Apple IIe Joystick and BOOTI Pickup & Play October 2019
Fellow Press Play On Tape Podcast member Aaron, has been restoring/fixing a few Apple IIe machines, and then had them on display at our event at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. So I started playing around with them and thought it was about time my Apple IIe Platinum got some attention, the main things holding me back was loading/storage and no joystick.
I actually got my physical disc driving working, but a very clever user on the Apple IIe group on Facebook made a PCB called the BOOTI, that allows you to load hard drive images from a USB drive. Way cheaper than previous solutions (around $70) it was a no brainer to grab. Once I had that the next thing I needed was a joystick, so after a bit of searching I found the one in this video and played a few classic games and thought I would share it with you guys.
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