James Bond’s A View to a Kill Apple IIc graphics #Apple #VintageComputing #JamesBond
Max Piantoni recreates the graphics used in the James Bond movie A View to a Kill.
There’s nothing cooler than a computer in a movie, and 1985’s A View To A Kill has a particularly cool Apple IIc. Join me as I forge this Faberge bit by bit, byte by byte. In this video, I meticulously reverse engineer the application from the movie and recreate it on my Apple IIc using Applesoft BASIC and a variety of development tricks. No one was asking, but I sure delivered.
Apple II Software I Used: – Apple Mechanic for creating shape tables – MousePaint for adding the text to the map – Copy II Plus for moving files between disks etc – The boot disk uses DOS 3.3 – I also looked at but didn’t use a bit of other Apple II software while I was deciding what to do about text on the HGR screen. Including The AppleSoft toolkit font thing (I think called animatrix), Fontrix, Beagle Graphics, some other beagle font tools, etc.
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