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Thanks. I hope all the games work for you. smile

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Originally Posted By Stiletto
I'm a little confused by how "official" this software is... as far as putting it into a softlist or something, these are all BASIC programs like you would type in from a computer hobbyist magazine, correct? Or was this more like commercial software?


If you buy a magazine (commercial product) with a listing in, surely it is a commercial release, just using 'paper' for storage media, instead of tape or floppy ;-)

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Given the very small amount of software for the system, I think it's unproductive to split hairs as to its origin. Include everything, Mars Needs Test Cases!

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Originally Posted By Haze
If you buy a magazine (commercial product) with a listing in, surely it is a commercial release, just using 'paper' for storage media, instead of tape or floppy ;-)


I hope the lists in the future will include disks from magazines also. Like you said they are commercial software just stored differently.

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AFAIK they're already eligible, or at least any Magazine CDs were included when I did the CD softlists. I don't think there was ever any issue with those being seen as commercial.

Some demo versions can be pretty interesting / different versions of the games.

Anyway, lets not derail the topic. Test software is always interesting, and while I doubt a program done in basic is going to push the limits of a machine and show up emulation issues it's still worthwhile to show that the driver works, the chances of somebody wanting to run a driver with *no* known software is rather minimal :-)

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Originally Posted By Haze
AFAIK they're already eligible, or at least any Magazine CDs were included when I did the CD softlists. I don't think there was ever any issue with those being seen as commercial.

Some demo versions can be pretty interesting / different versions of the games.

Anyway, lets not derail the topic. Test software is always interesting, and while I doubt a program done in basic is going to push the limits of a machine and show up emulation issues it's still worthwhile to show that the driver works, the chances of somebody wanting to run a driver with *no* known software is rather minimal :-)

This is certainly good news. Thank you for the positive feedback! :-)

I agree different versions of games can be pretty interesting. What Iíve come to find, different versions of games can actually be better in many cases than the original.

On topic with regards to a driver with no known software: How boring!

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Here is a command line tool for anyone who would like to make his or her own Apple-1 and II (II, II+, //e) wave files (cassettes). This is the same tool I've been using for the Apple-1. http://www.callapple.org/2012/01/16/c2t-binary-conversion-tool-now-online/

SHORT DESCRIPTION:
c2t is a command line tool that can convert binary code/data and/or Apple-1/II Monitor text, as well as 140K disk images, into audio files suitable for use with the Apple-1 and II (II, II+, //e) cassette interface.

c2t Full Documentation http://asciiexpress.net/files/c2t.html

If anyone needs help with the tool, please don't be afraid to ask. I'm not an expert but I'll be glad to share what I know.

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