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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

Open Apple #76 (January 2018) – Ken Gagne & Andy Molloy, Juiced.GS, Nukes

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Ken Gagne and Andy Molloy of Juiced.GS, the longest running continuously published Apple II magazine (that you can still get in your mailbox to this day!). Juiced.GS is in its 23rd year, which has to be a record for magazines of almost any type. Ken and […]

Roger Wagner to deliver KansasFest 2018 keynote

KansasFest 2018, the premier annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 17 – 22 in Kansas City, Missouri. This year marks the 30th time that this event has been held. In July 1989, Resource Central held the first A2-Central Developer Conference, focused on the individuals and companies who were still producing hardware and software […]

WOzFest DB9 Announced for 28 April 2018

From the europlus zone blog: I’m very happy to announce the date for the next WOzFest, WOzFest DB9 – Saturday 28 April 2018, starting around midday Sydney time (UTC+10:00). The theme for WOzFest DB9 is “Communications” – serial, networked, wireless, and wired. Further details on the announcement post, and updates will be posted under the europlus blog’s WOzFest […]

Announcing ProDOS 2.4.2 for all Apple II computers

Via at, thanks to John Brooks: ProDOS 2.4.2 is a minor release with bug fixes and updates. It replaces ProDOS 2.4 and ProDOS 2.4.1. Bugs fixed: 1. If a directory with more than 255 files was used, and then a different disk was used, a Bad Dir Error $51 was reported. 2. Bitsy […]

PLASMA Developer Preview 1.0 available

David Schmenk has just released v1.0 of the developer preview of PLASMA. Modern Retroprogramming on the Apple II. When was the last time you programmed a modern language on a 40 year old computer? Now is your chance. PLASMA is a combination of operating environment, virtual machine, and assembler/compiler matched closely to the 6502 architecture. […]

Comment Wall

Comment by Wholly Mindless on September 10, 2012 at 9:44am

We used to be the most active board on RetroMacCast - what happened to us?

Comment by Wholly Mindless on September 12, 2012 at 8:07pm

Tezza posted his //gs repair on September 2nd and no one said anything?

What's wrong with you people?  Tezza's awesome!

Comment by Birddog10 on July 30, 2014 at 11:19pm

I just put up a post about a Questron game for Apple II.  Anyone have any idea what it's worth?  Can't find any listed on eBay, or on any other website for that matter.  I'm open to offers if you want to buy it.

Comment by Wholly Mindless on March 12, 2015 at 3:30pm

You guys didn't use this for almost two years...  I should take it away.  The ][ deserves more love than that.

Comment by Hamilton on March 12, 2015 at 6:51pm

We're here!


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