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Commodore Amiga - A Visual Compedium

Commodore Amiga - A Visual Compedium

Bitmap Books

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Experience the revolutionary era of home computing with "Commodore Amiga: a visual compendium," a comprehensive tribute to the iconic Amiga platform that redefined gaming and creativity. Launched in 1985, the Amiga captivated users with its powerful 16-bit Motorola CPU and custom graphics and audio chipsets, attracting both gamers seeking advanced experiences and artists and musicians venturing into digital creation.

From early classics like Defender of the Crown and Barbarian to arcade-perfect conversions of Marble Madness and Space Harrier, the Amiga showcased its graphical prowess and versatility. Titles such as Rocket Ranger, Populous, Cannon Fodder, Speedball, and Worms pushed boundaries and shaped new genres, leaving an indelible mark on the video game landscape.

In "Commodore Amiga: a visual compendium," explore over 140 of the platform's most significant titles through vibrant double-page screen grabs or loading pages, accompanied by insights and commentary from renowned Amiga artists, developers, and publishers. Delve into the origins of the hardware, the vibrant demo scene, and interviews with key figures like R.J. Mical, David Braben, Sid Meier, and more.

Presented in hardback with high-quality lithographic printing on superior paper stock, this 420-page masterpiece celebrates the Amiga's graphics prowess and the wealth of quality games it introduced. "Commodore Amiga: a visual compendium" is a captivating journey through the golden age of home computing, offering a nostalgic tribute to a platform that left an enduring legacy.

About the publisher: Bitmap Books collaborates with experienced writers, designers, and gaming experts to produce meticulously researched, visually ambitious retro gaming books. 

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