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Wolf3D = 16

Wolf3D = 16

So here I sit, typing this update on my MacBook, an amazing Apple product, writing about a game I worked on 16 years ago which just happened to be a mere 3 years after I stopped writing for my first Apple love, the Apple II platform. It's been a long time between heavy use of Apple products but now is the time for me to fully switch back into [...]

Major Apple Love

Major Apple Love

These days it's hard not to notice just how awesome Apple has become. Sure, you pay a premium price but you enjoy the best of the best with an aesthetic quality unmatched by even their most sincere imitators. I've been an Apple guy since 1979 and devoted 10 years of my life to the 6502 nestled deep within the Apple II series. I admired the Mac [...]

iPhone iNsanity!

iPhone iNsanity!

Yep, it had to happen. I was going to hold off and get the iPhone (aka JesusPhone) a while after its debut. You know, let some software updates happen and get the bugs out. No way in hell. I'm a caffeine-saturated technogeek after all. The Friday it was released I didn't even think I'd get one but a co-worker came back from the Apple store [...]

Apple-NeXT Merger Birthday!

Apple-NeXT Merger Birthday!

It's been 10 years since Apple merged with NeXT and then later brought us the awesome OS X. I still remember seeing OS X in action for the first time and how the Finder displayed directories in NeXTSTEP format and the rotating CD for the new Wait cursor.....YES! I was totally convinced at that point that some version of Mach was at the core of OS [...]