Apple II

Nouveauté Macintosh : Lunar Rescue

March 26, 2023 Rhod's collection blog

Enfin ! je termine ce petit fullset de l’éditeur PRATICAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS INC. Il aura fallu plus de 10 pour mettre la main dessus… Vu deux autres fois à 1000$ neuf, et 450$ Mac Golf, Mac Golf Classic, Mac Courses, Mac Raquetball, Road Racer & Lunar Rescue …


Scoring differences in Super Xevious, and a ‘cheat’?

March 24, 2023 Retro Ports

Quite fortuitously I decided to watch a YouTube video of someone playing Super Xevious to see the new objects in action as they were intended – ie. on a non-patched ROM. The video features the score reaching 9,999,990 which is when the game starts to crash… Halfway through the player …

Apple II

Native Two Joystick Gameport Support

March 24, 2023 Lukazi's Loot

Did you know that the Apple II computer contains native multiplayer non-keyboard support? Over the years I’ve documented this functionality being done with digital joysticks but since I’ve also been involved with native two joystick game enhancement projects, I figured it was a good time to document these as well.All …

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Super Xevious post mortem.

March 22, 2023 Retro Ports

I’ve finished testing the Super Xevious transcode additions. I can only say that Super Xevious was a half-arsed, almost apathetic exercise that couldn’t have taken more than a week. The main enhancement is the increased difficulty (table entries), and the new objects don’t really add much to the gameplay experience …