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Guide: Best Atari 8-bit Games - 10 Classics You Should Play First On Your Atari 400 Mini

Time Extension about 2 months ago

8-bit classics revisted.The Atari 400 Mini is the latest mini-console-styled product from Retro Games Ltd, following the A500 Mini of 2022 and the C64 Mini before that.Pre-loaded with 25 games, the system can run ROMs from the entire Atari 8-bit computer l …

Review: Atari 400 Mini - A Deep Cut, But A Welcome One

Time Extension about 2 months ago

Beige is beautiful.After a flood of big-name micro-consoles that includes the NES, SNES, Mega Drive, PC Engine and Amiga, we now have what must rank as the deepest cut so far: the Atari 400 Mini. Based on Atari's range of 8-bit home computers, which first …

Amiga (Minimig) • How do I add new Amiga configs?

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

I mainly bought my Mister FPGA for Amiga emulation. Up till now I have only used it with AmigaVision but I am now looking to get a simpler setup that is more in line with how I used my Amiga A500 back in the day.I notice that with installing AmigaVision I …

Amiga user here

VCFed about 3 months ago

Had Amiga 500 as a teen, now getting into Amiga retro scene. Fortunately started the 'retro thing' right on time in 2010's when one could grab Amiga for peanuts, which is what I did. Currently own: Amiga 500 rev6 UK version Amiga 500 rev6 New Art edition …

Commodore 1081 monitor dim image

VCFed about 3 months ago

Hi everyone, Today I purchased a very clean looking Commodore 1081 monitor, but it doesn't seem to work properly... I tried connecting my amiga 500 to the scart connector and there does seem to be an image (kickstart hand), but it is very dim. (see atta …

A2000 won't run certain games like Cannon Fodder (RAM?)

VCFed about 4 months ago

My A2000 has 1MB of RAM, I think, but games like Cannon Fodder don't work. They do work on my A500 with 1MB. I'm so out of touch with Amiga hardware... is it simply a matter of upgrading RAM? I note when I boot into workbench it shows around 800k free. …

Here's Where You Can Pre-Order The Atari 400 Mini

Time Extension about 4 months ago

The mini device will emulate the whole 8-bit Atari range & the Atari 5200.Update : Pre-orders are now open for Retro Games Ltd's miniature version of the Atari 400: THE400 Mini console.Here's a full list of places you'll be able to pick it up from (dependi …

Amiga (Minimig) • "Speed toggle" for the Amiga Minimig core

MISTerFPGA about 4 months ago

It's a well known fact that while A500 on Minimig core can run at the original speed, A1200 is somewhat faster. For the most part it is a good thing, but I believe having more control over the core's speed would be beneficial. It could possibly help tackl …

Retro Games Ltd Officially Unveils The Atari 400 Mini

Time Extension about 4 months ago

Pre-orders open today.Retro Games Ltd., the company behind the A500 Mini and the C64 Mini, has just announced it is bringing out a miniature version of the Atari 400 — a home computer that was first released by Atari back in 1979.It will be made availabl …

Bought an Vendex Headstart System Turbo 888 XTA

VCFed about 5 months ago

Okay. This is my first post here on the forum. Just bought a Vendex 888 XTA system with monochrome monitor. Never had an XT system back in the days, i started with C64 which was followed by an Amiga 500 and later an A1200. The C64 and Amiga i still own. W …

Questions abou my new apple II

Apple Fritter about 5 months ago

Hi everybody, in my youth the Apple II was the unreachable dream. I had to settle with a ZX 81. Now i bought all the machines of my youth again (ZX81, Dragon 32, Amiga 500) and finally also got myself an Apple II europlus. It has a lot of expansion cards. …

introduce yourself • Hello from Reading!

Stardot about 5 months ago

Hi,My name is Craig, I thought I'd introduce myself to you all since I've been actively using this forum to get myself started with my latest retro collection addition! Pretty in to retro computers really, I support RMC, and have been trawling the youtub …

Newcomers Forum • Help needed with new MiSTer and Amiga core

MISTerFPGA about 5 months ago

I just got a pre-built MiSTer and the basics seem to be working. I can launch the cores it came with like Atari 5200. I'm trying to get Amiga working and downloaded MegaAGS 2023.04.05 and followed the instructions to install on my SD card (copying all fil …

'Amiga Mini' The A500 Gets New Firmware And A Free Game

Time Extension about 5 months ago

v1.2.1 brings with it fixes and improvements.Retro Games Ltd has revealed that its 'Amiga Mini' The A500 Mini has been updated to v1.2.1.The update brings with it a host of fixes and improvements, as well as a new game, Time Bandit, which Zzap! magazine ra …

New member from Canada

VCFed about 5 months ago

Hello everyone, another long, long time lurker finally joins the ranks. Started my computer life on an Amiga 500 (which I still have) and along the way picked up a variety of systems of different nature, old and new. I am particularly interested in multipr …

acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events • Booking thread: ABUG North, 26th-28th January 2024. Manchester

Stardot about 6 months ago

n.b. I've unapologetically pinched JudgeBeeb's format for this post, imitation is the most sincere form of flattery!ABUG NorthWe're pleased to announce that booking is now open for the next in person ABUG North. The event will run from 2pm on Friday until …

The Field Found Amiga 500 broke again and it was all my fault!

Adrian's Digital Basement about 6 months ago


32-bit acorn hardware • A540 12MHz IOC arbiter / 'Fast A500'

Stardot about 6 months ago

Some glue that IOEB performs for newer 12MHz-bussed machines (A4, A5000, A3010, etc) is performed by IC21 and IC66 in A540, which chiefly allows it to run the RAM at 12MHz rather than 8MHz as per A300/A400/A3000. We'd quite like this on the 16MB A3000 a …

General • U2+ to 1541-II (power off) to C64 -> loading works, mind blown.

Lemon64 about 7 months ago

Hi,I have an 1541-II connected to the C64 and a U2+. The real drive is set to 8, U2+ to 9 or off depending on the situation. What I discovered today is that I can actually use the U2+ normally as drive 8 when the 1541-II is switched off. So, does data act …