Apple II to USB Joystick Adapter

Update: If you want to build one of these, I have added links to the various parts and code in the next blog entry.

Playing Apple II games on the original hardware is great and brings back fun memories of the 80’s and 90’s. But doing so can be challenging. Retro computer hardware is not small. It takes up space to store and to use. And the computers are not getting any younger so capacitors need replacing, disks are failing, bits are rotting (or something like that). I wanted to have the authentic feel of playing Apple II games using a vintage joystick but connected to a modern computer running an emulator. This is how the Apple II to USB Joystick Adapter came about.

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