Category: Software

BuGS v2.0.1 Released

Rand-Emonium Software has announced the release of the latest version of the Apple II gs game BuGS. According to the press release from Jeremy Rand, curator of Rand-Emonium Software in the Kansasfest list, This bug fix addresses a problem where a failure where the network interface cannot be brought up at all was treated as […]

Apple II Desktop Updated

The latest alpha release of the Apple II Desktop has been released. Version 1.2 Alpha 31 is now available for download from the Apple II Github page at https://github.com/a2stuff/a2d. Changes in this latest release include the following: General Various string updates. DeskTop Don’t use “shift key mod” on Laser 128 (since mouse button is detected […]

Double Hi-Res Graphics Toolbox Released

Paul Wasson, Winner of last winter’s Apple II Software Enthusiasts programming contest, has released his Double Hi-Res Graphics Toolbox to the general public. The program includes a number of features for Adventure Game Designers including: A tile-editor to create either 14×16 or 7×8 tiles using double hi-res A map-editor to place the tiles and see […]

Apple II Diskbrowser Updated

Denis Molony has released the latest rendition of his Apple II disk viewing utility, Diskbrowser. Version 1.59 includes updates to the system level items including Saving individual files. You will need to have the Java SDK installed in order to use Apple II Diskbrowser, however, the program will function on Windows, Macintosh and Linux based […]

A New OpenType Font – Apple II Pro

Gary Graham has painstakingly created a new OpenType Font Collection for Apple II fans – Apple II Pro.  The package includes eight typefaces:  Apple II Pro, Display Pro, ALT Pro, Display ALT Pro, and their inverted “Neg” counterparts.  Additionally, Gary has crafted an impressive guide that details every aspect of these fonts. According to his […]

The Apple IIe Emulated Website

Matt Walsh has put together a website running on Will Scullin’s Apple II JS emulator. The website is coded completely in 6502 Assembly Language. The website, MDW OS v0.1.1, is Matt’s personal website that contains his resume, research papers, links, and other items. The Seattle based Matt, talkes about his life as well as the […]

Apple II Passport Updated

The Apple II based Passport, a disk cracking package, has been updated — release dated 04-21-2021. The latest version of the Mark Pilgrim and Peter Ferrie produced software package has been released with the following changes: – NEW: patchers/harvey.a (Buzz Bang Harvey, Harvey by Primes) – NEW: patchers/jmp2012.a (BackAid) – NEW: patchers/pdi.a (Leadsheeter, Polywriter) – […]

The End of Ten-Four-Fox

Cameron Kaiser has announce the end of development on the Ten-Four-Fox application, which provided users of G4 machines with Firefox Browser capabilities. As he mentions in his writeup, the costs of the operation are a huge item with about $600 per month in accruing by providing the application. To read further, check out Cameron’s article […]

Update to TXTRIS

Mario Patino, author of the TXTRIS text based Tetris clone, has released a new update to his game which is one of the entries for this years Apple II Software enthusiasts (A2SE) programming contest. The update includes a nifty little intro tune in the program. Play of the TXTRIS game is nearly true to the […]

New Apple II Game — Archer

If you have ever wanted to take part in a programming contest, the annual BASIC 10-Liners Programming Contest is a good one to start with. Each year, the best and brightest programmers in the retro computing community test their metal against the rest of the world. One of the first Apple II submissions this year […]