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Apple //e emulator for OS X!

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pbxPerson was signed in when posted
12-31-2002
10:10 AM ET (US)
Shortcomings of this emulator aside, the Mac has turned out to be a pretty damn good platform for emulation. Q.v. emulation.net.

My fave is Vectorama, the Atari vector arcade game emulator. Yeah, MacMAME will do that too, but Vectorama is much slicker -- and the binary is only about 200K!
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Warren FreyPerson was signed in when posted
12-23-2002
01:08 AM ET (US)
KEGS sems to puke whenever I boot it up; I don't think it likes the ROMs I've been offering up to it. I may have to turn to my Vaio, which is already emulating arcade games and the GameBoy Advance under XP. Oh yeah, and acting as my Kazaa pipeline.

Windows: good P2P and emulation
OS X: good for everything else
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cachildersPerson was signed in when posted
12-23-2002
12:46 AM ET (US)
play below the root. playing below the root is all time good fun.
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SakushaPerson was signed in when posted
12-22-2002
08:06 PM ET (US)
Kewl. I never had a //gs, but I have a ton of old II+ development stuff, I wonder if I could get the old UCSD Pascal system up on one of these emulators. But then, the problem is, how the hell am I going to get those boxes full of 5in floppies into my Mac? I suppose I could get an old AppleII and make disk images, zap em over via serial port or something, but hey, that kinda defeats the whole purpose of emulation.
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Wiley WigginsPerson was signed in when posted
12-22-2002
07:26 PM ET (US)
This is no news, check out www.emulation.net
all mac emulation, every platform you can possibly imagine.

Luckily I still have my IIe... and IIgs in working order.
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Warren FreyPerson was signed in when posted
12-22-2002
03:23 PM ET (US)
I installed OSX II, and it is ok, but just ok. I'm gonna give KEGS a try. Bernie is alright, but doesn't seem to want to run IIe software.

Anyone know a good place to find old IIgs games like Task Force and Zany Golf?
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FoozmeatPerson was signed in when posted
12-22-2002
03:11 PM ET (US)
Don't bother with this emulator yet. It's terribly slow. Take a look at KEGS (//2gs emulator) . I've been plaing Ultima 5 on it for a few weeks and it's much faster.
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Warren FreyPerson was signed in when posted
12-22-2002
03:06 PM ET (US)
Coincidentally, I just installed Bernie II the Rescue on my iBook. Its mighty weird emulating OS9 so that I can emulate ProDos. But that's the price you pay for IIgs nostalgia. :)

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