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Pre-Mac Goodness

For those of us whose tastes trend towards the foundation of Mac - the Apple, Apple ][, Apple ][+, Apple ///, Apple //e, //c, //gs, Lisa and other older machines that influenced the sublime.

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Latest Activity: Nov 18, 2017

Apple II Community Resources

Expect me to update these links soon...

Kansas Fest 2013! The KFest committee has announced NOTHING for KFest 2013 - yet!  We have every expectation that KFest 2013 dates will be announced in the "near" future. ("Near" being relative to a user of a 30+ year old machine)  Given the incredible success of the last few events and the great speakers and vocal community members, it's got to happen.  They even let a (gasp) Commodore lover speak last year.

Online Resources

A2Central Your Total Source for Apple II Computing
Apple II History Recently received a facelift!
Mac GUI Apple II Vault A large collection of 20,000+ Apple // related files

Retro Vendors - Special thanks go to all our really helpful people out there keeping these old machines ticking and making our old dogs do new cool tricks!
16 Sector - Now the source for Syndicomm stuff as well
Reactive Micro - (On sabbatical)
R & D Automation - Now selling CFFA 3000's with USB storage support

If you have any in particular you think would be useful (I'd like to keep it under 7-10 links) let me know!

Discussion Forum

Troubleshooting Apple IIgs monitor 1 Reply

Started by Bill Davis. Last reply by Rick Nov 18, 2017.

ActiveGS Apple IIgs emulator for iOS source code released

Started by Blake Patterson Mar 28, 2016.

Apple make a mistake?

Started by Wholly Mindless Mar 12, 2015.

Classic Apple logo 8 Replies

Started by Lim Thye Chean. Last reply by applefreak Jul 31, 2014.

Speech Synthesis Software for Apple II 7 Replies

Started by Lim Thye Chean. Last reply by applefreak Mar 30, 2014. - Your Total Source for Apple II Computing

Mark Pelczarski to keynote KansasFest 2019

KansasFest 2019, the 31st annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 16 – 21 in Kansas City, Missouri. Mark Pelczarski of Penguin Software, well-known for numerous graphics utilities, books, and games, will join us with a keynote presentation to celebrate the Apple II. Pelczarski began publishing graphics-related Apple II software in 1978 while in […]

Nox Archaist Kickstarter: May 2nd

6502 Workshop is launching a Kickstarter campaign on May 2, 2019 to produce a collector’s edition of Nox Archaist! Pledge rewards will include lots of cool feelies with professional artwork, such as: Full color collector’s game box Cloth map Printed manual Unique game artifacts 5.25″ Floppy disks and a USB stick for emulators Their goal is to […]

GORF registration is now open

The website is now live for taking registrations: Early bird pricing ends 15th March. Registrations close 1st April.

QFest 12 Announcement

From the europlus zone blog: From our Northern Apple ][ Compadres comes the following announcement: I am very happy to announce QFest 12, to be held in Brisbane on Saturday 27 April 2019, concurrent with WOzFest 12:00 and GORF, starting around midday Brisbane time (UTC+10:00). As with previous QFests, there will be projects to work on, and an […]

WOzFest 12:00 Announced for 29 April 2019

From the europlus zone blog: I’m very happy to announce the date for the next WOzFest, WOzFest 12:00 – Saturday 27 April 2019, starting around midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00). The primary theme for WOzFest 12:00 is “time” – encompassing, among other things, time-related hardware and software, the ravages of time and what we might (or might not) do about them, and […]

Comment Wall

Comment by Lim Thye Chean on September 8, 2008 at 11:23pm
GScript BASIC 1.4.2 uploaded. This is now becoming the Applesoft BASIC for the web - with Applesoft BASIC syntax but modernized for the new generation.

You can check out the new GScript BASIC here:

Apple ][ Forever source code:

Duet source code:

Birthday source code:
Comment by Lim Thye Chean on September 15, 2008 at 12:15am
Happy Birthday Apple IIGS!

A simple wish:
Comment by Lim Thye Chean on September 27, 2008 at 10:28am
My Apple IIGS ported Simple Paint has been featured in Apple web site:
Comment by Wholly Mindless on September 27, 2008 at 5:30pm
Comment by Lim Thye Chean on September 30, 2008 at 10:22am
Thanks. Right now Simple Paint is rated as the most popular Apple web app as of today (
Comment by Wholly Mindless on October 4, 2008 at 3:00pm
Anyone else get their copy of JuicedGS this week? (Be quiet Ken. ;) )
Comment by Timbotronik on October 26, 2008 at 10:49pm
This is really incredible, some hardcore Computer Archaeologists have reverse engineered several versions of ye olde Microsoft 6502 Basic (Applesoft, Commodore Basic etc) using cc65. They put together a new source code package that can rebuild these Basic images verbatim. Wow.

They are discovered some very interesting findings lurking deep inside this code...
Comment by Lim Thye Chean on October 31, 2008 at 12:03pm
This is a good port of the Apple II game Lemonade Stand for iPhone. I just bought a copy!
Comment by Lim Thye Chean on November 4, 2008 at 6:46pm
If for some reasons you wanted to do some Lores programming on the go - point your iPhone to and have fun!
Comment by Timbotronik on November 13, 2008 at 6:13am
HOORAY I finally caught Carmen Sandiego! She was hiding out in the Maldives CLEVER GIRL


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