What a blast from the past.
A Fordham University professor shocked himself – and others – when he discovered his decades-old Apple IIe computer is still in good working order.
Law professor John Pfaff posted on Twitter about the unearthing of the third model in the Apple II series, which was released in 1983, noting it has been sitting in his parents’ attic for years.
“Oh. My. God.,” Pfaff tweeted over the weekend. “An Apple IIe. Sat in my parents’ attic for years. Decades. And it works. Put in an old game disk. Asks if I want to restore a saved game. And finds one! It must be 30 years old. I’m 10 years old again.”
Pfaff then showed off the saved game of “Adventureland” on the screen, which asked him, “What shall I do?”
“This is tricky, because three decades later I can’t quite remember where I left off this round of Adventureland,” Pfaff tweeted.
Pfaff went on to show off the old floppy disk games he had, including Millionware, Olympic Decathlon, and Neuromancer.