ADTWin is a tool for writing Amiga 500/1000 ADF's from a PC to a Amiga diskette. You will need an PC with a parallel port and a disk drive from a PC or an Amiga. The writing of the diskette takes about 37 seconds. A schematic for the cable and the software is available.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Synthetic Vibes (Quartz), Best of RAF Vol.1 (Katharsis), Music Collection (Katharsis), The Town with no Name (D4i), Psycho Killer (D4i), Testament (Katharsis), Mega Mix 3 (Royal Amiga Force), Megademo (Royal Amiga Force) and TurboRaketti II (Heikki Kosola). Improved: Space Quest 3 (Sierra), Base Jumpers (Rasputin), Lionheart Demo (Thalion), Oil Imperium / Black Gold (reLINE), Super Skweek (Loriciel) and Gloom (Black Magic).
Andrew Gillen released an update for the game the Incredible Adventures of Moebius Goatlizard. In the game you must collect the aliens and avoid the explosive devices. Changes in this version: In-game music, More enemies, Improved 2-player game and a custom game that lets you create your own screen.
Glen VanDenBiggelaar wrote an article about the Commodore Amiga 2000. He writes about the introduction, the different models and the add-on cards for the A2000. He also talks about Video Toaster and the use of Amiga's at NASA.
Rob Cranley releases a new version of his game Atoms-X. Atoms-X is a remake of the old Public Domain game Atoms and is a strategy and action Board Game. Changes in this version: Added more keyboard controls, updated the manual, improved the code and removed a couple of small errors.
In this episode of the Retro Asylum Podcast Sam (mrsid), Steve (press play on tape) and Paul (the drisk) talk about the game development company Psygnosis. They talk about the games and the milestones in the companies history. And there are also listener contributions. An History of Psygnosis as PDF is also available.
Matthias made a Picasso II clone for the Amiga 500. The Picasso II is a popular graphics card for the Amiga computer, made by Village Tronic. Later Georg Braun developed a clone for his GBA 1000 Amiga computer. Matthias adapted this design for the Amiga 500. You can follow the progress on the a1k forum (German language).
A new version of the GenesisPlus emulator for MorphOS is available. Changes in this version: Filters show only valid ROM filenames (.cue .bin .smd .sms .gg). Auto detection of PAL and NTSC ROM's (audio/video). Preview pictures in start-up window and thumbnails added to save-state manager.
A new version of AROS Vision is now available. AROS is based on concepts and ideas of the Amiga and the 68000 processor. AROS supports X86, ARM, PPC and 68k. Changes in this version: Updates for: MUI royale, ROM's, IBrowse, Simplemail, Digibooster, Audio software, Filetypes and AMOS.
Michael Gibs made the game Donkey Downfall for the Amiga. The game is based on a Atari 2600 game called Man Goes Down. The game is a simple platform game where the platform scrolls up and you must fall, instead of jump. The game can be played on a Amiga with 1MB Chip RAM.
EvenMore is an text viewer for AmigaOS. The features are proportional font support, multi-coloured text, file conversion plugins, and more. Recent changes: Support for AmigaWriter file format. Improvements for the WordPerfect, StarWriter5, Wordwrap, WordWorth, FinalWriter, ProWrite, RTF, Dir2Text, HTML and Pagestream plugins. And a few new Escape codes.
Spidi is working on a new USB adapter to use USB keyboards, mice and joysticks on the Amiga computer. The adapter converts the USB signals to the "old" Amiga signals. This means there is no new driver necessary on the Amiga computer. You can follow the progress on the PPA forum (Polish language).
A new version of MorphOS is now available. Changes in this version: It is now possible to use the built-in Wi-Fi hardware in all Apple systems with the Broadcom BCM43 chip-set. Support for AMD R400, Radeon X800 XT / Pro and FireGL X3 cards. SMBFS file system handler with 64 bit I/O support. VNC server and a Synergy client. You can read all the details in the release notes.
Amiga Forum is a Swedish (printed) magazine for the Amiga user. In this edition: News from SUGA, SAPPHIRE and Amiga World, AmiGBG 2014, The GG2 Network card, FPGA-based Amiga clones, Noise Tracker 25 years, Putty Squad and the SUGA meetings.
Sysmon is a system monitor for AmigaOS 4 made by Guillaume Boesel. Recent changes: Added a network bandwidth benchmark in Benchmark tab. Removed the "Used Stack" in the "Tasks" tab because it produced wrongs results. Improved the CLI numbers in the "Tasks" tab and the Workbench library version in the "System" tab.
Antoine Dubourgs released SoundBankster version 1.2. SoundBankster is a program that DJ's can use to play there music. The features are: Waveform rendering with TinyGL, Reggae support, 20ms audio buffer, Beat detection, Accurate track pitch, Filters, Loops, Play-list and a MUI interface.
A new episode of BoingsWorlds (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Petro Tyschtschenko, MUI 3.9 for AmigaOS3, Amipad 32, Chaos Guns Demo, Longplays: Total Football, Goal!, Strike, Samba World Cup 98, Fußball Total! and FIFA International Soccer.
A new version of AROS Vision is now available. AROS is based on concepts and ideas of the Amiga and the 68000 processor. AROS supports X86, ARM, PPC and 68k. Changes in this version: Added Amiga-E modules, AmiTwitter, AmIRC, IBrowse Demo and Raystorm. Updates for the ROMs and DOpus Magellan. Changing Locale/Input is now more easy.
Cloanto released the 2014 version of the Amiga Forever emulation package. Changes in this version: All Windows versions now come with a Windows Installer download. New Restore System Files feature, RP9 thumbnail provider, Visual Screen Clip Editor, Personal Paint 7.2 and the option for the use of the WinFellow emulator. Updates for AROS and the Enhanced RP9 Editor.
The French and British music combo Paula Powered is making music with the help of a Amiga 1200. They make Low-Fi digital punk with the help of the Octamed Soundstudio tracker. You can listen to the song Vivienne Westwood from the album Live at home on YouTube.
A new version of WinUAE is now available. Changes in this version: Improvement for JIT on/off, A500 reading write-only/non-existing registers, Fast CPU mode audio DMA, chipset emulation, MorphOS file-system, Filter modes in DirectDraw and many general improvements.
Wormik is a simple worm-like game developed by Zbynek Vyskovsky. In the game you must collect food to get points. If you have enough punt you can go to the next level. The interesting part is that you can eat yourself and get points for that, but it will decrease your health.
Scrambly DV is a sliding puzzle game. The player has to rebuild an image that has been split into several tiles by sliding rows or columns horizontally or vertically. The game was released in 2004 and a new version was released in 2011. This version is recompiled against new custom framework.
The 1.7.0 version of AmiKit is now available as a download. A number of errors are removed and the following programs are added: BDSlide 2.5, FourOne visual theme by Ken Lester, CheckSMPrefs, Matrix screen blanker 1.9 and there are updates for the XPK compression libraries.
Rob Cranley releases version 1.2 of his game Atoms-X. Atoms-X is a remake of the old Public Domain game Atoms and is a strategy/action Board Game. Changes in this version: Removed the FPU dependency. Added high resolution (640x480) support for AGA machines. Included new icons and a option to save settings.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Stateline (Complex). Improved: Super Skweek (Loriciel), Gloom (Black Magic), Maniac Mansion, Explora 2 / Chrono Quest 2 (Infomedia/Psygnosis), Black Tiger (Capcom/U.S.Gold), Magic Pockets (Renegade/Bitmap Brothers), Buck Rogers (TSR), 4D Sports Boxing (Mindscape), Deliverance (21st Century), Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles (Konami), Minskie - The Abduction (Binary Emotions) and Conquests of Camelot (Sierra).
EvenMore is an text viewer for AmigaOS. The features are proportional font support, multi-coloured text, file conversion plugins, and more. Recent changes: Improvements for the Dir2Text plugin. And for the HTML2Text plugin it is now possible again to do conversions of &# character commands and the trimming of the extra spaces and linefeeds works now as it should.
Petro Tyschtschenko and Patric Klöter started in 2011 on a book about the time that Petro worked for Commodore. The book will be available from June 2014 in the German language and a English translation will follow later. The book has more than a dozen chapters, contemporary documents and many previously unknown photos.
Xump - The Final Run is a multi-platform puzzler made by Retroguru. The original game was released by Psilocybin Development in 2005. This improved version has new graphics, new levels, new music and new options. Features: Joystick, joypad or mouse, 9 audio tracks, 48 levels, high score list and Easter eggs.
A new episode of BoingsWorlds (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: 22 Years APC&TCP, Magic Pack for printing, Tales of Gorluth - pre-order and start help, Viva Amiga preview, 15th Amiga Meeting October 2014, Classic Computing October 2014, AmigaOS4 Extended Memory Objects and Usertreffen_@botfixer Home.
The complete documentation for the multimedia-oriented programming language Hollywood is now available online. With Hollywood you can create graphical applications very easily. Hollywood is available for AmigaOS 3 / 4, Android, AROS, Linux, Mac OS X, MorphOS, WarpOS and Windows.
Worm Wars is an advanced Tron / Snake-style arcade game for up to 4 simultaneous players. There are 36 types of creature and 32 types of Power-Up objects. There is also a level editor for making your own levels. New in this version: New bonus level: "follow the path". And miscellaneous improvements and bug fixes.
FlipPaper is a MUI program which will allow you to manage your wallpaper pictures and swap automatically between them periodically. The program is available in the following languages: English, Czech, Spanish, Dutch, Greek, Swedish and German. Recent changes: Selected picture is now always visible in the Workbench drawer. Added a Delete picture menu option and a Send by mail menu option. And a update for the Spanish translation.
880 Gamer is an English pdf magazine for the Amiga user. In this magazine the following items: Remake - Shadow of the beast, Cover Disk - Putty Squad, Game On: Alien Breed, Hybris, Putty Squad, Quick the Thunder Rabbit, Walker and Zany Golf, Bleeding Eyes: 40 and a Blunt, Boom, Energy Bar and State of the Art, Cheat and Talk Back.
The Sakura card is a prototype Fast RAM expansion for the Amiga 600 / 1200. The features are: 4MB Fast RAM. 1.67 MIPS (A1200). SRAM access: 55ns. Very simple installation in PCMCIA slot. Compatible with many accelerators such as the Blizzard 1230/1240/1260, Apollo 1240/1260, ACA 1220/1230/1231/1232. If there are enough pre-orders the production will start in August of 2014.
Emufreak is working on a Amiga emulator for the iPhone and the iPad. The emulated Amiga supports the OCS chip-set and 1 MByte RAM. The emulator must be installed via the alternative app-store Cydia. Changes in this version: Improvements for the controls and adaptations for iOS7.
Best of MorphOS is an pdf news letter for MorphOS user in the English language. In this episode the following: Updates for MorphOS software, new games and reviews, emulators, meetings for MorphOS users and a world map of users and hardware.
Edition 90 of Amiga Future is now online. In this edition: Interview: Cloanto. Reviews: SQRXZ-2, Fourmaze, Freespace 2, Memo, Bermuda Syndrome, Jungle Boy, PortablE, iBatch, RunInUAE, EvenMore, AmigaAMP, AAMP, and BetterWB. Hardware: Prelude and Memory expansion GB. Workshop: C-Workshop (7), Soldering Class (3), Deprecated, iBatch and AmigaOS 4.1 (1). Special: Amiga Timeline.
David Brunet from the web page Obligement has had a interview with Szilárd Biró. Szilárd is an Amiga user from Hungary. His first computer was a PC but later he got himself a Amiga A500 with a 1084S monitor. Later he became more interested in AROS and started to make AROS version of PC games.
SketchBlock is a drawing program for AmigaOS made by Andy Broad. The aim of this project is to create a sophisticated application for digital painting. Changes in this version: One important error was removed, a couple of small improvements and a new Julia set is available.
GadgetUK164 made a video about the repair of a Amiga A500. The Amiga had multiple faults: Corrosion from coffee, damaged Fat Agnus socket, dirty disk drive, and faulty RAM. He also talks about the upgraded 8372A, and a switch for switching between 512KByte and 1MByte of Chip RAM.
Dopus5 is a Workbench clone for AmigaOS-based computer systems. The main feature of Dopus5 is the file manager functionality. The team behind Dopus5 has released a new version for AmigaOS4, MorphOS, AROS and the original AmigaOS3 platform.
The MorphOS development team released version 3.5 of the MorphOS Software Development Kit (SDK). The changes are: LogTool only runs one multiple ramdebug sessions. Improved SDK indexing for Scribble and updated for OpenSSL and dependencies.
Assist is a collection of information: All the content from the "Get the most out of your AMIGA" PDF guide, shortcuts and links. Assist helps with downloading and unpacking of software, plays YouTube videos and it has AmiUpdate support. Changes in this version: Many improvements to the download system including the Tuomas Hokka's download tool. Improvements for Remove. Added the DOWNLOADSDIR ARexx command. Added 37 new articles and 1 new tutorial and various articles are updated.
Yerzmyey released a new album called Rave is illegal! All the music has been made on an AMIGA 500 (4 channels) with the use of OctaMED 4.0. Track list: Give it, Goddamn business, Have you ever loved?, I have come and It’s gonna take all night. Vocals: MusicRadar and Mandy Edge.
A new version of AROS Vision is now available. AROS is based on concepts and ideas of the Amiga and the 68000 processor. AROS supports X86, ARM, PPC and 68k. Changes in this version: Updates for the system data, new background picture from Wawa, Magellan v5.90, Speech support, FAT95, more demos, compilers and much more.
A new edition of the English and German Amiga magazine Amiga Future has been released. In this edition: Editorial, News, Reviews: ACA 500, ACA 1232, Ace of Hearts, Flappy Bird, Erben des Throns, Fortis, Islands Mini Golf, AmigaOS 4 Dockies, ViewCSV, Odyssey 1.23, GBAPII++ and KryoFlux Free. Special: X5000 Cyrus, Demo Scene, MuliPlayer Spiele, Backups, Klassische Besinnungen 15 - Digital Creations and Progressive Image Technology. Workshops: Programming AmigaOS4 (6). Interviews: Dierk Ohlerich, Yesterchips and Grzegorz Kraszewski.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Aaargh! - Arcadia (Arcadia Systems), 4th Dimesnion 2 (Cryptoburners), Manchester United (Krisalis), Penthouse Hot Numbers (Magic Bytes) and Bismarck (PSS). Improved: Virocop (Graftgold), Goblins 3 (Coktel Vision), Virocop (Graftgold), Castles (Interplay), Hero Quest 2 (Gremlin), Moktar / Titus the Fox (Titus), Teenage Queen (Ere), Buck Rogers (TSR), Deliverance (21st Century) and Sarcophaser (Rainbow Arts).
You can listen to new remixes on the AmigaRemix web page. In the last weeks they added the following Amiga music: Shadow of the Beast - Underwater Level, Battle Squadron (Peace For My 64), Apidya (High speed mix), Infestation (Kal Solar Remix), Nuke's Groovy, Xenon - The Real ExaBlast (Remastered), Giana Sisters Intro Remix, Crystal Hammer (Mulperi Remix), Yo! Joe! (Level One), Audiophobe, Arcane, A Prehistoric Tale, Elvira Frozen Earth (melancholy "cold" tribute), Pump That Pussy Remix, Desert Dreams (Hidden part), Jim Power Level 1 and Projectyle - Vectors.
In the fourth part of the Sqrxz series you are on a cold icy island. On the island you will find shiny marbles, evil penguins, ghosts, underwater creatures and many more. Features: Retro graphics, 10 levels, great music, high score, hidden passages and cheat codes (if you can find them).