Archive for tag 'Visible Computer'

Show #5 (June 2011) eBay auction results

In the June episode of the Open Apple podcast, Mike, Ken, and Brian reviewed several eBay auctions. The results of those auctions are below.

TitleStarting bidEnd date# BidsSold
Ultima trilogy$9.99May 22, 2011 19:50:46 PDT14$91 + $2.82 S&H
Apple IIe in portable carrying case$45 AUJun 05, 2011 21:18:28 AEST9$205.50 AU
Apple IIGS System 6.0.1$29.95Jun 08, 2011 14:24:48 PDT0relisted, relisted, relisted, relisted, relisted, and relisted
Vulcan Gold 100MB hard drive$1,195.95Jun 05, 2011 22:19:12 PDT0relisted, relisted, relisted, and relisted
The Visible Computer$0.99Jun 07, 201116:04:29 PDT11$20.50 + $5 S&H

Brian WiserThis month in Open Apple, Mike and Ken are joined by Brian Wiser, an unsung hero of the Apple II archivist movement, as well as a director and producer of films related to Joss Whedon’s Firefly television show and Serenity movie. Ken reports on his trip to the Vintage Computer Festival East 7.0, Mike notes the changing of the guard at Syndicomm, and Brian brags about the Apple employees he’s met and the museums he’s visited, after which Mike and Brian chat about their favorite Apple II publications. We all lusted after the Ultima trilogy on eBay but were dismayed by two other auctions that were not what they seemed. Classics that need to be remade, those that are being remade, and those that were and failed are our gaming topics of the month.

Congratulations to Brian Sturk, who named the game as Lode Runner! He won a 20% or $50 discount off one ReactiveMicro.com order. Next month’s winner gets a $20 credit at the RetroFloppy store, courtesy David Schmidt.

Click past the jump for links mentioned in this episode.

Continue reading this post ››