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  • INFO (May / June 1986)

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    INFO, Issue Number 10, May/June 1986

    Throughout its life, INFO covered various Commodore computers starting with the Commodore 64. By 1986 it was already covering the Amiga and Commodore 128 as well. INFO has the distinction of being created entirely on home computer hardware, early on with the Commodore 64 and dot matrix printers and later with Amigas and laser printers.

    The May/June 1986 issue includes:

    Departments

    • Editor’s Page
    • Reader Mail
    • Amiga Gallery – Six great Amiga programs
    • Gallery – Eighteen games for the Commodore 64
    • News & Views
    • New Products
    • Copy Corner – The latest on protection and copying
    • Magazine Index – A guide to Commodore publications
    • Network Wars
    • C64 Notes – Tips
    • Double-Take – Legalese
    • C128 Notes – Tricks
    • Amiga Notes – Trivia
    • Sound Advice
    • Cartoons
    • Contest Winners – The last Plus/4 goes out the door!
    • Dealer Index
    • Advertiser Index

    Features

    • Monitor Roundup
    • C64 Wordprocessors – Part 1
    • C128 Vs. 520ST – Satire
    • Microsoft Amiga BASIC

    Reviews

    • Book Reviews
    • Lt. Kernal Hard Disk Drive – 64/128
    • C Compilers for the C64 – 64
    • 1541 Physical Exam – 64
    • Ada Training Course – 64
    • Golden Oldies – 64
    • EM256K RAM Expander – 64
    • Newsroom – 64
    • Bobsterm Pro – 128
    • XPIP – CP/M+
    • Multiplan – 64/128
    • Tecmar T-Disk – Amiga
    • A-Time – Amiga
    • Marauder – Amiga

    …and more!





  • Antic’s Amiga Plus, Volume 1, Issue 1, April/May 1989

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    The premiere issue of Antic’s Amiga Plus from April/May 1989

    Amiga Plus was a short-lived magazines dedicated to the Commodore Amiga by the publishers of Antic. The premiere issue from May 1989 includes:

    Features

    • Happy Guy – Classic ’30s “rubber hose” cartoon style recreated on Amiga. Step-by-step with Hollywood’s top Amiga animator.
    • A-Max Arrives – Amiga gets Macintosh compatibility for under $200. Exclusive interview with creator of the Amiga’s Mac emulator.
    • Super Bowl Amiga Show – Animating Miami Stadium’s 40-foot Jumbotron scoreboard. Half-time video extravaganza, Amiga style.

    Departments

    • Masthead, Editorial
    • Alert Box – Amiga news from Winter CES
    • Guru Busters – Answering Amiga users’ technical questions
    • View From a Brit – European Amiga news column
    • How To Use The Amiga Plus Disk
    • New Amiga Products
    • Advertisers Index
    • Reader Art Gallery – You’re invited to send your best pictures

    Arts

    • Fine Art of Color Cycling – Amiga’s easiest animation effects
    • New Amiga MIDI Software – Dr. T’s Copyist Professional, MIDI Magic
    • Amiga Desktop Video – Starter kit for the ultimate computer graphics

    Productivity

    • VIVA – Do-it-yourself interactive video breakthrough
    • 1988 Federal Income Tax Spreadsheet – Plan/IT (MaxiPlan) template for IRS 1040 taxpayers
    • Commodore’s 68020 Super Accelerator Board – Run your Amiga 2000 five times faster
    • Cracking The Amiga Shell – Powerful new features in CLI’s replacement
    • Amiga World Word Processors – Textcraft Plus, Scribble, ProWrite, Word Perfect, Kindwords, TextPro, BeckerText, Excellence!
    • Postscript – Affordable PostScript Capability

    Programming

    • HISoft DevPac Amiga – Fastest Amiga assembler yet!
    • Lattice C++ – Object-oriented programming power for Amiga
    • Amiga System Programmers Guide – Abacus reference book sets a standard
    • Intuition Plus – Gallery of high-powered C programming routines
    • Introducing Exec I/O – Assembly language tips you won’t find in the manual

    Entertainment

    • Kamikaze Chess – Lose your pieces to win the game
    • Tetris – Glasnost in a computer game – or diabolic commie plot?
    • Games Galaxy – Dragon’s Lair, Aussie Joker Poker, Starglider II, Hybris, Tetra Quest, Hole-in-One Miniature Golf
    • BASIC MasterMind – Slick, colorful version of classic game

    …and more!