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Announcing ProDOS 2.4.2 for all Apple II computers

January 18, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

      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 Bye was not …

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WOZ Format updated to version 1.0 and officially released

January 18, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

The WOZ format, the mainstay of the Applesauce project by John Morris, has been officially released.  Version 1.0 of the format document is now available for download to developers via John’s website at: http://evolutioninteractive.com/applesauce/woz_reference.pdf     …

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Apple II

PLASMA Developer Preview 1.0 available

January 18, 2018 A2Central.com

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

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Plasma 1.0 Developers Preview Released

January 17, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

David Schmenk has released his long awaited PLASMA programming language for the Apple II series computers.   Under development since 2006, version 1.0 of PLASMA  can be run both from floppy as well as from hard disk.   It includes a bevy of improvements and enhancements with a number of people from …

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Commodore

PRESS RELEASE: LuftrauserZ **Official Commodore 64 Port of Vlambeer’s Luftrausers**

January 16, 2018 C64.TV

Title: LuftrauserZ Developer: Paul Koller
Publishers: RGCD.DEV Ltd, Vlambeer
Available For: Commodore 64/128/GS
Compatibility Notes: PAL Only
Launch Price: $4.99 (Digital Download) / £40 (Commodore 64/128 Cartridge)
Release Date: 8th December 2017

The skies will be set aflame and the seas will overflow with wreckage in Vlambeer’s stylish arcade shooter

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Virtual II Updated to Version 8.1

January 14, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

Gerard Putter has updated the Virtual II Apple II emulator for Mac OS X to version 8.1.  The latest release of the Virtual II emulator addresses a host of items addressed by A.P.P.L.E.’s Brian Wiser and others, as well as some items that were causing the app to crash.  According …

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Commodore

8 Bit Annual 2018

January 13, 2018 C64.TV

8 Bit Annual is a 250 page book for majority of 8-bit computers and consoles. It covers the games released in 2017 and we’ll as looking forward to 2018 and beyond. Full of reviews, previews and interviews with the people behind the games.

Presented in a eye shattering design, printed

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Brutal Deluxe Software Announces DOS 4.4

January 10, 2018 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

Brutal Deluxe Software, known for its many contributions to the Apple II gs community has announced a proof of concept project.   DOS 4.4 and MUFFIN for DOS 3.3 to 4.4 has been released and is available for free download from their website. According to the posting, DOS 4.4 is A …

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The v1.1 release of FriendUP is now on GitHub

January 8, 2018 C64.TV

Sent to us by Hogne Titlestad via Twitter direct message:

“The v1.1 release of FriendUP is now on GitHub

We are happy to announce the release of FriendUP version 1.1.

FriendUP version 1.1 is the second major release of the platform, and has aggregated a huge bunch of fixes and