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Blazing Guns - new Amiga game progress and updates
Posted by aszu - Yesterday 22:48
aszu's Avatar  Evening all,

Although we did not think we can make it, we have managed to show a first, very early version of Blazing Guns. This game is not yet playable but the first version shows quite a few features of the engine and some basic concepts.

A few mockups:

A YT video showing current state of the game:

You can download latest version from this page:
Blazing Guns

Main Features:

– 50fps
– pure assembly code
– 0.5 MB CHIP
– runs from both floppy drive and hard drive
– dynamic action on 320×267 screen (320×272) in 5 bitplanes.

- 7MHZ OCS Amiga
- up to 15-20 enemies on screen
- music and sfx
- power up system
- and many more!

The game will work on A1000 z 0.5MB but at this moment AGA 030 HDD is recommended.

I am responsible for the gfx and asman is coding this game in asm. All comments and criticism is always welcome
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New Amiga User Group: AGNEA
Posted by tygre - 25 September 2016 15:59
tygre's Avatar  Hi all!

If you live in Northeastern America and love Amiga, then join us!

I am very happy to announce the creation of the Amiga Group in Northeastern America that wants to bring together Amigans living in Ontario, Québec, New York State, Vermont, Maine, the Maritimes... It wants to complement the excellent (and French-speaking) Club Amiga Québec

If you live in Northeastern America and love Amiga, then join us!

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Phase 5 Digital Products is back.
Posted by Estrayk - 24 September 2016 00:16
Estrayk's Avatar  Seems Phase 5 is back.

Not much info at moment. Just they will make an press release in late September.

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Alarcity - PixelGlass' commercial Amiga game exclusive Survival Mode Demo!
Posted by Neil79 - 20 September 2016 17:32
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Rejoice Amiga gamers as we've just had an exclusive heads up from our friends PixelGlass, of the first Survival Mode Demo Preview v0.2 for their upcoming commercial Amiga game ' Alarcity '. You may have enjoyed the recent remastered/overhaul release of Giana Sisters Special Edition by a new label called Reimagine Games who dealt with the free side of hacks and remakes. But this latest action/shoot em up by the commercial side PixelGlass was assembled for the upcoming Retro Komp retro gamedev competition.
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Personal Paint 7.3b for AmigaOS 3
Posted by - 18 September 2016 19:19's Avatar 
A-EON Technology Ltd is pleased to announce a new version of Personal Paint for AmigaOS 3 / 68k. The new version is free of charge upgrade for existing 7.3 customers. New customers can purchase it at official PPaint website:

The new 7.3b version is a maintainence release. It is available to download for registered customers as an LHA archive from the A-EON secure website or AMIStore App Store.
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Finnish Amiga Users Group's Saku 2016 Event on September 24th
Posted by jPV - 17 September 2016 18:23
jPV's Avatar  Finnish Amiga Users Group holds its 9th Saku event in Oulu, Finland on Saturday, September 24th.

The event will feature many classic Amiga setups from A500 to A4000, FPGA computers like Minimig and MIST, Commodore 64, and several next generation systems. There will also be a presentation about the Hollywood programming language and the From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years! documentary film will be shown on a big screen.

Finnish Amiga retailer Gentle Eye will be present with some Amiga goodies, and the user group is getting new promotional products just for the event.

Admittance is free of charge and refreshments will be available. Saku 2016 will start at 14:00 on September 24th at Oulun Tetra ground floor conference room at Mäkelininkatu 31.

Please visit the users group's website at for more information. Photos from the last year can be seen here.


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icon  LAG BASH 10th Anniversary VIPs
Posted by rockape - 14 September 2016 20:56
rockape's Avatar  Hi,

David Pleasance is going to attend the LAG BASH event with Trevor Dickinson.

Our 10th anniversary meeting will be held on Saturday the 1st of October 2016.

We have the Main Room of the Welton Village Hall, Welton-by-Lincoln, Lincolnshire booked for this special event celebration.

The village hall address is

51 Ryland Rd, Welton-by-Lincoln LN2 3HZ



Our web site


The Hall will be open from 11:AM till 5:PM.

All Amiga and retro users are kindly invited.

Cost will be 4UKP. WiFi/Tea/Coffee included.


Transport update.

The Lincoln City Bus Station is closed for repair.

Please note !

The Temporary Bus Station is located behind the Iceland Store on the High Street.

To reach the Temp Bus Station go over the bridge at the railway crossing and walk approx 100m then turn left at the Iceland Store.


Regards, Michael

aka rockape

Posted using an

Amiga A1200/GVP/Jaws MKII/50 Mhz/20 Meg Fast RAM
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Tales of Gorluth II released!
Posted by viddi - 13 September 2016 17:13
All orders will be shipped within this week.

Please check it out!

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GOLD core released for Vampire 600 V2
Posted by guibrush - 05 September 2016 20:16
The GOLD core has been released for the vampire 600 V2, and it brings new cool features !

Full changelog :

* Added fusing for MOVE/EXT
* added MPU for finding illegal memory access
* added TRACE support
* fixed in CHK2, CMP2, MOVEM and CAS
* fixed some special LOOP condition
* fixed TRAPcc
* optimized MOVEQ/MOVE.l # and depending instructions

Download it :

Apollo team would be happy to get feedbacks from users using this new GOLD core. Be free to join #Apollo-Team IRC channel on Freenode to discuss it.
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icon  Amiga Future issue 122 released
Posted by AndreasM - 02 September 2016 08:56
AndreasM's Avatar  The English and German issue 122 (September/October 2016) of the print magazine Amiga Future has been distributed today, and can also be ordered directly from the editorial office of Amiga Future, and the other Amiga dealers that stock the magazine.

Mag Content:

Review Furia 33
Interview Richard Löwenstein

and so much more ... if you haven't already, get your collectable copy ordered today

A more detailed description of the contents and previews of this issue can be found at the Amiga Future magazine hompepage.

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New articles on Obligement
Posted by Daff - 01 September 2016 06:42
The following articles have been added to the website of the french Amiga/MorphOS magazine Obligement ( during the last two months:

- July/August 2016 news.
- Old articles from Tilt 74 to 77: Comparative: Formule 1 games from 1989, Report: PC Forum, Review of TV Sports Basketball, Hardware: Trumpcard 500, Report: Winter CES 1990, Review of Space Ace, Report: Indin 1989, Interview with Lothar Schmitt, Review of Battle Squadron, etc.
- Interview with Roman Kargin.
- Review of Personal Paint 7.3b.
- Hardware: Vampire 600 V2.
- Hardware: H-Frame Mini.
- Hardware: Sum A234/CD32.
- File: Amiga history (year 2001).
- File: Classic Reflections - What Happen to Gold Disk?
- DIY: RF to VGA out conversion on Amiga 600.
- DIY: Remplace the 68040 by a 68060 on BlizzardPPC.
- DIY: Update the Commodore 1351 mouse with microswitches.
- Special quizz about Battle Squadron.

Rendez-vous on for this nice reading.
All translations are welcome. Please contact David "Daff" Brunet for more info.
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Individual Computers buys Commodore?
Posted by mikem - 31 August 2016 22:47
Just read this now:

And he seems to have also bought the C64C case molds?!

What does this mean!!?
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Amiga Future monthly News August 2016
Posted by AndreasM - 28 August 2016 15:44
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Amiga Future 122 preview are now available online

The full colour preview and excerpts of the Amiga Future issue 122 (September/October 2016) are now available online.

Some of the interesting articles in this issue are:

Workshop Blitz Basic Teil 1
Review VS 1011 MP3 Player
Review WinUAE

Of course there's so MUCH more actually in the magazine.

Needless to say you'll find some FULL versions of software, often what was commercially available, as well as some of the latest try-outs or freely released software applications and games for, hopefully, all of the Amiga type Operating systems, so that's Amiga 'Classic', OS4, MorphOS, and AROS, including some PD software for these systems, all on the cover CD.

A detailed description of content and excerpts can be found at:

The Amiga Future magazine is available as an English and German printed magazine - every issue is available in FULL COLOUR - directly available from the magazine editorial office and also from various other Amiga dealers.


Amiga Future at the Gamescom & AFA 3

The Amiga Future is on board at this year's Gamescom in Cologne from 18 to 21 August 2016

You can find us in the retro section of the event.

Besides the Amiga Future magazine at Gamescom we will also first time offer the Amiga Future Archive DVD 3

The Amiga Future Archive DVD 3 includes following Amiga Future editions in PDF format:

11-115 german
67-115 english

We also offer you a free poster and stickers (while stocks last).

We are looking forward to see you at the Gamescom.

Orders in our online shop can not be processed from now to 23 August.
This also applies to the download order. Please have comprehension for it. We will do our best to process all orders after the show in record time. Even emails can not be answered in time. You can reach us via mobil-phone / whatsapp.
We will post pictures and info for you on the Amiga Future Facebook page.

Amiga Future: photos of the Gamescom online now

The Amiga Future was represented at this year's Gamescom in Cologne (Germany) with a small booth in the Retro range.

And of course we have made a lot of photos.

During the fair, we have posted this diligently on Facebook.

From now on you can find the pictures on the website of the Amiga Future.

Amiga Future: cheats database Update

The cheats database of Amiga Future is updates weekly by David Jahn, even at first sight if it is not immediately apparent.

The cheat database on the Amiga Future webpage is probably the biggest German collection for the Amiga.

This is not just about cheats. Many solutions, tips and tricks, as well as Freezer addresses can be found in this collection.

Meanwhile you can find more as 3400 Games Cheats and solutions in the database, and there is always more.

The database is currently completely in German. If we receive enough donations for the website, we have planned to integrate a proper online database, which will also be available in English.

Since our last report the following Updates have been added:

26.08.2016 - Willy in the Castle of Dreams - Auf Funktion überprüft
26.08.2016 - Whizz - Auf Funktion überprüft
26.08.2016 - White Rabbits - Auf Funktion überprüft
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South West Amiga Group (SWAG) – Meeting #2 - 17th Sept
Posted by roberthazelby - 27 August 2016 17:35

The South West Amiga Group (SWAG) originally formed in December 1997. They met once a month in Bristol to discuss their favourite computer. The group continued in various forms until 2005 when the group disbanded.

In 2016, riding the wave of renewed interest in the platform, the group has been resurrected, a new venue found and new events planned. Our first meeting was held in May this year, and following the success of that a second meeting is now planned.

SWAG embrace both classic and next generation machines, including all Amiga OS variants, MorphOS and AROS. This includes physical, emulated and FPGA based platforms. All are welcome – but remember … Only Amiga Makes it Possible

Meeting Details

Once again, we’ve arranged to hold our SWAG meeting in a rather special venue. Opened back in May, the SWAG meeting #2 will take place in the new Swindon Makerspace - - a fully refurbished building perfect for those wishing to tinker with new and old Amiga hardware and software.

The date of the second SWAG meeting is Saturday 17th September, from 12 noon until 4:00pm.

The Swindon Makerspace can be found at Unit 34, BSS House, Cheyney Manor, Swindon

There is free parking on site, while the venue offers free Wifi plus tea and coffee making facilities.

If You Arrive Early

If you get to the venue early you’ll find the Café Aroma on site, serving all day breakfasts and lunches. A large McDonald’s and the Swindon Designer Outlet Food Court are also only five minutes’ drive away.

Those who wish to explore the centre of Swindon could do a lot worse than visit the excellent Museum of Computing -

Meeting Content – Arcade Conversions

At this meeting we take a look at arcade conversions.

The Amiga was home to some truly terrible arcade conversions (Chase HQ and Street Fighter 2, for example), but it also played host to a mountain of absolute classic arcade replicas including Pang, Toki, Rodland, Rainbow Islands and many more.

Armed with the Amiga TOSEC, we’ll be putting an Amiga aside to play some of these classics of yesteryear (check out the SWAG Facebook group for the list of titles so far).

Meeting Content – Morph OS 3.9

If you’d like to see what an off-shoot Amiga OS looks like in action then come along to our September meeting where Amiga Richard will be demoing his Power PC G5 running Morph OS 3.9.

Find out if it’s the OS for you and have your questions answered.

Meeting Content – Ambian

We’ll have a Raspberry Pi 3 running the new Ambian installation. This is your chance to get your hands on it and see how well it works. Perhaps it’ll give you ideas for your own Pi Amiga emulation setup.

Meeting Content – 5-Player Dynablaster Bomberman

Such was the popularity of Dynablaster at our first SWAG meet we’ll be wheeling this classic out once again for more multiplayer bombing action.

For Further Information

If you’d like more information then please visit the official SWAG web site at

You can also find us on:

Facebook -
Twitter -

And Finally

If you are planning on coming, please drop us an email to let us know. We need to get a rough idea of how many people to expect Also, if you’re planning on bringing any hardware (computers, screens etc.) then please detail that in your email.

SWAG can be contacted at:
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Amiga Users Ireland meetup January 21st, 2017!
Posted by TenLeftFingers - 17 August 2016 19:21
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The second Amiga Users Ireland meetup is this January 21st, 2017 in the Prince of Wales Hotel. Bring your Amiga or come and see what we've tricked ours out to do. Some interesting talks, competitions, gaming, spot prizes and more. See attached and book early to avail of the early price!

See some new Amiga hardware demo'd as well as some recent software for our thirty year old computers like the new Dropbox client.

There will also be at least one stall/shop for Amiga hardware and software if you want to do some retro shopping - maybe 4MB of RAM for the misuss, sir?

Missed last year? See this:

This year: Larger space, more events, spot prizes and a very special guest. Last year we had the untoppable David Pleasance and the surprise guest(s) this year will pique everyone's interest.

There is another surprise already in the post but you will need to be there on the day to find out what it is! I promise, you will not be disappointed. Last year, people left with Amiga wifi cards, games, badges and more.

Meet like minded folks and immerse yourself in the past and future of Amiga lovliness. We have grown to over seventy members and had twenty turn up on the day. Let's get as many together now and enjoy the new, better, more organised (!) event. Test your knowledge (and your luck) with the ten-minute table quiz.

Hotel discounts for those of you wanting to stay overnight.

Book before October to be able vote on what games and stands will be set up on the day. Keep an eye for further anouncement towards the end of the year

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