Hacking Lemonade Stand

This is the first in a series of retrospective development diaries. 1985 - First Lines of BASIC The Apple IIe was responsible for my career in software development. How many of us remember that moment when we first entertained the notion of a career in software development. Let's make the…

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Retrospective: The Ultima Series (IV through VII part 2)

These days "retro" is in.  Games that forgo high-poly counts and instead rely on 2D pixel art have seen a resurgence with the growth of mobile gaming and indie game development.  Retro-gaming has filled in a niche large publishers couldn't fill - low-budget, low-price gaming, but faster and…

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Ultima(te) Memories

Found while cleaning up around my parents house for the holidays. If I only had a Disk ][ drive, I'd check if the original 5.25 inch disks still worked. Time to start up the DOS version!…

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