|2||My Home Page||Opening Up Online||Ken Gagne||Getting excited for KansasFest 2020 to be held virtually.|
|3-4||Cover ][ Cover||Steven Weyhrich||A review of "Home Computers: 100 Icons that Defined a Digital Generation", a book by Alex Wiltshire & John Short from MIT Press.|
|5-9||Apple Core||Constructing The Complex||Mike Whalen||A retrospective on The Complex II, an online fantasy role-playing game (RPG) for the Apple IIGS by Sean Craig.|
|10-13||Tech-torial||From DOS to ProDOS||Peter Ferrie||How Peter Ferrie has adapted multiple DOS 3.3 games to fit into the smaller space of the ProDOS collection Total Replay.|
|14-16||Review||Voices from the Past||Kay Savetz||A review of The Powersharing Series, a USB audio/video collection from Charles Mann.|
|17-19||DumplinGS||Adapting to the Times||Ken Gagne||KansasFest 2020 to be held online; Sean McNamara to host WOzFest 16; Jordan Mechner appears on Ars Technica video "War Stories" & releases updated edition of Prince of Persia development journals; Nox Archaist adds features, on track for August 2020 release; scene from James Bond movie "A View to a Kill" recreated by Max Piantoni; Roby Sherman releases Blitterang; ReActiveMicro releases clone of Apple II Plus motherboard; Steve Chamberlin releases firmware updates to Floppy Emu and ADB-USB Wombat; Andy McFadden launches 6502 Disassembly Projects website; Hugh Hood releases TimeOut Edit BASIC for AppleWorks 5.1; Roby Sherman announces winners of two-line game programming competition; 8 Bit Weapon releases "Lost Bytes" album; Rocky Bergen releases Apple II papercraft model PDF.|
|19||Simplicity Notes||Delighted||Steven Weyhrich||Steve reflects on the delight that the Apple II brings, similar to the Apollo space mission and Heathkit radio.|
Cover to Cover
100 Icons that Defined a Digital Generation, by Alex Wiltshire.
The Complex II
Sean Craig’s online fantasy RPG, complete with user manuals and source code, available as a disk image in this ZIP archive.
Putting an Apple IIGS BBS on the internet
Andrew Roughan’s presentation at OzKFest 2015.
Hundreds of Apple II games in a single bootable program.
open/seek/read/write any binary file in ProDOS filesystem.
The Powersharing Series
A USB drive with hundreds of hours of audio and video from 134 presentations and interviews with computer industry luminaries 1981–1991.
Exclusive retailer of The Powersharing Series.
An annual Apple II convention, held online this year, July 24–25.
Sean McNamara’s occasional, informal gathering of Australia’s Apple II users, next being held July 25 in Sydney.
Ars Technica interviews Jordan Mechner about how he overcame the Apple II’s hardware limitations while developing Prince of Persia.
The Making of Prince of Persia
A new hardcover illustrated edition from Stripe Press of Jordan Mechner’s original development journals and diaries.
Three preorder bundles for 6502 Workshop’s forthcoming Apple II fantasy RPG.
A View to a Kill
Max Piantoni’s re-creation of Stacey’s computer from the 1985 James Bond movie.
A high-performance machine language library for Applesoft BASIC and assembler by Roby Sherman.
Apple II Plus, Rev 7 RFI
An Apple II Plus motherboard clone from ReActiveMicro.
A firmware update for Steve Chamberlin’s disk emulator.
A firmware update for Steve Chamberlin’s ADB-USB adaptor.
6502 Disassembly Projects
Andy McFadden’s archive of disassembly projects, mostly Apple II games.
TimeOut Edit BASIC
Hugh Hood’s AppleWorks utility for opening and editing Applesoft BASIC program files.
The winners of Roby Sherman’s two-line game-programming competition.
Four tracks from 32 previously unreleased projects by chiptune band 8 Bit Weapon.
Apple II papercraft
A printable paper model of the Apple II, by Rocky Bergen.