We’re lucky to have a musician, painter and engineer in our midst who has created some Amiga inspired gems. We talk to Ollie Longz, who lives in the West of Ireland. If you haven’t heard or seen Ollie’s work before, treat yourself and visit the links below.
AmiParty is happening this August 11th – 13th. The event has gained more and more international attention thanks to a thriving community, live event streaming and most recently an excellent video documentary by Amiga Bill. We talk to the organisers, Sir Lucas, Tomasz “Jenot” Stafiński and Mariusz “Mario DJ” Jaczyński about the upcoming event.
What kind of monitor do you prefer to use today on your classic computer?
- LED - I’m a modern man/woman. (31%, 9 Votes)
- LCD - A good deal is better than no deal! (28%, 8 Votes)
- CRT - Smooth and perfect. (24%, 7 Votes)
- OLED - I see the future, and it will be. (10%, 3 Votes)
- Plasma - I’m a fancy pants, me. (7%, 2 Votes)
Total Voters: 29
Eddy Carroll is the Irish author of the legendary SnoopDOS application for Amiga. From the Commodore PET to Amiga and beyond, Eddy’s experiences and contributions had a profound effect on the scene. SnoopDOS in particular spread like wildfire around the globe and is still a staple of many Amiga users today.
Which Commodore documentaries have you seen/do you plan to see?
- Viva Amiga (20%, 5 Votes)
- Kim Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Commodore Amiga (20%, 5 Votes)
- Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years! (16%, 4 Votes)
- BBS The Documentary (16%, 4 Votes)
- Demoscene: The Art of the Algorithm (12%, 3 Votes)
- Demoscene Documentary Series (8%, 2 Votes)
- The The Commodore Story: Changing the World 8-bits at a Time (Dec 2017) (4%, 1 Votes)
- Europe in 8-bits (4%, 1 Votes)
- History of the Commodore Amiga (1992) (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 8
We have a relaxed chat with the Sensible World of Soccer champion of 2017 about SWOS and Amiga. The competition was held at the Commodore & Amiga Ireland Annual Summit which is held every January.
SWOS games are played every day across the globe and you can visit & sign up at www.sensiblesoccer.de which also has links to the Facebook page and Discord chat channels.
Do you code on your Amiga or Commodore?
- Just a little - I dabble. (34%, 22 Votes)
- No, but I'd like to learn. (25%, 16 Votes)
- Yes, I code quite a bit! (22%, 14 Votes)
- Not me, no sir. (20%, 13 Votes)
Total Voters: 65
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