December 25, 2020 · Comments Off on Volume 25, Issue 4 (December 2020)
Juiced.GS Volume 25, Issue 4 (December 2020)

Index

PagesTypeHeadlineAuthorSummary
2My Home PageFive by FiveKen GagneA look back at Ken's life with Juiced.GS over the last twenty-five years, in five-year intervals.
3-4MusinGSJames PeytonAn interview with Lee Fastenau, who's porting the Nintendo Game Boy version of Tetris to the Apple II.
5-11ReviewEmulation EvaluationIvan DruckerA smackdown of 14 different Apple II emulators, including Virtual II, AppleWin, GSPort, GSPlus, MAME, Agat, microM8, and more.
12-14ConnectionsCapturing the GameKen GagneA tutorial for capturing audio and video from an Apple II for streaming to YouTube or Twitch.
15MusinGSHeavy Retro MetalKen GagneAn interview with Kate Szkotnicki, aka LadyAurilos, about her Twitch channel Retro Metal, where she livestreams Apple II games.
16-19TidinGSOnce More, With FeeliesCarrington Vanston & Kay SavetzThe script for an unaired, unrecorded episode of the Eaten By A Grue podcast, in celebration of hosts Carrington and Kay having played every Infocom text adventure.
19AdvertisementEaten by a Grue
20RetrospectiveThe Next QuarterKate Szkotnicki, Sean McNamara, Sarah W., Carrington VanstonWhat four Apple II users hope for the Apple II and its community 25 years from now.
21Behind the ScenesBringing Applesoft to TwitterKay SavetzA look at how Kay Savetz created a Twitter bot that accepts Applesoft BASIC code as input and returns the result as a recorded video.
22-25Tech-torialConnect the BricksEvan KoblentzHow to connect LEGO bricks to your Apple II.
25AdvertisementRetro Roundup
26-27DumplinGSInto the UnknownKen GagneEwen Wannop releases Webber; ][ Connect is released; Antoine Vignau updates Genesys; new books about Sierra On-Line by Ken Williams & Shawn Mills; Nox Archaist RPG is released; Hugo Calgariesque releases Tristam Island; MinnMax releases Oregon Trail documentary; Daniele Liverani releases "Into the Toy Planets" chapter of Genius game; Eric Donadieu releases 2048.
27Pop the StackPi in the SkyKay SavetzThe Raspberry Pi 400 is the most Apple II-like model of the Pi yet.
28AdvertisementNox Archaist

Issue Links

MusinGS: Lee Fastenau

GitHub
Lee's code repository, where eventually his Apple II port of the Nintendo Game Boy version of Tetris will be available.

Review: Emulators

Virtual II
Gerard Putter's 8-bit emulator for macOS.

AppleWin
An 8-bit Apple II emulator for Windows

GSport
An Apple IIGS emulator based on KEGS by Kent Dickey.

GSplus
Another Apple IIGS emulator based on KEGS.

OpenEmulator
An 8-bit Apple II emulator for macOS.

Agat
An 8-bit Apple II emulator for Windows that supports emulation of Soviet and Eastern European computers similar to Apple II.

microM8
An Apple IIGS emulator that adds a 3D perspective to graphics.

MAME
Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator, which emulates several arcade and home machines, including the Apple II.

LinApple
An 8-bit Apple II emulator for Linux.

Sweet16
Eric Shepherd's Apple IIGS emulator.

Apple ][js
Will Scullin's online Apple II emulator, written in JavaScript.

JACE
Brendan Robert's Apple IIe Enhanced emulator, written in Java.

Epple ][
Chris Mosher's Apple II Plus emulator.

Steve ][
Tamas Rudnai's under-development 8-bit Apple II emulator for macOS.

Connections

OBS Studio
Open Broadcaster Software, free software for capturing audio and video.

GANA AV to HDMI
$12 composite video adapter.

RetroTINK-2X
A higher-quality A/V video adapter.

Open Source Scan Converter
OSSC, an even higher-end video converter.

VidHD
John Brooks' HDMI card for the Apple II.

Leadstar 10" monitor
A small, portable monitor compatible with the Apple II.

Assembly Lines #13
Chris Torrence on how to connect a portable monitor to the Apple IIc.

Apple IIc video adapter
An adapter that connects an Apple IIc or IIc Plus into DB15 RGB video.

DTECH splitter
Sends one video signal to multiple displays.

Apple II headphone adapter
Charles Mangin's schematic for adding a headphone jack to the Apple IIe.

MJ-3536N
A part necessary for adding a headphone port to the Apple IIe.

Lo-Fi Let's Plays
Leigh Alexander's Let's Play videos of Apple II games.

MusinGS: Kate Szkotnicki

Retro Metal
Kate's Twitch.tv show that streams Apple II games.

TidinGS

Eaten By A Grue
Carrington Vanston and Kay Savetz's audio podcast about Infocom text adventure games.

Pitch Dark
A frontend for exploring and playing Infocom text adventures on an 8-bit Apple II.

Zoom
A player for interactive fiction stories written in four major formats, including Z-Code.

Behind the Scenes

@AppleIIBot
Kay Savetz's bot that executes Applesoft BASIC code from Twitter.

Documentation
Details on how to interact with @AppleIIBot.

Tech-torial

BrickLink
A site for buying and selling LEGO bricks and parts.

LEGO TC Logo kit
Jonathan "Glitch" Chapman's tutorial for creating an Apple II expansion card.

Minds Before the Storms
Evan Koblentz's LEGO website.

Facebook
Evan Koblentz's Facebook discussion group.

Vintage Lego Robotics
An Internet Archive repository of LEGO materials, 1980–1995.

LEGO's first programmable product
Alex Lukacz's blog post about LEGO.

DumplinGS

Webber
Ewen Wannop's standalone Web browser for the Apple IIGS.

][ Connect
An 8-bit Apple II client for Twitter, Evernote, Gmail, and other online utilities.

Genesys
Antoine Vignau's updated version of SSSi Inc.'s resource editor.

Not All Fairy Tales Have Happy Endings
Ken Williams' memoir about Sierra On-Line.

The Sierra Adventure
Shawn Mills' crowdfunded book about Sierra On-Line.

Nox Archaist
6502 Workshop's crowdfunded 8-bit Apple II RPG, now shipping.

Tristam Island
Hugo Labrande's original text adventure, available from itch.io for 36 different platforms.

Trailheads
MinnMax's original documentary about the origins of Oregon Trail.

Into the Toy Planets
Daniele Liverani's third chapter in the Genius game series.

2048
Eric Donadieu's port of the popular tile-sliding game.

Juiced.GS Volume 25, Issue 4 (December 2020)

This is our 100th issue, with a whopping 28 pages of awesome articles! Read Ivan Drucker's reviews of 14 different Apple II emulators; Evan Koblentz's tutorial for connecting the Apple II to LEGO bricks; a guide for streaming from your Apple II to Twitch.tv and an interview with popular streamer LadyAiluros; an interview with Lee Fastenau, who's porting Tetris from the Game Boy to the Apple II; a celebration of the podcast Eaten By A Grue's completion of its original mission; a look behind the scenes of Kay Savetz's Apple II Twitter bot; a reflection on 25 years of Juiced.GS; original cover art by Krishna Sadasivam of PC Weenies — and much, much more!

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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.

Issue Links

Cover

Faisafvrr
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.

June 24, 2020 · Comments Off on Enjoy Juiced.GS Volume 25, Issue 2 (June 2020)

Juiced.GS Volume 25, Issue 2 (June 2020)

This issue features a retrospective of the Apple IIGS online multiplayer RPG, The Complex II; Peter Ferrie's method for porting DOS games to ProDOS for Total Replay; reviews of the book Home Computers and the audio archive The Powersharing Series; and much, much more!

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