Volume 29, Issue 2 (June 2024)

Juiced.GS Volume 29, Issue 2 (June 2024)
2My Home PageCollection PerfectionKen GagneA trip to Pittsburgh's arcades with Martin Doherty is a reminder of the distinction between preserving everything and curating a collection.
3-8Reel ][ ReelEm MaginnisA review of the 1999 film Pirates of Silicon Valley, starring Noah Wylie and Anthony Michael Hall, on the occasion of the movie's 25th anniversary.
9-12ReviewA New Level of WizardryEric LabelleA review of Wizardry, the classic Apple II 8-bit RPG, remade with modern graphics, sound, and user interface by Atari's Digital Eclipse, the Unreal Engine, and the Eclipse Engine.
13ReviewIt's Full of StarsJames PeytonA review of 8-bit game Shuriken (aka Xshuriken), a Cross-Lib game for the Apple II from Fabrizio Caruso.
14-15Event CoverageAn Equation for GraduationChris TorrenceCoverage of Steve Wozniak's commencement speech to the graduating class of the University of Colorado, Boulder, on May 9, 2024.
16-17Cover ][ CoverFrom Softdisk to DeathmatchKay SavetzA review of the book DOOM Guy, a memoir by John Romero, Softdisk alumnus and co-creator of Wolfenstein 3-D and DOOM.
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18-19DumplinGSLost Voices RecoveredKen GagneKay Savetz hosts successful GoFundMe to digitize The Famous Computer Café radio reels; French Touch gives demoscene presentation at Revision demoparty; FTA re-releases ActiveGS emulator for iOS; Bobby Nijssen of 8bitflux releases The Poor Man's Keyboard; The Strong National Museum of Play inducts Ultima into its Video Game Hall of Fame; 4am releases Million Perfect Tile; Doug Sharp to release reboot of ChipWits; and artist Cameron Davis passes away.
19From the Assembly LineA Gray-Scale WorldChris TorrenceWords of wisdom from Steve Wozniak in his memoir iWoz remind Chris that the Apple II community should not divide itself over minor differences.

My Home Page

Paring Down
Em Maginnis’s 2011 reflections on what a visit to Funspot and Pinball Wizard means for their Apple II collection.

Reel ][ Reel

Martyn Burke interview
The director of Pirates of Silicon Valley chats with Cult of Mac.

Anti-Vietnam War Protests
An entry in the UC Berkeley Social Activism Recording Project.

Review: Wizardry

Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord
A full 3D remake of the first game in the legendary Wizardry series of RPGs, powered by the original source code.

Information about the University of Illinois’s PLATO system that inspired Wizardry.

Wizardry fan page
Snafaru’s news about, and patches for, Wizardry for the Apple II.

Review: Shuriken

One of seven Cross-Lib games for the Apple II by Fabrizio Caruso.

An article by Cross-Lib developer Fabrizio Caruso about how his tool enables game development for hundreds of systems.

Event Coverage

2024 CU Boulder Commencement
Featuring guest speaker and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

Cover ][ Cover

A memoir by John Romero, Softdisk alumnus and co-creator of Wolfenstein 3-D and DOOM.


The Famous Computer Cafe
Kay Savetz’s GoFundMe to recover and digitize recordings of interviews with computer industry luminaries, aired in the 1980s on a California radio station.

French Touch’s presentation on the history and nature of the Apple II demoscene.

An Apple IIGS emulator for iOS from the Free Tools Association (FTA).

Manufacturer of The Poor Man’s Keyboard by Bobby Nijssen.

The Video Game Hall of Fame
Hosted at theInternational Center for the History of Electronic Games at The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, and featuring 2024 inductee Ultima by Richard Garriott for the Apple II.

Million Perfect Tiles
An 8-bit puzzle game by 4am.

A 2024 reboot of a classic Apple II edutainment title by Doug Sharp.

Cameron Davis
News of the passing of Australian game developer, webcomic artist, and Juiced.GS contributor Cameron Davis, who passed away on May 17, 2024, at the age of 49.