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Ingenious Hacks That Brought The Original Prince Of Persia To Life

March 24, 2020 Hackaday

For many 8-bit computing veterans, the original Prince of Persia game was our first exposure to fluid life-like animation on screen. This groundbreaking technical achievement earned the game’s place in nostalgia and history. Ars Technica invited its original creator [Jordan Mechner] to sit in front of a camera and talk …

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Kickstarter for Clear Case IIe and IIgs is NOW LIVE!

February 20, 2020 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

MacEffects, LLC, creator of the clear Macintosh SE case, just released the kickstarter for an Apple IIe case, and it’s fantastic! From their project:Our custom case will make your Apple II stunningly unique, yet still recognizable by its classic shape.  You will have the ability to peer inside the system at …

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How To Build A MiST CoCo

February 18, 2020 gime2gime

How To Build A MiST CoCo Get the MiST CoCo core here 99% of the job is just setting up the SD card that goes in your MiST FPGA system. … …

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You can now buy brand-new Apple II Plus motherboards

February 18, 2020 Vintage Is the New Old

ReactiveMicro announces the availability of new Apple II Plus, Rev 7 motherboards. The new board is meant to replace existing Apple II/Plus with a modern version built with high-quality parts and sockets while keeping the same look as the original one, preserving the “retro” side of your machine. The boards… …

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A2osX 0.93 Released

February 14, 2020 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

The RELEASE set of media have been finalized and are available on GitHub along with complete and extensive documentation for A2osX. This includes a User Guide, Command Guide and Shell Developers Guide. You can download the media directly through one of these links: RELEASE.140.po – An 140K 5.25″ disk image …

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CoCo Clones Quick Reference

February 13, 2020 gime2gime

TRS-80/Tandy Color Computer 3 Clones by Roger Taylor Matchbox CoCo (no OSD) Facebook group How to build FPGA configuration DE0-Nano FPGA (Cyclone IV) NanoMate board Nanolog board Plastic case Kit… …

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A2Desktop Pre-Alpha10 Released

February 3, 2020 Call-A.P.P.L.E.

For those of you following the Apple II Desktop project, you will be happy to know that there is a new pre-alpha. Release number 10 of the pre-alpha stage of the Apple II desktop project includes the following changes: DeskTop File > New Folder scrolls new folder into view. #16 DeskTop: …

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Site Migration to GoDaddy

January 29, 2020 gime2gime

We’re moving our site to GoDaddy hosting and it will probably go offline temporarily over the next day or two until it’s rebuilt. Sorry for the glitch, and Thanks for… …

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How Small Can A CoCo Get?

January 28, 2020 gime2gime

One of my new sayings is “You want me to turn that into a CoCo?”.  Yes, I’ve got my eye out for the next coolest FPGA-based device.  I think the… …