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The History of the Amiga series returns!

Posted by: Jeremy Reimer on Mon Apr 29 08:37:06 2013.



Part 8, or 8.5, or 9, depending on how you’re counting, has been posted at Ars Technica!

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/04/a-history-of-the-amiga-part-9-the-demo-scene/

In this installment, I look at the demoscene, the amazingly creative group of people who made demos on the Amiga (and later the PC), held demoparties, and pushed forward the limits of graphics and the imagination.

Reaction to the article has been very positive:

"This article gave me chills. Excellent, excellent writing." - generic_1013

"Thanks author, I’m loving this series even though I just found out that it existed. Here’s hoping that it won’t take so long for the next installment." - secretknight42

"Awesome article and I got a mention in it too -- woot!" - MrNSX

I’m really excited and I’m going to start working on the next article right away!

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