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Getting into Amiga – Trouble in Paradise

Not long after the events of my last update I took the next logical step and obtained a set of Workbench 1.3 disks. For those reading who aren’t Amiga users, Workbench is the graphical interface part of AmigaOS and greatly expands the core functionality found within the so-called Kickstart portion of the operating system. While… Read More »

Getting into Amiga – The Missing Pieces

So, I now had an Amiga 500 of my very own, but I only had the computer itself. I’d need a few more things to be able to turn it on, never mind actually use it. First and foremost, I’d need a power supply. It’s not too difficult to find original Amiga power bricks on… Read More »

Getting into Amiga – The Big Twist!

What’s a good story without an unexpected twist? After already deciding to go the FPGA route and even placing orders for a MIST and everything I’d need for it (a power supply, some SD cards, and a dedicated USB keyboard and mouse, mainly) a thread about Amiga emulation I’d previously started on Zer0net resulted in… Read More »