New game released for the Apple II — Genius


A new Apple II game, Genius, has been released by Daniele Liverani.  The game was primarily written for performance with emulators but has been optimized to run on the original hardware as well. You can try the game out on the Virtual Apple II website at:

Genius is currently available for free download from:

The source code for the game has also been released and is available in an RTF format document at:

For a visual introduction to the game, check out the Youtube video below:

The author is asking for feedback on the program and for any reports of anomalies with the game play.  Reports can be submitted to:

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