A history of the Amiga (Updated: Part 4)

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  1. Streck

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    I had no idea the Amiga was considered a failed machine. Very interesting story. I look forward to subsequent installments.
     
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    That was an awesome read, I can't wait to see more. :D 
     
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    Part 2: Sega CD?
     
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    yeap, a very awesome read. I didnt think I was gonna get so into the story that I was got annoyed when part 1 ended. I cant wait for part 2, keep us posted.
     
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    Awesome; my favourite ever computer. I own a variety of them.
    Heh. Interesting to see the phrase "The Amiga computer was a dream given form" used in there; The Amiga was the machine that was used to do the CG for Babylon 5, and the intro for B5's first season uses the phrase "The Babylon Projectwas a dream given form". Very nice touch, there. :) 
    I wonder if they will mention some of the little quirks the Amiga possessed. I hope so. Brilliant find, Streck; thank you for making my day :)  *gets misty eyed and goes off to plug in his A4000/060*
     
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    good read...can't wait for part two.
     
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    Man I missed this kind of reads.

    *misses his days of being a geek and actually telling everything about old machines.

    No Im not being sarcastic
     
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    Part 3: Dreamcast?
     
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    I loved my 3000, it was my first computer. :)  It broke down eventually, tho, and I had to replace it with a hand-me-down PC 'cause my ex-husband was a bastard who only wanted new machines for himself, and would buy ones so expensive we couldn't afford another new machine.

    And I just remembered he lives and works in St. Paul now...

    --Moony
     
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    My fondest teenage memories of BBS, hacking, copy parties and telling everyone how my Amiga 2000 was better than their 286 computers!

    The Amiga will always hold a special place in my heart. Truly ahead of its time. Man I loved my A1000, then my A500 and finally, my A2000.

    Actually, I still have my original Shadow of the Beast 1 and 2 games, complete with boxes, floppy disks and owner's manuals in great condition! Psygnosis made the best games back then :) 
     
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    what ever happen to part 2?
     
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    This is awesome stuff. Can't wait for the next three-parter!
     
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    I wonder how different things would be if Atari had bought them.
     
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