Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Checkmate A1500 Plus Modern Retro Case

  In a recent interview on the Retro Man Cave, Steven Jones revealed the now finalized computer case from the completed Kickstart project.  By displaying the Amiga 3000 inspired “Checkmate A1500 Plus” Retro Computer Case.  This new computer case draws on classic Amiga designs while being versatile and useful for more modern needs.  With multiple […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

AMOS 2 Programming Language for Amiga, Atari ST, and More

Programmer and creator Francois Lionet has been working on a new version of the AMOS/STOS programming language called AMOS 2.  The AMOS and STOS are forms of BASIC (Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) which is a programming language made simple for beginners to pick up and start their programming careers.  This new version AMOS 2 is a […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Revision 2019 & Amazing Amiga Demos

The Revision 2019 Demo Party was held this past weekend in Saarbrücken, Germany.   An annual affair since 2011, the event is a gathering of artist, musicians, programmers, and tech lovers, who have teamed up over the years to showcase their abilities in the art space of electronics.  The Amiga computer is featured heavily at this […]

Amiga Power: The Album With Attitude now on Kickstarter

Now available on Kickstarter is the brand new remix album of Amiga music inspired by the Amiga Power magazine. Amiga Power was a games magazine out of the United Kingdom from the early to mid 1990’s that was focused on just games for the Commodore Amiga home computer. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/amigasquare/amiga-power-the-album-with-attitude   This compilation of music is […]

SmokeMonster

KTRL CD32 Adapts SNES USB Controllers to Amiga CD32

A new kit by MickGyver, the KTRL CD32, converts cheap SNES USB controllers to the Amiga CD32, complete with button remapping, auto-fire, memory, and more. Leon Kiriliuk posted some pictures of the kit on Twitter. Source: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=85056Purchase: http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?101948-KTRL-CD32-PCBs-and-ComponentsAssembly Instructions: http://www.daemonbite.com/ktrl/ktrl-cd32.html

SmokeMonster

MiSTer Updates Roundup

This week saw another big round of MiSTer core updates primarily focused on fixing bugs and moving to the new open-source scaler by Grabulosaure. The new scaler uses 10% of the resources of the old scaler, is easy and faster to compile using the free Quartus software (instead of the $5,000/year suite required for the […]

SmokeMonster

MiSTer FX68K Cycle-Accurate Motorola 68000 Core Source Released

Ijor released the source code for FX68K a cycle-accurate Motorola 68000 soft-core (soft cores are components, rather than whole platforms) that was first hinted at in the release of his Atari ST core FXCAST. The 68000 was a common processor used in a wide range of consoles, home PCs, and arcade games. Having a perfect […]