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GottaGoFastRAM: 8 MB Autoconfig Fast RAM for Amiga 500/1000/2000 and CDTV

Published 29.11.2020 - 15:37 by osz

GottaGoFastRAM is a hardware project that extends an Amiga 500/1000/2000 or CDTV with 8 MB of Autoconfig Fast RAM. The project is based on the mem68k project. The extension is installed between the CPU socket and the CPU. If you want, GottaGoFastRAM can also be attached to an ide68k board so that this "hamburger", consisting of CPU, GottaGoFastRAM and ide68k, is plugged onto the CPU socket from top to bottom. This can also be seen on the photos on the GitHub project page: https://github.com/LIV2/GottaGoFastRAM

Gotek Floppy Disk Emulator V2

Published 29.11.2020 - 14:59 by osz

Forgive me if my modest linguistic abilities let me down and I am wrong, but the following page should be Czech according to the Google translator, so I assume that the origin of this project is there too.

The Gotek Floppy Disk Emulator V2 is a project on GitHub that is committed to replicating the Gotek project. If you translate the Czech description, you will quickly see that it is not just a simple replica, but rather an improved version of the Gotek drive that uses the free FlashFloppy firmware and supports the FlashFloppy extensions on the hardware side. The implementation mainly relies on SMD components.

In addition to some photos, the project page also contains the Gerber files that are required for the production of the circuit boards. [...]
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A500 Cardboard miniatures

Published 29.11.2020 - 14:39 by HelmutH

For several years, the Canadian designer Rocky Bergen has been creating cardboard miniatures of computer classics and offers the templates for free download.
The cardboard computers are designed with great attention to detail and as a special treat, the computers also have different screen contents for printing.
In addition, mice, floppy disk or datassette drives and the data carriers themselves as well as copies of the operating instructions are also part of the craft templates.

http://rockybergen.com/papercraft

Amiga 500: The classic returns in 2021

Published 29.11.2020 - 14:13 by HelmutH

The cult computer A500 will be reissued by Retro Games.

The company Retro Games has announced to release a revised version of the Amiga 500 for 2021.
Pretty sure, the Amiga 500 will come with pre-installed games. It will be exciting to see what the developers will choose. For Retro Games the Amiga 500 is not the first retro computer. With the C64 there was already a new edition and if the predecessor can serve as a clue, the price for the Amiga 500 will also be around 120 Euro.
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Looty: An Amiga port of Booty

Published 29.11.2020 - 13:31 by osz

Before someone jumps up and shouts: "That's not new!" Yes, right, but we'll come to that in a moment.

Looty is an Amiga port of the ZX Spectrum platformer Booty by Jon F. Cain. Actually, according to the author, Looty is a homage to the classic from 1984. Originally the game was written for the Amiga in 1993 and sent to the Assassins PD Free Disk Collection the following year. In 2020 the game experienced some bug fixes and was expanded to include the ability to control the game using the cursor keys and to switch off the music if necessary. There were also some game-specific adjustments.

Looty is about solving one level after the other by avoiding opponents, reaching different platforms via ladders, collecting keys, opening doors and collecting various extras. If you like, you can let off steam with the included level editor. [...]
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More videos for Amiga online

Published 29.11.2020 - 12:04 by AndreasM

On the following links you will find your other Youtube-Video about the Amiga, which were released in the last days:

10 Minute Amiga Retro Cast: Review of WIZ : Quest for the Magic Lantern for the Commodore Amiga - Episode 81

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaYJ-x00UW8 [...]
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Virtual dimension: Where the past meets the future

Published 29.11.2020 - 12:03 by AndreasM

35 years of gaming experience, as well as 20 years worth of Internet videos - Virtual Dimension has been dealing with the digital world for many years to report on interesting, as well as, background information. Whether that's the C64, Amiga, PC, Atari or Schneider: Virtual Dimension knows the history of computer gaming and so gives you the chance to glance backwards while at the same time looking forward to the future.

Since our last announcement, Virtual Dimension has now put the following videos online:

Tiny Little Slug #6: Ein heißer Kampf (Retro Today XXL/Amiga) [...]
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New uploads in OS4 Depot

Published 28.11.2020 - 10:23 by AndreasM

The OS4 Depot is a website with a collection of software for AmigaOS 4 and can be found via the URL http://www.os4depot.net .

With more than 3,000 files, it is now probably the largest collection of software titles for AmigaOS 4.

As with Aminet, the software titles are usually released by its programmers and can be downloaded for free. [...]
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News URL: http://www.os4depot.net/share/FULLINDEX.readme
News Source: OS4Depot.net
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WHDLoad: New packets online

Published 28.11.2020 - 10:23 by AndreasM

WHDLoad is a program for loading disk games and demos installed on a hard-disk.

Thus, you need the so-called install packs and the original disks.

The install packs can be downloaded here: http://www.whdload.de. [...]
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News URL: http://www.whdload.de/news.html
News Source: WHDLoad
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New uploads in MorphOS Storage

Published 28.11.2020 - 10:23 by AndreasM

MorphOS Storage is a collection of software for MorphOS and can be found via the URL http://www.morphos-storage.net.

It contains more than 400 archives, with the options to sort alphabetically or by category, and there is a search option.

You gain access to information summary text, ReadMe file, often links to its developer website and snapshot(s) and video(s) and you can also leave a comment associated to the specific software. [...]
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News URL: http://www.morphos-storage.net/index.php?all=1
News Source: MorphOS Storage
News Source URL: http://www.morphos-storage.net/index.php?all=1
News posted by: AndreasM
eMail: andreas@amigafuture.de