Hi everyone, Versus is a demoscene chart and disk magazine created by two demo groups, Nukleus and Void, for Amiga OCS/ECS and AmigaOS 4. Nine issues have been released so far. The last one, Versus #9, came out in 2019. Versus #10 is on the way, and voting has officially opened! Cast your vote for your favorite demos, intros, […]
If there ever was an annus horribilis in my life, it was 2023 – and the year had started so well! I had updated the Rave audio editor to version 1.6 in February, and began planning new features soon after the release. But unpredictable as it can be, life decided otherwise. In the summer my marriage suddenly collapsed for reasons I’m still trying to fathom, and all of my Amiga activities went on the back burner.
My February has been really busy, travelling for business in late January to Prague, which is in the Czech Republic. I had assumed I would have time to do some blog posts when I returned but it has been very busy since my return in mid February too!
Before I left for Europe in late January I did get some time to try out some of the latest 2024 Amiga demos from Gerp 2024:
Hi everyone, Some of you might have noticed that I’ve not published much on Gaming on AmigaOS 4 recently. AmigaOS 4 related posts have been published on the Old School Game Blog instead. The reason is that I’ve decided to continue Gaming on AmigaOS 4 on Old School Game Blog from now on. I’m involved […]
Hi everyone, Some of you might have noticed that I’ve not published much on this blog recently. AmigaOS 4 related posts have been published on the Old School Game Blog instead. The reason is that I’ve decided to continue Gaming on AmigaOS 4 on Old School Game Blog from now on. I’m involved in many […]
Hi everyone, The Amiga demo group Void, which I am a member of, released a small demo at the MountainBytes demo party in Switzerland this weekend. The production is called Greetro from Space. It runs on Amiga computers with 512 KB Chip and 512 KB Slow. Credits are as follows: Programming – Emufr3ak Graphics – […]
Hi there, Thank you for visiting Old School Game Blog. It’s Sunday today and time for another piece of Amiga-related news. Whilst browsing Aminet for new files to download, I discovered that an update (2.60) for the well-known module player HippoPlayer had been released today! If you are not familiar with HippoPlayer, it is a […]
Hi, Thank you for visiting Old School Game Blog. Today I’m going to write about how to install the brilliant RTS game The Battle for Middle-Earth (BFME) on a PC running Windows 11, and how you can change to a higher resolution than it originally supported. For this post, I’ve used my original copy of […]
Hi, Thank you for visiting Old School Game Blog. SDL2 for AmigaOS 4 has received an update. It is now available for download at GitHub. https://github.com/AmigaPorts/SDL/releases/tag/v2.30.0-rc2-amigaos4 Changes are as follows: The developer, Capehill, posts news and information about SDL on Amigans.net. If you’d like to visit his thread, please click here. That was all for […]
Hi, It’s February and time for a new competition on Amigans.net. This month we’ll be playing Balance Blox by Entwickler-X. Thanks to 328gts for suggesting this game! A demo version is available on OS4Depot: http://os4depot.net/?function=showfil … zzle/balanceblox_demo.lha The full version can be purchased from Alinea Computer Shop: https://www.amiga-shop.net/en/Amiga-So … ownload-version::800.html The price for the download […]
Hi everyone, Thanks for visiting the Old School Game Blog. I read that a new version of Protrekkr (2.6.4) for AROS was released. The author, Franck “hitchhikr” Charlet, posted information about this in the AROS World forums. Here is an explanation of what Protrekkr is from GitHub: ProTrekkr is a tracker program combining a software synthesizer together […]
Every VirtualGP player has been annoyed by the Amiga Workbench's mousepointer, as it gets stuck on the game screen after clicking the game's menus and entering the race. But there is a surprisingly simple solution!