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Dedicated to graphics made with or for the Commodore Amiga home computer
Dedicated to graphics made with or for the Commodore Amiga home computer

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You can keep up to date with the site by following me on Twitter, since Google+ will be going away in the not too distant future.

https://twitter.com/amigagraphics
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I recently stumbled across dumps of official Psygnosis backup disks and this is the first batch of files I was able to add to the already existing Aquaventura section, including all rendered sequences taken directly from the game.

The WIP sequence for the title art gives an especially fascinating insight into how this images was created.
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Added more awesome images from Ian Harling, with images from his canceled game Flag coming directly from the artist himself.

I'm also for the first time adding images that are not in their perfect uncompressed form, because I think they're too cool to omit just because of some compression artifacts. Here I added an image from the game Flag to Ian's overview section.
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After a much too long delay I added two fighting games to the site: Karate Kid 2 and Master Axe. I'll be adding more games from that genre, but with the amount of detail that these types of games cram into their backgrounds it can become quite a big task to grab everything.
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Added some wonderfull images from Sharon Long. Magazine appearances suggest these must have been created around 1988. I also have a couple of broken files in this collection which I didn't upload, but chances are slim that I'll be able to find intact versions.
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This update adds more images from Garvan Corbett and a lot of single images from games. To reduce the amount of clicking I now show the image of a section directly, if there's only one image in that section.

#Amiga #PixelArt
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For this huge update I finally added a lot of fantastic images from Defender of the Crown 1 and 2 by Jim Sachs. The games came out between 1986 and 1993 and marked the beginning of a whole new genre of cinematic games, most of which being published by Cinemaware.

#Amiga #DefenderOfTheCrown #JimSachs
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Jason sent me a couple of images that he got from Jim Sachs, when he visited him at his home during the 1990's. Apart from two variations of already existing images, he also had a rare image from Jim Sachs' abandoned 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea prototype. Many thanks go to Jason for holding on to and sending me the images.

I'm also working on a larger update with more images from Jim Sachs, so there'll be more stuff coming in the next couple of weeks.

#Amiga #JimSachs
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This update adds several small features to the site:

I got inspired by the interview with Jim Sachs to add automatic scaling to NTSC images that corrects the pixel aspect ratio. It does add scaling artefacts, but it can be disabled by clicking on the aspect ratio button in the top right corner. It switches between "original" and "square".

The stylesheets will now also try to fit the images better inside a browser window by moving the image info box to the left, if it detects a 16:10 or wider browser window. This works quite well in most case, especially with fullHD monitors.
If it prevents you from seeing the images in their full 4x4 resolution then just change the scaling option in the top right corner of the screen from "Auto" to "Large".

I added a slideshow feature, that shows the images on the front page fullscreen. It can be enabled by clicking on the arrow icon in the top right corner of the screen. It also tries to be safe for work, but I won't take responsibility quite yet, if it fails.

There are also small preview images while browsing the next and previous images.

Last but not least, I also added a bunch of nice company logos, because it's always nice to have something new to look at, after such a long wait.
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A fascinating interview with Jim Sachs, giving insights into his work. From his early work on the C64, on to his most well known period on the Amiga and up until today.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7dSvqWQ68c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvdNZpHZsO4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmRsJ5c3Ry8
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