AppleII.Frequently.Asked.Questions: Game Sites
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The official Csa2 (comp.sys.apple2) Usenet newsgroup Apple II FAQs
originate from the II Computing Apple II site,1997-2017.
Major Apple II Game Archives
Apple2.org.za- The largest Apple II series archive hosts, mirrors, or maintains the contents of several large Apple II sites.
Asimov- is the #1 ftp archive of Apple II 8-bit games in emulator disk image format which also includes emulators, emu info, and ROMs plus a very large docs, hints, etc. collection. Asimov accepts uploads.
Asimov Mirrors- sites which mirror Asimov content
CalTech- large collection of II/IIgs games and utilities (mirror)
EmuAsylum- Multi-platform site with a very large collection of Apple II 8-bit games in emulator disk image format plus emulators and forums.
Ground- very large Apple II archive; maintains many II & IIgs games (mirror)
GS WorldView- archive includes many II/IIgs games in emulator disk image and other formats as well game docs, maps, hints, cheats, cracks, and reviews.
Interactive Fiction Archive- Very large collection of IF games (including Infocom) along with interpreters. (multi-platform)
Marvin's Apple II Infinitum- offers II/IIgs games, IIgs game icons collection, and emulator wares. (Mirror of Boris Guenter's former uni-kl.de site)
Virtual Apple- maintains large collection of Apple II/IIgs games in zipped disk image (emulator) form which you can download or play on-line
What is the Apple IIgs- #1 archive of out-of-print commercial IIgs games in emulator .2mg and ShrinkIt form; includes info blurbs, pics, and hints. The site hosts a blog and a forum.
Other Important Apple II Game Sites
Apple IIc .dsk Archive (French)- games in emulator Dsk form plus docs, screen pics, and solutions
Apple2 U. Michagan- A2 archive
B&R Computing- sells used II/IIgs commercial games
Bard's Tale I Pages- Jonathan Lamp's site offers game download, plus emu settings info, manual, Clue Book, maps, and Spells & Weapons lists for the Apple II version of Bard's Tale I. (For Seven Cities of Gold game click Here.
Bret Victor's Games- software collection offers mostly IIgs games including Operation Lambda, PuyoPuyo IIgs, Bunnies and Carrots, and (for II gamers) TextFighter.
Eamon Adventurer's Guild CD- Tom Zuchowski's release of 242 Eamon adventures includes native Apple II Eamons, DSK Eamons, three emulators, and MS-DOS Eamons Plus 16 years of the Eamon Adventurer's Guild Journal.
Eamon Adventurer's Guild (materials)- offers ShrinkIt and disk image downloads of Eamon games as well as other guild materials including Tom Zuchowski's newsletter.
Eamon Adventurer's Guild Online- The official EAG site offers downloads of Eamon adventure and authoring disks plus manuals, news, and reviews; hosts Eamon FAQs, maps, walkthroughs, and newsletters.
Free Tools Association- info and downloads for games,demos, and other software from FTA
Game Trading Zone- a place to trade games; includes A2
Infocom and IF Adventures for Apple IIgs- Guides plus downloads for many interactive fiction adventures for running on the IIgs; also includes the Lost Treasures of Infocom collection, The Undiscovered Underground, and Zork Zero as well as IIgs interpreter programs.
KulaSoft- Stocks Eamon Adventures; sells A2 software; Index; links
Penguin/Polarware Software Archive- Penguin/Polarware games, pics, and history
SheppyWare- Wolf-3D and other programs by Sheppy
Shipwrecked! Page- info and download for Kim Howe's HyperCardGS picture-text adventure for Apple IIgs
Silvern Castle Page- home page for Jeff Fink's Wizardry-like adventure with user's guide, tech info, pics, and downloads
The Return of Phantasie Page- 2004 revision of the classic Phantasie adventure game series for Apple II computers; info and downloads for Phantasies I-III
Ultima Dragons- Ultima players and support group home page
Ultima World Wide Web Archive- docs, maps, ... and music for Ultima adventures; Ultima links
Wizardry Fan Page- Snafaru's page of Wizardry info, maps, links, new scenario downloads
docs, hints, cheats, walkthroughs, pics, maps, authors, publishers, history, cracks, copying, deprotects,....
Adventureland- multi-platform game info and links
Apple II Game Museum- box pics and memories
Apple II Textfiles- many docs, hints, cheats, walkthroughs; cracking info, techniques, and tutorials
Apple IIc .dsk Archive (French)-docs, screen pics, and solutions
Apple IIgs Gaming Memory Fairway (What is the Apple IIgs)- IIgs game box and screen pics; mini-reviews, some walkthroughs
Asimov (and mirrors)- very large docs, hints, etc. collection covering many Apple II games
Bard's Tale I Pages- Jonathan Lamp's site offers emu settings info, manual, Clue Book, maps, and spells & weapons lists for Apple II version of Bard's Tale I.
Classic Adventures Solution Archive- very large collection of game hints, walkthroughs, and maps (multi-platform)
Eamon Adventurer's Guild Online- hosts FAQs, maps, walkthoughs, reviews, newsletters
Eamon Page- Eamon Adventuring info and links
GameFAQs- FAQs/walkthroughs for many Apple II games
GS WorldView- includes II/IIgs game docs, maps, lists, hints, cheats, and walkthroughs.
Infocom and IF Adventures Guide- links and info for Infocom and other interactive fiction Text adventures (ref. GS WorldView's Archive)
Infocom Documentation Project- manual copies, hints, goodies
Interactive Fiction Archive- Infocom & other adventure game solutions and hints (multi-platform)
Moby Games- Large listing of A2 games featuring brief descriptions and basic publication info plus, sometimes, box and game pics
Penguin Software Archive- Penguin/Polarware games history, pics, and other info
Project 64- Archive has large collection of game manuals (mainly for C-64; generally work fine for Apple II).
The Apple II Game Museum- features Apple II game box pictures and gaming memories.
The Computer Show- for PC; but, most walkthroughs, hints, etc. work fine for Apple II versions
The Giant List- comprehensive listing of classic games and authors plus news, interviews, and behind-the-scenes stories
The World of Green-Sky- Below the Root info and maps. (If you hit the annoying 'Winner' SPAM page, just click the upper right corner "X" to kill it.)
Tolkien Computer Games Pages- comprehensive listings of Tolkein-theme games on several platforms with game info and pics
Ultima World Wide Web Archive- docs, maps, pics, walkthroughs, and music for Ultima adventures
Wasteland Ranger Center- info, lore, and links for Wasteland
Wizardry Fan Page- Snafaru's page of pics, walkthroughs, maps, links
Wizardry: The Ultimate in Fantasy Games- John Hubbard's page featuring stories, maps, spells, monsters, walkthroughs, ... for Wizardry's I-VIII
Game Creation & Editing Programs
Asimov (and mirrors)- arcade and adventure game makers and editors are included in game images folders
Eamon Adventurer's Guild Online- Eamon authoring materials and manuals
Ground- Eamon, Explorer/gs, and Clayburn W. Juniel's arcade authoring programs (mirror)
GS WorldView- game authoring programs (in Archive: Utilities)
Inform Page- Interactive fiction Inform interpreter
Interactive Fiction Archive- IF interpreters and game authoring information and contests (multi-platform)
TADS Page- Interactive fiction TADS interpreter