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The Amiga Future 153 will be released on the 5th November.

The Amiga Future 153 will be released on the 5th November.
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Amiga Future 153 Member-CD-Cover online

Published 21.10.2021 - 12:09 by AndreasM

From today, and available online to all Amiga Future 1-Year-Subscribers, in the Member-Part of the Webpage are the CD Covers of Amiga Future magazine - Issue 153, so you can download them, and print them out if you wish to save you from cutting out those pages from our beloved magazine.

http://www.amigafuture.de/viewtopic.php?t=1172

The Shadows Of Sergoth: Pre-orders are now open

Published 21.10.2021 - 11:06 by osz

The Shadows Of Sergoth, the dungeon crawler from Doubledided Games, is available for pre-order as of today. The game requires 2 MB chip RAM. In addition, an Amiga 1200 or an Amiga with an accelerator card is recommended. The download version costs EUR 14.99, the boxed version costs EUR 39.99. The game will officially be released on November 13th.

More information and pre-orders are available on the official website: https://doublesidedgames.com/shop/commo ... f-sergoth/

WarpDT update: WarpJPEG V45.16 and WarpPNG 45.24

Published 21.10.2021 - 09:06 by osz

The WarpDT package, consisting of data types for various image formats, has been updated. The update of WarpJPEG V45.16 and WarpPNG 45.24 is mainly aimed at AmigaOS 3.2 users and brings a higher performance there (5% to 10%).

The update can either be obtained from the Aminet:
https://aminet.net/package/util/dtype/WarpJPEGdt
https://aminet.net/package/util/dtype/WarpPNGdt [...]
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MediaVault 1.4.3 is out

Published 21.10.2021 - 08:42 by osz

We recently reported that MediaVault 1.4.1 was released for AmigaOS 4: https://www.amigafuture.de/app.php/news ... s_id=39281

George Sokianos has now made two updates. In version 1.4.2 a bug was fixed which, after changing the API for radio stations, had broken the search for them. Version 1.4.3 was the last version at the time these lines were written and was compiled with version 1.1.1l of OpenSSL. In addition, two bugs in the search have been fixed: The search for popular podcasts if neither country nor category was selected and the search for radio stations if you only selected the country should now work again. The start_player script has also been corrected.

All information in detail and the download is available from the project's GitHub repository: https://github.com/walkero-gr/mediavaul ... tag/v1.4.3

heise.de Article on the history of copy protection

Published 20.10.2021 - 13:39 by osz

heise.de has published an interesting online article on the history of copy protection. In the article, author Stefan Wischner picks up on the creativity of the copy protection makers - not always to the delight of the players. The article was published in the German language but with the help of the Google Translator it is also possible to read it in English: https://www-heise-de.translate.goog/hin ... tr_pto=nui

Remute's Amiga Love Bundle: 4x Amiga games for USD 9.99

Published 20.10.2021 - 10:16 by osz

The Remute's Amiga Love Bundle with four titles by Mutation Software DBA Software Amusements is currently available on Groupees.com for USD 9.99. The titles are two AGA and two OCS/ECS games, i.e. four games in total:
  • Wiz - Quest for the Magic Lantern (Amiga CD32 Version)
  • Tin Toy Adventure (Amiga 2MB AGA)
  • Tommy Gun (Amiga 1MB OCS / ECS version)
  • Castle Kingdoms (Amiga 1MB OCS / ECS version)
    [/ list]

    After purchasing, you receive keys for itch.io, where the games can also be purchased. All games can also be purchased on the official website - but at a higher price, like on itch.io: https://softwareamusements.com/Mutation ... index.html [...]
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The Amiga Future magazine - Issue 153 preview is now available to view online

Published 18.10.2021 - 16:53 by AndreasM

This is the full colour preview and excerpts of the Amiga Future issue 153 (November/December 2021) can now be viewed online on the Amiga Future website.

Some of the interesting articles in this issue are:

Interview Guido Henkel [...]
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The big AmigaPortal.de competition 2021

Published 18.10.2021 - 14:01 by AndreasM

Amigaportal has started a competition.

Opportunities to participate:

... Register on AmigaPortal.de [...]
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OpenSwitcher: A DIY microcontroller based drive switcher

Published 17.10.2021 - 20:32 by osz

About a month ago, a project in two different versions appeared on GitHub, which should make the hearts of hobbyists beat faster.

OpenSwitcher and OpenSwitcher 1200 are basically one project for different Amiga models. OpenSwitcher 1200 is aimed at owners of an Amiga 600 or Amiga 1200, while OpenSwitcher is aimed at friends of the Amiga 500. But what is this about?

Under the designation Drive Switcher, Drive Selector or Boot Selector there are some, sometimes more, sometimes less complex projects that enable switching between DF0 and DF1 as a floppy drive. OpenSwitcher is supposed to be different and of high quality and promises to be easily soldered together from easily available parts and also easily programmed. The firmware can be transferred to the finished OpenSwitcher directly via USB instead of using a special programmer device. [...]
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Amigaland: 5 new games

Published 17.10.2021 - 15:41 by AndreasM

Mirko Engelhardt informs:

At first nothing happens and then suddenly I am allowed to offer games from Software 2000. You heard right, that is undoubtedly one of the more recent highlights. At this point I have uploaded all Bundesliga managers and Jonathan and The Cathedral. The rest of the Software 2000 titles are still to come!

https://amigaland.de/