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icon  Rare Amiga game "MagicianĀ“s Dungeon" preserved & released by World of Longplays
Posted by ScHlAuChi - 17 June 2021 18:02
World of Longplays has its 15th Anniversary on YouTube today.
www.longplays.org - https://www.youtube.com/worldoflongplays

To celebrate this occasion we thought it is the perfect time to give something back to the community. A full dump of MagicianĀ“s Dungeon!
You can download it here:
https://archive.org/details/Commodor...icians_Dungeon

This super rare Amiga game was discovered by NPI on Ebay a few weeks ago. There is no info about this game anywhere and no HOL entry exists.
So we went ahead and bought it for 892,- Euro and sent it to dlfrsilver to get it preserved! He successfully dumped the disks last wednesday - so
special thanks to him too!

The game might be crappy, but it is preserved now and can be played again for the first time in 34 years!
Here is the full video:
https://youtu.be/8rGwQfEx-1w
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RNOArchive released for AROS, MorphOS, OS3, and OS4
Posted by jPV - 09 June 2021 06:56
jPV's Avatar  RNOArchive is a graphical archive manager, that can extract, modify, and create archives. Extraction is handled by the XAD system and the program has built-in support for writing ZIP archives. Writing to other formats relies on separate Shell commands, and their availability and compatibility in the used system.

Features:
- Reads and extracts all archiving formats supported by the XAD system
- Write and modify support for ZIP and LhA archives
- Batch extraction for multiple archives
- Automatic sub-directory creation for batch extracted archives
- Archive browsing and file viewing
- Filetype editor for configuring file viewers
- Intelligent drag & drop support
- Recursive adding of files/directories
- Create new directories inside archives
- Delete files and directories
- Handles UTF-8 filenames in archives
- Extensive file selection options

Please visit its homepage for download links.

Video:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wh6NZ7GNOPk

Screenshot:
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Passione Amiga 2 - summer 2021 - is available!
Posted by passioneamiga - 07 June 2021 11:47


The new issue of Passione Amiga, the printed magazine for Amiga users in italian language, is finally ready!



A sea of news under the umbrella!



Many, many news on videogames and programming!

Reviews: Inviyya, Turbo Sprint, Putter, Galactica, Wrong Way Driver, Dodgy Rocks, ArtPazz, Metal Gear and Amiga Forever 9!

Interviews with: David Pleasance, Fabrizio Farenga, Gunnar Von Boehn
Caparezza "one of us"?

AmigaOS 3.2, finally here!

And also: Hardware, Demo scene, New talents, Readers' Mail, Passione Amiga Day (new Amiga event!)

A small physical gift inside


Passione Amiga #2 is in distribution via subscription only from 21 June 2021



How to subscribe: www.passioneamiga.it
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AmigaOS 3.2 NDK released
Posted by bubbob42 - 05 June 2021 00:35
The new AmigaOS 3.2 Native Developer Kit can be found here:

https://www.hyperion-entertainment.c...=form&file=122

as a free download. It is an updated version compared to the one shipped on the AmigaOS 3.2 CD-ROM and contains Includes&Autodocs, full changelogs since 3.1 and more.

Developers plan to publish more information to provide assistance for installation and usage in combination with various compilers and assemblers. All contributions for any programming language are welcome!
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Real Amiga SWOS Total Pack
Posted by jPV - 22 May 2021 09:04
jPV's Avatar  Will be released today for MorphOS, and OS4 version will follow shortly. OS3 version may happen in the future too.

Join the live release party stream today!


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Metal Gear - Amiga Port - Released!
Posted by h0ffman - 21 May 2021 15:39
Originally released in 1987 for the MSX2, Metal Gear became an instant classic. Designed by the legendary Hideo Kojima, it spawned a huge franchise in stealth gameplay and is considered one of the top games from the platform. While there are ports for the NES, Spectrum and C64 they were missing a lot of the key details from the original game. An Amiga version was once advertised in a magazine but sadly was consigned to myth and legend. That is until now.

Based on a full and commented disassembly by Manuel Pazos of the original MSX2 game cartridge, this Amiga port has been built to ensure as near a perfect conversion as possible. Gameplay elements remain intact while additional features have been layered on-top to ensure the fullest experience possible of Metal Gear on the Amiga.
  • Code ported from Z80 to 68000 assembly by Hoffman
  • Gameplay adjusted to work at full 50hz/60hz
  • No slow-downs or sprite flicker
  • Multiple game modes
    • English Remix Fan Translation
    • Original European Version
    • Original Japanese Version
    • New Spanish Translation by Akira
  • Enhanced Amiga Soundtrack and SFX by Hoffman
  • Optional emulated MSX / PSG Music and SFX
  • Full support for CD32 gamepad for keyboard-less gameplay
  • Additional character graphics by Toni Galvez
  • All new ending / credits section
  • For any Amiga with 512kb Chip Ram + 512k Other Ram
  • Bootable disk image for low spec Amigas
  • WHDLoad installer by Psygore

DOWNLOAD
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icon  AmigaOS 3.2 released!
Posted by gulliver - 14 May 2021 18:06
gulliver's Avatar  AmigaOS 3.2 for all Classic Amigas released and available
Brussels, May 14, 2021

Hyperion Entertainment CVBA is very pleased to announce the immediate availability of AmigaOS 3.2 for 68K based Amigas.

AmigaOS 3.2 comes packed with well over 100 new features, dozens of updates that cover nearly all AmigaOS components and a battery of bugfixes that will undoubtely solidify the user experience.

AmigaOS 3.2 is the result of more than 2 years of intense and relentless work from a team of over sixty people who have contributed to produce a new milestone in AmigaOS history.

Hyperion Entertainment CVBA has no words to express its gratitude to this talented and resilient team for its impressive work ethic.

The most comprehensive version of AmigaOS 3.2 is available now on CD-ROM and contains all the disks and AmigaOS Kickstart ROM sets for all Amiga machines ever produced allowing users to install AmigaOS 3.2 on multiple different types of Amigas at once.

Place your order now with your Amiga dealer of choice!

Digital (machine type specific) downloadable versions will follow.
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12 Themes for AROS 68k/x86
Posted by AMIGASYSTEM - 11 May 2021 10:06
AMIGASYSTEM's Avatar 




Created 12 Themes including Background Workbench and Windows, Windows GUI, Zune GUI, Pointers (optional), Themes are compatible with all AROS 68k and AROS x86 versions and will be available on the next releases of AROS One x86 and AROS One 68k

For the Theme Change I've created single scripts to be executed via icon from Workbench (Wanderer), once clicked a request will ask the confirmation that if accepted will restart the system with the new Theme.


To improve the graphical aspect I have also created small icons for viewing in detail on the Workbench, see attached video


I enclose a video that shows all 12 themes installed on AROS One 68k.

https://youtu.be/Fc8WAjouEBI
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Mev Dinc - Life Is A Game biography
Posted by quahappy - 01 May 2021 17:35
quahappy's Avatar  Hi all! Long time since I've posted here and I use to be a regular, posting a fair bit. Yup, I'm still playing Amga games via the amazing WinUAE but over the past few years, I have been concentrating on pixel art, primarily ZX Spectrum, even releasing my own book, Better Late Than Never.

Anyhow, as a result of being a prolific pixel artist (ahem), I've got to know and become friends with legends of yesteryear, which is surreal as to me, they are icons I looked up to giving us ground-breaking games on Spectrum and Amiga! Back in 2019, I did a Happy New Screen year (Speccy) and thereafter, approached by award-winning developer Mev Dinc. Yep, the guy who did First Samurai on the Amiga as well as many other games! He asked if I'd be interested in doing a cover for the English version of his book, which was already released in Turkish (his native country). How could I refuse!

I ended up doing the book title with another good friend doing the film strip. I've not long finished reading the book (300 pages) and it really is a gripping rag to riches story, with many ups and downs, obstacles faced to his success as a game developer. Ironic to think even when a work colleague at a factory Mev worked at persuaded him to get a Spectrum, he showed no interest in it or in games! Rest is history!

Mev's book is available in paperbook or Kindle at Amazon and other online book stockists. I've not put the link as not sure if it's allowed.
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Exhumed / Powerslave Amiga port
Posted by BSzili - 27 April 2021 07:37
BSzili's Avatar  Exhumed / PowerSlave is an Egyptian-themed FPS by Lobotomy Software using the Build engine. The console versions were quite popular back in the day, but the DOS one was largely overlooked due to the somewhat awkward controls and issues on faster systems.

Here's an early preview of the Amiga version:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMXsmS_MDdI

Download:
http://aminet.net/package/game/shoot/pcexhumed
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My crappy blog
Posted by drygol - 24 April 2021 00:04
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Mars Tank Attack - new Amiga game!
Posted by softwarefailure - 17 April 2021 17:11


The game runs with all sound and graphic features if you load and start it with the Hollywood Player. This Player is provided by Andreas Falkenhahn.
Download your Player on http://www.hollywood-mal.com/download.html

If you like this game - please make a PayPal Donation on our Website. Only with your help we will be able to provide more games for free.
Please send bug reports directly to my email-adress. Thanx.

The goal of this little computer game is destroying the battle tank of the enemy.
This game is a remake of the Howitzer Duell from Juma so far.

To steer your tank - angle and power - use the CURSOR keys.
Use the ENTER key to finally shoot.
One player - two player - computer alone

If you loose all tanks - this means GAME OVER.

More information and download here: https://www.keho-software.com/mta_hollywood.html
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New version of Remote Desktop for AmigaOS 3.x 68k (and OS4.x) - Update!
Posted by DarrenHD - 15 April 2021 18:14
Update!

Hello! I am happy to announce that we are working on a new version of the Remote Desktop client for AmigaOS 3.x (68k). It will also work on OS 4.x.

The RDesktop client allows your Amiga to bring up (in a window or full screen) the desktop of your Windows computer. So you can access your Windows computer directly from the comfort of your Amiga. It supports playing sound from the Windows computer to your Amiga computer through AHI.

Details:

We are working on developing a new version of RDesktop for 68K (AmigaOS 3.x) computers and compatibles. It will require AmiSSL 4.9 and the latest codesets from Aminet. It will have a netdisk=sys: feature where your Amiga directory will show up on the Windows side so you can copy files back and forth. Of course it will have RemoteAudio, Full Screen, a GUI (requires MUI5), and other features. It will be released based on the latest rdesktop code base. I have tested it on a real Amiga 4000, an Amithlon system, and a Vampire-equipped system so far. Tested to work on OS4.x as well.

Anyone who makes a donation (small or large) to encourage the developer (Micha? ?ukowski) to keep motivated will immediately receive the latest beta version via e-mail. I would hope the release version is ready in 1-2 months.

You can make a donation here: http://www.hd-zone.com/remote-desktop/

Scroll down about half way on that page and click the Donate button.

Thank you very much and we look forward to releasing the final version!

Darren
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Shadow Warrior for Amiga
Posted by Solo Kazuki - 12 April 2021 20:59
Solo Kazuki's Avatar  BSzili is now working on Shadow Warrior port for Amiga.
Here is short gameplay of beta version.
https://youtu.be/5JikdpymNPI


Planned requirements for final version are:
- 68040 or 68060 processor with FPU
- Kickstart 3.0
- AGA chipset or RTG card
- 16 MB FastRAM
- 50 MB disk space

Recommended is fast 68060 and 32MB of FastRAM.

Edit:
Shadow Warrior is now available on AmiNet.
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68k.news and frogfind.com
Posted by TroyWilkins - 11 April 2021 05:53
TroyWilkins's Avatar  Not sure if this belongs in news or somewhere else, so if this is in the wrong place I apologise. I did a search but couldn't find any topics here that referred to frogfind.com

I'm not sure if anyone else here knows about this yet or not, but a YouTube channel called Action Retro has launched these two sites, designed specifically to work on retro computers from the 80s and 90s. Because they're a Apple Macintosh focused channel, their aim was to get at least some of the web usable on 68K based Macs, but they also show it working on a Windows 95 Toshiba ultraportable and an Apple IIe!

Of course my first thought was that this would also work on AWeb and IBrowse, and sure enough on my AmiKit XE install they worked perfectly!

http://68k.news
http://frogfind.com

I thought perhaps other people here may be interested.

Here's the video for more information: https://youtu.be/c_v2_vTogS8
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