September 24, 2020 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 25, Issue 3 (September 2020)

This issue features coverage of KansasFest 2020; an interview with the KansasFest committee about how they transitioned this storied event to an online format; a behind-the-scenes look at the winning HackFest 2020 entry; an introduction to using modern 3D printers to print Apple II parts; an interview with Michael Carasik of Davka Software; and much, much more!

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September 24, 2020 · Comments Off on Volume 25, Issue 3 (September 2020)
Juiced.GS Volume 25, Issue 3 (September 2020)

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageEscape from RealityKen GagneThe Apple II provides much-needed relief and escape from a world gripped by a pandemic.
3-4MusinGSKay SavetzAn interview with Michael Carasik, programmer of Apple II software for Davka Corporation, a company specializing in Jewish educational software.
5-9Event CoverageDemaking KansasFestMike WhalenKansasFest 2020 was held virtually via Zoom and Discord, making for a fun, unique, non-traditional take on the annual convention.
9AdvertisementSophistication & Simplicity
10-13MusinGSThe Show Must Go OnKen Gagne & Mike WhalenAn interview with the members of the KansasFest planning committee (Andy Molloy, Peter Neubauer, Steve Weyhrich, Chris Torrence, Paul Hagstrom & Kate Szkotnicki) about how they transitioned the annual conference to an online format for 2020.
13AdvertisementRetro Roundup
14Behind the ScenesIt's a Bot Time!Matthew Rand & Quinn DunkiHow Matthew Rand won HackFest 2020 by creating a bot that allows Discord users to interact with an Apple II.
15-17Tech-torialFilling the GapJ. Alexander JacocksA look at FFF & SLA 3D printers and how they can be used to create Apple II parts, such as for Nshidia Radio's IIc VGA adapter.
18-19DumplinGSExpanding the LibraryKen GagneTamas Rudnai releases Steve ][ emulator; John Snape updates Don Worth's Beneath Apple DOS books; Sellam Abraham releases GReasy Graphics; Dr. Marc A. Golombeck releases DOLORES; The Crow Cousins releases Murder Manor and Hunt the Gulon; Oliver Schmidt ports Stefan Wessels' chess game via cc65; Jim Maricondo's Twilight II screensaver updated to v2.0; Benj Edwards interviews Steve Wozniak; Total Replay updated to v4.0-alpha.3; Netflix releases High Score documentary.
19Random NumbersNO CARRIEREric ShepherdSheppy likens the isolation of the pandemic to being disconnected mid-modem connection.
20Wild ApplesMelody Ayres-GriffithsA 3D Karateka poster, winner of the KansasFest 2020 background contest.

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Cover

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Fiverr caricature artist.

My Home Page

Juiced.GS Volumes 11–20
Forty issues of Juiced.GS, making their PDF debut.

Sophistication & Simplicity
Steve Weyhrich's history of the Apple II, now available as an ebook.

Esprit de Apple Corps
A two-volume set of Apple II applications and multimedia — free!

MusinGS: Michael Carasik

Davka Software
Publisher of Jewish educational software for the Apple II.

DavkaWriter
A Hebrew word processor for Windows.

Behind the Scenes

a2-Bot
Matthew Rand's winning HackFest 2020 entry, allowing Discord users to interact with an Apple II.

Tech-torial: 3D Printing

Case for Nishida Radio Apple IIc VGA Adapter
Alexander Jacocks' 3D printer models for a VGA adapter case.

DumplinGS

Steve ][
Tamas Rudnai's Apple II emulator, built for speed.

Beneath Apple DOS and ProDOS 2020
John Snape's update to Don Worth's books.

GReasy Graphics
Sellam Abraham's graphics library.

DOLORES
Dr. Mark A. Golombeck's graphics library.

Murder Manor
Crow Cousins' murder-mystery game using double lo-res graphics.

Hunt the Gulon
Crow Cousins' double lo-res take on Hunt the Wumpus.

cc65-Chess
Oliver Schmidt's Apple II port of Stefan Wessels' chess game.

Twilight II
Jim Maricondo's Apple IIGS screensaver, updated to v2.0 and published by Call-A.P.P.L.E.

Twilight II source code
The GitHub code repository for the Apple IIGS screensaver.

Twilight II manual
A paperback manual for the Apple IIGS screensaver.

Why the Apple II Didn’t Support Lowercase Letters
Benj Edwards publishes Steve Wozniak's email.

Total Replay
4am frontend for playing classic Apple II games, updated to 4.0-alpha.2.

High Score
Netflix's documentary about the history of computer and video games.

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.

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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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September 19, 2018 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 23, Issue 3 (September 2018)

Juiced.GS Volume 23, Issue 3 (September 2018)

This issue features coverage of two events: KansasFest 2018 and the Fourth Annual Oregon Trail Game 5K; reviews of two books: Tome of Copy Protection and A History of Video Games in 64 Objects; how to program for Applied Engineering's Phasor sound card; a behind-the-scenes look at HackFest winning entry Rush; and much, much more!

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