Amiga (was: Re: Font Question)
|From:||taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 30, 2001, 17:51|
* Christophe Grandsire said on 2001-03-26 10:20:58 +0200
> En réponse à Rik Roots <rikroots@...>:
> > I think I am possibly the last person in the world to still be using
> > an Amiga...
> You shouldn't bet on that one! Though I cannot use it for Internet
> (since it's now impossible to find computer material compatible with
> Amiga in France), I still own an Amiga, and would use it if it wasn't
> at my parents'.
There are still plenty of Amiga-action in Germany and eastern Europe.
> I wonder if I could upgrade it though, it's really
> an old Amiga dating from the Commodore era (the end of that era
> though). Before that I had an Amstrad CPC 6128. I must have a taste
> for lost causes :) . Any idea?
You do know of:
http://amiga.nvg.org/ (<patriotism>local place</patriotism>)
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Lab/1473/faq.html (emulation FAQ)
http://www.freiburg.linux.de/~uae/ (UAE, claimed to be the best emulator)
http://www.aminet.net/~aminet/ (aminet, Amiga software, check the mirrors)
http://www.ann.lu/ (Amiga Network News)
For hardware, check german places, eBay and other auction sites. Plenty
of old hardware, plenty of new expansion-stuff to old hardware. There are
still dedicated magazines too, like AmigActive in English and several in
t., not an Amigan