Tag: apple II

Interview With Sean Gugler (author of Candy Weaver and Chief Bug Wrangler of Ultima IV Remastered)

Sean Gugler is the talented programmer and game designer behind the highly-acclaimed Apple II puzzle game Candy Weaver as well as the much appreciated Ultima IV Remastered project to rid the world of troublesome crashes and bugs! Sean’s Candy Weaver rose to the top of the competition during Apple II Software Enthusiasts (A2SE) fall programming […]

Ample Version 0.248 Released

The Ample MAME Interface for MAC OS has been updated. Ample is a user interface which focuses on the Apple II series computers and the Retro Macintosh platforms using the MAME emulation platform. Ample Version 0.248 includes the following changes and updates: Includes MAME 0.248. Updated Sparkle to version 2.2.0 Includes experimental Uthernet II / WIZnet W5100 […]

Applewin Apple II Emulator Updated

The latest version of the Applewin Apple II Emulator for Microsoft Windows has been released. Tom Charlesworth announced the released of Applewin Version 1.30.12 with the following changes to the emulator: [Bug #1128] Increase paddle maximum offset – fixes ‘Learning with Leepers’. [Bug #1127] Debugger – fix memory search command. [Bug #1126] Fix rare crash […]

New Apple II Game: ORBITA

The Apple II Software Enthusiasts Challenges have produced a slew of new games over the past few years and now comes the latest Apple II game from Raphael Rezende: Oribita. Orbita is a high resolution arcade style game completely written in Applesoft with everything in less than 4k! This includes the instructions, the sprites, the […]

Apple II Desktop Updated

The Apple II Desktop has been updated. Version 1.2 Alpha 48 includes a ton of updates. The program is now available in eight languages. Updated features include: General Added Sample.Media folder with some samples of various file types. Improved appearance of keyboard shortcuts in buttons. Improve appearance of ()^ glyphs in system font. DeskTop Improve […]

ClockSignal Emulator Updated

Tom Harte has released an update to the ClockSignal Emulator for MacOS. The emulator is a multi-platform emulation system which allows clock signal accurate emulation of retro computing platforms. The updated release of the ClockSignal Emulator includes the following changes: partially enables a properly-serialised blitter for the Amiga, mostly replacing the tentative instant blitter of […]

Ciderpress Version 4.1.0 Released

Andy McFadden has released the latest version of Ciderpress for the Microsoft Windows operating system. Ciderpress 4.1.0 includes the following updates: Added save and restore of main window placement (issue #41). Added workaround for ProDOS sparse file issue (issues #15 and #49). Updated to modern build tools (breaks WinXP support). A Win32 installer binary for Windows 7 and later […]

Applesauce FDC Software Updated

John Morris, creator of the Applesauce Floppy Disk Controller, has announced an update to the Applesauce FDC Software. The two successive releases, 1.69 and 1.69.1 include the following changes to the program: Client Release 1.69 More Heathkit H-17 work. Improved disk writing of H8D files. Added loading/writing support for 80 track disks. Imaging of 80 […]

Apple II Desktop 1.2 Alpha 47 Released

For those of you following the Apple II Desktop project, there is a new release, version 1.2 alpha 47. This release includes two new localizations of the project, Swedish and Danish. It also includes a slew of other new features and fixes including the following items: General Add Swedish localization. Add Danish localization. Handle mirrored […]

Ample 0.246 Released

Kelvin Sherlock has released the latest version of his Ample interface for MAME on Mac OS. Ample version 0.246 is an Apple and Macintosh only version front end for the MAME emulator. In this version are the following updates: Includes MAME 0.246. Includes experimental Uthernet II / WIZnet W5100 emulation. Marinetti, IP65, and A2osX have been tested […]

Virtual II Emulator Updated

Gerard Putter has informed A.P.P.L.E. that our request for Apple IIc support within the Virtual II emulator has been fulfilled. The latest release of the Virtual II Emulator, version 11.0, includes a ton of new features and fixes including: Added emulation of the Apple //c. Simplified the installation by including, in the Help description, download links […]

a2vimode version 0.3 Released

Micah Cowan has released an update to his Kansasfest 2022 Hackfest project, a2vimode. a2vimode provide unix based vi like editing command to the Apple II prompt which are accessible during editing. a2vimode Version 0.3 pre-release implements some workarounds to unpleasant abuses that ProDOS attempts to employ against the prompt routine, and a ProDOS disk is […]

The Safehouse BBS is Back!

From Nick Baggarly: Hi everyone, After 37 years, the Safehouse BBS has switched back on using its original telephone number! Mention The Safehouse to an Apple II devotee from the 1980’s and don’t be surprised if they enthusiastically recite the telephone number from memory: (612) 724-7066! This was an iconic bulletin board that lives in […]

Big Computer Games: Enhanced Edition

Seattle, Washington — July 23, 2022 — Apple Pugetsound Program Library Exchange (A.P.P.L.E.) has published “Big Computer Games: Enhanced Edition” – a new edition of the classic games programming book from 1984. Originally edited by David H. Ahl of Creative Computing, this “Enhanced Edition” has a new preface from David written in 2022. The cover […]