September 30, 2019 · Comments Off on Volume 24, Issue 3 (September 2019)
Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 3 (September 2019)

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageBreaking BarriersKen GagnePeter Neubauer and Neil and Maria set the precedent that is allowing me to become a digital nomad.
3-8Event coverageApple MarathonStavros KaratsoridisStavros chronicles his experience at KansasFest, the annual Apple II convention, including Mark Pelczarski's keynote speech, Jason Scott's MARAT][ON, the mega podcast, and much more.
9Behind the ScenesNana nana nana nana… Bitman!Sarah W. & Mark LemmertSarah W. shares an inside look at her nephew AJ's HackFest program; judge Mark Lemmert shares what made Bitman a winning entry.
10-11TidinGSLighting the WayEvan WrightHow teacher Evan Wright uses interactive fiction and his own program, Lantern, as educational tools with his high school students.
12-13MusinGSReinventing ThyselfKen GagneKen Gagne interviews Charles Mangin of option8 and RetroConnector fame about how he's made the transition from developing hardware to programming games and other software.
14ReviewA Welcome CacophanyDave RossA review of Noisy Disk, a mechanical stepping sound generator accessory for the Floppy Emu by Steve Chamberlin of Big Mess o' Wires.
15-17ProgrammingEarning Your MUMPSTom Raidna & Michael MulhernTom Raidna shares a behind-the-scenes look at Visual MUMPS, his language interpreter for the IIGS and a winning RetroChallenge entry; Michael Mulhern invites readers to participate in the October 2019 RetroChallenge competition.
18-19DumplinGSRestoring the PrinceKen GagneJordan Mechner announces a new version of his Prince of Persia development journals; MacEffects launches a Kickstarter for a transparent Apple II case; Kelvin Sherlock released Dict NDA; Joshua Bell releases CHTYPE ProDOS command; Andrew Roughan updates Marinett; Geoff Weiss updates Time Tool; Daniel Henderson releases Oubliette game in Applesoft BASIC; Blake Patterson interviews Jarek Achinger of Tunnels of Armageddon; Robert Freedman, formerly of HLS Duplication, passes away.
19Random NumbersElation and FrustrationEric ShepherdSheppy recalls his first encounter with a IIGS for sale at Macy's and the financial wrangling required of him and his mom to bring the IIGS home.
20Wild ApplesKen GagneA group photo of attendees at KansasFest 2019 striking some dubious dance moves.

Issue Links

Event Coverage: KansasFest 2019

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

NetDisk
Stephen Heumann's Apple IIGS utility for mounting disk images over an HTTP connection.

Anti-M
4am's utility for booting floppies meant for an Apple II or II Plus on other models.

Mega Podcast
The annual group podcast recorded at KansasFest.

Total Replay
A frontend for exploring and playing classic arcade games on an 8-bit Apple II.

Behind the Scenes

Bitman
Screenshots and facts about AJ's winning entry in HackFest, KansasFest's annual programming competition.

Programming low-res graphics in Applesoft BASIC
Materials from Sarah W.'s KansasFest 2015 workshop.

TidinGS

Lantern
Evan Wright's text-adventure authoring tool and cross-compilier for creating adventure games that run on classic 8-bit computers, Raspberry Pi, or Windows.

Trizbort
A free, intuitive Windows tool for creating adventure-game maps.

MusinGS

option8
GitHub repo for Charles Mangin, author of JUMPY GUY, octopede, minesweeper, and more.

Review

Noisy Disk
A mechanical stepping sound generator accessory for the Floppy Emu by Steve Chamberlin of Big Mess o' Wires.

Programming

Andiar Software
Homepage for Tom Raidna, author of Visual MUMPS for the Apple IIGS.

MUMPS
Tutorials for MUMPS and a free version of the language for Linux, maintained by Kevin C. O'Kane.

RetroChallenge
A retro hardware and software hacking competition, hosted by Michael Mulhern.

DumplinGS

A 30th anniversary note to Prince of Persia fans
Jordan Mechner announces a new edition of his development journals.

Injection-molded clear case
MacEffects' Kickstarter to create a transparent case for the Apple II and Apple II Plus.

DictA dictionary NDA by Kelvin Sherlock.

chtype
A ProDOS command to change filetypes and auxtypes, by Joshua Bell.

The Chronicles of Calormen
Homepage of Joshua Bell.

Marinetti
A TCP/IP stack for the Apple IIGS, updated to 3.0b11.

Time Tool
A tool that allows GS/OS applications to access the international standard time and date information based on the user's local time zone.

Oubliette
Daniel Henderson's Applesoft BASIC game about escaping a dungeon.

Tunnels of Armageddon
Blake Patterson's interview with Jarek Achinger, developer of Tunnels of Armageddon, an Apple IIGS game developed by Logical Design Works and published by California Dreams in 1989.

Support Bob
GoFundMe for Robert Freedman, formerly of HLS Duplication, who passed away on April 23, 2019, at the age of 65.

Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 3 (September 2019)

This issue features Stavros Karatsoridis' report from KansasFest 2019; Tom Raidna's walkthrough of his RetroChallenge-winning MUMPS interpreter for the IIGS; a review of the Noisy Disk accessory for the Floppy Emu; an interview with Charles Mangin; a look at how Evan Wright uses interactive fiction as a teaching tool; a behind-the-scenes look at this year's winning HackFest entry; and much, much more!

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June 26, 2019 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 2 (June 2019)

Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 2 (June 2019)

This issue features a look at PLATO, a 1960s mainframe program being used to create a modern online retrocomputing community; a comparison of BASIC alternatives to Applesoft; reflections on an interview with Steve Meretzky of Infocom fame; a tutorial for converting MP3s to Apple IIGS rSound format; and much, much more!

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June 26, 2019 · Comments Off on Volume 24, Issue 2 (June 2019)
Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 2 (June 2019)

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageBalancing ActKen GagneKansasFest can be exhausting if you don't know how to say no to things you want to do.
3Letters from the Land of ROMBrian MilesAn editorial about Mammoth Cave brings back memories of a childhood school assignment.
4-7Apple CoreBuilding with PLATOPeter NeubauerThom Cherryhomes has build IRATA.ONLINE, an online, cross-platform community based on PLATO, a mainframe computer system that was ahead of its time.
8-9Event CoverageA Real-Life Infocom AdventureKevin SavetzKevin Savetz reflects on Game On: The Great Quest for Imagination, a GitHub-sponsored event at which he interviewed Steve Meretzky of Infocom fame.
9AdvertisementEaten by a GrueA podcast of Infocom games, text adventures, and interactive fiction.
10-14ProgrammingA Flight of BASICsMichael SternbergA comparison and contrast of three Applesoft BASIC alternatives: Integer BASIC; Blankenship BASIC, and Micol Advanced BASIC.
15-17ConnectionsIt Sounds So GoodGeoff WeissHow to convert MP3 and WAV files to the Apple IIGS rSound format.
18-19DumplinGSRummaging for ReleasesKen GagneKansasFest 2019 sessions are go; Chris Vavruska releases GSummer; Ewen Wannop releases Versions; Andy McFadden releases 6502bench; Nox Archaist meets its Kickstarter crowdfunding goal; Jesse LaFleur releases Raccoon City; John Romero interviews Jordan Mechner on the Apple Time Warp podcast; Kevin Savetz opens the Vintage Tech Stickers store; Mark Munz updates the Deja IIx website.
19Pop the StackThe Library RulesKevin SavetzThe library was a haven of novels for Kevin as a kid and a source of retrocomputing theses as an adult.
20AdvertisementKansasFest

Issue Links

Apple Core

IRATA.ONLINE
Thom Cherryhomes' PLATO-based online, cross-platform retrocomputing community.

Cyber1
A mainframe-based CYBIS system.

Event Coverage

Game On: The Great Quest for Imagination
Kevin Savetz interviews Steve Meretzky of Infocom fame at GitHub HQ.

Historical Source
A GitHub repository of Infocom source code.

ZILF
A Z-Machine compiler.

Jason Scott Talks His Way Out of It
The Infocom Source Code Episode.

Infocom: The Documentary
Excerpted from Jason Scott's GET LAMP documentary.

Programming

Integer BASIC
Steve Wozniak's own BASIC for the Apple II computer.

Apple-1 Basic Manual
A manual for Integer BASIC on the Apple-1.

Apple II BASIC Programming Manual
A manual for Integer BASIC on the Apple II.

Apple Commands
Beagle Bros' reference poster for Integer BASIC commands.

Blankenship BASIC
A disk image of Prof. John Blankenship's BASIC.

Blankenship BASIC manual
A paperback manual sold by Call-A.P.P.L.E.

A2Sieve
Michael Sternberg's implementation of the Sieve of Eratosthenes algorithm in various languages, used as a benchmarking tool.

Micol Advanced BASIC 4.5
Micol Systems' BASIC for the Apple IIe/IIc.

Micol Advanced BASIC
A PDF manual.

Connections

sox
Sound eXchange, for converting sound files on modern computers.

LAME
An MP3 encoder library.

AudioZap 2.0
Ian Schmidt's audio editor for the Apple IIGS.

rSounder
Paul Benson's sound conversion utility for the IIGS.

bvi
A display-oriented editor for binary files (hex editor).

LongPlay
A IIGS program that can play audio files larger than the available RAM.

DumplinGS

KansasFest
The annual Apple II convention, occurring July 15-21, 2019, at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri.

GSummer
Chris Vavruska's MD5 checksum utility for the IIGS.

Versions
Ewen Wannop's version tracker tool for IIGS applications.

6502bench
Andy McFadden's disassembly tool.

Nox Archaist
6502 Workshop's original 8-bit RPG that recently succeeded in its Kickstarter crowdfunding.

Raccoon City
Jesse LaFleur's game of exploring Toronto at night as a raccoon.

Apple Time Warp
John Romero's podcast interview of Jordan Mechner.

Vintage Tech Stickers
Kevin Savetz's new online store, with Elephant Memory Systems and Beagle Bros Software logo reproductions.

Deja IIx
Mark Munz's AppleWorks Classic emulator.

March 23, 2019 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 1 (March 2019)

Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 1 (March 2019)

This issue features a review of the VidHD card; a tutorial for exporting Apple IIGS files in PostScript format; a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Kickstarter for Nox Archaist; an interview with Randy Ubillos, developer of the II in a Mac emulator; a comparison of the Apple-1 to the Apple II; and much, much more!

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