Meet the New Key, Same as the Old Key

3D printed key for Commodore 64

New C= parts as easy as “Tea; Early Grey, Hot”? 15 years of AmigaKit, new releases, crash course in AREXX & Assember programming and a great version of the Final Fight theme. All this and our usual round up of events, games and troubleshooting tips.

NEWS
Tiny Aros by salvatore. A 615MB ISO which will work on emulation or hardware, like AROS. (link)
AEROS 4.3 has been released for Raspberry Pi 3 as a free download (link)
Leu, a simple spreadsheet application, which started as a excel and openoffice viewer. (link)
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Peter Mulholland Interview

Cover Art for Simon the Sorcerer 2 on Amiga

Peter was involved in many game projects; Foundation, Simon the Sorcerer II, Knights & Merchants: Shattered Kingdom, Feeble Files – working with RuneSoft and Epic Interactive. We talk about his past and current activity with his local Amiga community in Norwich, England.

http://hol.abime.net/3908
http://hol.abime.net/4107
http://hol.abime.net/1943
http://hol.abime.net/hol_search.php?N_ref_publisher=164

Africa

A big donation has arrived at the museum compliments of a computer programmer who owned it. It includes an A500, monitor, Commodore Amiga monitor cover, lots of games, technical manuals and more. Thanks Pat. Here’s a 6 minute interview we had at the time.

Also:

Mega65
link

The-C64
link

New mouse driver for OS4 has been released. Code cleanup and new features for Logitech and Cherry mice link
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Superhot

(Image with thanks to Tony Aksnes at https://blog.amigaguru.com/amiga-spotted-in-superhot-vr)

Massive MOD collection available in one handy download place
Amigas featuring in modern games
Roadie – a tool for your favourite TCP/IP stack

AGABlaster
link

GoADF
link

Albatross – a lockscreen for 68K Amiga link
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Italy’s Amiga scene with Alessandro Adamou

We talk about the scene in Italy before and during Commodore’s reign.

Pre-Commodore game development in Italy

Zaccaria produced a set of pinball machines between 1972 and 1988, eventually developing a handful of arcade games (e.g. Money Money, Quasar, Jack Rabbit). The pinball tables were so renowned that a PC game exists today, devoted to re-creating those tables in 3D.
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Bambi-Amiga’s Darren Glenn

www.bambi-amiga.co.uk is a fascinating Amiga project. It’s the projects and services it hosts, but it’s the infrastructure itself – an Amiga 1200 based in England.

Meet the gentleman behind it and afterwards be sure to visit and browse the excellent sites on there. If you’re technically inclined, consider hosting your project using the services there.

Also, the excellent floppy disk service is very useful and used by Amigans the world over. View it here.