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Nox Archaist Update for January 2018

January 20, 2018 6502 Workshop

Nox Archaist Update for January 2018

Our first update for 2018 is here, and it’s a great one!  We continue to make great progress with coding Nox Archaist and we’re excited to share the news with you.

While there are many new developments to share, some stuff remains the same:  Our top …

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Chris Torrence Joins Dev Team

November 26, 2017 6502 Workshop

Programming a brand new Apple ][ RPG in 6502 Assembly was very hard back in the 80s and early 90s.  Development teams were forging new frontiers, creating new ideas and modes of gameplay that had never been seen before!  It was a immense creative and technical challenge to be the …

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Home Forum!

November 20, 2017 6502 Workshop

It’s a blast from the past:  Nox Archaist has it’s own forums!  You remember these from back in the 90s and early 2000s, right?  Why wait to get retro with Nox Archaist: The Game when you can hop on the wayback machine right now with Nox Archaist: The Forums!

But seriously …

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New Team Members

November 14, 2017 6502 Workshop

The team at 6502 Workshop had a blast with the Nox Archaist Kickstarter!  While it fell short of our goals, hundreds of people pledged a substantial amount, which proved to us that there is a real interest in a new Ultima-inspired Apple ][ RPG.  As we forge the plan for …

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Kickstarter Reboot!

October 17, 2017 6502 Workshop

The Nox Archaist Kickstarter will reboot! Many thanks to our generous backers.

Here is the full text of the announcement posted to Kickstarter today!


We’ve got some bad news, but some very good news as well!

We’ll get the bad news out of the way early so we can focus on the good …

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Will Nox Archaist Have Food?

October 7, 2017 6502 Workshop

A new Nox Archaist podcast interview was released this week, hosted by project backers “Matt and Chris” on their YouTube channel.

They have a really cool format for their podcast where the hosts, guest, and gameplay footage play in separate windows on a split screen.

Click here to check out the podcast …

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Kickstarter: $19 and $39 Apple II options are available

September 20, 2017 6502 Workshop

This post is a quick clarification that the $19 “Ones and Zeros” tier and the $39 “Zip It” tier on the Nox Archaist Kickstarter are playable on real Apple II hardware.

We received some questions indicating that these tiers appeared to be for Mac and PC only.

“Ones and Zeros” ($19)

This tier …