THE COMPLETE PACKAGE FOR ATARI
ST AND COMMODORE AMIGA OWNERS
|Issue No: 3
||Month: September 1988
|Release Date: August 18th 1988
|Editor: Ben Taylor & Simon Williams
||Page Count: 100
Widely used in industry, and now under the control of your friendly
ST and Amiga.
COVER DISK (DUAL-FORMAT)
ST/Amiga Format used a unique dual format filing
system that could be read by Amiga and ST. To run the software, the user
was required to copy all data to a blank formatted disk.
Powerdrome demo (Electronic Arts)
ChessNut (G. Franklin)
Sprite Editor (Stephen Kendrick)
DC Clock (PD)
Kind World demo (Disk Company/HB Marketing)
3D Arm (PD)
Drop Shadow (PD)
Price war leads Autumn 16-bit push
'STOS - The Games Creator' announced
Demonstration of Newtek's Video Toaster is promised at Ami-Expo '88
Public domain software for the Atari ST.
Master of Light
Nigel Brownjohn - creator of the Metrocross and Verminator graphics
- explains how he put his masterpieces together.
Learn Basic (Part 2)
A continuation of the tutorial.
Gold Dust (rumours section)
Desktop (tips and technical guide for the ST)
Workbench (tips and technical guide for the Amiga)
Escape Sequence (last page)
ST/Amiga Format was evolving at a fast rate, gradually improving the
layout and separating features into ST or Amiga-only. This issue featured
reviews of the Atari CD-ROM, ST Space Harrier, and Amiga Photon Paint.
Amiga graphics looked better than the ST, but the market still favoured
FROM THE ISSUE
French-based magazine, A-News were have problems with Commodore France.
The head of the French subsidiary, Franke Lanne, decided that the market
was 'too young' for a dedicated Amiga magazine. He attempted to prevent
the launch by withholding press releases, openly supporting a competitor,
and forbidding the use of 'Amiga', 'Kickstart', and 'Workbench' on the