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by ClockWise
Tue Jul 06, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: MacWorld Archive
Replies: 0
Views: 112

MacWorld Archive

The Open Library now has an archive of MacWorld, starting with issue number one from 1984:

https://archive.org/details/pub_macworld

Steve Jobs is on the cover of issue number one. The June 2003 "Versiontracker" list mentioned Basilisk II version 1.2
by ClockWise
Thu Jun 17, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Amiga World Magazine Archive
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Amiga World Magazine Archive

If you are more of a Commodore guy, you can check out this archive of "Run" magazine:

https://archive.org/details/pub_run
by ClockWise
Thu Jun 03, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Amiga World Magazine Archive
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Amiga World Magazine Archive

Issue three has an interview with Andy Warhol, "An Artist and his Amiga."

https://archive.org/details/sim_amiga-w ... y-1986_2_1
by ClockWise
Thu Jun 03, 2021 12:11 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Amiga World Magazine Archive
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Amiga World Magazine Archive

Hey, the Open Library is currently scanning in issues of Amiga World: https://archive.org/details/inlibrary?query=amiga+world&sin=&sort=-publicdate Right now they have everything from issue one in 1985 to mid 1991. This is literally the most recent scan in the library, so I am sure there wil...
by ClockWise
Wed May 19, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Reverse Engineering MacWars
Replies: 0
Views: 155

Reverse Engineering MacWars

Here's a fun article about trying to crack the copy protecting for a 35 year old Macintosh game: https://barberd.medium.com/reverse-engineering-macwars-816e7a563141 Interestingly, the game MacWars had "a very sophisticated anti-piracy code that encrypted the entire game, literally decrypting ch...
by ClockWise
Sat May 08, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nibble Magazine Archive
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Re: Nibble Magazine Archive

And, hey, if you are into old computer magazines, they just started scanning in "Network Magazine."

https://archive.org/details/inlibrary?q ... publicdate
by ClockWise
Fri May 07, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nibble Magazine Archive
Replies: 4
Views: 203

Nibble Magazine Archive

The Open Library is currently scanning in a microfilm archive of Nibble magazine, a publication for Apple II users that ran from 1980 to 1992. Catch the latest scans over here: https://archive.org/details/inlibrary?query=nibble&sin=&sort=-publicdate I hope they eventually scan copies of &quo...
by ClockWise
Mon Apr 26, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Modern Mac Using Ancient Display
Replies: 1
Views: 321

Modern Mac Using Ancient Display

Here's a fun article - https://www.journaldulapin.com/2021/04/ ... splay-mac/

This guy's got macOS Catalina working on the monitor from his Performa 450. Not an easy feat.
by ClockWise
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What happened to this portion of the website?
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: What happened to this portion of the website?

Here: https://www.emaculation.com/doku.php
swordlink1 wrote: Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:12 pm
ClockWise wrote: Sun Apr 18, 2021 12:37 pm Uh, which portion? That's just the front page.

There is a reference there to Mark "vMac" Nadelin and his politics. RIP, Mark.
Then where's the front page?
by ClockWise
Sun Apr 18, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What happened to this portion of the website?
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: What happened to this portion of the website?

Uh, which portion? That's just the front page.

There is a reference there to Mark "vMac" Nadelin and his politics. RIP, Mark.
by ClockWise
Fri Mar 26, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Old Issues of Byte Magazine
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Re: Old Issues of Byte Magazine

I think they have everything from the first ten years now. If you are interested in this sort of thing, the microfilm collection on Open Library is now massive. I believe "microfilm" is now the largest category on the site with 131,000 separate issues scanned in. I wish I knew where they g...
by ClockWise
Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Old Issues of Byte Magazine
Replies: 1
Views: 458

Old Issues of Byte Magazine

The Open Library microfilm scanner continues to scan, and they've just uploaded a bunch of "Byte" issues from 1983 through 1986. Probably some interesting Macintosh stuff in there.

https://archive.org/details/inlibrary?a ... publicdate
by ClockWise
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Herein lies the IRIX Appreciation Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 39203

Re: Herein lies the IRIX Appreciation Thread

Look who it is! How are you, Stephen Coates?
Stephen Coates wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:12 pm

Yay :). I'm worthy of a sticky :mrgreen:.
by ClockWise
Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:52 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Classic Macintosh: New TCP/IP and Apps
Replies: 4
Views: 479

Re: Classic Macintosh: New TCP/IP and Apps

I dunno if you noticed, but he is taking beta testers. You could probably experiment with it yourself. That's great! I haven't heard from DogCow in years. I do wonder how they're going to support TLS1.2 on a 128k, since the dedicated chip that usually handles its ciphers is more powerful than a 128k...
by ClockWise
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Classic Macintosh: New TCP/IP and Apps
Replies: 4
Views: 479

Classic Macintosh: New TCP/IP and Apps

Here's an e-mail I got from DogCow over at MacGUI - https://macgui.com/ Under development now is a brand-new TCP/IP and suite of Internet applications for the classic Macintosh of the 1980s and 1990s: Telnet, Email, FTP, and HTTP. The goal here is connectivity to the modern Internet for all classic ...
by ClockWise
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:31 am
Forum: Basilisk II
Topic: Game Recommendations Needed!
Replies: 6
Views: 491

Re: Game Recommendations Needed!

Might I suggest buying a copy of "The Secret History of Macintosh Gaming" on the Kindle for eight bucks? Amazon Link: https://amzn.to/3nS9DzJ You can just go chapter by chapter and play the games the book talks about. Understanding the development and creative history of the games might ma...
by ClockWise
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Software News from 1980s
Replies: 0
Views: 986

Software News from 1980s

Since December, the Open Library has been scanning in a massive microfilm collection covering magazines from the late 70s thru early 90s. Recently, they added a bunch of issues of "Software News" from the 1980s. Fun stuff. Find them here: https://archive.org/details/inlibrary?and%5B%5D=sof...
by ClockWise
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:59 am
Forum: General Macintosh Emulation
Topic: Programming my own Mac emulator
Replies: 25
Views: 9588

Re: Programming my own Mac emulator

Alright. Just let me know!
by ClockWise
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stuffit Deluxe User Guide
Replies: 2
Views: 442

Re: Stuffit Deluxe User Guide

Yeah, the "loan" thing is because it is scanned in as part of their "Open Library" program: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Library The lawsuits are still pending, but the Internet Archive is trying to create an online library that functions just like a regular library... whic...
by ClockWise
Mon Dec 28, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stuffit Deluxe User Guide
Replies: 2
Views: 442

Stuffit Deluxe User Guide

Open Library just scanned in the user guide for Stuffit Deluxe printed in 1994.

https://archive.org/details/stuffitdeluxe0000unse

I miss the days when we could get a 165 page hardcopy of the manual for some archive software.
by ClockWise
Sat Dec 19, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Chris Crawford's Balance of Power book
Replies: 0
Views: 876

Chris Crawford's Balance of Power book

I spend way too much time poking around the Open Library these days. But here's a fun find: https://openlibrary.org/books/OL2724511M/Balance_of_power It's the companion book for Chris Crawford's old "Balance of Power" game. And, interestingly, the scanned copy was signed by Crawford, with ...
by ClockWise
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Basilisk II
Topic: Apple Talk Transfers from Host to B2
Replies: 0
Views: 850

Apple Talk Transfers from Host to B2

Here's something I found on the Facebook a few days ago: https://www.savagetaylor.com/2020/12/15/appletalk-from-windows-linux-osx-to-a-68k-macintosh-using-basilisk-ii-apple-remote-access-personal-server-ara-ps-and-a-usb-serial-null-modem-cable/ Full title: "AppleTalk file transfers from Windows...
by ClockWise
Sun Dec 06, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: General Macintosh Emulation
Topic: Programming my own Mac emulator
Replies: 25
Views: 9588

Re: Programming my own Mac emulator

You cool if I add a link to the project in the wiki? I won't create a page for it now, but I'll stick it on the "other emulator" page. There's a fair amount of updating going on right now. We've managed to reach up to the point the emulator can execute the InitSlots routine. We've also got...
by ClockWise
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Mini vMac and Other Mac Emulators
Topic: Executor Setup Guide
Replies: 6
Views: 23384

Re: Executor Setup Guide

I don't know what to suggest, but did you try the builds I linked to in the other Executor 2000 topic here? Well... I've been attempting to set up Executor 2000 on Big Sur. And I've come across my repeated bane of compilation: Qt5. No matter what I do, I can't seem to make cmake find the Qt5 librari...
by ClockWise
Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Mini vMac and Other Mac Emulators
Topic: Executor Fork (Executor 2000)
Replies: 4
Views: 7516

Re: Executor Fork (Executor 2000)

Actually, you might be able to try these out:

https://github.com/victor3dptz/executor ... ster/ready

I don't know if the Mac OS X version is based on Executor 2000, but it seems to be pretty recent. I'll link to it in the wiki. Let me know if it runs okay on your end.