Digital images - Amiga
Brian Benchoff wrote a blog about the Amiga. He writes about the Video Toaster, hand-held scanner, digital video cameras, hardware and software that turns an Amiga 2000 into a nonlinear video editing suite.
Epsilon's CDTV upgrades
Epsilon wrote a blog about upgrading the Commodore CDTV. This included adding Joystick and mouse support, 8MB Fast-RAM, Workbench 3.1 extended CDTV ROMS, SCSI hard disk support and the AztecMonster SCSI to CF Card converter.
PortablE - r6 beta
Christopher Handley released a new version of PortablE. PortablE is a recreation of the AmigaE programming language with many improvements. The program is available for Amiga OS3, OS4, AROS, MorphOS and Windows. Recent changes: Improved MUI & ReAction modules, NoListOptim and AISS menus.
Viva Amiga - The Retro Hour
The web page The Retro Hour made a podcast about the upcoming movie Viva Amiga. In this episode: Zach Weddington, The 64, New Amiga case, Using a 5 year old computer sad?, Britian's first mass produced machine at Bletchley Park, Jozsef's recapping service, Ravi's retrobrite video, N64 anthology book Kickstarter and Pranksters go dumpster diving and sell games back to Gamestop.
MNT VA2000 - Amiga 2000 Graphics Card (Zorro II)
Lukas F. Hartmann is developing a graphics card for the Amiga 2000. He build an adaptor card that fits into a Zorro II slot and connects to a miniSpartan6+ FPGA development board. The project is open source and you can build the graphics card yourself or order one from Lukas.
Bonanza Bros - Amiga
The platform game Bonanza Bros for the Amiga can now be downloaded from the Amiga Future web page. The game has been developed in 1991 by Andy Severn (code), Martin Severn (graphics) and Mark Wilson (music).
Netsurf 3.5 - AmigaOS 4
A new version of the web browser NetSurf is now available. Changes in this version: Improved URL parsing and better documentation for font APIs. And a couple of small errors were fixed.
Amiga Future #94
Edition 94 of Amiga Future is now online. In this edition: Reviews: KryoFlux, AmigaOne 500, AmigaOS 4.1 Update 4, Swamp Defense, Jack, GuideMaker, RiVA, FlipClock, Scribble, Tiny Launcher, Tracker Hero, Diver 50. Workshop: C-Workshop (11), AmigaOS 4.1 Workbench (6). Special: AROS, Classic Reflection 2, The right Amiga for everyone (4). Others: Interview Simon Archer, Editorial, News Up2Date and letters to the Editor.
Frodo v2.4 - Amiga
Frodo is a C64 emulator for the Amiga with a 68020 CPU or better. Changes in this version are: Added C64 Basic and kernal ROMs, improvements for the FreeScreenBuffer(), idle state, sprites, 1541, CIA and raster IRQs. Support for the Graffiti video card and other small improvements.
GemDropX - AROS
GemDropX is a game for AROS and based on the Atari 8-bit game "Gem Drop". In this game you must prevent that the screen fills up with gems. You can grab gems or throw them back.
Commodore Amiga 500 CD-ROM (A570)
Dan Wood from kookytech.net made a video about the Commodore Amiga 500 CD-ROM (A570). The A570 (originally A690) was an external CD-ROM drive released for the Commodore Amiga 500 in 1992, after many delays it was released after the A500 was discontinued.
Vampire600 / Apollo - SILVER3
The Vampire600 turbo card uses the Apollo FPGA-core to emulate the 68000 CPU and the SAGA graphics chip. The changes for Apollo are: Improvements for the reset, BFTST, Super-Scalar and SAGA video out (24Bit, 32Bit, YUV422).
WHDLoad
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: The Codertrash, Burning and Megademo. Improved: Quest For Glory / Hero's Quest, Marble Madness, Leisure Suit Larry 2, Groovy Jives 3, Alfred - The Music Disk, Peace in the Gulf, Music Party 1990, Musicland 1 & 2, The Dogs Cogs, Crystal Symphonies 1 & 2 and Hymn 633.
Odyssey Web Browser 1.25 - AROS
Fabien Coeurjoly released a new version of the Odyssey Web Browser for MorphOS. The changes are: WebKit r187682, HTML5 video, Bookmarks and cookies management, ffmpeg 2.6.2. and many other improvements.
Tanks Furry - Amiga
Project R3D released an update of the game Tanks Furry. The game has hand made, old school pixel graphics, great music and SFX, 40 missions, multiple themes: desert, wood and city jungle, five types of tanks. New in this version: 4 player mode.
Snes9x - AmigaOS 4.1 Final
Snes9x is a Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator. The AmigaOS 4.1 Final version of Snes9x is made by HunoPPC and the Amiga French Team. The emulator support dozens of ROMs.
Sum CD32
The Sum adapter makes it possible to connect USB HID keyboards to your Amiga CD32. The Sum is based upon a 16-bit Microchip micro-controller. Features: PS2-DIN adapter, built-in USB stack, configuration mode, built-in EEPROM memory for preferences storage, boot-loader for firmware upgrades and a status LED.
Amigos
The web page Amigos added new articles this month: Pinball Illusions, Slam Tilt Pinball, Todd Rundgren, The sea will grow larger with our fall, Banshee, Of Mice and Terminators, Miggy modding, More A500 Repair Adventures!, Skidmarks Racer, Zuul, Body Blows, Winter Games and Super Skidmarks.
Boingsworld #74
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Interview: Marco Möring (AmiBlitz3), Amiga Racer (Gamescom), Return #24, Amiga Future, AMOS, Hollywood 6.1, A-EON Warp3D Nova and AmiBlitz3.
The Games-Coffer
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: 70's Shake, Balthazar, Big Throng, Chase The Time, Digital Dreamland, Hard Red, Hit The Deck, Mental Motion, Slow Jazz, Toxic Friend, Defender, Delarith, Flotte, Hellrun Machine, Survivor, 24000 Miles, All-Star Pfunk, Anthrox, Crisis, Django, Fantasy, Fut, Groovy Thang, Ice Rain, LondonCarioFuji, Mental Hangover, Nasty Funk, Raven, Rememberance, Romantic Revolution, Sea Of Love, Shattered, Snow Land, Sonic City, Stop The Press 3, Unalterable, Vibe The Pipe, Vibrations, We'll Make It Live, X-Terminate, Firefighter, Obidox, Roton, Roulette, Beatmaster, Canal Green, Crash Test, Cream Of The Earth, Crusader Remix, Defeat The Beat, Dirt, Ensonic, Federation, Get Down, Her Song, Human Invasion, I Am The Law, Imaginary Woman, Moonchild, Soft Rockin, The Last Sun, The War, True, Under The Thumb, BrainScrambler, Breed 96, ICW, Nebula, Ohm, Pametha, The Pyramid Game, Boingy Pack, Charlie Chatterbox, Doctor Strange, Rolands Game Disk, Sensitive, Alphalight Slideshow 1, Divine Visions, Mages Staff, M C Esher and Rick Parks Art.
vbcc v0.9e - Amiga
A new version of vbcc for AmigaOS 3/4, MorphOS, PowerUp and WarpOS is available. Vbcc is a C-compiler made by Volker Barthelmann and Frank Wille (Amiga version). Changes in this version: Added -deps and -deps-for-libs. Improvements for DWARF and unions. Updates for Warp3D headers and link libraries to version 4.2a.
AMIcast #011
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: An interview with Mike Battilana from Cloanto.
AskAmiga
AskAmiga is a web page for newcomers, power users and developers with questions or answers about software and hardware related to Amiga OS. You can ask questions about configurations, applications, libraries, emulation, development, hardware etc.
Jack v4.7 - Amiga
Jack is a multi-purpose program for AmigaOS, AROS and MorphOS. Features: Preferences, Screen snapshot, Knowledge Base, Image editor, Music player, Slideshow, File-management, Auto-updates, etc. Changes in this version: Server migration including AppStore Database. Improvements for community statistic data including support for AmigaOne A1222 hardware.
Flashtro Amiga
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: Alien World, Robocop FRENCH, The Survivors - Pull, A Touch of Class - F14 Tomcat, Paradox - Celica GT Rally, Red Sector Inc - Plutos, Megaforce - Peggy, The Twilight - Crystal Hammer, Dynamix - Goal, United Forces - Arc Ed, ICS - Fighter Command, Crystal - Jetsons, Arkanoid Revenge of Doh FRENCH, Bio Challenge FRENCH, IK+ FRENCH, Scoopex - A10 Tank Killer, etc.
Martyn Brown interview
The web page Retrogamesmaster had an interview with Martyn Brown. Martin is on of the co-founders of Team17. Team17 developed games for the Amiga such as: Alien Breed and Worms.
AmigaRemix
You can listen to new remixes on the AmigaRemix web page. The following Amiga music is added to the web page: Captain Planet Ma Ti (Synthwave Mix), Great Courts 2 (You Can Win), Mantronix & Tip's Jazzy Nork - Live Jazz Club Cover, Strider Vs Thunderblade, Pinball Prelude Medley, Stardust Warp Sequence 2, Hybris [2016 Remix], Lotus Turbo Challenge 2 Intro, Fire & Ice Temple Theme (daXX Remix), Wrath Of The Demon Title (2016 Wremix), Arabian Nights (daXX Remix) and Return of the Jedi - Hard Wars.
Icaros Desktop 2.1
Paolo Besser released an update for the Icaros Desktop. There are improvements or updates for: OWB 1.25, HTML5 video, DirectoryOpus 5, FPC, PortablE, GoogleDrive, Filesysbox library, NTFS-3G, EX-FAT, SNUG http, ZuneView, Amath, EdiSyn, metaDiary, RPNScientific, Water, GLMark, Fract, Timeless, Scalos, Unarc, Ri-Li, RotateGear, Skunks, FFMPEG, ImageMagick, meteData, RFT-Riddle and toram.
Amiga Future #93
Edition 93 of Amiga Future is now online. In this edition: Red Wizard Island, Phalanx, Manhole, Der Clou (OS4), MasterGear, C64 Forever, Amiga Forever 2012, Magnetic, AmigaOS 4.1 Update 3, MuiOWB, AmIRC, Immortal 4, Quizmaster, Markdown Part 2, C-Workshop Part 10, AmigaOS 4.1 Workbench Part 5, VGA Monitor Switch, Amiga 600 2 MB, Interview with Cinemaware. Amiganoid and Classic Computing.
Big Book of Amiga Hardware
New additions to the Big Book of Amiga Hardware web page: American Laser Games: Mad Dog McRee, C-Ltd (Cardco Ltd): A1000 Scsi Controller, MacroSystem (US & Germany): Falcon 1240, Microbotics: StarBoard 2 adaptor (SB2000), DKB: Battdisk, Custom Chips: Buster, HiSoft: Whippet, Phoenix Micro Technologies: Phoenix Expansion Box (A1000 version & A500 version), Commodore: Diagnostics aid for A1000 - 314066-01, Newtek: DigiView, Commodore: Sync Dongle - VGA Adaptor, Scala: Workstation 040, Commodore: A1000 TV Modulator, Commodore: AA3000, Commodore: A3000+, Commodore: 020/030 prototype CPU board, Commodore: 2.0 ROM tower and Commodore: A1000+ '040 prototype.
AMIcast #010
AMIcast is an English podcast about the world of Amiga. In this episode: An interview with Gunnar von Boeh, member of Apollo Team and FPGA processor developper, Vampire II for A600, Natami project, FPGA development, PowerPC development, AmigaOS 3.x and AROS Vision (for 68k). Music from VjDominion.
Amitopia TV
Amitopia TV made a new series of video podcast. In these episodes: Blue Metal Rose Special, Amiga Racer, MorphOS on PowerMac G5, Alien Breed 3D, Hard 'n Heavy, Xtreme Racing, Cities Skyline and much more.
Amiga Racer v2.9
Michael St. Neitzel is developing the game Amiga Racer. The requirements are: PowerPC (PPC) CPU 1 GHz, ATI graphics card, keyboard, joystick, sound card and Amiga OS 4.1 FE. Changes in this version: You can now remap functions to your game controller and customize the keyboard input.
Dutch KickOff 2 Championship 2016
On April 2nd 2016 the Dutch KickOff 2 Championship will take place in Amsterdam. The game will be played on classic Amiga's and you can compete in 2 halves of 5 minutes each. The location of the championship is the Cafe Batavia in Amsterdam.
The Games-Coffer
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: BBase II, Deskbench V1.3, Direct Action, Future Composer, Giant Utilities 3 / 4, Noisetracker V2.0, Text Plus V3/X-Spell, Amiganuts Games, Dozer, Drip, Insecticide, Quizmaster, Easycalc, Future Writer V1.2, Magicmenu, Parnet, Trevs Demomaker, VIC 20 Emulator, Artistix, Commsguide, Kids Disk 4 / 5, Paint It!, BeerMon V0.46c, Free Block Scanner, Intromaker V1.60, Space Writer I, Spectrapaint V3.1, Stone V1.45, 1000 Utilities, ASI Flexible Friends V1.0 / V2.0, ASI Home Manager, Label Printer V3.5, NIB V2.0, Stereo CAD, Euphorion, Failed Negotiations, Lemmings Level, Planet Zybex, Battle Eggs, Gravity Beam, Ice Crack & Renegades, Last Lap and Rockstar.
Boingsworld #73
A new episode of BoingsWorld (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Interview: Michael C. Battilana (Cloanto), eBook Retro-Computing, eBook Simulation-Emulation, Amiga Games Award 2015, CD32 Fastram expansion, Computer-Meeting Wolfsburg, Classic Computing 2016 Nordhorn, WinUAE 3.3.0, AmigaForever, C64Forever and Yesterchips (43).
GadgetUK164 - Amiga 500 power supply repair
GadgetUK164 made a video about the repair of a "Zydec" power supply for an Amiga 500. The power supply can also be used for an A600 or A1200.
Amigos
The web page Amigos added new articles this month: Castlevania, Cool Spot, Played 'til my fingers bled, it was the summer of '92, Amigos Auction Watch, Moonstone, Burger Man, The Chaos Engine, Lotus Turbo Challenge 2 and Marble Madness.
A500Flash
A500Flash is a Kickstart switcher that makes it possible to switch between available ROM images by holding down the CTRL+A+A keys. Features: Amiga A500, A500+ and A2000 models. Support for 512kB or 1 MB ROM images. Flash chips programming with native AmigaOS software.
WHDLoad
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. Improved: Darkmere, Eye Of The Storm, Brian the Lion, Astro Marine Corps, Turrican, Netherworld, Bart vs. the World, Ultimate Golf, Airborne Ranger, Terminator 2 and After Burner 2.
Zune View - AROS
ZuneView is a program for image visualisation and manipulation. The features are: Cropping, resizing, rotating, flipping, lens barrel distortion correction, colour manipulation and filters. Changes in this version: GUI clean up. Added a clear selection button and improvements for live barrel correction and rotation.
EvenMore v0.89 - Amiga
EvenMore is an text viewer for AmigaOS. The features are proportional font support, multi-coloured text, file conversion plugins, and more. Recent changes: Improved the text selection, word wrapping and XML converter. Added colour rows option, XadUnFile command to Arc2Text plugin and w:highlight command to DocX XML converter.
Netsurf 3.4
A new version of the web browser NetSurf is now available. Changes in this version: Improvements for rendering, plotting, menus, file extensions, AmigaOS 3, fonts, keyboard short cuts, hotlist and support for UTF-16 surrogates.
Minimig-MiST v1.2
A new core for the MiST is now available. Changes in this version: OSD HRTmon enable / disable switch. Improvements for CPU access to chipRAM & custom registers, bitfield instructions, keyboard and video dithering.
Hatari v1.9.0 - AmigaOS 4
For AmigaOS 4 there is a new version available of Atari ST /STE emulator. Hatari emulates most of the ST / STE hardware including joysticks and hard disk images. Hatari is also available for Linux, Apple, BSD, Windows and BeOS. Changes in this version: Improvements for STE joy pads, ACSI / IDE, GEMDOS HD, CPU, MFP, MIDI and DSP.
Amigos
The web page Amigos added new podcast and live streams this month: Moonstone: A Hard Day's Knight, Moonstone: A Hard Day's Knight, Jimmy's Fantastic Journey, Podcast Episode 30 - TV Sports Football, Guru Anthony's A3000UX, Lionheart and many more.
Amiga game of 2015
The result of the best Amiga game of the year 2015 are published.
AmigaOS 68k: Zerosphere (Code Red / Alexander Grupe). AmigaOS 4.x / MorphOS and AROS: Wings Battlefield Ultimate Duel Edition (Cherry Darling). The complete results are available on the Obligement web page.
Calimero v2.50 - MorphOS
Calimero is a powerful DTP program for MorphOS. The program can import and export many different formats. The program supports multi page, columns, header, footer, separators, hyperlinks, text-warp, table of contents, background texture and much more. Changes in this version: Improvements for the screen handling, added a label printing system and many small errors were removed.
Amigaville #4
Amigaville is an English PDF magazine for the Amiga user with news and reviews of games & programs. In this edition: News, Reviews: From Doom to Gloom, Pacmania, Heroquest, Deluxe Galaga AGA, Castlevania and Prince of Persia.
Christoph Gutjahr interview
The web page Obligement has had an interview with Christoph Gutjahr. Christoph Gutjahr is an active member of two main websites of the Amiga scene: amiga-news.de and Aminet.