Amiga “Boing Ball” Wallpaper
Ever since it’s debut demo along-side the original Amiga, the Boing Ball has been a beloved icon. The demo, put together in just hours, and within hours of the Amiga’s launch at Winter 1984 Consumer Electronics Show, is deceptively simple now. At the time, it was utterly jaw-dropping. No home computer was supposed to be able to generate 3D images that rotated in real-time, let alone bounce with simulated physics (with stereo sound and multitasking!). But Amiga legends RJ Mical and Dale Luck were able to do just that, and, fully leveraging the Amiga’s custom chipset, with almost no help from the CPU.
This downloadable ZIP file contains two 500×500 PNG images of the classic Amiga Boing Ball, in all it’s original jagged glory. One PNG has a transparent background, the other is in true Workbench blue. Perfect for showing your Amiga pride on your desktop, tablet and smartphone.
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