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© 1997-2006
Gareth Knight
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THE WORLD'S BIGGEST-SELLING AMIGA MAGAZINE
Amiga Format Logo AF87 - Front CoverAF87 - Back
Issue No: 87 Month: August 1996
Release Date: Thursday July 4th Price: £4.50 (2 disks) £5.50 (CD-ROM)
Editor: Nick Veitch Page Count: 124

AF MAIN FEATURE

Build a Better Face
Six-page feature on font basics, converting and installing fonts, and creating your own.

AF COVER DISK

The AF coverdisk became increasingly unimportant after the launch of the CD edition.
Serious Disk
TypeSmith 2.5
 
 
 
 

 

Games Disk
Toyland Capers
Charlie Chimp & the Treasure of Tutankamun
 
 
 
 
CoverCD
TypeSmith 2.5
Viscorp AVI conference
Real 3D v2
Flick
Fonts
Lots of fonts
Even more fonts
... and much. much more!

AF NEWS ITEMS

It had to happen
Following the launch of Digita's Wordworth 5, Softwood launch version 5 of their Final Writer DTP package.

Eagle Towers Fly at Blittersoft
Blittersoft launch ther Eagle tower Amigas with the blessing of Amiga Technologies.

Only Red Dogs and CompuServe...
On May 22nd 1996, CompuServe announce it was going to ditch the proprietary nature of its service's interface.

Aminet
The Aminet officially became the world's largest archive of software on the 16th May 1996. The library totalled over 30,000 files, 5052Mb of data.

PIOS and Phase 5 in punch up
Early net users were enthralled by the verbal battle between Dave Haynie of PIOS and Wolf Dietrich of Phase 5.

Processor Price pummelled by Power
Power Computing announce the Turbo 1240 40MHz 040 accelerator for £329.

John Smith is no more
Not the former Labour party leader. John Smith of Amiga Technologies resigned on the 25th of May, to join PIOS Computers AG

Psst! Wanna buy a Mac?
Blittersoft reveal pricing of software-only Emplant range.
 
Emplant 1200 £49.95
Emplant Lite £69.95
Emplant Deluxe £199.95

AF FEATURE

Networking (Part 2)
In the second part of his feature, John Kennedy analyses the hardware designed specifically for networking Amigas.

AF REVIEWS
 
SCREENPLAY
Previews
  • The Daring Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Dominins 1, The Chthonion
  • World Golf
  • SpaceFighter
Reviews
Valhalla and the Fortress of Eve - 51%
Exile Discovery Disk - 50%
AF SERIOUS
Reviews
Surf Squirrel - 92%
M1764 Monitor - 91%
Graffiti Card - 82%
Photogenics 2 - 89%
ClariSSA Pro - 91%

CD-ROM Round-up
EMC Index - 80%
C64 Sensations Vol.2 - 80%

AF AF CREATIVE (TUTORIALS)

Amiga.net Tutorial
Darren Irvine takes a look at some of the applications you'll be needing when you get online.

OctaMED Tutorial
Getting started with OctaMED 5.

Real 3D v2 Tutorial
Graeme Sandiford introduces version 2 of the 3D package.

Blitz Tutorial (part 6)
John Kennedy provides SuperBitMap, Windows, and Gadgets support for the HTML browser.

AF REGULARS

Month in View
Amiga Format News
ScreenPlay
  • Previews
  • Readers Games
  • GameBusters
  • PD Select
AF Serious
CD-ROM Round-Up
Workbench
Amiga.net
Amiga Format web site
Amiga Format Special Offers
Back Issues
Mailbag & The Gallery
Amiga Format Coverdisks
Amiga Format CoverCD
Amiga Format Coverdisks Extra!
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