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A/NES News

Published 19.04.2007 - 09:56 by AndreasM

Today I decided to upload a small beta of the upcoming version. I've implemented a small savestate-function. Try pressing F5 during play to create a savestate. By pressing F6, the game will load your savestate.
Could be usefull when you're tired of replaying the level because you died. Just beat a couple of enemies, do the savestate, beat some more, press F5 again etc. If you die, simply press F6 and the gameplay will resume from your last savepoint.
This feature is kind of experimental at the moment and may work better with some mappers than others, so be careful. Mapper1 & 4 are most likely to cause problems at the moment.

Interview with Andreas Axelsson

Published 19.04.2007 - 09:55 by AndreasM

Andreas was the co-founder of Digital Illusions. Back in the Amiga days he coded the amazing classic pinball trilogy; Pinball Dreams, Pinball Illusions and Pinball Fantasies.

New OS4 Depot Uploads

Published 19.04.2007 - 09:18 by AndreasM

png2c.lha dev/uti 1.1 61kb 18 Apr 07 ¤ Convert PNG images into C source

New Aminet Uploads

Published 19.04.2007 - 09:17 by AndreasM

gts-ftb.lha 1.1 demo/aga 15 5K m68k-amigaos Fade To Black - 4K Intro by Giants 1996 - (readme)

Bolton Peck tells his story about Amiga Inc

Published 19.04.2007 - 02:00 by Eule

There is a new Thread in the Amiga.Org Forum, where Bolton Peck, a former Amiga Inc. employee tells us about his work at Amiga Inc.
I can answer your questions somewhat. I'm the (in)famous Bolton Peck, the guy who worked there and didn't get paid for a lot of that time, then after their broken promises, sued them and won. It was kind of a pyrhic victory, as they have yet to pay me a cent. I worked there from 2000 to 2002, and was lucky enough to be there for some of the good times, when there was money, before the bad times when there wasn't.

They (well mostly their CTO, Fleecy Moss) had this vision of 'write once, run anywhere' software, they wanted to extend and enhance the API of British software firm Tao's Intent/Elate virtual processor platform. It was pretty cool in some ways, it ran on a slew of host processors, but to code for it you only had to write for its' native VP or Virtual Processor. Code written this way could theoretically be run on any environment capable of running Intent. Intent was the underpinning, Elate was Tao's GUI layer. The underpinning was very dependent on host hardware and software-it couldn't even access CD drives or removable media until we made it do so. Their Elate GUI layer was, well, let's say it wouldn't give Amiga Workbench 1.0 a run for its money. Our coding department worked mightily for years to get it going, but it was just too much of a kludge to be really useful in the real world-the promised sound, 2D and 3D acceleration never saw the light of day.
Read complete news MOS 1.5 Screenshot leaked

Published 19.04.2007 - 01:32 by Eule

This time WrongPlanet has some nice article about a possible MOS 1.5 Screenshots ... MOS1.5 Killer feature

Amiga Future 66 (May/June 2007) Preview and Try-outs Online

Published 19.04.2007 - 00:09 by AndreasM

Today you can find the preview and the try-outs of the Amiga Future issue 66 (May/June 2007) online.

Again you can find in this issue numerous reviews like Hollywood, Airline Tycoon Deluxe, Poseidon, MUIbase, Evenmore and so on.

Besides lots of PD software we have included many full versions and exclusive stuff on the cover CD aswell: [...]
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Image2Icon Update erschienen

Published 18.04.2007 - 10:52 by AndreasM

Stephan Rupprecht release the Version 1.23 from Image2Icon for Classic Amiga and AmigaOS 4.

Smart Filesystem Update released

Published 18.04.2007 - 10:52 by AndreasM

Smart Filesystem released in the Version 1.270 for Classic Amiga and AmigaOS 4.


- Removed the requesters with timeouts for successfull operations since they can't be read on most systems anyway because they are displayed before Picasso96, etc. is loaded, and before IPrefs was started. [...]
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New OS4 Depot Uploads

Published 18.04.2007 - 10:51 by AndreasM

sfontmkr.lha dev/uti 0.0.4 288kb 17 Apr 07 ¤ make PNG fonts w/ alpha channel for use with SFont
cwfloppy.lha dri/sto 3.0-R 207kb 17 Apr 07 ¤ Catweasel Advanced Floppy Controller
wesnoth-exe.lha gam/str 1.2.4 7Mb 17 Apr 07 ¤ Updated Wesnoth executables
image2icon.lha gra/con 1.22 99kb 17 Apr 07 ¤ Creates thumbnail icons from images
abiword-src.lha off/wor 2.5.1 4Mb 17 Apr 07 ¤ Sources of AbiWord 2.5.1, osb-browser and others [...]
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