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23.07.16 • Interface XI • Kiel (Germany)
17.-18.09.16 • Classic Computing 2016 • Nordhorn (Germany)
08.-09.10.16 • AmiWest 2016 • Sacramento (USA)
28.-30.10.16 • Amiga-Meeting Nord • Bad Bramstedt (Germany)
26.-27.11.16 • Retropulsiv 8.0 • Augsburg (Germany)

16.Jun.2016



Prototype of new A1200 case, production of Amiga key caps planned
Last year Philippe Lang succeeded in financing the professional production of new A1200 cases via Kickstarter. Meanwhile a first prototype of the case was made. The blog "Indie Retro News" shows some photographs of it.

According to Indie Retro News, Lang will launch another Kickstarter project in September, which is about the production of new Amiga key caps "consisting of 101 keys with springs and 12x plastic complementary plastic holders included!" The sets will be available in different colours and compatible to all Amiga keyboards which use Mitsumi keys. The campaign will be launched on September 1st. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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16.Jun.2016
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Event: Commodore Vegas Expo (30./31. July, Las Vegas)
In 2016, the Commodore Vegas Expo ("CommVEx") will take place for the twelfth time. The CommVEx is meant for fans of the Commodore home computer. There will be a rummage sale and some commercial distributors and software developers will also be present. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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16.Jun.2016
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Free download: Crystal Kingdom Dizzy
The platform game Crystal Kingdom Dizzy was released in 1993 and now can be downloaded for free as ADF, IPF and WHDLoad. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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14.Jun.2016



Crowd funding: The story of the Commodore Amiga in pixels
Nostalgia-related projects continue being very much the trend on crowd funding platforms: After The story of the Commodore 64 in pixels, the author Chris Wilkins is going to acknowledge the Amiga. The book will be published as paperback and hardcover book. Donatorrs can choose between different bonuses - among others an Amiga port of Starquake, which currently is developed by the well-known cracker Galahad and which is supposed to be delivered in a professional box with pin, poster and printed pocket guide. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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14.Jun.2016



Browser homepage for Amiga-Fans
Under amiga-hardware.info two fans have established a homepage for Amiga enthusiasts. You can search trough diverse Amiga and retro sites and choose between different links on the foot of the website. The "Top 100 (Amiga) Links" of the authors can be opened by a click on the inconspicuous arrow at the top of the website. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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14.Jun.2016
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Javascript: TAWS - The Amiga Workbench Simulation 0.26
TAWS ("The Amiga Workbench Simulation") is a Javascript simulation of the Amiga-Workbench 1.0 - 4.1 for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and Apple-WebKit-Browser (including Odyssey).

Any kind of feedback the author would very appreciate. He still is searching for support for the French translation.
more... (snx/dr)

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13.Jun.2016



AROS: May 2016 Highlights
So far we reported about "A week in AROS" in which Krzysztof 'deadwood' Śmiechowicz collected information about changes of the operating system AROS. Recently only few changes could be reported therefore we will change to the monthly summaries of the same author:

"As the days finally got warmer on northern hemisphere, the activity of both users and developers of AROS reached quite low levels in May.

Krzysztof Smiechowicz made the necessary fixes to the source code and enabled again the x86_64 build of AROS, which was not available for over three months. Right now nightly build targets for all supported architectures are available.

In May first version of a new, interesting application has been made available by Marcus Sacrow. Mapparium is an OpenStreetMap client working under AROS and MorphOS. Current functionality allows for example browsing the map and searching for location.

Closing, a new survey has been launched in order to understand how AROS is used by people and how it can become even more useful. If you have not done so, please answer the survey questions in this thread." (snx) (Translation: dr)

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12.Jun.2016
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Aminet: Separate category for Hollywood established
The software collection Aminet has established a separate category called "dev/hwood" for the cross-platform programming language Hollywood. Currntly 24 entries are listed, especially plugins. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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12.Jun.2016



Aminet-Uploads until 11.06.2016
The following archives have been added to Aminet until June 11th, 2016:
more... (snx/dr)

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12.Jun.2016



OS4Depot-Uploads until 11.06.2016
The following archives have been added to OS4Depot until June 11th, 2016:
more... (snx/dr)

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12.Jun.2016



WHDLoad: New installers until 11.06.2016
Using WHDLoad, you can install games, scene demos and intros from cracking groups to your harddisk that were only working from floppy disks previously. The following installers have been added until June 11th, 2016: more... (snx/dr)

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11.Jun.2016
Amigaworld.net (Webseite)


PDF-Magazine: REV'n'GE 57 (talian/English)
The PDF-magazine REV'n'GE ("Retro Emulator Vision and Game") is available in Italian as well as in an English-language translation. REV'n'GE compares and reviews games on vintage computers.

The latest version is a special edition which is mainly about games of super vintage computers like the Commodore Vic-20 ot the Oric-1.

Download site:
Italian
English (snx) (Translation: dr)

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11.Jun.2016
Amiga.org (Webseite)


AmiModRadio 0.991 with rating function
AmiModRadio is "a program to automatically download, extract, and play modules from Aminet." In version 0.991 a rating function has been added (from 1 to 5). All common ratings can be looked at as well as your own ones - if it is possible, because according to the author the ratings are saved on an Amiga-Server and are connected to the IP-address. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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09.Jun.2016
MorphZone (Webseite)


MorphOS: Software Development Kit 3.10 updated (June-2016-Edition)
The official Software Development Kit 3.10 for MorphOS which was released in January has been updated. The Update provides bug fixes for the compiler GCC 5, new versions of the ixemul and SSL libraries as well as revised documentations and include files. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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08.Jun.2016



Arcade/Memory-Mix: Blocky Skies
In "Blocky Skies" you have to move your game character from the left to right side of the the screen - along a predefined route. This does not sound difficult? You can see the route only for a short while. more... (cg/dr)

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