OK we’re making slow but steady progress – now that we’ve refactored Adafruit Floppy to better handle looooong pulses, identified the best drive for reading mac GCR diskettes, and tested fluxengine’s new .dsk format support, we can start reading and archiving mac 400k/800k disk images. first up is this very old, nicely made game called “Make Millions” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Make_Millions by Tom Snyder https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soup2Nuts who not only wrote games but also developed Dr Katz Professional Therapist https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Katz,_Professional_Therapist Anyways, wanna play it? we’ve upload it to the internet archive and by setting a few metadata flags it launches in PCE.js for instant playback in the browser! https://archive.org/details/make-millions-tom-snyder – video.
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