THE WORLD'S BEST-SELLING AMIGA MAGAZINE
|Issue No: 135
||Month: April 2000
|Release Date: Friday March 10th
|Editor: Ben Vost
||Page Count: 84
Tao: The Way Forward?
Richard Drummond goes to Reading to meet the men behind Tao, find out
who they are, what they do, and what they intend to do with the Amiga.
The AF coverdisk became increasingly unimportant
since the launch of the CD edition.
Dawn Video Poker
Personal Paint 7.1b
Foundation: Directors Cut demo
MacOS 7.5.5 hardfile
Sad day for Phase 5
On the 26th January, 2000, phase 5 officially applied for insolvency with their
local court. Their mail servers have been down since the middle of January and
other developers around the world who relied on phase 5 for their hardware were
very tight-lipped about the situation.
3D for Picasso?
Village Tronic announce reinstatement of their canceled 3DFX 1 'ParaGlide' card
and release towards the end of April 2000.
Month in View
Ben Vost avoids complaining about the current market situation.
Multi-User File System 2 (MUFS) goes open source
Development of MUFS, the UNIX style security layer for AmigaOS moves to open
source and new digs at Source Forge.
World's first for Amiga!
April Fools joke about a Japanese company that have developed electronic shielding
for the Amiga.
AlienDesign unveil the Repulse Zorro 2 sound card.
Voting form for the AAA award 2000.
100 Issues ago (AF35)
Lookback to the June 1992 edition of AF.
Open Amiga update
The Open Amiga Foundation announce a strategic partnership with AROS.
The latest news for Europe - UK developers Acti Logik announce Storm MP3 (hardware
based MP3 player that connects to the parallel port); French 68k specialists
Centek announce Phenix, a twin 68060 motherboard "which could put Motorola
processors back in the forefront of desktop computing".
Squirrel changes hands
HISOFT sell the rights to manufacture the Classic Squirrel, Surf Squirrel and
Whippet cards to Analogic computers.
The Whole truth about USER GROUPS
So just why are user groups so important to the Amiga community? Andrew
Emulation Update 2000
The latest news in the prolific field of emulation on the Amiga.
Tony Horgan listens to the delights of four top-rated Amiga-produced
Digital Dreams News
Amiga Classics 2
Heretic 2 - 95%
HP Deskject 610c - 82%
Epson 1160 - 90%
The Complete Beginners guide to... 3D basics
Modelling? Lighting? Animation? 3D is hard work to get into. We really need
a beginners guide...
In the final chapter Neil Bothwick takes a look at compatibility and the proper
Just Imagine (Chapter 1)
Andy Kinsella introduces a new tutorial on Imagine.
Banging the Metal (Chapter 14)
Simon Goodwin examines how to get the copper and blitter working in perfect
Chris Livermore goes to a Linux meeting to see what he can nick for his Amiga.
Amiga User Groups - Lonix
Just the FAQs - Ben Hermans, Hyperion Software
Amiga Format Bulletin (AFB)
Last Update: 29/6/2002