Tagged: kickstart

Hardcover copy of "The Future Was Here: Commodore Amiga", by Jimmy Maher.

“The Future Was Here: Commodore Amiga” Review

Published in 2012 under the Platform Studies series by MIT Press, Jimmy Maher’s “The Future Was Here – Commodore Amiga“1 is, without a doubt, the single most comprehensive study of the Amiga yet published.  The book...

The "Insert Kickstart Disk" boot screen for the early Amiga 1000's.

Amiga Kickstart v1.0 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

The original Amiga computer was a technical marvel, but the underlying OS was very, very buggy.  To deal with this, Commodore made the decision to not place the Amiga’s OS into ROM, but rather, requiring...