December 26, 2019 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 4 (December 2019)

Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 4 (December 2019)

This issue features profiles of women in gaming; an interview with Dave Vernier of Vernier Software & Technology; a smackdown of 16-bit BASICs; a look at lasers powered by the Apple II; and much, much more!

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December 24, 2019 · Comments Off on Volume 24, Issue 4 (December 2019)
Juiced.GS Volume 24, Issue 4 (December 2019)

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageApple II For AllKen GagneThe Polygamer podcast led me to Shannon Symonds of The Strong Museum of Play, who wrote this month's cover story.
3-5RetrospectivePew! Pew!Peter NeubauerA look at the AppleDAC laser programs and work being done by Ash McFadden, Alden Gaw, and Neil Pobuda, including at SELEM.
6-9Apple CoreA Strong ShowingShannon SymondsProfiles of women in gaming Danielle Bunten Berry, Lorraine Hopping, Leslie Grimm, and Amy Briggs.
10-13MusinGSVernier SoftwareKevin SavetzAn interview with Dave Vernier of Vernier Software & Technology in Beaverton, Oregon.
14-17,19ProgrammingNot So BASICMichael SternbergA smackdown of 16-bit BASICs for the Apple IIGS, including Apple IIGS BASIC, TML BASIC, Micol Advanced BASIC/GS, and GSoft BASIC.
18DumplinGSCreatures of the NightKen GagneManila Gear releases Vampire Power; Vince Weaver wins Demosplash demo party contest; Mike Goodell releases Applesoft Keyboard Test; Jennifer Schmidt develops online magazine article database; Chuck Peddle and Randy Suess die.
19Pop the StackMonitor CalbrationKevin SavetzUnderstanding the monitor might've been a gateway to learning assembly language for a young Kevin Savetz.
20Wild ApplesAlden GawThe Apple II Infinitum logo, drawn with lasers.

Issue Links

Retrospective

Photonlexicon
A message board for laserists and laser enthusiasts. Includes news about the annual Southeast Laser Enthusiasts Meet (SELEM).

Apple Core

Women in Games
An exhibit currently on display at The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, USA.

Dani Bunten Berry papers
An archive or personal and business correspondence, game design concepts, corporate agreements, notes, sketches, publicity, photographs, computer code, and other materials created by or pertaining to Dani Bunten.

Escape from ANTcatraz video game script
By Lorraine Hopping.

Lucia Grossberger Morales
Homepage of Apple II digital artist.

MusinGS

Vernier Software & Technology
Dave Vernier's company, founded in 1981 to develop and publish Apple II scientific software.

Programming

A la découverte du GS Basic
A French-language book that includes an alphabetically sorted reference of Apple IIGS BASIC keywords.

TML BASIC manual (text)
The manual for TML BASIC, a BASIC compiler for the IIGS that was syntax-compatible with Apple's abandoned Apple IIGS BASIC.

TML BASIC manual (PDF)
The manual for TML BASIC, a BASIC compiler for the IIGS that was syntax-compatible with Apple's abandoned Apple IIGS BASIC.

TML Basic v1.00A 4 22 88
A .po disk image of TML BASIC.

Micol Advanced BASIC manual
User manual for Micol Advanced BASIC v5.0.

Micol Advanced BASIC
Zipped .2mg disk images of multiple versions of Micol Advanced BASIC.

Toolbox Programming in GSoft BASIC
A partial draft (chapters 1–6) of Eric Shepherd's tutorial for Mike Westerfield's BASIC language.

DumplinGS

Vampire Power
Manila Gear's board lets you easily tap into your Apple IIGS ROM 00/01 power supply to provide voltage to your Apple II projects.

Lo-res Escape
Vince Weaver ("deater")'s Demosplash-winning demo.

Applesoft Keyboard Test
Mike Goodell's HackFest 2019 entry is an Applesoft BASIC program to test the working condition of an Apple II keyboard.

Apple II Magazine Index
Jennifer Schmidt's online database of Apple II magazines and articles.

Chuck Peddle
News of the passing of Charles Peddle, inventor of the 6502 microprocessor.

Chinet
Homepage of Randy Suess, the late co-inventor of the dial-up bulletin board system (BBS).

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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