December 23, 2017 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 22, Issue 4 (Dec 2017)

Juiced.GS Volume 22, Issue 4 (Dec 2017)

This issue features reviews of a2heaven's FASTChip //e accelerator card, the Game Port Interface Board, and the book Break Out; tutorials for expanding Applesoft BASIC by creating your own ampersand commands, and for activating the Apple III's "Satan Mode"; a look at how Kelvin Sherlock ported the ProLine BBS software to be a cloud-based telnet service; and much, much more!

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December 22, 2016 · Comments Off on Volume 21, Issue 4 (December 2016)
Juiced.GS Volume 21, Issue 4 (Dec 2016)


2My Home PageMes amis sont ma richesseKen GagneA trip to France introduces Juiced.GS editor Ken Gagne to Antoine Vignau and Olivier Zardini of Brutal Deluxe.
3-5ReviewEric ShepherdA review of Manila Gear's 4soniq sound card, which enables four-channel and even eight-channel sound for the Apple IIGS.
6-7Event coverageRetour de l'AppleAntoine VignauA day-by-day journal of the second annual Apple II Festival France.
8-10MusinGSProgramming GeniusAntoine VignauAn interview with Daniele Liverani, creator of the Apple II game Genius.
11-12Tech-torialInterviewing Computer HistoryKevin SavetzA guide to finding and interviewing historical figures in computer history, by the co-host of the ANTIC podcast.
13][ Be or Not to BeA Fork in the Oregon TrailKevin SavetzA review of The Oregon Trail, a live stage production performed at the Portland Center Stage theatre and coming soon to New York City's Fault Line Theatre.
14-16ReviewReturn to WolfensteinNew Game PlusA review of MUSE Software's Castle Wolfenstein, Silas Warner's classic stealth game, as played by the hosts of the New Game Plus podcast.
17Apple MysteriesThe Big AppleIvan DruckerA New York City consultant solves what ails a trio of Apple II clients in this noir mystery.
18-20Tech-torialA Buyer's & Seller's Guide to eBayDavid SchmidtHow to find authentic, functioning retrocomputing gear on eBay, and how to advertise, price, and ship your own collection.
21AdvertisementAuctionSieveeBay monitoring and bidding tool for Mac, Windows, and Linux.
22DumplinGSA Second LookKen GagneMichael J. Mahon releases Burroughs 220 emulator for the Apple II; Glenn Aveni completes Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for documentary about Steve Wozniak's 1982 Us Festival; Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston launch Eaten by a Grue, a podcast about Infocom text adventures; WozFest 5 1⁄4" re-releases Hans Coster's Caverns of Mordia; David Schmidt updates ADTPro to v2.0.2.
23Behind the ScenesMark LemmertThe solution to the Nox Archaist A* wayfinding puzzle from the previous issue.
23Random NumbersEric ShepherdAs his daughter watches Mythbusters, Sheppy reflects on lessons learned from experiments tried and failed.
24Blow the CartridgeCameron DavisSanta delivers a retrocomputing enthusiast's Christmas wish.

Issue Links

My Home Page

Blow the Cartridge
Cameron Davis' webcomic about old video games.

Review: 4soniq

4soniq 4-Channel Sound Card
The 4soniq gives you four separate channels of sound for your Apple IIgs, instead of the usual one.

9.1 speaker placement
Dolby's guide for surround sound configuration.

AmperSound GS
A set of ampersand (&) commands for Applesoft BASIC to access and control the Ensoniq 5503 Digital Oscillator Chip (DOC).

Event Coverage

Apple II Festival France 2016
Annual gathering of Apple II users.

Videos of Apple II Festival France… in French!

Stéphane Briancourt's photos from the festival.

An online gathering of French Apple II users.


Daniele Liverani
Official homepage for Italian programmer and musician Daniele Liverani.

ZIP disk image of Liverani's action game for the Apple II.

Facebook page for Genius.

Tech-torial: Conducting interviews

Interviewing Technique Roundtable
A panel held by Ken Gagne and Kevin Savetz at KansasFest 2016.

Review: The Oregon Trail

Portland Center Stage at the Armory
Oregon theater to host The Oregon Trail (October 29–November 20, 2016).

Fault Line Theatre
New York City theater to host The Oregon Trail (January 13–February 12, 2017).

Bekah Brunstetter
The playwright's homepage.

Review: Castle Wolfenstein

New Game Plus
A weekly podcast where three guys spend seven days playing one old game.


Burroughs 220 Simulator
Michael J. Mahon's B220 emulator for the Apple II.

US Festival 1982: The US Generation Documentary
Facebook page for Glenn Aveni's documentary about Steve Wozniak's 1982 music festival.

Eaten by a Grue
Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston's new monthly audio podcast about Infocom text adventure games.

The Caverns of Mordia
Hans Coster's Apple II game, rereleased for WOzFest 5&188;.

David Schmidt's utility for converting and transferring floppies and disk images.

December 22, 2016 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 21, Issue 4 (Dec 2016)

Juiced.GS Volume 21, Issue 4 (Dec 2016)

This issue features coverage of Apple II Festival France; an interview with Italian programmer Daniele Liverani; reviews of the 4soniq sound card from Manila Gear, the classic stealth game Castle Wolfenstein, and a stage production based on The Oregon Trail; a tutorial for finding and interviewing historical figures in the computer industry; a guide to buying and selling on eBay; a day in the life of an Apple II consultant; and much, much more!

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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.