APF Imagination Machine is a home console released by APF in November of 1979 that can be used as a computer system also. It consists of the APF Microcomputer System and a docking station with a typewriter keyboard and a tape drive.
APF Imagination Machine has a bundled APF Basic compiler, so the user can make programs in BASIC programming language. Most retailers gave instruction manuals to better use of this built-in system with APF encouraging the users to make their own games.
APF Imagination Machine gives also the ability to use a cassette drive in order to write or use a stored program or record and play audio. This feature can be used for the programmers to leave notes about their work or store instructions about the games that can be useful to the gamers before playing a game.
Except the BASIC built-in feature, the APF Imagination Machine has 15 cartridges that released and can be played. The list of the APF Imagination Machine cartridges is the following:
Artist and Easel
Bowling / Micro Match
Brickdown / Shooting Gallery
Hangman / Tic-Tac-Toe / Doodle
Pinball / Dungeon Hunt / Blockout
UFO / Sea Monster / Break it down / Rebuild / Shoot
Lastly, some of the accessories that released for APF Imagination Machine are the following:
RS232 Storage Cartridge
Floppy Disk Storage
8k RAM Cartridge
Mini Floppy Disk Storage