Happy Christmas 2018

Happy Christmas from Amiga Ireland to everyone listening and coming to the event in January. One more podcast until the big weekend!

Music: Radix https://mosaik.se

Music: Joe Dixon’s excellent cover of Walking in the Air from Frosty the Snowman 2 Turbo!


That’s Settled

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

Peceha has drawn very stylish 4 colour icons.

Jon Aasenden is creating a distributed software system that can run native Amiga applications. link
Continue reading “That’s Settled”


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:

10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast is a new Amiga show that is viewable on your Amiga with the right setup link
Continue reading “HellaMiga”

David Pleasance & Trevor Dickenson – Past, Present and Future

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.

AmiPizza – A Guide for the Distinguished Amigan

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”

ReAmiga 1200 from John Hertell link
Continue reading “Sleepwalkers”

Format the Patriarchy

(Main image by Cammie from her upcoming game)

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
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Meetup with Eddy Carroll, Neil Cafferkey, Niall Ó’Brollchain and Brendan Smith

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/

Music by Radix licensed under the Mod Archive Distribution license.

Stupid Sexy Floppies

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

WinUAE 4.0 Released, graphics subsystem overhauled enabling such features as virtually lagless video output and multi-monitor emulation. link
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