Tag Archives: apple II

Chehel Sotoun, Apple II text graphics by krüe.

Exploding Galaxy. Apple II graphics by krüe, 2012.

Apple II textmode works by krüe. More.


Genuine program crash on my Apple ][+

I miss when computers could crash this flagrantly.

Demo software that came with DOS 3.2 for Apple II, 1979. Author unknown.

CyberAIDS, a virus for Apple II from 1988. Extortion ware is nowadays more known as ransom ware.


Three mainstream computer heroes, each rendered in a corresponding font. Jack Tramiel (Commodore), Dennis Ritchie (UNIX) and some guy (Apple). Made by SanderFocus, who also makes great pixel art – more here.

TextFighter, an Apple II-game by Bret Victor, 1994. “A full featured arcade-style fighting game that uses only text characters and runs on any Apple II.”

By krüe. Taken from his archive of Apple II text graphics: fortycolumns.

Jed’s Other Poem by Stewart Smith, 2005. Music by Grandaddy. It’s a BASIC-program running on an Apple II+ (see). The source code was released online, and inspired other videos like this.