Category: Amiga

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...

The "Insert the Workbench 1.3 Disk" boot screen from the Commodore Amiga.

Amiga Workbench v1.3 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

Bringing a last round of bug-fixes to AmigaOS 1.x, and the ability to boot from hard drives, Workbench v1.3 is easily the best-known v1.x release.  This downloadable ZIP file contains screen captures of the...

The "Insert the Workbench Disk" boot screen from the Commodore Amiga.

Amiga Workbench v1.2 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

Like Kickstart, the initial versions of Workbench were a mess, with an extremely short development times and pushed-out-the-door on marketing’s schedule.  To their credit, however, Commodore was able to get out Workbench v1.2, and...

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...

Amiga “Topaz” TrueType font for Windows and Mac OS

A terrific updated version of the original Amiga Workbench font, “Topaz” redone in TrueType format.  Major kudos go to Alan Tinsley, the author of this version of Topaz, which is compatible with Windows and...

The Amiga 1000 computer at boot up.

Amiga 1000 Startup/Boot Sound

When it was released in 1985, the Commodore Amiga was the most advanced personal computer available. Featuring separate co-processors for video, sound and disk I/O, and a multitasking, windowed, Operating System.  Sadly, Commodore rested-on-their-lead,...