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2021-01-23 00:15

amiga600 NF6055 - additional RAM for A600

On Retro Ready webpage you could purchase a simple 5,5 MB Fast memory extension for Amiga 600. What is important, NF6055 doesn't block PCMCIA port. Cost: 45 euro + shipping.

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Wilcza Buda
prace_trwaja

After one year of development work we received demo of the Amiga game "Wilcza Buda" ("Wolfhouse"). In this project were involved Paweł "City" Mielewczyk (code, engine and graphics) and Marek "Marecheck" Koprjaniuk (scripts, dialogues and photos). There is a possibility to get a full version in the future - you have to just finish the demo version and regsiter (using code achieved in the game) on the page wilczabuda.pl. There is available demo, of course. More info about this project: Youtube: Marecheck and polishretrochannel and on FB.

See the video »

Added: 2021-01-16 16:19, Posted by: st, Category: Games Comments »

Author: Marek Koprjaniuk

jojo073 - part 1
scena

Please take a look at graphics of Spanish author jojo073. Czesław Mnich has chosen his 30 best graphics. Here are the first ten. Please follow jojo073 on Twitter.

Added: 2021-01-16 09:50, Author: redakcja, Category: Demoscene Comments »

Vampire 4+ w nowym sklepie Apollo
Vampire 4+ w nowym sklepie Apollo

Apollo Computer has updated they internet shop (nowadays it works also with Amiga browsers). Currently all offer is connected with Vampire v4+ Standalone (512 MB RAM, aluminum case and ApollOS system on CF 128GB card. Price: 599 euro.

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Added: 2021-01-15 10:26, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Photos of prtotypes: Warp 3060/4060 and CDTV-60
amigacdtv

We prepared for you gallery of photos with prototypes of cars Warp 3060/4060 and CDTV-60. They are taken form CS-Lab profile on Facebook and Warp 3060/4060 unofficial webpage

Added: 2021-01-14 10:50, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

gry Heart of Darkness - 68k version

HODE engine, which allows to play Heart of Darkness game (made by Eric Chahi), has been also compiled by Arti also for 68k. Requirements: 060 + graphics card (Vampire will be the best).

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Second update for AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition (including hotfix)
Second update for AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition (including hotfix)

23.12.2020 Hyperion Entertainment has released (after four years of waiting) the second update of AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition system. yesterday the new hotfix has appeared for this update. The most important changes: the new kernel, lots of new versions of system libraries, handlers and GUI ReAction classes. There are also new apps: DiskDoctor, SataControl, appdir-handler and ssh2-handler.

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Added: 2021-01-13 11:41, Author: st, Category: AmigaOS Comments »

Amiga Addict
Amiga Addict

Amiga Addict is the new British Amiga magazine. In the first issue (54 pages) you will find f.e. interviews with Dave Haynie, Cloanto's boss, AmigaBill and Kim Justice as well CF card manual, Raspberry Pi as A600 and Page Stream review.

Cost: 5 euro + shipping

Added: 2021-01-11 19:54, Author: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

Bitronic instead amiga.net.pl
aibb

Adam Zalepa's publishing house has changed it's name to Bitronic (previously it was amiga.net.pl).

Added: 2021-01-09 14:40, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

AmiModRadio v0.9999
audio

The new version of AmiModRadio player (0.9999) has been released 7.12.2020. Inside this package we will find FTP client, XAD client, ARexx scripts and MUI interface. It allows to download, unpack and play music from different Amiga archives, including Aminet (there is about 20 thousands of such modules). You could download program from BitBucket servers.

Added: 2021-01-08 09:48, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

UHCTools
narzedzia

UHCTools is a set of scripts and network tools created by Patrik Axelsson and David Eriksson. It allows easy and fast access to network resources (including Aminet), software, games and demoscene productions. This package contains also CLI commands and i Synergy clients. The latest version has been released 28.11.2020.

Added: 2021-01-07 14:19, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

audio Bassoon Tracker

If you have a modern web browser (Amiga versions could have some problems) then feel free to use music tracker online. You could listen and create music modules. Bassoon Tracker has been created using JS. MOD and XM are handled (you could also export music to WAV or MP3 files).

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Happy New Year!
nowy_rok

All the best within 2021


editors of eXec.pl

Added: 2020-12-31 21:36, Author: redakcja, Category: Events Comments »

audio XTD: "Escape" album is already finished

XTD announced: just after long time I already finished (even within 2020) the whole content of my new album Escape. It is available for everybody (supportrets could also download lossless version with big cover).

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Christmas wishes
choinka

Merry Christmas
and all of the best in your life.

eXec.pl editors

Added: 2020-12-24 14:59, Author: redakcja, Category: Events Comments »

Komoda & Amiga plus #17
Komoda & Amiga plus #17

The 17th issue of "Komoda & Amiga +" magazine has been released. What's inside? As usual, lots of various texts, reviews and interviews. You could purchase it here.

Amiga section:

  • Gallery: Amiga ASCII Art
  • LucasArts legacy on Amiga
  • Fred`s Journey
  • Tapper
  • Smarty and The Nasty Gluttons
  • Fire Force
  • Console Zone: Point & Click Adventure Games Collection

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Added: 2020-12-22 14:18, Author: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

A2088XT and PC Task
ibm

A2088XT is a extension card by Commodore (1986) for Amiga with Zorro II slots. It is a hardware emulator of IBM XT with 8088 processor (4.77 MHz) and 512 kB RAM. In our gallery we are present together with PC Task. You could see possibilities of this solution (PC Task 2.0 has been made in 90s).

See the video »

Added: 2020-12-17 23:31, Author: redakcja, Category: Emulation Comments »

XTD announced his new album "Escape"
XTD announced his new album "Escape"

Probably within 2020 a new album "Escape" by XTD will be released. At this moment the last song is being finishing. Here we could see what will be included in this album: xtdmusic.

Added: 2020-12-02 15:55, Posted by: st, Category: Events Comments »

Author: XTD

Astro Blox Revisited
Astro Blox Revisited

Astro Blox Revisited is a Sokoban style game with some new logic elements. This game has been resented during GAME DEV competition on DECRUNCH 2020 (took 1-st place). Finally we have 34 different levels. The game works on every classic Amiga within 512kb CHIP RAM (pure A500).

See the video »

Added: 2020-11-29 18:45, Posted by: st, Category: Games Comments »

Author: Juen

Blog "Rear Window" and new demo by Vectors
scena

Trixie (Czech group Vectors), owner of Amigi One, has started his blog Rear Window, where he described meeting with his demoscene colleagues. He mention that (after 20 years!) he started to crate music on for A500 demo. He used MilkyTracker (AmigaOS 4) for this purpose. Such demo Mindsurfin' has been released in October 2020. Below you could see it.

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Added: 2020-11-21 00:23, Author: st, Category: Journalism Comments »

ES Core v1.1 and Amiga Developer Blog
ES Core v1.1 and Amiga Developer Blog

A-EON Technology Ltd has released additional software for OS4 - Enhancer Software Core 1.1, which is available for free here (registration is needed). The original 1.1 ES has been released in 2016. In the meantime Amiga Developer Blog is launched. It looks like actions provided based on critic voices regarding lack of actions by A-EON.

Added: 2020-11-19 23:58, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

gry NEONworld

NEONworld is a set of different 16-colours graphics, which could be used within games creators (like RedPill or Backbone). Kevin Saunders is an author and you could support his work by Patreon. These graphics could be use anywhere, but there is one condition - the game has to be free.

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What's going on with A1222 Plus and AAA package?
amigaone_a1222

On Polish (and not only) Amiga forums people asks what is going on with A1222 Plus mothetboard i AAA package? We receive answer on amiga.org, here AmigaKit answered on these questions: A-EON is currently stalled on the prototype stage of the new v1.3 design of the A1222 Plus. This hopefully will be resolved soon as there is some additional help enlisted to get this over the line. Just working through the mundane NDA/legal stuff. Regarding the AAA Bundle: for some time you can download the software, in the next week you will also be able to download the Viva Amiga movie from the Amisphere server. The digital download of this movie is part of the AAA Bundle.

Added: 2020-09-24 22:33, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Jay Miner on AmiExpo East Coast 1990
Jay Miner on AmiExpo East Coast 1990

Bill Winters ("Guru Meditation") has found in his father's garage the old audio records, which contain a speech of Jay Miner during z "AmiExpo East Coast 1990" in Washington (USA). The "Amiga Father" told about history, about relationships with Commodore and ideas for the future. On the end we have a serie of questions.

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Added: 2020-09-22 11:32, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

Amiga Power - The Album With Attitude
Amiga Power - The Album With Attitude

Amiga Power - The Album With Attitude is a double CDs with remixes of Amiga music form the games. We receive also a book (100 pages) describing all of 35 games. A production has been funded on Kickstart by producer, author and designer Matthew Smith. Price: 32 euro.

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Added: 2020-09-19 13:36, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

AMOS Pro AGA (alfa 0.200911)
AMOS Pro AGA (alfa 0.200911)

Frédéric Cordier has prepared the first, unofficial AGA version of BASIC AMOS Professional. The project is based on the original source code of AMOS Professional Official (released as a free in April 2020 by François Lionet.

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Added: 2020-09-17 21:14, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

internet Roadshow 1.14

There is a new version (1.14) of TCP/IP stack Roadshow. Number of errors have been fixed, we have a better performance and some new functionalities (for example Remote Shell handling and new shell server) for CLI commands. We could download this version from amigashop.org.

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amikit AmiKit 11.4

All users of AmiKit XE package are able to update (for free) to version 11.4.0 using Live Update. Inside: Hydra Castle Labirynth game (port - Artur Jarosik) and module player Infinite Module Player 1.05 (author - Paweł Nowak).

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iGame 2.0b6
gry

iGame is an interface, which allows to launch WHDLoad games. This app could search HDD to find games - we just assign category and screenshot. There are version both for AmigaOS 68k and PPC (4.x).

Added: 2020-09-10 20:49, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

gcc AmiBlitz 3.8.0

Blitz Basic' developer environment - AmiBlitz has been released in new version otrzymało. Main changes are connected with better compatibility of code with Kickstart 1.x and processor 68000. Some changes are dedicated to systems 2.1 and 2.04 with locale.library.

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Hollywood Designer 5.0 Special Edition
hollywood

Hollywood Designer 5.0 SE is exactly the same like a standard version but here we get it with special version of Hollywood 8.0, which could be used only with Designer. So you could purchase package Hollywood Designer 5.0 and Hollywood 8.0 at lower price - 89 euro.

Added: 2020-09-06 23:31, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

ZGloom 0.3.0
fps_amiga

In OS4Depot we could find re-implementation ZGloom (SDL2), which is engine of Amigaj FPS: Gloom. We have a circle of life: Amiga -> PC -> Amiga. It's a pity, that engine version 0.3.0 has lots of missing functionalities - you could read about it on project's side.

See the video »

Added: 2020-09-06 22:47, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Small version of Checkmate 1500 Plus
Small version of Checkmate 1500 Plus

Stephen Jones, creator of Checkmate 1500 Plus (inspired by A3000), plans to create a small version for Mini-ITX main boards. We have now just preview of this case. The whole project will be probably founded by Kickstart. Please take a look at attached video.

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Added: 2020-09-04 23:17, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

hyperion Hyperion withdraws opposition against registration of US trademark 'Amiga'?

As we could read in amiga-news.de: In the last few days, new filings have been submitted: Hyperion's lawyer is informing the USPTO that his client is withdrawing its opposition against Cloanto's registration of the 'Amiga' mark. Hyperion's attempt to register the BoingBall logo has been abandoned this week as well.

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Scene graphics 2020
scena

We prepared for you some scene graphics made in 2020.

Added: 2020-09-04 12:29, Author: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

aibb Amiga User 10/2020

A new issue of Amiga User magazine (English version) has been published (10/2020).

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oprogramowanie Sylpheed 3.0.3 with IMAP for AmiCygnix

Sylpheed is available in versio 3.0.3 for AmigaOS 4 (by Unix environment AmiCygnix). We have there IMAP (IMAP4 Rev. 1) handling, supporting of multiple accounts and spam filtration and search engine.

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Appendix back in the Scene
Appendix back in the Scene

The Polish demo scene group Appendix is still alive. In 2015 they won Revision party with Reborn (code: Kiero). Current year they also tried to do the same by 64k intro Breadbox (code: Enter). It's a pity - they took 6-th position. Please judge by yourself by comparing with the winner: Way Too Rude by Logicom.

See the video »

Added: 2020-08-31 23:22, Author: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

narzedzia GoADF 3.1

GoADF! (program for handling ADF files) is now available in version 3.1. What's new? A new language configuration screen, Turkish translation and some bug improvement.

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audio amigaremix.com - some new mp3

On AmigaRemix website some new remixes of songs form Amiga games have been released. Please take a look there and listen to music from Space Harrier:

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Amiga Klang 0.952
audio

Amiga Klang is a program to create samples. All instruments could be taken directly from code of Amiga demo. This app has been presented during Revision 2020, because the main idea was to create a tool for the demo scene. GUI for exporting files .mod or 68k is available for Windows.

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Added: 2020-08-29 23:07, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Three "Tiny" games from Abyss
gry

The demo scene group Abyss surprised us by releasing three named "Tiny" for Amiga OCS: Tiny Invaders, Tiny Bobble and Tiny Galaga. These games are very small and take... maximum 178 kb ("Bobble", which uses 50 fps).

See the video »

Added: 2020-08-28 23:01, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

WBDock 2.312
narzedzia

The WBDock program is alternative to AmiDock or XDocka (AmigaOS), but it is developed in two versions: for AmigaOS 1.x, and 3.1. The second of them has been updated by Thomas Rapp. This version is able to handle "true color" screen as well as transparent graphics.

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Added: 2020-08-27 13:56, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Amiga Test Kit 1.12
narzedzia

Amiga Test Kit by Keir Fraser is a software to check all components of classic Amiga. This app could be launched directly from floppy disk or from hard drive. It is free software and checks memory, keyboard, floppy disk drive, mouse, joystick, sound, video, chipset, clock and serial and parallel ports.

See the video »

Added: 2020-08-26 00:59, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

scena Next interviews in Amiga Life

Amiga Life service is continuing a series of interviews with current and ex demoscene members.This time we have Loaderror / Ephidrena, Ham / Software Failure and Bifat / The Electronic Knights. All of interviews provided by 4pLaY.

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SCSI A2090 i A2091 controllers
commodore

Commodore in 1987 i 1991 has released SCSI controllers for big Amiga (2000, 3000 lub 4000) with Zorro II slots. The 2091 version has also 16 memory slots (0.5, 1 or 2 MB RAM). Here you could see how this extension looks like.

Added: 2020-08-25 00:00, Author: cm, Category: Hardware Comments »

Amos Kittens 0.7
amos

Kjetil "LiveForIt" Hvalstrand works to develop Amos Kittens interpreter in C. It will be able to launch source code written in AMOS on AmigaOS 4. In OS4Depot we have the first version 0.7, which handles commands AMAL, ANIM, Basic and interface. What's more? Graphics, sound (excluding music) and some extensions are handled: Compact, Trubo plus and Craft.

See the video »

Added: 2020-08-24 22:55, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

redpill RedPill 0.8

RedPill is a software (developed by Carlosa Peris), which is used to create games for classic Amiga. In version 0.8 we have i.e. a possibility to play using LAN network.

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Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is a games released in 2002 - it is a kind of mix of action and FPP game, based on Star Wars history. It has been made by Raven Software and released by LucasArts and Activision.

For AmigaOS 4 this game (engine, to be more precise OpenJK - Jedi Outcast) was ported by Szilard 'Bszili' Biro in 2014. In June 2020 we get also WarpOS version (recommended card: G3/G4 with sonnet.library).

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Added: 2020-08-22 23:52, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Amiga w Half-Life: Alyx
gry

Half-Life: Alyx is a first person shooter (FPP) and is a kind of prequel of Half-Life 2. Player is take a role of Alyx Vance. The game works only using VR technology compatible with the Steam. Jubi has prepared his models of Amiga 1200 (Superfrog!) using high-resource quality and Blender. Next he added these models into game resources to work with Valve Source 2 engine. Please take a look at video attached to this news. The better option is to use VR.

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Added: 2020-08-16 15:31, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

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