There are small FGPA boards available from china from 18 USD, shipping included. See e.g. (Aliexpress)[]. You'll also need an Altera USB Blaster which can be had also from (Aliexpress)[].

Altera Quartus II

Quartus II 13.1 contains no support for Cyclone II devices anymore, so use 13.0 SP1. You need the two packages /Quartus II Software (includes Nios II EDS)/ and /Cyclone, Cyclone II, Cyclone III, Cyclone IV device support (includes all variations)/.

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