Tag: A500

Scene World Podcast Episode #130 – The A500 Mini with Darren Melbourne and Chris Smith

Darren Melbourne returns to the podcast – 5 years after, this time with Retro Games’ CTO Chris Smith, they are talking about the upcoming A500 Mini. I this episode, they talk about the rocky way of getting this onto the road and what it means for the Amiga scene and the Amiga competitive gaming scene, as well. Interview starts at…

Retro Revisited: The Adventures of Robin Hood (Amiga)

In today’s retrospective, we’ll be looking back at one of the most memorable games from my childhood, The Adventures of Robin Hood. Developed by Steve Grand and Ian Saunter for MS-DOS PCs and converted to the Amiga by Alan McCarthy in 1991, this was one of the very first games I ever got to experience on my Amiga 500. As you…

Pixelglass Games releases Worthy, a new game for OCS Amigas!

They say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, a mantra that Pixelglass Games has taken to heart in Worthy, it’s newest game just released for OCS Amiga computers! The objective of the game is to guide your would-be Romeo around a series of mazes, collecting as many gems as possible. Only by filling your pockets with these precious gems…

A512, 512k Trapdoor Memory Expansions Coming for the A500 from Individual Computers

Individual Computers are releasing the A512, a 512kByte trapdoor memory expansion for the A500 computer. This is not just another copy of a product that was available from lots of second-source manufacturers during the late 1980s and 1990s, but it is looking at the needs of all A500 owners today: 512k RAM Pass-through port for use in Amiga 500+ Space for…

Two Alpha Demos Released for EgoWings, A New Upcoming Amiga Shoot’em up!

For some time now Javier Alcañiz and Carlos del Álamo have been working together on a new Amiga Shoot’ em up called EgoWings. If you’re a big fan of shmups, then you are gonna love this one with it’s super smooth gameplay, beautiful soundtrack and graphics similar to the 1989 Amiga classic Battle Squadron. There is no set release date…

Browser-based Amiga 500 Emulator for Chrome – Review

This morning I learned about a new Amiga 500 emulator that runs on Google Chrome. It is a native port using Portable Native Client, a way to run existing C/C++ in the browser in a safe way across operating systems and across machine architectures. I was curious to see how it performs, so I spent some time playing with it. As…

Amigaville – A New Amiga Magazine – Update: New Link!

Amigaville Issue #1 is out – A new Amiga-oriented PDF magazine, created by Brian Hedley. It contains game reviews covering Legend of Kyrandia, T-Zer0, Micro Machines, Arcade Pool and Archer Macleans Pool. The main feature talks about the future of the Amiga, tackling new hardware and modern software for the Amiga. It is a really nice and well-done magazine, and…

New Amiga 1200 cases Campaign has reached the target 3 days before the deadline!

Yes, you heard it right dear A1200 owners. This time around the campaign for the A1200 new cases has reached its goal or €125,000. With still 3 days ahead, the backers have put into the project €128,873! If you had doubts about it and you are sick of your old-yellowed-smelly A1200 case, maybe you should also consider backing the project. There…

Amiv 2.0 – Amiga RGB 15 KHz signal to HDMI

Staringlizard has developed a replacement for the Amiga A520 adapter. The Amiv 2.0 can convert the Amiga RGB 15KHz signal to HDMI to make it possible to connect your A500 or A1200 to a modern screen. The Amiv has buttons to shrink the picture horizontally and move the picture horizontally and vertically. YouTube: AMIV 2.0 – Amiga A520 adapter HDMI…

Amiga Reloaded – New Amiga Motherboard from Individual Computers

Individual Computers is developing a new Amiga motherboard. The features are: Form factor: A500 case. Chipset: AGA chips Alice, Lisa and Paula. CPU: A1200-compatible CPU slot. Power supply: 14 – 19 VDC. Video: 15kHz RGB / Indivision AGA MK2. Audio: 3.5mm stereo jack. Keyboard: A500 / A1200. ROMs: 1 MB flash ROM. Floppy Disk: PC disk drive: IO Subsystem: 32-bit,…