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Thread: Looking Back on 35 Years as an Amiga User

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    Default Looking Back on 35 Years as an Amiga User

    Published this blog post yesterday. I thought folks around here might enjoy the stroll back down memory lane.

    "Thirty five years ago I became an Amiga user. One of the first, actually. This is a meandering and reminiscent post of sorts, written to mark the Amiga’s 35th anniversary and the 35 years I have known and loved the system..."

    :: Byte Cellar - the vintage computing weblog

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    Got my A500 in about 88 and it was amazing.

    Thing I really missed though, was the direct interaction of the BBC that preceded it. I knew that machine inside & out, whereas the Amiga was so far ahead that programming it seemed a little disheartening as I would never produce anything as polished.

    Played lots of games though. Carrier command stands out vividly and is still playable now (if my mouse worked better, that is).
    Current fleet
    TRS80 Model 4 - BBC B - Tatung Einstein - PCW9512 - PET 3032 - C64 - ZX81 - Spectrum 48K - Amiga A500 - VAX 3100,3300,4000VLC & 4000 Model 96 - Apple II europlus - Apple iMAC G3. Sharp MZ-80K. - DEC Micro PDP 11/73 - IBM 5160 XT - Multibus 286/10 - AlphaServer DS10 - AlphaStation 225 - MicroVax II.

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