Issue 4 (December 2018)

Juiced.GS Volume 23, Issue 4 (December 2018)
2My Home PageLiving MemoriesKen GagneA visit to the Boston Museum of Science with Ryan Suenaga led to this month's coverage of the late Paul Allen's Living Computer: Museums & Labs.
3TidinGSPeter NeubauerThe source code for MIT Logo has been unearthed and published.
4-8ReviewAn Applesauce in FluxDavid SchmidtA review of John Keoni-Morris's Applesauce Floppy Disk Controller.
8AdvertisementRetro Roundup
9-11ReviewRemastering The Bard's TaleChris Freeman & Matt HerrickA review of The Bard's Tale Trilogy, a remastering by inXile Entertainment and Krome Studios' remastering of Interplay's classic RPG series.
12Road TripReturn to the Velvet RopePeter NeubauerA visit to Paul Allen's Living Computer: Museums + Labs of Seattle, Washington.
13Road TripA Big Iron Bucket ListMike WhalenA visit to Paul Allen's Living Computer: Museums + Labs of Seattle, Washington.
14Road TripRetro RashomonRob McMullen, Kay Savetz, Michael SternbergA visit to Paul Allen's Living Computer: Museums + Labs of Seattle, Washington.
15-17Tech-torialA Bridge Not Too FarCharles ManginHow to use Arduino to connect peripherals and computers of different eras.
17-19RetrospectiveMiracle on the MidwayKay SavetzThe history of David Lubar's Adventures in Videoland, a laserdisc game based on the movie Rollercoaster, and how Kay Savetz made it playable again.
20-21Cover ][ CoverTriple-A ApplesoftIvan DruckerA review of "All About Applesoft", an Applesoft BASIC programming anthology published by Call-A.P.P.L.E.
22-23DumplinGSWorking the NetKen GagneSophistication & Simplicity now sold by Juiced.GS: SCSI-2 audio CD drivers available from Brutal Deluxe; Charles Mangin releases DROPBLOCKS and BLOCKCHAIN games; a2heaven develops MEGA Audio sound card; Ewen Wannop releases NetWorker2; Jay Moore releases Drugwar//e game; Steve Chamberlin updates ADB-USB Wombat firmware; Retro Game Living Room interviews Trip Hawkins; Steve Wozniak interviewed by Michael Harrison.
23Simplicity NotesRock OnSteven WeyhrichKansasFest is the Woodstock of our generation.
24Wild ApplesKay SavetzA visit to the Living Computers: Museum + Lab's "Totally 80s Rewind" exhibit.

My Home Page

Living Computers: Museum + Lab
A museum in Seattle, Washington, founded by Paul Allen and dedicated to working, hands-on exhibits of classic computers.


MIT Logo
MIT Logo the Apple II (7/9/1981 version); written by S. Hain, P. Sobalvarro, and L. Klotz under the supervision of H. Abelson; original copyright (c) 1980, 1981 MIT; rereleased under the MIT License; recovered and reassembled from source by Lars Brinkhoff.

Review: Applesauce

Appleauce Floppy Disk Controller
John Keoni-Morris’ floppy drive controller for connecting vintage Apple II 5.25″ and 3.5″ floppy drives up to your modern computer via a USB connection.

Review: The Bard’s Tale

The Bard’s Tale Trilogy
A remastering of Interplay’s classic role-playing game (RPG) series, developed by inXile Entertainment and published by Krome Studios.

The Bard’s Tale
A 2005 game that includes emulations of the original The Bard’s Tale trilogy.

the Lost Sectors
Matt Herrick and Chris Freeman’s video review of The Bard’s Tale Trilogy.

Tech-torial: Arduino

An Arduino clone from PJRC.

A source for Arduino project ideas.

Another source for Arduino project ideas.


Creative Computing
The January 1982 issue that includes Adventures in Videoland, a type-in text adventure game by David Lubar.

Adventures in Videoland
Kay Savetz’s GitHub repo with the original source code for Lubar’s game.

A laserdisc player’s PDF manual, including details of an unusual DB-15 connector compatible with the Apple II.

DB15 Male To DB25 Male
A ready-made cable compatible for connecting a laserdisc player to the Apple II.

Let’s Play
Kay Savetz’s YouTube playthrough of the game.

Rollercoaster Online
Scott Lawrence’s online playable version of Adventures in Videoland.

Commanding Laserdiscs
Scott Lawrence’s blog post about his project.

Cover ][ Cover

All About Applesoft, Enhanced Edition
Call-A.P.P.L.E.’s remastered edition of the 1981 original BASIC anthology.

S-C DocuMentor
The most complete documentation of Applesoft internals available anywhere.


Sophistication & Simplicity
Steve Weyhrich’s history of the Apple II, now available as a hardcover book from Juiced.GS publisher Gamebits.

SCSI-2 Audio CD driver
GS/OS drivers to play audio CDs from a SCSI-2 CD-ROM drive, courtesy Brutal Deluxe.

New action-puzzle games developed in assembly by Charles Mangin.

MEGA Audio
a2heaven’s sound card.

Ewen Wannop’s suite of Internet utilities, such as ping, traceroute, and WHOIS.

Jay Moore’s Apple II port of John E. Dell’s 1982 MS-DOS game.

USB Wombat
Steve Chamberlin’s USB/ADB adapter.

Retro Game Living Room
An audio interview with former Apple employee Trip Hawkins.

The Michael Harrison Interview
A 1982 interview of Steve Wozniak by Michael Harrison on KMET radio.