[vcf-midatlantic] Announcing the AppleII Classroom *ALL THREE DAYS* at VCF East 2020

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Tue Feb 4 12:55:02 EST 2020

On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 9:36 PM Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> It is official! I can announce that we are going to have an Apple II
> classroom lab (9-12 Apple IIes) running classes *all three days* at VCF
> East 2020. Emphasis because this is the first time we are having classes
> on the Saturday and Sunday. This is something I have been dreaming of
> for years and working on with Tony Bogan since VCF East 2019.
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> http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/vcf-east-apple-8bit-classroom/?fbclid=IwAR1V3SWCuyNQcvqr88FYbXJKD40uAnmNfOGNxWqlGqWeyDWMDsKNwi_JAkY
> >
> Teachers will be: Stephen Edwards, Mouse Kelly, Dean Notarnicola, Javier
> Rivera, Tony Bogan and a lowly high school teacher who likes to teach
> students 6502 assembly which we wont name. ;)
> Retrobrite, Assembly, AppleBASIC, Joystick Repair, Modern Solutions for
> your II, the list goes on and on.
> Full class list at:
> http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/vcf-east-apple-8bit-classroom
> <
> http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/vintage-computer-festival-east/vcf-east-apple-8bit-classroom/?fbclid=IwAR1V3SWCuyNQcvqr88FYbXJKD40uAnmNfOGNxWqlGqWeyDWMDsKNwi_JAkY
> >
> Every day will also have an open lunch lab from 12:00-1:00 with Apple II
> games old and new. Maybe even brand new games if Michael Packard
> finishes his latest game in time.
> PS: The obvious question.. why Apple IIe? 1. It was my idea. 2. Tony is
> providing the IIes. More importantly, we expect to change platforms
> every year and hereby formally challenge the Commodore crew to start
> planning for the C64 classroom lab at VCF East 2021!
> PPS: Everyone should be proud of me for not making the obvious joke
> about the odds of getting 9-12 C64s up and running in the same room at
> the same time <duck and cover>

I can help supply working C64s! I had a lot of them working from when Dan
Roganti and I did our Commodore Game.

> --
Jeff Brace
Vice President & Board Member, VCF East Showrunner
Vintage Computer Federation
jeffrey at vcfed.org

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