July 2017

RickD – New Amiga OS4.1 port

Amiga OS 4.1 users were greeted with a new game to play with this past week with the release of RickD, from HunoPPC who along with his team has gained notoriety on  the Amiga scene for a number of welcome ports to the platform. I say this is a new game to play with, but in reality, it is an […]

Janus-UAE2 (WinUAE port)

After a long break (and a long silence here), I returned to my WinUAE port. It still had no Picasso96 support, something which annoyed me a long time now. Problem was, that even everything looked ok (to me), as soon as the uaegfx monitor was added, it crashed. As both uaegfx and rtg.library are closed source, debugging it was a nice lesson, but lead to no results.

So I compared all uae generated 68k library and modeinfo structs with the fs-uae structs and (for me) everything looked ok.

The arrival in the post of some Amiga goodies!

This morning, Mr delivery man delivered not one item, but two items of Amiga goodies for me to unwrap and play around with.

The first item to pop through my letter box was the latest bi-monthly issue of Amiga Future which for those who do not know is now the only full-time published Amiga magazine published both in English and German.  It is also the oldest Amiga magazine in publication and has been going now for close to 20 years.

Word processing options on the X5000

I’m inspired for today’s post by a comment that someone made to me via a user local user group, where they commented that it was great that I am showing off a modern Next Generation Amiga machine as a computer that you would use for everyday tasks.