Kipper2K has developed a replacement keyboard for Amigas that uses Cherry MX keys – well regarded amongst keyboard aficionados. A500, 600, 1200 and external keyboards in the works. Custom Cherry keycaps also in the works. link
A lot of great things happening in the world of Amiga and Amiga Ireland this month.
New keycaps finally in production
Commodore the Inside Story by David Pleasance available to buy:
At Amiga Ireland in January 2018 we talked with David & Trevor and learned about past and current projects as well as ventures in the USA, Britain and Ireland. Projects include David Pleasances book as well as some potentially new hardware in the works.
A study by the World Health Organisation recently found that one pizza per day contains 99% of the recommended daily allowance of nearly all our required nutrients, vitamins and minerals. So unless you are one of the ~60% of people who are allergic or intolerant to dairy, it might be time to give up the porridge, the salads and smoothies and have pizza instead, followed by a delicious pureed pizza smoothie. But having pizza every day can get a little boring so for those of you who prefer a needlessly varied diet, read on for some inspiration!
We’ve been asked to release the secret to the AmiPizza and we’re going to do just that. Continue reading “AmiPizza – A Guide for the Distinguished Amigan”
The Amiga Ireland podcast trio have something in common this week; we’re all very tired! But that won’t stop us bringing this months news, events an games. And as always, the Ask Amiga section covers something technical before we finish with Amiga music.
PPC boards for Mediator-equipped Amigas link
AmiKit for Mac including “Rabbit Hole”
Amiga 1200 motherboard mapping by John Hertell. Assembly of first board almost complete link
KA 21 Gayle PCMCIA fix – is hardware solution for Gayle PCMCIA reset bug.
QEMU Sam460 Emulation, now has OS 4.1 and MorphOS
Continue reading “Format the Patriarchy”
At Amiga Ireland 2018 we had the pleasure of meeting with some influential and inspiring people. Eddy Carroll gifted SnoopDOS to the world while Neil Cafferkey is a core AROS developer. Niall Ó’Brollchain created the first commercially sold game in Ireland which was Hitman for the Commodore 64. Brendan “Speedie” Smith is the curator for the Computer & Communications Museum of Ireland. The museum is located in Galway and has a Commodore section there with active maintainers and plenty of visitors.
To book tickets for Amiga Ireland in January 2019, visit our bookings page: http://amigausers.ie/tickets/
Enhancer Software v1.4 to release this summer. update by Matthew Leaman link
MMULib updated (again) – bug fixes and support for specifics of hardware such as the VA2000 graphics card and ACA accelerators. link
Tower 57 is Fast-paced neo-retro shooter where cooperation is as important as your ammo capacity. Avaliable for Amiga OS4, AROS and MorphOS, Marco “Benitosub” Pappalardo talks about it’s development and his Amiga roots.