I recently discovered that the Internet Archive has a full collection of COMPUTE! Magazine, and since I have fond memories of typing in their programs when I was a kid, I was thinking it would be nice to type in the full collection of Apple II programs so that they're preserved for the future. There's a few disks on Asimov, but nowhere near everything. So I have a few questions:
1) Would anyone else be interested in helping with this project? I've already finished a large amount, but obviously any help would be most welcome.
2) Any other forums that might be interested? This seemed to be the most active Apple II board I could find, but I'd like to reach as many people as I can -- I hope other people also have fond memories of these old type-in programs.
3) Anyone know how I can get these disks added to the Asimov archive? It would be nice to have them there.
4) Anyone know if it's possible to find copies of Compute's Apple Applications? There are a few issues of Apple Applications (#3, #5, and #6) on the Asimov archive, and one on the Internet Archive (#6 again), but I couldn't find any more than that. Also, the first Compute! Apple book is easily findable; it seems to have things that already appeared in the magazines, but I don't know if the same is true for the other books, which aren't available online.
I've attached a ZIP file with the first set of disks, which covers issues 71-75 (April-August 1986), including:
Games: Tug-a-War; Hickory, Dickory, Dock; Miami Ice; Hex War; Tightrope
Utilities: Mousify, Disk Duper, Hi-Res Graphics Aid, List Enhancer, Better Branching, ESCape Upgrade, Automatic Typist, ProDOS Speedscript File Converter, ProDOS Catalog Sorter, Guardian Angel, ProDOS Protector, DCONVERT and DHGRSAVE.
Any feedback on these disks (or this whole project) is most appreciated!
|Compute! Programs Issues 71-75 (Apr-Aug 86).zip||100.97 KB|
|Compute! Programs Issues 76-80 (Sep 86-Jan 87).zip||77.98 KB|
|Compute! Programs Issues 81-85 (Feb-Jun 87).zip||158.49 KB|
|Compute! Programs Issues 86-90 (Jul-Nov 87).zip||110.65 KB|