Category: Amiga

Workbench 3.1 Startup Screen Wallpaper.

Amiga Workbench 3.1 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

By 1994, Commodore was dying, and dying quickly. Amiga marketshare was rapidly shrinking and the only profitable parts of the company left were the operations in Germany and the UK. Never-the-less, the engineering teams quashed tons...

Amiga Workbench 2.05 Bootscreen.

Amiga Workbench 2.0 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

Released in 1990 to coincide with the launch of the Amiga 3000, Workbench 2 was a familiar, yet different experience for veteran Amiga users. The colorful palette from Workbench 1.x was replaced by a...

Commodore Amiga - a visual compendium, by Sam Dyer

Amiga Visual Compendium on Kickstarter

Sam Dyer, a graphics designer from Bath, UK, and the force behind Bitmap Books, has created a Kickstarter campaign for a very cool looking book, “Commodore Amiga – a visual Commpendium“. Sam already has a...

Amiga Boing Ball Demo

The Amiga “Boing Ball” Demo animated GIF

As an old Amiga-geek, this little GIF here makes me smile.  The “Boing Ball” demo was, for its time, an amazing thing, as is the lore behind it.  Consensus seems to be that RJ...

Workbench 2.x Mouse Pointer

Amiga Workbench v2.x Mouse Pointers for Windows

Ditch that boring Windows mouse pointer!  Relive a simpler time, when your computer was fun, and full of wonder and amazement.  It’s time to get that back with the Amiga Workbench 2.x animated mouse...

Workbench v1.3 pointer/cursor

Amiga Workbench v1.x Mouse Pointers for Windows

You don’t have to suffer the lame Windows pointer any longer!  Remember when your computer was fun?  Well, here is what you have been looking for, for years now, an Amiga Workbench v1.x Pointer...

Eric Graham's 'The Juggler' demo for the Amiga - 1986.

‘The Juggler’ Demo for the Amiga

In 1986, personal computers were not supposed to be powerful enough to render, in real-time, reflections and movement in 3D.  But Eric Graham’s “The Juggler” demo for the Amiga did just that, building on...

Amiga Workbench v1.x Icons

Remember when they when subdirectories were “drawers”, not “folders”?  It’s just an icon, so, it can be that way all over again!  No more generic desktops, it’s time for reclaim your computer with the...

Amiga Guru Meditation Error screen Wallpaper

The original Amiga concept was for a video game console, which could be turned into a computer.  Early in the development of the system, the engineering team constructed a controller called the “Joyboard”, similar...