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Gareth Knight
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THE WORLD'S BEST-SELLING AMIGA MAGAZINE
Amiga Format Logo AF123
Issue No: 123 Month: May 1999
Release Date: April 13th, 1999 Price: £5.99 (CD-ROM), £4.50 (2 Disks)
Editor: Ben Vost Page Count: 100

AF MAIN FEATURE

Piracy: Is it killing the Amiga?
Ben Vost reports on the reasons why piracy is more of a threat than ever.

AF COVER DISK/CD

Serious Disk
Heddley 1.2b
Selector 9
BenchTrash
STC Library
Guide Check
Dir2HTML
TextView
Info
MyFormat
PortHandler
DrawerSize

Games Disk
Wargrounds
Super Bubble Remix


 


 
 
 

Cover CD
Miami 3.2B demo
Thor 2.6
StarGate 1.1
IRIS 1.8
BlackIRC
AmiThyst
MysticView 0.99F
Ripley
... and much, much more!

 

AF NEWS ITEMS

On the Move
After two years Amiga Inc. have finalled 'girded their loins' and released new information on OS3.5 and their plans for the future.

New Line-up
Michael Reese & Jim von Holle join Amiga as Vice President of Operations/Administration and Vice President of Marketing, Petro Tyschtschenko becomes Vice President of Distribution and Reseller Sales.

Newtek open up
Newtek release Video Toaster and Video Flyer source code.

New MainActor
Haage & Partner continue development of Marcus Moenig's MainActor.

Java 2 for AmigaOS
Nordic Global Inc. unveiled their Daytona prokect at the Amiga '99 show in St. Louis.

Amiga to get G3/G4
In a surprise announcement, phase 5 have revealed plans for the Cyberstorm G3/G4, a PowerPC-only accelerator for the Amiga A3000 and A4000, 68k suppoort will be achieved through Haage & Partner's software emulator.

New Coldfire
Motorola ship the first Coldfire v4 processor to Hewlett Packard.

Vital Horgan
Tony Horgan wonders if the "Powered by Amiga" brand will become a badge of shame if it begins to appear on Toasters.

100 Issues ago (AF23 June 1991
A lookback at issue 23.

AF FEATURES

Amiga Networking (Part 2)
Ted Wallingford takes a look at Samba.

Amiga Format 1999 Reader Survey
What do you like or dislike about the magazine?

An interview with The Free Amiga Project
Ben Vost talks to the Free Amiga Project and finds out how the port of Netscape is progressing.

AF REVIEWS
 

SCREENPLAY
Previews
Putty Squad
Virtual Grand Prix
Napalm Update

Reviews
Vulcanology - 81%
Zombie Massacre - 65%

 

SERIOUSLY AMIGA
Previews

Reviews
Power Movie - 85%
TurboPrint 7 -92%
Picturesque 3.0 - 60%
Delfina 1200 - 80%
Apollo Turbo 1230 Mark 3 - 85%
Apollo 1240 Turbo - 83%
Active Technologies' Internet Pack 3 (reader review) - 92%

AF CREATIVE (TUTORIALS)

Usefull ARexx (Chapter 2)
Nick Veitch sums up how to use mathematical functions and variables in your ARexx scripts.

Banging the Metal (Chapter 2)
Simon Goodwin reveals how the Amiga custom chips work together.

Using HTML (Chapter 7)
Neil Bothwick explains how to use forms on your websites.

AF AMIGA USER GROUPS

Chris Livermore reports from the second Kickstart sale.

AF REGULARS

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ScreenPlay

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  • Reader Games
  • GameBusters & Helping Hands
  • PD Select

Seriously Amiga
Shop Watch
Workbench & A Quick Guide to...
Amiga.net
Creative (tutorials)
MailBag & Sabrina Online
The Gallery
Readers Ads
Amiga Format CoverDisk
Amiga Format CoverCD
Amiga User Groups
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AFCOMMENTS

A drop in page count and the introduction of a new User Group feature.

 

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