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Laser Harv (1949-2022)
zaloba

As we could read on Amiga Forever, Laser Harv has died 5-th of July 2022. He was journalist and writer and Amiga fan since the beginning. He was running AmigaZone.com up to 2010 and wrote about one thousand of articles and reviews connected with Amiga.

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Added: 2022-09-23 10:41, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

amigaos41 AmiUpdate: the new versions of newlib.library and string.gadget class

AmigaOS 4.1users could their system using AmiUpdate. There are new versions of two files: string.gadget 53.24 and newlib.library 53.80.

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Amiga TV

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Every day we present here a Amiga related video! If you have recorded something new, please contact us!


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OpenSupaplex
gry

Supaplex is the game created in 1991 by Dream Factory. The source code has been lost, but fans decided to recreate and improve it. So that's how re-implementation was made and OpenSupaplex. Port for AmigaOS 4 was made by Sinan Gurkan.

Added: 2022-09-22 14:15, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Start Emu68 pod PiStorm32
Start Emu68 pod PiStorm32

Let us remind - PiStorm by Claude Schwarz uses adapter to connect Raspberry Pi to an Amiga processor socket to provide fast emulation of m68k processor. The new implementation of PiStorm32 is prepared for Amiga 1200. Within the last days Michał Schulz was able to launch Emu68 using Amiga 1200 with PiStorm32. You could see it on attached video.

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Added: 2022-09-21 11:10, Author: st, Category: Emulation Comments »

internet The end of RetroAmi

Within the next days RetroAmi shop will be closed. The warranty issues will be processing, but without possibility to purchase.

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scena Decrunch 2022

Decrunch 2022 party will take a place 21-23-th of November 2022 in Wrocław (PL). At this moment we have a draft webpage and invitation: Decrunch 2022 teaser for Amiga with OCS/ECS.

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Komoda & Amiga plus #21
Komoda & Amiga plus #21

The new issue of Komoda & Amiga + has been released. Inside you could find (as usual) lots of great articles, news, interviews and reviews.

Amiga section:

  • Alien Breed
  • UFO: Enemy Unknown
  • B.A.T.
  • What is Amiga in w 2022? part 2
  • Wing Commander
  • Duckstroma
  • Amiga in NASA
  • Uridium 2 CD32

You could purchase this magazine in store. There is also digital version available.

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Added: 2022-09-17 21:16, Author: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

MACE Tower Defense
MACE Tower Defense

MACE Tower Defense is a classic tower defense game.

Development made by Frank Menzel. The whole graphics and levels were created by Thomas Claus. This game is a synergy of two previous EntwicklerX games.

MACE Tower Defense is available for free (possibility to support authors) for AmigaOS 4 with Warp3DNova, Android (Google Play) and Windows.

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Added: 2022-08-12 10:26, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Trevor's blog update
trevor

And here we go! The first update of Trevor's blog in current year. As usually, some news and information, but in the short version. Nowadays Amiga Future magazine is the main way of communication for him.

Added: 2022-07-25 15:33, Posted by: st, Category: Journalism Comments »

Author: Rafał Gdaniec

RCross
wyscigi

BSzili has compiled RCross for classic Amiga. It is racing game made by Franticware for #hvdosdev2021 competition (took the 10st place there).

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Added: 2022-07-25 15:18, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Clarity 16
audio

Clarity 16 is a 16-bits (44.1 kHz) sampler made by British firm Microdeal / HiSoft in 1997 roku. This hardware works using both serial and parallel port. Driver AHI and MIDI input/output were available as well. Czesław Mnich has prepared a small gallery of this sampler for you.

Added: 2022-07-13 13:06, Author: cm, Category: Hardware Comments »

amiga500 How to achieve graphics similar to 1084S?

John Novak on his blog described how to configure (using shaders i and colors profiles) Amiga emulator WinUAE, to get similar graphics like using monitors Commodore 1084S i Philips CM 8833.

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Interview with Jacek Piszczek
morphos

Amiga-news provided interview with Jacek Piszczek, Polish developer who handles of programs Wayfarer and Iris for MorphOS.

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Added: 2022-07-12 12:18, Author: st, Category: Journalism Comments »

Pidgin 2.13.0r2
amicygnix

Since 19-th of June 2022 all users of AmigaOS 4.1 and AmiCygnix could use the new version of Pidgin messenger.

Added: 2022-07-08 17:34, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Unfinished "Funky Monkey"
gry

Glenn Broadway (graphic and artist) has published video with unfinished game "Funky Monkey". More info you will find here.

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Added: 2022-07-07 21:18, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

THEA500 Mini - summary info
THEA500 Mini - summary info

As you know THEA500 Mini is available to purchase. You could use it to emulate Amiga 500 as well as AGA chipset (A1200/4000). This computer has a form of mini-Amiga 500 with HDMI and USB outputs. Together with computer you will get mouse (similar to the original one) and pad, which looks like the one for CD32.

Inside you will find 25 already build-in games, but you could upload your own. There are some extra packages also - the last time Polish game Cytadela has been added there.

Before purchasing please take a look at PDF manual (Polish version is there too).

The newest software is available to download and you could find some details here.

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Added: 2022-06-28 13:56, Author: st, Category: Emulation Comments »

Old, good friends... Welcome back!
prace_trwaja

Maybe you didn't have opportunity to play in the old Polish adventure game Kajko i Kokosz, but for you know Secret of Monkey Island and Flashback. Do they have something in common? Yes! We have announcements, that all of these games will have new versions (or continuation). Here you could see videos.

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Added: 2022-06-24 17:31, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

UNITHOR - launched on Kickstarter
gry

The project of the new joystick for Amiga (and other retro machines) has started on Kickstarter.

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Added: 2022-06-24 17:16, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Hollywood 9.1 add-ons
hollywood

Just after update of Hollywood to version 9.1, add-ons were upgraded too: Player, SDK, addon for Cubic IDE and UltraEdit, online doc.

Added: 2022-06-24 16:27, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Hollywood Designer 6.0
Hollywood Designer 6.0

Airsoft Softwair has released version 6.0 of Hollywood Designer.

Designer is a GUI which works with Hollywood. Using it we could create presentations, as well as games and apps which could be compiled for systems AmigaOS 3, AmigaOS 4, WarpOS, MorphOS, AROS, Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android and iOS.

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Added: 2022-06-22 17:02, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Pixel Heaven 2022 - gallery/video
spotkanie

Thanks to Mariusz Włodarczyk (MDW) for his photos made during retro-party Pixel Heaven 2022 in Warsaw. Here you could find also two videos made there.

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Added: 2022-06-15 15:26, Posted by: redakcja, Category: Events Comments »

Author: MDW

15-th anniversary of Sam440ep
sam

12-th of May Italian company ACube Systems has reminded the process of creation the first motherboard of SAM series - Sam440ep: At that time, we, a bunch of mad amigans, resolved to do our best to bring this hardware to life for all the Amiga Community because it was in dire need of a new computer platform to run AmigaOS. Without the Sam440ep, the future of AmigaOS would have been very difficult. Here you could find schemas of this motherboard.

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Added: 2022-05-28 15:15, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

gry SkillGrid 1.3

SkillGrid is a free shooter game for Amiga. The intention is to combine a fine gameplay and some new solutions for Classic Amiga. In version 1.3 we have some new improvements: for example additional fire bonus. The game is free, but author asked for any donations for victims of the violence.

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Revision 2022 - Amiga productions
Revision 2022 - Amiga productions

Here are the graphics who won "Oldskool Graphics" competition and top three Amiga demos ("Amiga Demo" category) released during the biggest demoscene party - Revision, which took place 15-18-th of April 2022. Please find also winners of "Amiga Intro" category.

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Added: 2022-05-28 14:04, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

Komoda & Amiga plus #20
Komoda & Amiga plus #20

The 20-th issue of "Komoda & Amiga +" magazine has been released. this is a magazine for all fans of retro computers Commodore and Amiga. What's inside? As usual, lots of game reviews, great articles, interviews and many more. Magazine available in Polish and English versions

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Added: 2022-04-15 19:45, Author: mp, Category: Magazines Comments »

The new AmiKit XE 11.5+
amikit

Marcin "Piana" Pianka prepared the review of the new version of AmiKit XE - 11.5+, which is developed for systems: Windows, Linux and Mac. Please also take a look at video which shows us how to install AmiKit on Windows 11.

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Added: 2022-02-10 16:15, Author: redakcja, Category: Emulation Comments »

AmigaAMP 3.30 and 3.31
AmigaAMP 3.30 and 3.31

During last time the two new versions of audio player AmigaAMP have been released. In version 3.30 there is multiple choice option in ReAction and also button to adding new songs. ARexx macros are now supported. In 3.31 we had only bug fixes for 68k compilation.

Added: 2022-02-03 16:25, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Emu68 - current status
Emu68 - current status

As we could read on his blog, Michał Schulz did number of fixes/improvements since November 2021 for Emu68. Tge graphics driver works fine and the whole memory is available for AmigaOS. We have SD card driver improvements and two programs from AROS available: Buddhabrot (fractal generator) and SmallPT (path tracer).

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Added: 2022-02-02 15:12, Author: st, Category: Emulation Comments »

UNITHOR
gry

UNITHOR is a name of joystick prototype, which has a retro design and is dedicated for Amiga, Atari, Commodore, ZX Spectrum and all other computers with DE-9/DB-9 port and also for PC with USB port. Currently joystick is in test phase - please join newsletter to get status update.

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Added: 2022-02-02 14:54, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

WinUAE 4.9.0
winuae

Toni Wilen has released the newest version of Amiga emulator for Windows WinUAE. The new hardware is supported right now: graphics cards with chipset S3Trio, S3Virge and Voodoo 3 as well as GVP accelerators. We have new JIT and support for FloppyBridge. The full list of changes is available here.

Added: 2021-12-17 14:55, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

AmiTube 0.5
youtube

Marcus "ALB42" Sackrow has created his first YouTube client for 68k - AmiTube in version 0.5 works in MUI and could search using ULR and key words. Just after we have a conversion to CDXL (OCS and AGA) or MPEG1. Such video is next ready to be displayed using AGABlaster or RiVa.

Added: 2021-12-17 14:44, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

audio Turrican Remixes

Bert "D4XX REMIX" Bruggemann has released album Turrican Remix Album Best of Turrican Remixes Vol.1 (cost: 1 euro or more). This album contains 12 new versions of songs created by Chris Hulsbeck for Turrican game.

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artykul Amiga Addict 9 with Alien Breed

The British Amiga magazine - Amiga Addict has been released as issue #9. We have there celebration of 30-th anniversary of Alien Breed game (6 pages). Beside this we have there review of book "From Vultures To Vampires". Cost of digital version: 4,5 pounds.

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Choctris 0.7
gry

Robert "Phibrizzo" Krajcarz has updated (LHA amd ADF) his Tetris clone named "Choctris, which has been released during RetroKomp 2018. We have the new game modes and there is included module player by Frank Wille - Amiga could play musics and sound FX within the same time.

Added: 2021-12-17 12:45, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

internet Hans talks about FTP

Hans de Ruiter (ZitaFTP Server) wrote and recorded a video about FTP - File Transfer Protocol and the next versions: FTPS, SFTP and TFTP.

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Komoda & Amiga plus #19
Komoda & Amiga plus #19

The new issue of "Komoda & Amiga +" magazine has been released. This magazine is dedicated for all Commodore and Amiga fans. What's inside? As usually, lots of interesting articles, game reviews, interviews and many more.

In the Amiga section:

  • ArtPazz
  • Nostalgia versus Reality in music
  • AmigaOS 3.2
  • Supremacy
  • Turbo Srint
  • Turbo Tomato
  • WinUAE in practice. New life. Part II

In the shop you could purchase both printed and PDF versions. Languages: English and Polish.

Added: 2021-12-13 16:06, Author: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

TerribleFire 1230
amiga1200

Last time we wrote about the new ACA card with 030 processor. Retro32 has similar solution - TerribleFire TF1230. Prices from 170 pounds (64 MB RAM). On the card there is 50MHz processor as well as IDE port.

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Added: 2021-12-04 11:09, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

amigaforever Amiga Forever 9 "R2"

Users of Amiga Forever 9 could upgrade their packages for free to version 9 R2. This update brings us better mouse and keyboard handling as well as Amiga hard drives. Windows 10 and Windows 11 are supported.

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Join to eXec redaction!
exec

We are searching for people who would like to join as volunteers to eXec.pl. Would you like to write news, articles and create galleries? The whole work is coordinated using our Skype channel. You work when you have time - no obligatory. Contact: using this form.

Added: 2021-11-08 14:24, Author: redakcja, Category: Events Comments »

artykul Amiga Addict 8

The British Amiga magazine - Amiga Addict has been released for the 8-th time. The most interesting things - interview with Eben Upton (Raspberry Pi foundation) and discussion regarding Amiga emulation with Sarah Thornton from Red Hat. Cost: 4,5 pounds for e-paper.

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hollywood RapaGUI 2.1

RapaGUI is a plugin for Hollywood, which generates native GUI for AmigaOS (MUI), Windows, Linux (GTK) and Mac OS X systems. In version 2.1 we received number of bug fixes.

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AmiWest - promises
prace_trwaja

During AmiWest we saw two ready products: ES v 2.1 and the new vesrion of DvPlayer. We received info about start of working on Nova Bridge - another "bridge", which supports compatibility with starym Warp3D (so users are able to run the old games). Hans de Ruiter showed Wipeout 2097 on the new Radeon card - which is visible here.

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Added: 2021-10-20 13:43, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

wideo DvPlayer V54

In AmiStore you could find the new version of DvPlayer (video player). Version V54 supports hardware acceleration of film decoding. All purchasers could also download the proper driver for graphics card RadeonHD SI. Box version should be availabe by the end of October 2021.

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Enhancer Software 2.1
enhancer-software

All owners of ES package v 2.0 could download the newest update for this tool using Updater. Version 2.1 contains the newer versions of RadeonRX drivers, update of libraries for hardware video decoding, new Warp3D Nova library, fixes in system commands and updated programs: : TuneNet, XDock and MultiViewer.

Added: 2021-10-20 13:07, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

AQB - the new BASIC for AmigaOS
gcc

AQB is an idea of creation the new and modern BASIC (compatible with z AmigaOS). It based on FreeBASIC with number of additional Amiga commands. The project is available on GitHub.

Added: 2021-09-30 12:43, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Amiga Future 152
amiga_future

In the newest issue (wrzesień/październik) of Amiga Future magazine you will find review of Dark Angel, Hollywood 9, A/Nes emulator and i AmigaOS 3.2 with Vampire bootloader. The magazine is available in German and English version. Cost: 7 euro or 9,90 euro (with CD).

Added: 2021-09-30 12:28, Author: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

raspberry_pi Amiberry 4.1.5 RC

The new version of Amiga emulator for ARM computers (Raspberry Pi 3/4/400, RockPro64) is in progress. Currently you could test Release Candidate of version 4.1.5.

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ssl AmiSSL 4.10

AmiSSL is still updated. The last one has number 1.1.1l OpenSSL. Archive (OS3/4) is prepared by Jens Maus is available here.

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VSC i JetBrains - Amiga add-ons
gcc

If you use (as code developer) tools like Visual Studio Code or JetBrains, then you could use add-ons to improve your work on Amiga projects. For VSC there are Amiga E, C/C++, Blitz Basic 2, assembler and Hollywood add-ons. For JetBrains there is support for MC68000 assembler.

Added: 2021-09-24 11:36, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

BOOM 2.0.2.16
fps

In 1998 TeamTNT has created Boom, which fixes errors and limitations of the original Doom, but without invading the game play. Mots of changes are not visible for gamer (like level creation options). We have number of WAD files prepared especially for Boom. NovaCoder has prepared port of this game for 68k. We have AGA and RTG versions.

Added: 2021-09-24 11:28, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

For AGA fans: Turrican 2 i Super Cars 2
gry

How all of AMiga games would look like in AGA version? We have a chance to see it - there are two projects to enable it. the first one is to port Turrican 2 (MS-DOS version) to Amiga 1200. The work is in progress and here you could see how it looks like. The second project is already finished - Super Cars 2 AGA.

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Added: 2021-09-23 11:40, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

XTD - NEXT
XTD - NEXT

NEXT is the new album by XTD and it contains mainly songs created in 2021. It is available on his site in mp3 320 bit rate for everybody (to listen and download), and lossless (FLAC+CUE) for supporters.

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Added: 2021-09-22 17:22, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

Pacman 500
gry

Pacman 500 is a try of implementation 1:1 of classic Pac-Man game for Amiga 500. This game supports 50 frames per second and all classic graphics and sounds were moved to the new version. Source code is available on GitHub.

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Added: 2021-09-22 16:53, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Deniser
fpga

Deniser project is an idea of building Denise chipset replacement using FPGA. In repo you will find project of the board and source code for FPGA. How to install? Just remove original Denise from the socket and put there z Deniser board.

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Added: 2021-09-22 13:59, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

spotkanie Pixel Heaven 2021

Pixel Heaven 2021 has took place in Warsaw's Film School and Elektronik cinema between 8-th and 10-th of October. The whole party agenda is there.

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DevPack 1.11
gcc

Dimitris Panokostas and Philipp Lonke created a compilation of software useful during any development for AmigaOS 3.x. It is called DevPack - the archive (lzx or hdf) is available on AmiKit webpage, but there is no dependencies with this package. What's inside? Compilers for different languages (C, AMOS, Pascal, Blitz, E), text editors, SDKs and other tools. More info in Readme file.

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Added: 2021-09-03 23:19, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

amigaos3 AmigaOS 3.2 on A500 (PiStorm)

On Epsilon's World blog you will find another entry regarding AmigaOS 3.2. This time there is more info of PiStorm on Amiga 500.

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oprogramowanie P96 3.1.1

Individual Computers has updated drivers for graphic cards Picasso 96. Changes are on mouse pointer, memory organization and program P96Mode.

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gry Intro Frontier: Elite II writen once again

Mark Watson has done reverse engineering of game intro Frontier: Elite II - whole rendering code is writen once again as well as playing music. The code is available on GitHub and effect you could see here, in your browser.

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RapaGUI 2.0
hollywood

RapaGUI is a plugin for Hollywood, which generates native GUI for AmigaOS systems (MUI), Windows, Linux (GTK) and Mac OS X. There is support for most important widgets of GUI elements, used in modern applications.

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Added: 2021-08-18 23:29, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

narzedzia SnoopDOS 3.11

SnoopDOS (monitor of Amiga OS 3.x - ) has been updated to version 3.11. You could download it from Aminet.

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oprogramowanie A-Copy

A-Copy is a program similar to X-Copy and it allows to read/write disk images in ADF format on Windows. Requirements: floppy disk drive connected using Teensy USB Development Board.

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gry Space Invaders (in Python)

The classic shooter Space Invaders has been written using Python 2.5.for AmigaOS 4. To be more precise: it is a port of "Lee Robinson's Space Invaders" with add-ons: full-screen mode, never-ending game, possibility to save hall of fame and music on the start screen.

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IBrowse 2.5.5
ibrowse

No-CSS browser, IBrowse for Amiga is available in version 2.5.5. It is mostly fix update and covers also better performance, cookie block and detect of OS 3.2. Full list of changes is available here.

Added: 2021-08-16 23:42, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

amigaos3 NDK 3.2 R3

We are waiting for a new SDK for AmigaOS 4.1, so let's take a look at new NDK (marked as R3) for AmigaOS 3.2. Archive file is available to download from Hyperion's website.

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amigacd32 CD32 Screenpedia Encyclopedia

CD32 Screenpedia Encyclopedia is a description of all commercial games released for Amiga CD32 in the golden years. It contains screenshots, photos of covers and CDs as well as other materials. Cost of access: 7 pounds (PDF in better and lower quality).

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Icon.library 46.4.545 with ASM
amigaos3

Peter Keunecke has published the next version of icon.library. It is optimized to allows also slower computers (68k processors) display icons using bigger colours pallet (HAM is also available). This solution is not compatible with OS 3.2.

Added: 2021-08-13 15:31, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

AHI HD Audio 6.8 driver
AHI HD Audio 6.8 driver

The AHI driver for AmigaOS 4 (it handles PCI music cards compatible with Intel HD Audio (Azalia)), has been updated to version 6.8.

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Added: 2021-08-13 15:11, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Ambermoon.net
Ambermoon.net

Ambermoon has been released in 1993 for Amiga by Thalion Software. It was the second part of unfinished trilogy (the first one was Amberstar). Within this time it was great RPG game with 3D graphics.

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Added: 2021-08-13 14:43, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

gry Sonic Vamped 2

Sonic Vamped 2 is a port of Android game "Sonic The Hedgehog 2" released in 2013 for Amiga 68k and optimized for Vampire V4. It contains lots of improvements, like AMMX handling, SAGA support (triple buffer). It allows to play using 60 frames/second.

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