Volume 20, Issue 4
This issue features a review of the Uthernet II networking card; an interview with anonymous cracker 4am; Lucia Grossberger Morales' recounting of her collaboration with Bob Bishop and the creation of SpaceLace; an examination of how ProDOS deletes and undeletes files; the shocking conclusion to Detective Pomme and Colonel Hexings' latest mystery; and much, much more!

Included in this issue is a 5.25" floppy disk with the games Structris and Retro Fever; the French Touch demo Plasmagoria; and an exclusive treat for Juiced.GS subscribers.
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December 30, 2015 · Comments Off on Volume 20, Issue 4 (December 2015)

Volume 20, Issue 4


2My Home PageA Fine LineKen GagneCopyright is a tricky thing, especially when it comes to the archiving efforts of 4am, interviewed in this issue; thanks to Martin Haye, Michael Sternberg, Brian Picchi, French Touch, Dagen Brock, and David Schmidt for the included floppy disk.
3-5RetrospectiveEric Shepherd, Chris Torrence, Russell Nielson, Kate Szkotnicki, John Romero, Ivan DruckerWhat was your favorite year to be an Apple II user? For Sheppy, 1991; Chris, 2015; Russell, 1986; Kate, 1986; John, 1983; and Ivan, 2009.
6-8Behind the ScenesThe Apple II as an Art ToolLucia Grossberger MoralesHow Lucia met Bob Bishop and collaborated to produce not only the AppleVisions book, but also countless works of art with the Apple II.
9-12,23MusinGSAnonymous Archivist ActivistKen Gagne, Charles Mangin, Peter Neubauer, Andrew Roughan, Kevin Savetz, David SchmidtAn interview with 4am, the anonymous cracker who's deprotecting floppies as cleanly as possible and posting them to the Internet Archive for preservation.
13-15ReviewUthernet II: The Next GenerationPeter NeubauerA review of the Uthernet II, the next-generation Ethernet networking interface card from a2RetroSystems.
15-17Tech-torialMake your own ProDOS utility!Ivan DruckerHow undelete tools and other utilities interact with the ProDOS file structure.
18-21,23Apple MysteriesFinal SectorMartin HayeColonel Hexings and Detective Pomme put the pieces together to bring Frank Hexings' murderer to justice.
22DumplinGSSilent BootKen GagneDavid Schmenk released Web server HTTPD; UltimateMicro stocks the Slot Extender; Ivan Drucker updates A2SERVER; Jimmy Maher releases e-books of his Digital Antiquarian blog; Michelle Sternberger releases Software chiptune album; John Romero releases Dangerous Dave for iOS.
23Random NumbersJust Like Magic (Kingdom)Eric ShepherdBeing an aficionado of Disney parks and being an Apple II enthusiast aren't all that different.
24Wild ApplesLucia Grossberger Morales

Issue Links

Behind the Scenes

Huge Pixels
Homepage of Lucia Grossberger Morales of SpaceLace.


The anonymous cracker and archivist on Twitter.


Uthernet II
The next generation of Ethernet networking card, from a2RetroSystems.


Ewen Wannop's utility to copy or exhume ProDOS files.

ProDOS Exerciser
Execute MLI calls from a menu; review and edit buffer contents using a hexadecimal memory editor.


David Schmenk's Web server for the Uthernet II.

Slot Extender
Test and protect cards from outside the Apple II case with this peripheral from UltimateMicro.

Ivan Drucker's file server and network boot host for Apple II computers.

The Digital Antiquarian
Free e-books of Jimmy Maher's historical blog posts.

ComputeHer (aka Michelle Sternberger)'s album of remixes, including an Apple II-exclusive track.

Dangerous Dave in the Deserted Pirate's Hideout
John Romero's iOS port of his classic platformer, now with an enhanced HD edition.

Ken Gagne's podcast interview with Dren McDonald, composer of Dangerous Dave's soundtrack.

September 21, 2015 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 20, Issue 3 (September 2015)
Volume 20, Issue 3
At 28 pages, this is the largest issue of Juiced.GS ever, featuring coverage of the KansasFest and Apple II Festival France conventions; Carrington Vanston's HackFest journal; an interview with the editors of Scholastic Microzine; a breakdown of ProDOS file headers and fields; the penultimate chapter of Detective Pomme and Colonel Hexings' latest mystery; and much, much more!

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September 20, 2015 · Comments Off on Volume 20, Issue 3 (September 2015)

Volume 20, Issue 3


2My Home PageAn Old Familiar SongKen GagneIt was a blast from the past when Giselle Marks brought her and late husband Stan's son Ian to his first KansasFest.
3-4RetrospectiveMartin Haye, Jeremy Rand, Kelvin Sherlock, Dennis Doms, Steve WeyhrichWhat was your favorite year to be an Apple II user? For Martin, 2010; Jeremy, 1995; Kelvin, 1991; Dennis, 1987; and Steve, 1981.
5-8Event coverageReturn to AppleQuinn DunkiWith Rebecca "Burger Becky" Heineman as keynote speaker, multiple platforms present, and the most attendees since 1996, this year's KansasFest was one for the record books.
9-11Behind the ScenesNoughts and CrisisCarrington Vanston, Quinn DunkiA live journal of how Carrington entered and won his first HackFest with Tic-Tac-Pro, a variation on tic-tac-toe.
12-15MusinGSScholastic SuccessKevin SavetzAn interview with Amy Kefauver and Lorri Hopping, editors of Scholastic Microzine, the educational disk available by subscription only to grade schools and elementary schools from 1983 to 1991.
16-18Event coverageApple II fort et vertAntoine VignauComplete coverage of all seven days of the first Apple II Festival France.
19-21Tech-torialFields of DreamsIvan DruckerAn analysis of the fields and headers used in ProDOS file systems and structures.
22-23,27Apple MysteriesConnecting the PlotsMartin HayeA visit to old relatives and the library—and a surprise delivery—produce more clues and dangers for Colonel Hexings and Detective Pomme.
24-26DumplinGSThe Riches of KansasFestKen GagneThe KansasFest releases of MegaMemoryTester, Mindshadow GS, Structris for iOS, What's Where in the Apple PDF, WOZPAK hardcover, UltimateMicro hardware, UnForkIt, a mouse driver, WeeGUI, and A2Sudoku; Opus now available from Juiced.GS; Uthernet II preorders begin; System 6.0.2 and 6.0.3 now available; Dino Eggs and Raster Blaster see remakes and ports; Leadlight Gamma ported from Eamon to Inform; Brent Hunter's floppy drive maintenance guide; Ewen Wannop updates BrkDown; Andy McFadden updates CiderPress; Steve Jobs documentary, movie, and opera; Apple-1 auction.
27Random NumbersA Room with a IIEric ShepherdMoving into a new house, Eric Shepherd has set aside one room specifically for his Apple II and III collection.
28Wild ApplesLoren DamewoodGreetings from KansasFest 2015

Issue Links

Event Coverage: KansasFest 2015

An annual Apple II convention held at Rockhurst University in in Kansas City, Missouri.

RCR Episode #105
The Retro Computing Roundtable podcast hosted a dozen podcasters in a single episode recorded at KansasFest 2015.

HackFest 2015
A YouTube video playlist of all nine of this year's HackFest programming competition entries.

Author Quinn Dunki's programming blog.

Behind the Scenes: Tic-Tac-Pro

A repository of HackFest entries, including Carrington Vanston's winning Tic-Tac-Pro game, a variation on tic-tac-toe.

MusinGS: Scholastic Microzine

Amy Kefauver
Homepage for Amy Kefauver, who worked at Microzine publisher Scholastic as an editor 1985–1988 and editorial director 1988–1990.

Lorri Hopping
Homepage for Lorri Hopping, editor at Scholastic Microzine.

A retrocomputing podcast about the Atari 8-bit line of personal computers. The audio of Kefauver's and Hopping's interviews will be a future episode.

Event Coverage: Apple II Festival France

Apple II Festival France
The inaugural seven-day conference for European Apple II users, held at Castera-Verduzan in Gers.

The Zapping Zone
Chris Marker's interactive multimedia art of the late 1980s and early 1990s, made with seven Apple IIgs and thirteen monitors.


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Geoff Weiss's Apple IIGS RAM test utility.

Dragon Words
Kelvin Sherlock's CDA to play Rebecca Heineman's Dragon Wars.

An emulator-ready disk image of the Apple IIGS version of Rebecca Heineman's Mindshadow game.

Martin Haye's public domain variation on Tetris, coming soon to iOS.

WOZPAK Special Edition
Steve Wozniak's original Apple-1 and Apple II technical notes, now available in hardcover; an e-book edition is coming soon.

What's Where in the Apple
Robert Tripp's technical resource for the Apple II, coming soon in paperback, hardcover, and e-book editions.

Developers and vendors of no-slot clocks, RAM cards, TransWarp clones, and much more.

Speaker/headphone adapter for Apple II
Charles Mangin's adapter to add a headphone jack to Apple II models that do not natively have one.

Ivan Drucker's ProDOS 8 program that will convert extended (forked) files stored on a ProDOS volume, such as those created by GS/OS or classic Mac OS, into one or two standard files, allowing you to happily work with them in ProDOS 8.

Quinn Dunki's open-source mouse driver.

Quinn Dunki's open-source 8-bit GUI library.

Jeremy Rand's HackFest 2015 game.

Opus ][
The complete products and source code of The Byte Works, now available from Juiced.GS publisher Gamebits.

Uthernet II
A new model of Ethernet networking card for the Apple II, from Glenn Jones of a2RetroSystems.

System 6.0.3
An unofficial update to Apple Inc.'s last official operating system for the Apple IIGS.

Dino Eggs Rebirth
David Schroeder's sequel to his classic Apple II platform game.

Raster Blaster Reloaded
Wayne Johnson's unofficial Mac/Windows/Linux/Android port of Bill Budge's classic pinball game.

Leadlight Gamma
Wade Clarke's Inform version of his award-winning Eamon survival-horror text adventure.

Ken Gagne's podcast interview with Wade Clarke of Leadlight Gamma.

Cleaning an Apple Platinum 5.25" Floppy Drive (A9M0107)
Brent Hunter's guide to cleaning an Apple II floppy drive.

Ewen Wannop's point-and-click desktop disassembler for both 8- and 16-bit files.

Andy McFadden's open-source Windows utility for working with Apple II volumes, disk images, and files.

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
Magnolia Pictures' documentary of Apple's co-founder, released September 5.

Steve Jobs
A dramatization of Steve Jobs' life, starring Michael Fassbender, based on the biography by Walter Isaacson, and with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin; releases October 9.

The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs
An opera of Steve Jobs' life, debuting in 2017 at the San Francisco Opera.

Apple-1 auction
A working Apple-1 auctioned September 21, 2015, at Bonhams, as demonstrated by Corey Cohen of MARCH.

June 27, 2015 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 20, Issue 2 (June 2015)

Volume 20, Issue 2

This issue features reviews of Ninjaforce's KABOOM and GGLABS' RAMGS card; coverage of Oz KFest; a breakdown of how ProDOS formats disks and stores and manages files; a deepening mystery with Det. Pomme and Col. Hexings; reflections on the Apple II community's best years from its developers, publishers, and artists; and much, much more!

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