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Gareth Knight
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THE WORLD'S BEST-SELLING AMIGA MAGAZINE
Amiga Format Logo AF135
Issue No: 135 Month: April 2000
Release Date: Friday March 10th Price: £5.99
Editor: Ben Vost Page Count: 84

AF MAIN FEATURE

Tao: The Way Forward?
Richard Drummond goes to Reading to meet the men behind Tao, find out who they are, what they do, and what they intend to do with the Amiga.

AF COVER DISK/CD

The AF coverdisk became increasingly unimportant since the launch of the CD edition.
Serious Disk
Amicheck
MRQ
RaWBInfo
WBStartup+
MatrixBL
TweakWB
Games Disk
Dawn Video Poker
Patience
Solohalma
StarBase
Wolf
 
CoverCD
Personal Paint 7.1b
AFCDView
Foundation: Directors Cut demo
New Datatypes
x86 FreeDOS
MacOS 7.5.5 hardfile
And more!

AF NEWS ITEMS

Sad day for Phase 5
On the 26th January, 2000, phase 5 officially applied for insolvency with their local court. Their mail servers have been down since the middle of January and other developers around the world who relied on phase 5 for their hardware were very tight-lipped about the situation.

3D for Picasso?
Village Tronic announce reinstatement of their canceled 3DFX 1 'ParaGlide' card and release towards the end of April 2000.

Month in View
Ben Vost avoids complaining about the current market situation.

Multi-User File System 2 (MUFS) goes open source
Development of MUFS, the UNIX style security layer for AmigaOS moves to open source and new digs at Source Forge.

World's first for Amiga!
April Fools joke about a Japanese company that have developed electronic shielding for the Amiga.

Repulse Soundcard
AlienDesign unveil the Repulse Zorro 2 sound card.

AAA awards
Voting form for the AAA award 2000.

100 Issues ago (AF35)
Lookback to the June 1992 edition of AF.

Open Amiga update
The Open Amiga Foundation announce a strategic partnership with AROS.

Euro News
The latest news for Europe - UK developers Acti Logik announce Storm MP3 (hardware based MP3 player that connects to the parallel port); French 68k specialists Centek announce Phenix, a twin 68060 motherboard "which could put Motorola processors back in the forefront of desktop computing".

Squirrel changes hands
HISOFT sell the rights to manufacture the Classic Squirrel, Surf Squirrel and Whippet cards to Analogic computers.

AF FEATURE

The Whole truth about USER GROUPS
So just why are user groups so important to the Amiga community? Andrew Elia explains...

Emulation Update 2000
The latest news in the prolific field of emulation on the Amiga.

Stonkin' Toons
Tony Horgan listens to the delights of four top-rated Amiga-produced music compilations

AF REVIEWS
 
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Heretic 2 - 95%
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X-Surf 83%
HP Deskject 610c - 82%
Epson 1160 - 90%
 
 
 
 

 

AF TUTORIALS

The Complete Beginners guide to... 3D basics
Modelling? Lighting? Animation? 3D is hard work to get into. We really need a beginners guide...

Practical Javascript (Chapter 6)
In the final chapter Neil Bothwick takes a look at compatibility and the proper use of cookies.

Just Imagine (Chapter 1)
Andy Kinsella introduces a new tutorial on Imagine.

Banging the Metal (Chapter 14)
Simon Goodwin examines how to get the copper and blitter working in perfect harmony.

AF AMIGA USER GROUPS

Chris Livermore goes to a Linux meeting to see what he can nick for his Amiga.

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