Ravi Abbott had an interview with RJ Mical. RJ Mical worked for Sony (Playstation), Atari (Lynx) and Commodore where he was involved in the development of the Amiga (Intuition). Ravi and Robert talk about Amiga, Lynx vs Atari and his role as Director of Gaming at Google.
Hyperion Entertainment released the game Gorky 17 for AmigaOS. This project was done by Frank Menzel and Thomas Claus from Entwickler-X. The game supports the English, German, Spanish and French language. The minimum requirements are: Amiga - 500MHz CPU, 256MB, Graphics card, 700MB disk space and AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition.
Cannonball is a game for the Amiga. The game is an enhanced version of Yu Suzuki's arcade racer, OutRun. In this version the graphics are much faster (compositing feature is used for scaled graphics) and the Sam440 can run lowres () 60 FPS, but scan lines are not supported.
Tuomas Järvensivu and Harri Salokorpi have written a blog about how to program in assembly. They show how to make a simple animation and talk about the development environment, assembler, debugging, application start-up, main loop, application exit and running the program on real hardware.
Vasm is a assembler to create linkable objects in various formats. The following CPUs are supported: M680x0, ColdFire, 80x86, PowerPC, ARM, Jaguar RISC, Z80, C16x/ST10, 6502 and the 6800. Visit the web page to read about the changes in this version.
ACE is an Amstrad CPC emulator developed by Philippe Rimauro. The emulator is written in the language C and its GUI is based on MUI 4. The changes in this version are: Improvements for the border emulation, tape configuration menu, snapshot loader and breakpoints.
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: 20 years an Amiga and an interview with Patrick Nevian from Tales of Gorluth II / BMR.
On the "Games Coffer" web page you can find games, demos, animations, slideshows, diskette magazines, history, FAQ, emulators, reviews and advert Scans. The new additions fort his month are: Crash or Smash, Diamond Thief, Lethal Forumla, Life After Death, Racing Maniacs, Tronn, Tsch, Amibee, Samurai Showdown, Solo Card Games, TecnoballZ, Tile Fall, Duel, Duell, Logik, Mostares 2 (DE), Schnebitz Inc, Ski Run, Snoisnemid, Pssst!, Indycar Challenge, Power Battle, Premier Sixes, Smeer, Resident, The Almighty, Travellog, Visual Intensity, 9 Fingers, Blow Your Nose (Now), Breath Of Air, Bruiser, Cracked, Das Boot, Deep Deep Ocean, Digital Insult, Dont Say Goodbye, Dubby Day, Engine Noise, England, I Feel So Alive, Itch, LED Storm, Move, Psychotic Dreams, Runaway Scales, Sad Song, The Pit, Thunderforce 91, We Need Freedom, Zin, Broken Cigarette, Chaotic Dawn, Chip Chop 2, Deep Lard Seven, Deeply Depressed, Dusty Bottle, Fluffly Clouds, Galaxy II, Lard Tripping, Perhaps, Return Of The Judge, Shining Old Boots, The Devils and Which Way Now.
Amiga PCB Explorer is a web based information system developed by Christian Euler. You can use the system for repairing Amiga motherboards. Besides the layout of the A4000 Rev.B motherboard, the layout of the A1200 Rev 2B is now also available with components, pin assignment and traces.
Amiga Power is a printed magazine in the French language for the Amiga user. In this edition the following articles: MorphOS v3.7-3.8 Mac Mini, Backup OS4, E-UAE MOS, Ask Me Up XXL, Boxx & Boxx 2, My and my shadow, The Game, Operation Jupiter, HDMI, Ludexo, Dual boot - Sam460, Play It Festival, Final Edition and Icaros.
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 Arc2Text with MorphOS and for browsing in archives. No more problems if a filename has quotation marks and spaces.
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: An interview with Philippe Lang, the future of Amiga, Raspberry Pi and other project like: key caps.
AmiCraft is a Minecraft like game for AmigaOS 4.x. New in this version: The Nether, Lava, Fire, Chicken, Spider, Bow and arrows, Obsidian, Flint and steel, Gunpowder, TNT and the Golden apple.
Oliver Urbann released a new version of his Twitter client TwittAmiga. The features are: Map view, Search, Skinnable timeline, Multiple user accounts, Preview of linked images, Update of status, Follow / Unfollow, Retweet, etc. You can read about the changes in the change log.
Amiga mixer is a program for the Amiga that can control your audio. It supports many soundcards: SBLive/SBAudigy, FM801, Envy24HT, Solo-1 and many others. Changes in this version: New short-keys for Fader. A Greek catalog. KEYS_UDM tool type. Improvements for CLI parsing and the ARexx #?MUTE command.
Loriano Pagni started an Kickstarter campaign for producing Amiga inspired key caps for mechanical keyboards. The key caps will be UV printed (at over 300 dpi) on caps compatible with Cherry MX switches. The key caps will be available in following colours: black, white, beige, dark grey, orange, green, lilac, yellow, pink, red, and light blue.
Amigakit is now selling a Classic Boing Ball Mouse. The feature are: 1000 DPI optical mouse with scroll wheel (third button). DB9 connection for Classic Amiga computers: A500, A500+, A600*, A1200, A1500, A2000, A3000, A4000, A4000T.
The Sum adapter enables connecting USB HID keyboards to your Amiga 600. It has been designed for installation inside A600’s casing. Sum is based upon a 16-bit Microchip micro-controller. Features: Support for both USB HID and USB-PS/2 keyboards, built-in USB stack, configuration mode, boot-loader (firmware upgrade) and a status LED.
A new Kickstart project wants to produce new A1200 computer housings. The housing will be made with injection molds with a quality plastic (ASA) with anti-UV and will be super resistive. No yellowing anymore. The new housing are prepared for a CF slot, HcX display and video out. Update: The housing is now available with the Amiga logo.
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.
With Amiga911 Maker is it possible to create boot diskettes for AmigaOS 3.0/3.1. The changes in this are: All In One type solution. Support for: DiskSalv4, MaxTransTest, PFSSalv2 and SFSSalv. New Prefs window, Expert Mode and many other improvements.
On the "Games Coffer" web page you can find games, demos, animations, slideshows, diskette magazines, history, FAQ, emulators, reviews and advert Scans. The new additions fort his month are: City, Classic Racer (DE), Euro Trotter, Fireflies, Super Blobble 2, Torque, Batman, Boat Animation, City Jumper, Luxo Teenager, Rocking Robot, The, Shuttlecock, Spark Trek, Air Ace II, Bionix 2, Black Belt, Hyperace, Patience, Zerg, D-Day, History of Aviation, Little Traveller, Spelltris and Star Trek Guide.
A new edition of the English and German Amiga magazine Amiga Future has been released. In this edition: Editorial, News, Playfield, Tecnoball Z, Minos, Amiiga 10x10, Help my Cat, Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, Bed Games, Jay the Miner, Volfied, Wings Battlefield, Commodore Amiga: a visual Commpendium, The Amiga Workbench Simulation, Pegasos, MorphOS 3.8, WHDLoad, Phase 5 Digital Products, Demoscene, ArtEffect, Programming with AmigaOS4 (13) and a interview with Paul Gardner-Stephen (Mega65).
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Amiga news, Schnapper des Monats, Interview with Markus Tillman and the meeting Amiga 30 Jahre in Neuss.
Hyperion Entertainment released an update for the OS4 Software Development Kit (SDK). The changes in this version are: New components: btree.library, diffview.gadget, diskio.library, z.library and graphics.library. Extended memory > 4 GB. Next generation menu system and improvements for dos.library API and console.device API.
Staringlizard has developed an replacement for the Amiga A520 adapter. The Amiv 2.0 can converts the Amiga RGB 15 KHz signal to HDMI to make it possible to connect your A500 or A1200 to a modern screen. The Amiv has buttons to shrink the picture horizontally and move the picture horizontally and vertically.
YouTube: AMIV 2.0 - Amiga A520 adapter HDMI remake
YouTube: AMIV 2.0 - Amiga A520 adapter HDMI remake
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: An interview with Szilárd Biró (BSzili), Amiga (NG): AROS, AmigaOS4 and MorphOS. Music: Drink My Pain Away by Mobi from album Amiga Days (Remasters).
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Muzzax 1 & 2, Decibel Overload, The Beginning, Astrogate, Spaceship, Moin Jungs, 3D-Net Analyzer, Music Disk 1, Musics 3, BBS Intro, Beach Volley demo and Gate to Hell. Improved: Hydra, Waterproof and Our Definition of a Boombastic Demo Style.
Dan Wood from kookytech.net had an interview with Trevor Dickinson. He talks with Trevor, from A-Eon about the AmigaOne X1000 project, AmigaOS 4 and the future of the system. Plus, his memories and why he fell in love with the original Amiga machines.
If you have a 3D printer you can now print your own Amiga Boing Ball. The ball can be printed with a single-head printer in two colours and you do not need any glue to put the ball together.
EntwicklerX released the game Bubble Shooter DX for the Amiga. In this game you must shoot bubbles and make a group of minimal three bubbles with the same colour to make them disappear. Features: 200+ levels, Three star ranking system, Colour-blind mode and special bubbles for an improved gameplay on difficult levels.
AmiMag is a French pdf magazine for the Amiga user. In this edition: News, The Time Machine, Shadow Of The Beast, Mister P, The Doom-Mania, Labo Amos, Interview with TBT, The Pin-Up and Candide 1/2.
The web page Obligement has had an interview with Igor Majstorovic. Igor is the developer of the Vampire600. The Vampire600 is an turbo-card for the Amiga 600 based on a FPGA. In the interview Igor tells about how he developed the Vampire600 and what the plans for the future are.
Amiga Forum is a Swedish (printed) magazine for the Amiga user. In this edition: News from SUGA an the Amiga scene. Games: Colonization and Wings Battlefield. Keyrah: Amiga keyboard on the PC. Books: Amiga, a visual Compendium and Petro Tyschtschenckos memoirs. The Amiga 700, 17 tips for the Amiga and the year 1985.
Xye is a puzzle game for AROS. Xye is a green ball that can move one cell up, down, left or right in every move (with keyboard or mouse). You can start with the tutorial levels that have hints for how to play the game.
On the web page Flashtro.com you can see many cracker intro’s with your browser. The original intros from the Amiga, Atari-ST, Dreamcast, PC, Playstation etc. are converted to Flash. The most recent flashtro’s are: Beta 5 - Multi Musics, Tal 90 - Typhoon Thompson, Science Inc - Manager, Science 451 - Turrican II, Setrox - SoundFX, Mad Monks Thrust Sunriders - Betrayal, Devils - New Stuff, Devils - Basket Manager, Switch - Ami Word, Yugoslav Cracking Service - Alien Storm, Quadlite - LeoDemo, Quadlite - Bionic Commando Demo, Acid - Mini Golf, Australian Crackers United - Spherical, etc.
The FPGA Arcade is an retro computer system developed by MikeJ and can be used to emulate (in hardware) many retro computers such as: Amiga, Apple II+, AtariST, Atari 800XL, BBC B, Commodore VIC-20 / C64, MSX and the Spectrum. Miflos has received his FPGA Arcade has build the system inside a mini-itx case. You can follow his progress on his blog.
The FPGA Arcade web page.
The FPGA Arcade web page.
A new version of Directory Opus, or "DOpus", is now available. In this version improvements for the directory, the hunt command, the text viewer, Dopus_Print, memory allocation, icons and the history files.
Virtual Amiga Multimedia Player is a media player made with the help of Hollywood. In this version a number of small errors were removed, added an option to fast forward the movie with the mouse-wheel. The steps times 1, 10, 30 or 60 seconds can be selected with the number key 1 t/m 4.
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Amiga news, Interviews: Wei-ju and Costel Mincea, Artbase, Bad Bramstedt, Hyperion, Commodore Pet Handy, Kickstarter: A1200 Housing, Tales of Gorluth II, Mountain View and Gorky 17.
Chocolate-doom is a project that makes it possible to play the original MS-DOS game Doom on modern computers. The aims of this project are: To be as accurate as possible to the original game. 100% free and open-source. And make versions for as many different operating systems as possible. Version 2.2.0 of the AmigaOS 4 version is now available.
On the "Games Coffer" web page you can find games, demos, animations, slideshows, diskette magazines, history, FAQ, emulators, reviews and advert Scans. The new additions fort his month are: 2998z, Imagine, Liars, Lovers Day, Pretty Fly, Stars of Another Sky, Today is Sunday, Unexpected, Up n X, Vacation 2, Abnormalia #3.14, Abnormalia #5, AM-FM Issues 1-5, Mag-Net Issue 2, Smooth Criminal Issue 2, Albatross Antics, Drachensteine, Dragon Ball - Jumps, Fruit Mania, Interlock, German Dice, Lupengo, Alien Space, Amiganoid, Jigsaw, Kick Up and Outpost: Solo Assault.
You can listen to new remixes on the AmigaRemix web page. The following Amiga music is added to the web page: Mega-Lo-Mania Orchestra Medley, Lotus III - Miami Ice, I7's Purple Haze, Deluxe Galaga v2.4, Test Drive II Remix, Jesus On E's (Jedi On E's Mix 1/2/3), Physical Presence and Harlequin - TVee Wonderland.
Retroguru released the Sqrxz 3 game for the Amiga with an OCS chip set. The presentation was at the sixed Wiener Retro-Börse. The game can be downloaded as a diskette file, HD file or as a CD file. Features: Difficult / challenging game play. Retro graphics. 10 levels. 11 marvellous chip tunes, and a Top 10 high score.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Inspiration Is None and Power and Agony. Improved: American Gladiators, Paperboy, Corporation, Hudson Hawk, Music Disk 1, Burning Rubber, Escape from Colditz, CJ in the USA, Pinkie, Gobliins 2 and Ghost Busters 2.
Sandro Barbagelata is working on a utility to create, modify and convert your system themes for OS4, AROS and MorpOS. The program offers a theme viewer and an integrated painter for editing the graphical items. The program will work on a copy of the selected theme in Ram disk and will not effect your installed themes.
Qtip is a program that can be used to delete your files in a secure way. The program is developed by Wizardry and Steamworks and written in the programming language C. The files are deleted by writing 4 times over the existing data with random, even, odd and random data.
AMIGOS is a new podcast about Amiga games, hardware, news and memories. In this episode: Amiga's 30th Birthday, A Visual Compendium, A1200 Housing Kickstarter Project, Amiga 1000, The first Amiga television commercial and a interview with Hybris programmer Martin Pedersen.
A new version of ShowFiles is now available. With this program you can view file information such as: size, date, possible comment, executable header type (68k / PPC), protection-bits, etc. New in this version: Pattern matching and the EXTVER-tag.
If you want to convert your Amiga 1200 to a PC you can watch this video. The components inside the A1200 are: Acer V3 751G I7 GT640M 8GB RAM, Blue-Ray, 240GB SSD, 2TB HDD, Keyrah V2, 2x USB 3.0, Retro mouse and a WinUAE Emulator.