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AmigaNewTek
05-18-2010, 03:27 AM
This year Amiga will turn 25. There will be events where a new Amiga will be presented. Lightwave is part of the Amiga history. Would be great if Lightwave will be ported to the new Amiga.

What about a nice boing ball Lightwave demo?
There is somewhere a boing ball lwo or lws file?

http://www.amiga25.com/SitePortalPage.aspx?siteid=2&did=111
http://www.osnews.com/story/22693/New_Amiga_Sports_Programmable_Co-Processor_Dualcore_PPC (AmigaX1000)
http://www.amiga25th.co.uk/

COBRASoft
05-18-2010, 04:14 AM
Happy Birthday :D.

I wish Amiga would come back one day. I would need .Net on it aswell for my business, which will never happen...

AmigaNewTek
05-18-2010, 04:19 AM
Happy Birthday :D.

I wish Amiga would come back one day. I would need .Net on it aswell for my business, which will never happen...

maybe mono?

Does anyone know if there are boing ball lightwave files available or someone could create a demo?

mav3rick
05-18-2010, 04:30 AM
http://www.warblade.as/feature01.html



that was the best days in gaming industry...

AmigaNewTek
05-19-2010, 02:48 AM
Any fast modeller user can create an Amiga Boing ball?

Matt
05-19-2010, 05:03 AM
As much as I loved my Amiga and will forever miss those days, I just can't see the latest LightWave or CORE being ported to the Amiga, unless the user base suddenly went through the roof.

Would be nice little tribute to release some never before seen footage / training videos / pictures from that era when LightWave was only on the Amiga though.

Might even dig out my A1200 in honor of this occasion! (Or more likely just run Cloanto's Amiga Forever) :)

AmigaNewTek
05-19-2010, 06:19 AM
As much as I loved my Amiga and will forever miss those days, I just can't see the latest LightWave or CORE being ported to the Amiga, unless the user base suddenly went through the roof.

Would be nice little tribute to release some never before seen footage / training videos / pictures from that era when LightWave was only on the Amiga though.

Might even dig out my A1200 in honor of this occasion! (Or more likely just run Cloanto's Amiga Forever) :)

:)

The new Amiga will sports some interesting capabilities such the programmable custom xena chip. Imagine a radiosity engine done in hardware.

Reference designs have been made with 256 cores, with a theoretical processing power of 100,000 MIPS.

Btw, could you model a 3d Boing Ball?

thank you

SBowie
05-19-2010, 07:09 AM
Btw, could you model a 3d Boing Ball?Oh, for heaven's sake - you've asked four times already. It's a ball ... with red and white checks - do it yourself! ;)

Matt
05-19-2010, 07:42 AM
Well, these took ages to do(!) but here's the infamous checkered ball, smooth sub-d and straight poly versions - take your pick!

AmigaNewTek
05-19-2010, 08:01 AM
Oh, for heaven's sake - you've asked four times already. It's a ball ... with red and white checks - do it yourself! ;)

I'm not so expert in lightwave. Btw, there are a lot of ex amigans here that i want to involve in this.

:)

AmigaNewTek
05-19-2010, 08:02 AM
Well, these took ages to do(!) but here's the infamous checkered ball, smooth sub-d and straight poly versions - take your pick!

Thank you very much.
nice work

SBowie
05-19-2010, 08:27 AM
Btw, there are a lot of ex amigans here that i want to involve in this.There's no such thing as an ex-amigan, I don't think. It's in the blood, once in, in for life. :)

DBMiller
05-19-2010, 09:38 AM
I still have my Amiga 2000 but no more Lightwave. I had to send in my dongle to upgrade to a Mac version. A 40 MEGAbyte hard drive and 16 MEGAbytes of ram! What a monster!

Matt
05-19-2010, 10:13 AM
Thank you very much.
nice work

Thanks, they are a cracking pair of balls aren't they! :D

wildr3d
05-19-2010, 10:33 AM
Wow, It's been 25 years!, Man I feel old.
Anyone here from the SoCal area remember Creative Computers in South Bay.
So much Amiga coolness in that store.

csandy
05-19-2010, 11:01 AM
I remember them. I'm still on their mailing list. They turned into MacWarehouse and PCWarehouse I believe.

COBRASoft
05-19-2010, 11:57 AM
There's no such thing as an ex-amigan, I don't think. It's in the blood, once in, in for life. :)

Yeah, it's like a sleeping, but always present virus which can awake any moment to make us remember those days.

Matt
05-19-2010, 02:41 PM
I do wonder where the Amiga might have ended up if Commodore didn't screw it all up.

I had some great times on my Amiga, it was such a creative computer.

wildr3d
05-19-2010, 02:50 PM
I got more use out of Deluxe Paint than
any other program I owned.

Animbrushes rocked!

SBowie
05-19-2010, 02:53 PM
Animbrushes rocked!So did Scala.

erikals
05-19-2010, 03:03 PM
i used Scala on PC in 2005, it was pretty much the same as the old Amiga Scala.
Super to make slide shows with, darn fast.

erikals
05-19-2010, 03:05 PM
I got more use out of Deluxe Paint than
any other program I owned.

Animbrushes rocked!

can you believe Photoshop still can't airbrush with colorclips like DP? :]

Matt
05-19-2010, 03:59 PM
How much for the smooth version? :)

For you, free!

COBRASoft
05-19-2010, 04:07 PM
Scala, where is the time. I've used that app so much on my miggy and later on PC.

Never used DPaint so much though, I used ADPro, ImageFX, TVPaint, PhotoGenics and DrawStudio. The latest was superb for gradient fills and could export to almost any file format. Very interesting in combination with my FinalWriter and later PageStream.

SBowie
05-19-2010, 04:28 PM
Very interesting in combination with my FinalWriter and later PageStream.My very first ever snippet of AREXX on Aminet was FinalFax, for Final Writer (1995).

Quiet1onTheSet
05-19-2010, 05:15 PM
I've still got VideoToaster User* Magazines, and a few of the original predecessors (Did Bob Anderson start those publications, called "Bread Box"* or something or other?)

But reminiscing on the hardware add-ons -- let's see...

GVP (Grass Valley Products) had a slew of "accellerator card" solutions some of which were in my arsenal -- for adding harddrives and RAM to Amiga and Commodore-Amiga machines. (I royally enjoyed spending time on the throne (sic!), reading those very long, colorful and detailed ad copies.

Then of course, what can be said of the venerable VideoToaster 2.0; VideoToaster 3.Ohhhh! etc., etc.; The VideoToaster 4000; VideoToaster Flyer* with its "octopus cables"* (software stopped at version 4.3* if I recall correctly) and...

CyberVision 4000* for really high-res Amiga display output to a really decent CRT; TBC I*, TBC II*, and TBC III* (from Personal Video Systems, was it?) and .. and the handheld high-res scanner* (I've got one brand new, never used) oh, -- how 'bout that fantastic Mac II emulator* board I have in the closet somewhere (what's it called)?

*Make me an offer, via private messaging here, if interested in purchasing any of this selected Amiga 3rd-party legacy hardware loot.
:ohmy:
Q1

wildr3d
05-19-2010, 05:35 PM
I bet Pro Video Gold and Broadcast Titler are still in use today.
Both incredible software packages. The credit crawl feature in
Broadcast Titler made me some serious cash back in the day!

accom
05-20-2010, 12:35 AM
Why do I feel old? Amiga 25, Photoshop 20...

DeLuxe Paint was my favourite in those days... used to draw frame-by-frame animation for days... Rendering of a low poly model of a cup (on 7.3 MHz A500) took more than 30 hrs, so that was 'way too slow' for a secondary school kid. You do understand that I had some serious gaming to do?!

SBowie
05-20-2010, 06:35 AM
Why do I feel old? Amiga 25, Photoshop 20... The laser was 50 last Sunday. Man I'm old ...

AmigaNewTek
05-20-2010, 08:02 AM
Thanks, they are a cracking pair of balls aren't they! :D

Then can i ask you to realize an animation too?

/me runs to the north pole :P

erikals
05-20-2010, 09:56 AM
you old guys don't know how lucky you are,
when i get old, i have to explain to kids what paper is.

"we used to chop up trees and write on them"

now that's bad.

SBowie
05-20-2010, 10:36 AM
"we used to chop up trees and write on them"Oh yeah? Well when I started you had to skin a goat. :p

shrox
05-20-2010, 10:49 AM
Oh yeah? Well when I started you had to skin a goat. :p

I started when you had to first control fire, then char some wood, then use that to scratch out something on a cave wall.

radams
05-20-2010, 11:01 AM
Wow, all us older folks remembering back in the day :)
Should I now be a fossil? :)

hehehehehe.

I agree Steve...Amiga..is in the blood :)

Onward to other things though...

Cheers,

SBowie
05-20-2010, 11:03 AM
I started when you had to first control fire, then char some wood, then use that to scratch out something on a cave wall.You guys had wood?!!!

ivanze
05-20-2010, 02:03 PM
I remember when I saw the Amiga 1000 in Popular Mechanics and was love at first sight. I had A1000 and A1200, but got to use at work A2000,A3000, A4000 with Toaster/Flyer and DPS PAR. I also had the DCTV, it was a fine piece of hardware.

AmigaNewTek
05-21-2010, 03:55 AM
I remember when I saw the Amiga 1000 in Popular Mechanics and was love at first sight. I had A1000 and A1200, but got to use at work A2000,A3000, A4000 with Toaster/Flyer and DPS PAR. I also had the DCTV, it was a fine piece of hardware.

You can buy again a Sam440, 460, or wait for the upcoming X1000.