Octoberfecked

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NEWS

Viva Amiga – Extended Remix version has been uploaded to Vimeo. Free to backers of David Pleasances new book Vultures to Vampires (link)
Amos Professional AGA first demo version (link)
MorphOS 3.14 has been released (link)
Wayfarer – a modern web browser – first beta for MorhOS 3.14 released (link)
AmiBlitz 3.8.0 (“Molly”) has been released (link)
Roadshow 1.14 gets updated (link)
Fractal Voyager 1.1 has been released for OS4, MorphOS and AROS (link)
Diagrom 1.2.1 gets released (link)
WbDock – a classic dock for Amiga 1.3 or 3.1 (link)
Krzysztof Radzikowski has created a book detailing the perfect installation and setup of Amiga 3.1.4 incl. emulation or Raspberry Pi. (link)
MiniSID Player has been released works on OS4, MorphOS. 68k version requires FPU. (link)

GAMES
ncshooter ported to AROS with versions already available for 68k. Its an impressive text based vertical shooter from Poland. (link)
Magica a great platformer for A500 released (link)
Shadow of Sergoth – demo version can be downloaded (link)
Tristam Island – Infocom like text adventure game (link)
Scumm 2.2.0 released with a lot of new updates (link)
Another World for C64 early preview released (link)
Dodgy Rocks gets released (covered last week I think) (link)

DISCOVERIES
Jay Miners speech from 1990 released by Amiga Bill (link)
The Final Fight – Turrican II excellent tribute by Volkor X (link)
Dread – Doom clone for A500 gets another video preview (link)
According to The Guardian Amiga is the second best computer ever (link)

EVENTS

ASK AMIGA
Top Tweet: (link)
Top FB Post: (link)
Turrican II – The Final Fight by Volkor X (link)

SONG OF THE MONTH
Turrican II – The Final Fight by Volkor X

BYE BYE

Feedback

NEWS
Cover image: “Thanasis Amp v3” by Muadib which came joint 1st place in the Creative Competition at Amiga Ireland 2020 (link)
IBrowse 2.5.3 released with increased performance of HTTPS connections thanks to Session Caching and Persistant HTTP(S)Connection. (link)
AmiExpress BBS gets a rewrite (link)
AmiBerry now lets you send commands to linux from Amiga Shell. Shared clipboard also implemented. (link)

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GOOSEBUMPS – Interview with the CS-Labs hardware gurus of Warp 1260 fame

Picture of Amiga with episode title

The Warp 1260 and other cards in the family add so many features to classic Amiga like USB, micro SD, WiFi, RTG and more. The story of its creation and its creators is fascinating and entertaining. Special thanks to Cizar and Sellen for sharing their story with us (link)
CS-Labs / Warp Homepage: (link)

Music by Radix licensed under the Mod Archive Distribution license.

We’re All Going On A…

Image: “Fisherman” by Anthony Jarvis which won joint 1st place at the Creative Competition at Amiga Ireland 2020

NEWS
Navajo & Hopi Coronavirus Emergency Fund (link)
Reformat allows you format plain text documents, eg, fixed width for Amiga displays (link)
Warp1260 turbo board sent to first beta testers (link)
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Desert Sunset

COVER IMAGE
“Desert Sunset” by Vasileois Psomiadis who came 2nd in the Amiga Ireland Commodore Creative Competition

NEWS
Juan Calderon has released almost 400 MOD samples from the Harmless Synth (link)
OS 3.2 snippets and previewed new features (link)
Apollo Core 2.12 released (link)
AmigaOS 4 Odyssey new beta versions (link)
ScreenTime is a LimpidClock style Clock + Calendar for OS 2.x e 3.x. (link)
AmiCygnix Updated to 1.5 (link)
mGBA an emulator of GameBoy consoles released for MorphOS (link)
Full HD video on A1222 with new RadeonRX drivers (link)

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Memory Over Matter

Cover image: Cover image this month is Sayonara, Okaasan… by Vicky Lamburn who came 1st in the pixel art category. https://www.patreon.com/pixel_vixen

NEWS
AGABlaster new version – CDXL player (link)
Yet another update for IBrowse – this time 2.5.2 (link)
New Animation datatype for AROS is completed and looking for testers (link) Continue reading “Memory Over Matter”

Winners of the Commodore Creative Competition at Amiga Ireland 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the Commodore Creative Competition at Amiga Ireland 2020!

 

Pixel Art
1st Place –  “Sayonara, okaasan…” by Vicky Lamburn / Pixel Vixen
2nd Place – “Desert Sunset” by Vasileois Psomiadis
3rd Place – “Mirrorworld” by Douglas Compton
4th Place – “Insane Trooper” by jojo073
5th Place – “CityXen” by Deadline
6th Place – “ReVampCycle” by PerspexSphinx

3D Scene
1st Place – “Thanasis Amp v3” by Muadib
1st Place – “Fisherman” by Anthony Jarvis

MOD
1st Place – “Raid Over Moscow (Good Ending)” by Simone Bernacchia a.k.a. J.M.D
2nd Place – “Celtic Dream” by Zoltar Dr3amusic
3rd Place – “Keep The Rhythm!” by fuzion_mixer

Thanks to everyone who entered for sharing their time and talents.

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