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the Amiga has its share of places on the World Wide Web. Since its introduction, the Amiga has been used by people who were doing more in communications than in other platforms, The Amiga was the first to incorporate color graphics, video, and sound in its documents. What could be better for multimedia or home pages? When the Amiga community was left wondering who would eventually purchase the Amiga, ardent Amiga fans spent hours on the internet firing rumors and ideas back and forth. Even the front running Amiga bidders used the net to announce their plans and ask for comments and questions from the Amiga community. It is no small wonder that the winner of the Amiga has a home page of their own. (See this and other home pages for the Amiga in the AndFurthermore . article on page 48 of this issue.) Escom's home page is a good indication of how the entire company looks at their current position in the computer market. While there are press releases, text from speeches, and more (some are in both English and German) for the Amiga, the site contains as much or more information on their Commodore PC campaign. Escom is an entire company and Amiga Technologies

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Document sans nom MiiGA JL COM PUT! NG ( Your Original AMIGA Monthly Resource Volume 10 No. 10 October 1995 US $ 3-95 Canada $ 4.95 Hot! FTP Reviews
• Final Writer 4.0
• RsimCDFS 3.0 PI
• Bit Movie 95 KS
• Rmiga Platformers - StereoUthography and more!
Rladdin 4D Tutorial 15 lRE...HPM£JE...SOFTWiUl£.„HlltDWMi...l!DRQM...OIlEil...CDROM...GDEOM.„GDI Aminet 7 McCrm ARexx ¦ macro language with more than 120 instruction* including conditional branching, loop constructions, user requests and embedding of external routines ¦ Arexx port with mutual Arexx and macro instructions
• automatic macro recording and tracing mode for easier routine
debugging
- free menu definition Aminet CD 7, doted August 1995, contains
more than 1 gigabyte [uncompressed) of software in thousands of
archives. Since the release of Aminet 6 CD more thon 500 MB new
software hos appeared. The current edition has a special locus
on images. 10.000 images for DTP ond multimedia were included.
Da sign ¦ extensive formatting options ¦ all supported fonr formats allowed, including new vector fonts ¦ no color restrictions
- various cell frames, including 3D-oph'on
- freely cdjustable row width ond column height
• more lhan 40 differeni number, fime, ond date formats Functions
• more thon 100 functions covering mathemeticol end financial
needs intuitive input via mouse Diagrams » all common chart
types supported (bar, histogram, line, pie)
• footer and header in any admitted character set ¦ various
filling patterns and colors
• optional display of legend and axis labeling
• output as IFF file or graphic printout 1 Stefan Ossowskis
Schaiztruhe and Ralph Babel, author of the well-known »Armgo
Guru Book* ond long-standing former system software developer
for GVP, the American company known for its high-quality
hardware products, present: Guru-ROM Version 6 The final update
for all GVP SCSI host adapters!
Together with exhaustive documentation, the »Guru- ROM« enhances each Series-ll host adapter in many decisive and for the serious user essential lectures Universal: a SCSI driver without compromise for all Series-ll host adapters and all sCombo* ond »G-Force« accelerator cards for the Amiga 4000, 3000, 2000, 1200, and 500, This ROM module, which hos been considerably extended in its cade and feature set, replaces all previously distributed driver ROMs.
Fort: unparalleled transfer rales of up to 3.5 MB s raw [Zorro-ll limit), 3.1 MB s measured wrfh *SCSI5peed«, 2 4 MB s measured with »DiskSpeed« - even on a stock 7-MHz 68000-based Amiga! All the while, the CPU typically retains 80% free processing time. Always maximum performance through the automatic selection of the currently optimal transfer mode (DMA, buffered DMA. PIO).
Multifao tod: supports all device types defined in the SCSI standard, such as hard disks, CD-ROM drives, streamers, scanners, and magnetooptical devices Compatible; complete support for the RDB standard resulting in trouble-free autoboot, outomount, and the exchange of devices and media between two computers from Amiga OS 1.3 through 3.1. Flexible: disconnect r ©select, synchronous transfers, and parity checking can be enabled separately for eoch device [even for devices without on RDB) Also complete wrile-prolection (useful for kiosk applications and for virus protection) is possible
Intelligent: maximum compatibility with nearly oil hardware ond software through special handling of all known firmware bugs of the most popular SC5I devices and DMA hardware bugs in the A3000 and A4000, workarounds for internal errors in the WD SCSI chip, as well as special modifications to account for defective application software Upward-compatible; completely compatible both to the SCSI-2 as well os to the SCSI-1 standard, thereby providing the broadest support for all devices on the market including those still to come.
Turbollalc V2.0 TurboCalc V2.0 is the unique software solution that defines a new standard for spread sheet applications on the Commodore Amiga. Experience its nearly unlimited capabilities in all relevant categories: Years of experience, technical know-how, and competence from the world's best Amiga software and hardware engineers are condensed in this penultimate product. It makes it possible for the user to productively and comfortably use SCSI, without sacrificing performance, risk of incompatibility, or waste of resources.
Database
• integrated database with numerous data definition and retrieval
options: search, copy and delete operations according to user
defined criteria Control Options
- full mouse or keyboard control
- toolbar with icon shortcuts
- completely english version including 200 page manual Technical
Characteristics
- sheet sue limited only by available memory
- no restr ictions in sheet or window quantity
- import of foreign formats supported (MS Excel, Professional
Calc, CSV ASCII format)
- OS2.0 user interface look ond feel
- freely adjustable screen mode and font selection
- all new screen modes of OS2.0 supported
- Fast, due to being written 100% in assembler code Required
Hardware
- Commodore Amiga
• Kickstart 1.2 1 3, 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.1
- 512Kb main memory (1Mb or more recommended)
- supports oil common printers GURU-ROM V6 Aminet is the world's
largest collection of freely 141MB Development software
distributable Amiga soltware. Up to 10,000 users 103MB
Utilities access the vast archives every day ond countless
134MB Graphics software programmers publish directly via
Aminet. A wide variety 337MB Pictures & animations of programs
is included applications, games, demos.
87MB Text software pictures, mods, animations, developer material.
39MB Documents networking software, programming languoges, and 336MB Graphics A sound demos more. Until recently, access to Aminet was restricted to 160MB Gomes international network users Only 3 years after its 86MB Communications inception, Aminet now holds the equivalent o( more 6MB Hardware related lhan 4,500 floppy disks of software. User friendly 63MB Business software access software makes the cminei CD's a pleasure to 12MB Disk HD tools use.
109MB Miscellaneous Aminet Set 1, the first 'complete" Am net archive on CD, 358MB Music modules consists of approximately 4 gigabytes ol software «n 29MB Music software 12,500 archives.
25 MB Business software 30 MB Communications 50 MB Graphics & sound demos 10 MB Development software 1 MB Disk HD tools 15 MB Documents 55 MB Gomes 40 MB Graphics software 1 MB Hardware related 40 MB Miscellaneous 110 MB Music modules 10 MB Music software 15 MB Text software 20 MB Utilities One year subscriptions to the Aminet series arc available- There ore expected to be six releases per year, so the subscription is actually for 6 CD's, regardless of when they end up shipping.
Aminet -1 year subscription; SB9.95 Aminet Set tmuMWL Mil World Info ‘95 Your virtual guidu pound 111* world. Travel ro placet you have never veon before get informed about your r,e*e holiday dcitinancr. Be forehofid, spend seme June n in* suM Are you preparing for o geo grophy test? Then you car fad the r.fo iwe* On ibii CD are inJcxmafcon about alt :he 194 countries orfo obosl mure than 700 cJ*;. Covering ell «x« of subject* Mere a a short Krfodton 0f InfolllwSofl Ofn» Geography, Maps, Climate, line rones, Pecpie. Language, Religion, Food. Politics, flog, National anthem [see & bear},
Economy doto, Environmental iiuies Holidays, Cities. City Maps, Metro Mops. These areas are i-.pfumed thou- roughly Dif.vuit defirtif cni ore explained (what nog The tundra climate). Irt add.hoa to litil lUtte is a me 1 live amount Of picture! From oil &rer fee world available A Ids dictionary cover mg the most important (ajsguegat ii alto 'hers at a trts bonus Everything it avoifaWo in English cne in German It r» easy and unintiu la use Yoo conenter and cut atony lime. There or* extensrvu possibilities lot searching A printout of all mfofrea'ion it no problem ar all Minimum system
requirements A computer with Mosaic or NetScape [• j Amiga, Mac, OS 2, Unix, Windows) i iKonvsendtd system rigviitinttti: One at the above computers web a screen resdjtron of 64Qx4SQ with 256 colours and sound World Info *95: S59.V5 Gamers' Delight The Light Works Royfraciftfl j o fascinctervg area of computer graphics Pictures from the computer, perfectly rendered fascinate people all Cr»»r foe world. The Amiga was the frii computer to be used far roytrociog, and today + is rfF a leader. Wife many high guofoy programs A real artist of rayrrocing j Tobias 1 ? -chief from Cologne Germany,
whoso detailed objects stun people. Especially his space ships of famous science fiction films which are used lo demonstrate the capabilities of raytrotfng piogttims Now available on CD BOM lor the fntl time ot a complete collodion. His ubjvtll Of* highly detailed and extremely rcotislic due lo the application of cnttiplm surface textures ol the models Linn! Now a wot difficult lo acquire ihete objects m order to create your awn scenes or animations The light Worfcs: $ 34.95 FroihFonts volume 2 contains 632 megabytes ol fonts lor obnasl ony computer system. Most of She fonts ore freely
distributable, except for The Thianen fonts, which ore exdvsnte on lh«s CD. Eocb of these fonts is included in four diffoteni formats DMF. Agfa InteBFon*. Adobe and TrueType There are 231 font families on this CD (each containing of up to B different styles| They aw classified *n seven categories DiKO |63 lomilinil, Norsdahn (33 families], Pictures (16 lami hot), Sans Serif |29 lamiliej). Script )36 families), Serif (36 families!, and Thienen (19 families) FrashFonts Vol2: - ¦ o* Magic Illusions Thu CD Initigs o new interesting form of Diueriainmervt to your screen
- 3D Stereograms! Without special aids a colorful. Fantastic,
three dimensional object appears suddenly on a two dimensional
itran.
Grjly porprred picture. Via boc*i the illusion of depth bos ohoady Vv-med millions of peopi oround ‘he world Now you can view the v*veogrnmi or home on your screen I Everything you wed *s on this CD Besides 200 stereograms *.(h varying difficulty, there is tori were included which enables you to create year own 3D pictures Magic Illusions: S 19.95 .
O • Gateway!
Gatewayl offers NerBSD 1.0. a luil I eater ed UniXTAe operating system with both sov'ces and binaries for the Amiga, ‘306, Sun 3, and other architectures Go rwtsuifing wjK the large selection of supplied networking 1oo&- Other supplied packages include a binary release a( the X window system (X1IR6) for the Amiga, with many additional clients, and pocfages such os pod, emoes. Games, mail pogroms, and many megabytes of important text files such as RFCs and FACi A complete mifalfolion guide is available on the CD.
There ore also some Amiga DO 5 internet utilities, such os dtenri for AmiTCF ond Envoy.
Gateway): -'2 95 Meeting Pearls Meeting Peorls volume 1 contains aboul 150 high quality and high resolution fractals, a ready lo run version of PoiTeX which Indudes fools for FAX and 600 dpi printers, a ready to install version of lh» Amiga NetBSD port, and many cd«r ready to tun oppficanooi including UVS. DaggeX. A lot of uhfitaes. Games, wK ftetf.ng Pearls volume 2 comoins 650 Mb ol foe ImeP fteriy cfestte burab'e safrwece and hcs a special user snterfaco which has been created to allow you to find the pfogram ol youc choice with ease The ccnJents include 35 Mb of selected HI Ml pages: 5C
Mb graphics programs and tfola. 15 Mis games. 10 Mb from *1110 Party '94 13 Mb disk, hard disk. CMOM ond SCSI tools, 19 Mb various other loofo 11 Mb educational software. 25 Mb lemma!
Programs, 25 Mb onr-mations. Mainly from Ertc Schworj; 40 Mb developer tools (eg piewutaBed DICE. Oberon. 5 Modulo comp- fots. Commodore Includes, GUF Tools}, 9 Mb mus* programs. 10 Mb midi programs. 27 Mb pictures 60 Mb texts. FAQs. CD contents files, efc. 40 Mb linu* for Amiga.: 100 Mb TeX installation (PasTeX incl. 600 dpi and fax fants), 38 Mb movie data base 50 Mb crch ves for Psion; 18 Mb modules; 50 Mb Ne’B50 for Amiga.
Because the version of Not85D induded on Meeting Pearfs CD's includes encryption code tbai is restricted far U.5 export, all imported CD's wTI only be ava-loble fox resale within fee U S Meeting Pearls Vol. It 513 95 Meeting Peorls Vol. 2: $ 13 95 ¦ o All producls are available in your local Amiga shop or through national mail-order companies
o • Gamers' Det'.ghr contains more than 40 game! In various
categories, including Aefidn. Jump 6 Sun Cord Gomel. PuXiJes
o-nd Strategy A whole rang* of computer enteiiairvTien! Awoojl
Gamers' Dehghr wdl hold you captivated for i,jij and guarantees
long tailing pleasure All gomes ore fuff commercial vornons. No
publkdomam 6 «o de mot This CD con be run on any AMIGA wife a
CDROM dtive, die C0TV, ot on on Amiga CO 32 console with I MB
free memory and jayifid Joypad. Gamers' Delight: 543.95
• • O • • O • • O • • Q • • O • The Beauty Of Chaos Doe into the
fantastic world of food geometry ond moke a safe lOumey through
the depths ol !fm mondeSbrol set This CD it'Chrdes 507
mondeffcro! Pictures in Gif iarmaf [259 colon) in various reso
lutions j! 140x890, I024m76B, AiOsdSO.h 20 selected true cafor
pictures in Tlf form of and graphic viewers for PC, AMIGA and
Moe- ifllosh Beauty of Chaos: S ??.95 CD-Write
o • CD-Wr.te j based on ? Simple bur ingenious technique, because
you cannot write en ordinary CD’s using ordinary CD ROM drrves,
CD V rite extends the AMIGA OS iti a fully OS compliant and
completely transports manner, lo ledirect madificalions lo CD’s
lo a special area ol your hmddnve or other writable media From
now on you wj l be able lo treat CDROMs like cny other medio,
writing or dclenng hfos, movmg and sngpshomg windows end icons,
changing the scon tooliype iteldi, replacing cons with you
fccnte ones, iw arranging directories, changing the d*fa«H
conhguralioni of pro- grams run deectly frcm foe CDROM saving
game h-gh scares, esc Mirsinium tyt’om requirements Amiga 500.
A500. AIOOO, AI200, A1500. A2003, A2500, A3000. Or A4000 with
at least 1 MS of RAM. OS 2.04 or higher. CD ROM drive, hard
disk recommended CD-Write: 557.95 GDBoot 1.0 North American
distributor; CDBoot is a Fantastic new product that enables you
to use almost any CD 32 game on on A3200 or A4000 with CD-ROM
drive and arty hleiysiem You can create a configuration file
far each CD, containing infocmatian about the Joy pod
emulation You eon afso save tee high score of each CD32 game
Use and installation d CDBoot is very easy, c»on lor beginner;,
due to !h* excellent mcnud. Since the compatibility is very
high, you tan uu 9B% of CD32 games currently available.
CDBoot is an excellent software solution for all Amiga
enthusiasts who would like to enter the world of CD32 games
CDBoal 1.0:5 19,95 Amiga Library Services 610 North Alma School
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48 Departments Editorial 6 List of Advertisers 40 Aladdin 4D: Tutorial 15, Page 30 10 NEW PRODUCTS and other neat stuff Aminet CD-7, World-Info '95, Guru- ROM V6, and Cd-Write round out this month's New Products section, 1 2 Final Writer 4.0 by R. Shamms Mortier The quest for a better word processor in a post-Commodore World, 18 StereoLithography by Mike Danger This new technology opens the doors for an inexpensive way to make movie props, prototype parts for molds, and countless other projects.
20 AsimCDFS 3.0 by R. Shamms Mortier Enlighten your CD-ROM with AsimCDFS, a compilation of useful modules that allow your Amiga to speak to your CD-ROM.
26 Bit Movie '95 Take a look at the winners of this year's biggest European computer art show.
Plus information on how you can submit your art for next year's contest.
30 Aladdin 4D: Tutorial 15 by R. Shamms Mortier Eden City: The first block.
35 Exploring Lightwave 3D 4.0: The Book by R. Shamms Mortier A review of a must have book for Lightwave 3D 4.0 users.
42 Hop ‘n Bop by Jason D‘ Aprile A comparative review of several Amiga and CD32 games in the Hop 'n Bop platformer style.
ImageFX is the only image processing software package you will ever need for your Amiga...Period. This phenomenal program comes with a complete array of professional 24-bit paint tools and unsurpassed special effects. When you're up against a deadline, you don't have time to second guess.
ImageFX gives you total control of the creative process with the fastest and easiest to use interface on the market.
When your image is on the line, you can't afford to make a mistake. Your image processor has to have all the tools an image processor should have. ImageFX lets you see your images as you work on them. Provides virtual memory for virtually unlimited image sizes. Supports framegrabbers and scanners, Paints in full color, even emulating traditional media such as charcoals and watercolors.
Supports dozens of image file formats. Other packages? They either can't do it, or you'll pay extra to get it. They stand still while ImageFX continues to grow and improve.
Dramatically.
ImageFX 2.0 sets a new standard of quality for graphics manipulation on the Amiga.
When your image is on the line, don't settle for less. Step up to the best, Step up to ImageFX 2.0. Fora complete list of features in ImageFX
2. 0 call the Nova Design support line at
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AMIGA,M is a registered trademark of Amiga Technologies Distributed In the U.S. & Canada by Internationa! Periodical Distributors 674 Via de la Valle, Ste 204, Solonc Beach, CA 92075 & Ingram Periodicals Inc. 1226 Hell Quaker Blvd., La Verne TN 37086 Printed in U.S.A. Directory Opus 5. The tradition continues. Smaller, faster and more efficient than ever before. Opus 5 harnesses the power of object orientated multitasking dcsien like never before.
New Design: Opus 5 has been totally redesigned and rewritten from the ground up. It is no! Only faster and more efficient hut has many new and revolutionary features.
Unlimited Displays and Duttons: You can have an unlimited number of fully independent file display windows and button banks. Buttons can be defined as simple text buttons or graphic images.
True Multitasking: Opus 5‘s internal multitasking gives you unheralded power lo perform multiple operations at the same time - no more waiting while one job completes % _SiJ GPFax £jtRFfk
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JlWAAr- The Ultimate Send & Receive FAX Software For The Amiga. Automatically Broadcast FAX Messages To All Or Some Of Your Phone Book. Send FAXes Directly From Your Word Processing Or Desktop Publishing Programs. Schedule FAXes To Be Sent During The Least Expensive Phone Times. Simple And Easy To Use. GPFax Is The Must Have Fax Software For The Amiga.
Mand2000 The CD (Micro R.&D. Vol. 5) Ask Your Dealer About The "Swifiy Mouse", True Three Button Mouse For The Amiga.
New From Micro R.&D, and Cygnus Software, Mand2000, on CD ROM. The best Mandelbrot generator and exploration irogram, on any platform, is now available on CD. Includes over 600 Megabytes of fantastic fractal images and animations all ready rendered and ready to play. Use Mand2000 to generate graphics for publishing and video work, or just to show off your Amiga. Can be used as a fantastic screen saver as well.
Ask Your Dealer About Micro R.&D.'s Vols. I -4 New! Easy Ledgers2 Full Featured Accounting Software For The Amiga.
$ 199.00 For Upgrades From Previous Versions of Opus & GPFax, please contact Micro R.&D. Toll Free 1 (800) 527-8797 or 1 (308) 745-1243 Voice 1 (308) 745-1246 FAX Internet: ggraham@ios.com GPFax© GPSoftware, Directory Opus© Jonathon Potter & GPSoftware Micro R.&D., Inc., Home of Ihe Bigfoot Amiga CD32 High Output Power Supplies.
The Amiga Community continues to grow in very unusual ways. It is no wonder that the Amiga has its share of places on the World Wide Web. Since its introduction, the Amiga has been used by people who were doing more in communications than in other platforms. The Amiga was the first to incorporate color graphics, video, and sound in its documents. What could be better for multimedia or home pages?
When the Amiga community was left wondering who would eventually purchase the Amiga, ardent Amiga fans spent hours on the internet firing rumors and ideas back and forth. Even the front running Amiga bidders used the net to announce their plans and ask for comments and questions from the? Amiga community. It is no small wonder that the winner of the Amiga has a home page of their own. (See this and other home pages for tire Amiga in the AndFurthermore... article on page 48 of this issue.)
Amiga by Hook or by Crook IrHbwKl.i fcsehtieME-
• E&A'M.ppjtisilct.* EaauaeMfcrACE
i. mi:nainlama maim vit Veftautflt mpdwiaBJ.es. All Escom's home
page is a good indication of how the entire company looks at
their current position in the computer market. While there are
press releases, text from speeches, and nrore (some are in
both English and German) for the Amiga, the site contains as
much or more information on their Commodore FC campaign. Escom
is an entire company and Amiga Technologies is only one part
of the operation. As much as this frustrates most Amiga fans,
it is a fact and one with which we must learn to accept.
As of this writing, Amiga Technologies has yet to announce who will market the Amiga or how it will be distributed in North America. They are still talking with a number of groups, but their insistence on finding a partner who will be a partner and provide all the funding necessary- for marketing, makes it extremely difficult for most organizations.
To Market Marketing in North America is an expensive business. With over two hundred million people spread across an entire continent, it requires a great deal of marketing muscle to reach into all of tire important areas. Even if the marketing is restricted to specific geographical regions, the cost of preparing and delivering a marketing nressage is extraordinary. So, if Amiga Technologies is serious about their demands of a marketing partner in North America, than the new partner will need all the help they can get in being as innovative as possible.
One of the new reasonably priced methods of getting a company's specific message to the public has been discussed here before, the infomercial. Now Apple Computer has joined in this rapidly- developing art form. In an attempt to counter the recent media blitz created by Microsoft and their introduction of Windows '95, Apple rereleased their Performa infomercial.
_____ The half hour spot follows the changes in a family as they introduce an Apple Macintosh into their everyday lives.
This story is interrupted at specific spots with general and focused commercials for the Performa scries of Macintosh computers. By the end of the half hour, the Mac had brought the family financial rewards, increased grade averages, and even a new love interest. I expected to see the Mac making breakfast or, at the least, ordering dinner for the family by the close.
No, I am not being cynical, just jealous. If Apple Computer can see that this is a viable way to reach their potential customers, it probably is. The only problem is that the Amiga could do a much better job of the whole thing.
Imagine an Amiga infomercial with user comments from people who use the Amiga on some of the major Hollywood movies and television shows. Consider the Amiga's use in music, engineering, performing arts, and more. Granted, demonstrating the Amiga as a business machine would be a S’ retch, but it could be shown as an alternative use with specific software.
Infomercials are just one possible way to get the Amiga into the public eye while Amiga home pages are another.
The hope is to rationally demonstrate the Amiga's abilities in as many formats and manners as possible.
Win Big Money OK, maybe not b g money, but you could win one monetary prize not to mention the acclaim a id respect of your friends and fellow Arr iga supporters.
Don't forget to check out the Bit Movie '95 article on page 26 of this issue. Then see the information on page 28 that explains the contest ard deadlines for Bit Movie '96.
In the past, this contest has been won by a large number of Amiga users.
This year, the contest 1 ommittee did not bother to note on whic h platforms the artwork was created, i believe they did this to encourage non-Amiga magazines to cover the contest more fully. Whatever the case, taking h ime even an honorable mention frcm this international event is a uniqu 2 pleasure and i want to encourage all if the talented Amiga artists to take advantage of this opportunity.
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In addition, there is a massive amount of pictures available from all parts of the world. English and German printouts of any of the information is also included.
Minimum system requirements arc any computer with Mosaic or NetScape (e.g, Amiga, Mac, OS 2, Unix, Windows).
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The Amiga Audio Expinder™ Contraption Industries a division of Apogee Technologies las announced the Amiga Audio Expander. The Amiga Audio Expander, the end result of over a year of design work and extensive beta-testing, is a state of the art filtering system that actually increases the audio range of your Amiga's sound. Your Amiga can now deliver high quality music and sour d for normal Amiga use as well as your multimedia and video productions at a new level. The Expander comes with a full one xear manufacturer's warranty and is compatible with ail Amigas except for the AlOlXtand CD32.
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never even heard of. It was a maddening chase, one that Final Writer - Release 4 D I Untitled - Main (Body) Project Preferences Line: 0.5 in.
General coincided with the writing of my doctoral thesis.
Ah yes, my thesis. I remember it well. I was using a Commodore 64 at the time, in addition to my new Amiga
1000. All 1 had for a printer was a 9-pin dot matrix, and since
there were no decent word-processors out lor the Amiga at
that early date (or at least 1 didn't know about them), 1
did the first draft of the thesis on tire C-64 and output
it to the 9-pin. I can hear the excited comments of the
professors on Isis am slap my review panel to this day as I
handed them 600 pages of research and conjecture, all held
within the jaggy alpha-numeric confines of a dotmatrix
world.
They threatened to take severe action unless I agreed to do the whole thing again in a more readable and kinder-to-the-committee format. They were not impressed by the technology, and suggested strongly that my next draft be tvped on a typewriter so they would not be forced to suffer through potential blindness as a result of my technological toys.
I thought I had it nailed when I purchased a copy of WordPerfect for the Amiga (remember that version?).
After all, here was one of the most prestigious companies in the computer industry addressing my wondrous platform. I got the software home, unwrapped it, and began a month long journey into terror, reinforced by bad documentation and loads of the most arcane convoluted command sequences I have ever run across then or since. That WordPerfect bundle now sits with the spiders somewhere in my basement.
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Strings of logically meaningless commands, taking more away from the creative moment than is invited.
What I was looking for was software that would allow me to write as the ideas came without too much preparatory hassle. 1 also came to know that I wanted the extras to be embedded in logical easy-to-remember order, so that when 1 wanted to call on a needed feature, I could do so without taking my mind off of the writing task at hand, i also wanted something affordable, and a package that came from a developer who hopefully would be around for a while, so that support services could be expected when needed. That seemed to be a lot to ask, and I wasn't sure if I was hoping for too much. Then 1
discovered Final Copy.
Final Copy was SoftWood's first level word processor. It entered the fray when there were quite a few contenders. The difference it offered, from the very start, was that it seemed to be very full featured at a good price (1 think it was around $ 100.00 at the time), and its interface looked clean and well structured (even in its ads).
So, looking with heavy heart at the thick wad of word processing disks I had accumulated over the years, I decided to take the plunge again,., an older Sancho Paza in search of a dreamed windmill.
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Paydirt!
About the time it arrived, I was knee deep in writing a contracted book about Amiga multimedia topics (I'll bet there are at least twenty copies still in existence). I scrubbed my hard drive free from other contaminating word processor influences, installed it, and have been a SoftWood fan ever since.
SoftWood's move to FinalWriter, though I think FinalCopy is still marketed, took advantage of tire then new Amiga 4000s and their AGA 256 color capacities. FW (FinalWriter) also added graphics capabilities, moving it more towards desktop publishing environs.
Over the years I have been especially pleased with SoftWood's service as well as their products, SoftWood has also stuck by the Amiga through thin times and thinner, and the rebirth of the system under the aegis of ESCOM is due in large part to similar brave attitudes from developers all around.
So, before we get enmeshed in looking at the new features of FinalWriter 4, the latest SoftWood release of their flagship product, let's all stand and give a loud thankful cheer of recognition to a company that represents a value added Amiga asset.
Thanks SoftWood! Now, to tire details of FW4, What’s New?
In version 4, SoftWood has accomplished a major number of alterations both to the interface and the underlying structure of the program.
The least attractive aspect of this is that vintage users (like myself) have to learn how to perfornr old tricks with new tools. There is, thankfully, a minimum of re-leaming required for experienced users, but it will take a couple of days to get used to the new and altered possibilities.
As for new users, there paradoxically might be less of a learning curve.
This is because the manual is so clearly laid out that initial learning and use is made intuitive quickly. This is more than a theory. It's something I tested out with a friend who just received the software, and commented upon how surprisingly easy it was to be up and running with FW4.
Grammar correction is one of the hottest items in word processing these days, no matter what the platform.
Some of us need it, some of us like it, and some of us (I must confess) disdain it even though it may be needed and useful. Wherever your opinion falls, FW4 has it, and it has it in spades. There are over forty' choices that can interrupt your writing if you use "sexist"expressions, gender specific expressions, archaic words, formatting errors, and lots more.
As for me, my writing is full of archaic expressions, and 1 am quite able to stay away from sexist statements on my own. I am trying to be open to the fact that others, especially students, may need all the help they can get to succeed in the paper chase.
Luckily, FW4 allows you to toggle any or all of these on or off, so older recalcitrant dudes like me may have only "Spelling", "Capitalization", and "Double Words" toggled on. On the aesthetic side of it all, many authors consider some of their idiosyncrasies as one with their style, something schools fail to realize in the quest for the perfect paper.
There is another similar feature that you may find instructive if not useful, but one which I wish I could remove. In the "Statistics" module, the item that tells you how many words you have used thus far and other quantitative information, there are now listings of what grade levels the software thinks you're writing for.
This has been determined by something called the Flesch, Coleman, and Bormuth scoring systems.
I don't object to this addition (especially when an editor, but not the editor of Amazing,., tells me to use simpler words so the audience that is at a tenth grade reading level can understand). What I do object to is that this requester, which 1 use often to check word count and which in the past came up in seconds, now takes about a minute to appear.
This is not acceptable, and should be corrected as soon as possible. 1 would suggest a toggle that allows the user to choose whether or not all of the extra data is needed. Just in case you think the time delay is based on the slowness of my system, let me tell you that I'm running FW4 on an A2000 with an '040 board and forty megs of RAM. By the way, my writing usually lists out as "fairly difficult" and "college level". Is that bad?
An added attribute that I really enjoy in FW4 is the way that preferences are now addressed and set. In FW3, and also in most other competing software, there is one main preferences panel (not counting the separate ones for importing graphics).
Now, there are preferences in many of the pull down menus: Project, View, Graphics, Tools, and User. Each of these is arranged so that specific areas can be set one at a time.
Let's take the example of the Tools Preferences, since it contains the "Grammar" field mentioned above.
Preferences folders are segmented into interactive folders which bring items to the foreground when the folder's name is clicked on. In the Tools Preferences are three folders. Speller, Hyphenation, and Grammar. Each allows you to customize these attributes to create the word processing world you feel most comfortable with.
And that's the real story behind this article. When I say "FW5" I'm not speaking facetiously. I am about as certain as ice in Vermont in January that there will indeed be a FW5, because SoftWood has not only stood by the Amiga, it has continued to provide writers of every persuasion with what 1 consider the best, most intuitive word processor around today,., bar none.
When I think of the Amiga, 1 think of personal customization, a different attitude than that evidenced by other platform communities that think more of homogeneity and sameness as the way to go. As evidenced by the new Preferences folders in FVV4, this same obsession with personalization is enhanced. FVV4 is part of the Amiga mentality in this regard.
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The cursors position and to the top of a document. There is also a neat time date area just in case you forget how long you have been sitting there. This feature is really a part of the new interface customizing attitude evidenced by the software globally.
Not only does FW4 allow you to decide what you want the software to do, hut also how it looks when it does it. You can toggle and or move just about every item on the interface, moving lists of buttons to the side or top of the screen, or toggling them off for a simpler approach. No more pull down menus for bold and italic settings either. They are addressable with visual buttons on-screen.
Most of the FW3 features have been left intact, except for one of my favorites that I am lobbying to get put back. I loved assigning fonts to the function keys, but in FW4 that has become a more convoluted process. Oh well, maybe in FW5.
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As we all know, the high-profile use of the Amiga has not changed much over the years except with the unveiling of the New Tek Toaster Flyer, and its most powerful tool to date, Lightwave 3D. Almost everyone has channel surfed their way tlrrough episodes of Sea Quest, Star Trek, Babylon 5, and even the PBS kiddie thriller Barney. All of these encompass the Amiga technology. It seems that any new uses or discoveries for the Amiga lately are either graphic or video oriented.
Kind of a laser gun into a bucket of polymer surfboard resin and, cowabunga, you have an exact, detailed model of your creation. This is StereoLithography, in a process developed by Alliant Techsystems.
This new technology opens the doors for an inexpensive way to make movie props, prototype parts for mold casting and manufacturing, and countless other projects including paper weights and ashtrays for your favorite coffee table.
Ken Van Brocklin of Alliant Techsystems explained that the StereoLithography Apparatus (SLA) is a computer controlled, high precision laser system which produces three The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of Imagine if there were a way to take the 3D object you have created and shoot your image through some St. Basil’s Cathedral as created in solid form from a virtual computer model by means of StereoLithography™.
Dimensional objects from a liquid polymer resin. The computer that prepares the files for building on the SLA is referred to as the workstation. The SLA itself is called the buildstation.
The SLA produces three dimensional objects by directing a laser beam onto the surface of a 10 inch by 10 inch vat of photosensitive liquid resin. A surface layer of the liquid becomes solid as it is exposed lo the laser beam. A vertical elevator system lowers each newly formatted layer into the vat where it is covered by a new layer of photo-sensitive liquid resin. Thin cross-sectional layers of the object, each adhering to the layer below it, are produced one at a time to form the resulting solid object from tire bottom up.
The Basic Steps The four major steps of the StereoLithography process are the CAD process, part preparation, setup and build, and post processing. StereoLithography was created by f D Systems of Valencia, California. Alliant Techsystems developed the process of preparing and verifying the model for use with the Syndesis Corporation's STL Converter.
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The critical part of this process is finishing touches on the STL. Converter, John Foust from Syndesis Corp. heard what they were doing, and called offering to write an STL.converter that would be solid modeling program that is used to design parts for use in manufacturing and rapid prototyping. The models were to be used in an animation sequence for a marketing video."
"The idea of converting Lightwave objects into files that could be read by our stereoiithography apparatus (SLA) came about when we had a project that required us to use 3D models that were created in Pro Engineer."
Stated Brocklin.
One of Alliant Techsystems' engineers wrote a converter that allowed them to move the Pro Engineer 3D model into a format Lighwave could read via the SLA interface. This would not only allow them to visualize the prototype part in action through animation using Lightwave, it would also give the marketing rep a physical model to show the customer.
About the time they were putting compatible with Interchange Plus.
They did Beta testing using his STL.converter, and having access to Interchange Pius as the front end of the process, allowed access to many other 3D programs besides Lightwave for conversion to StereoLithography.
The Solid Evidence I have held and played with images created in the form of the Starship Enterprise, a Triceratops from to include as many polygons as possible to insure accurate detail in the resin cast. So as long as there is an Amiga, I am sure there will be ways to teach this old dog new tricks.
For more information on StereoLithography, please contact Ken Van Brocklin of Alliant Techsystems at 612-931-5878. You may also FAX Alliant Techsystems at 612-931-5866.
¦AO AsimCDFS 3.0 by R. Sham ms Morticr Enlighten your CD-ROM with AsimCDFS , a compilation of useful modules that allow your Amiga to speak to your CD-ROM, My Amiga network consists of four systems. Though they are all tied together for access to each other's hardware and software when needed, there are times when my work requires that only one be operating.
This is why each Amiga has its own dedicated CD-ROM unit. The Amiga doesn't recognize CD-ROM players (or CD-R's, CD-Recorders) automatically, but must be informed of their presence. For that reason, and others that I will share with vou in this article, I have found that a vital part of my setup is the software that makes the CD-ROMs smart, AsimCDFS.
AsimCDFS (CDFS stands for CD File System) is a compilation of useful modules that allow your Amiga to speak to your CD-ROM. All of the standard read calls to your hard drive (CD CDO, Dir CDO, Copy, List,..) can be used to access the CD-ROM once the software is installed. File transfer programs like Directory Opus and others can also be used to read and transfer files from the CD. AsimCDFS is really an alternative file system that interposes itself between the targeted media (the CD) and Amiga DOS.
AsimCDFS works on any Amiga with a CD-ROM drive, CDTV systems, and CD-32 modules, as long as a floppy drive and a keyboard are included.
AsimCDFS supports most major CD-ROM drives with a listing included in the documentation. If you think your CD-ROM drive may be unsupported by the software, give AsimWare a call before purchasing the AsimCDFS package. The media supported include all ISO %60, High Sierra or 11FS (MAC Cds with incorporated data forks) formatted CD's.
Installation is simple, deftly guided through a standard installation procedure. By the way, SCSI and IDE CD-ROM units are supported, as are hard drives that write to CD-R units (allowing the specific hard drive to he identified as a CD unit for ease in the writing process), and even DOS files that masquerade as a CD-ROM device.
In the 3.0 version of the software, all options can be set in a special Preferences Editor included with the software. Some of the options include the AutoStart DiskChanger, which can be set to always, never, or targeted to start when either two-plus or three- plus partitions are encountered on the media (for Mac disk access and Kodak Photo Cds).
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Found. This is especially helpful if you change the software's location after it is installed.
A very unique feature actually allows you to bool from a CD-ROM itself. This is verv useful if you are going to run from a CDTV or CD-32 system. Some other commands are LUN specific: Ignore LUN.s on open, Combine multiple LUNs, and Maxi- mum LUN. These commands are needed if you have a Pioneer DRM- 60X and a few other drives, so they can be incorporated into the system seamlessly.
AsimCDFS is really an alternative file system that interposes itself between the targeted media (the CD) and Amiga DOS.
Buffer and Photo CD Options The important thing to realize about this software is that it is much more than just a bridge to your CD- ROM player, it brings your CD-ROM to interactive realms that wake it up to its full potential. The options tell the story.
You can, for instance, use another CDFS utility to pre-determine the FileHandler Pool Size. Sounds esoteric doesn't it? Actually, this allows users with limited memory on the one hand, and large BBS operators on tire other, to configure their systems for best possible use and speed.
CDFS offers the same kind of customization for FileLock Pools, File Buffers and sizes, and Directory Buffers and sizes. You can even specify what type of memory (Fast or Chip) will be used for buffers. All of the terms and operations are discussed thoroughly in the manual.
If you've ever accessed graphics from a Kodak PhotoCD, you quickly realize that this is a very different animal from a standard graphic file.
Each PhotoCD image comes in a proprietary format that includes many different image sizes and resolutions for eacli image, so that both desktop publishing (higher resolution) and video (lower resolution) uses are supported. Both Kodak and Corel Corporation produce PhotoCDs.
Special translation is needed for software to incorporate PhotoCD access, and AsimCDFS includes this potential. You can set PhotoCD parameters for your system by configuring the AsimCDFS PhotoCD Options requester. This allows for PhotoCD detection, the buffering choices for PhotoCD thumbnail icons, and PhotoCD icon parameter settings.
Playing Your Tunes AsimCDFS contains a special module that allows you to play audio Cds (digital audio disks) from your CD-ROM device hooked to the computer. To hear the music, you will need to plug earphones into the CD- ROM reader or have if hooked up to speakers.
When activated, either from a Cli argument or a configured macro-key AsimCDFS allows you to run CDTV and CD-32 titles on your Amiga, but the configuration of your system must match that of the emulated system as closely as possible for many of the titles to run.
(POPKEY), you are greeted with a special AsimTunes interface module that looks like a standard audio CD controller. It has a digital time display window, and buttons that control track searches and playback. You can set up a playback script that plays anything on the audio CD in any order you desire.
The editing of names and tunes is also possible, though obviously you can't write to the CD, but instead store the info on the computer. As an added feature, you can also set up a library of all of the audio Cds in your collection, listing any or all of the tunes contained therein.
A smaller yet full-featured AsimTunes interface may be set up on your WorkBench screen, allowing you to swing and sway while you're entering that vital spreadsheet data.
AsimCDFS is fully Arexx compatible, and a full listing of Arexx scripting commands is included in the manual.
And what about your own music, those special sound samples that you need to plug into that Deluxe Music composition? CDFS supports the CDDA (CD Digital Audio) technology for transferring 16 bit sound data over the SCSI and IDE bus. As with the other AsimCDFS modules, a host of options for transferring CDDA data to vour computer are supported.
AsimCDFS includes a special audio streaming mode of operation that allows it to access audio disks so that unwanted pops or clicks don't result from the way the audio disk sectors are formatted. In addition to being able to access an entire CDDA audio track, AsimCDFS allows you to access only a selected part of it, just the thing for utilizing selected samples.
CDTV and CD-32 Emulation on your Amiga AsimCDFS allows you to run CDTV and CD-32 titles on your Amiga, but the configuration of your system must match that of the emulated system as closely as possible for many of the titles to run.
CDTV, for instance, requires WorkBench 1.3 and a single speed CD-ROM drive, as compared to CD- 32's expectation that you have a WorkBench 3.1 ACA system.
The AsimCDFS interface has its own Preferences screen, giving you complete control of search engines and other important CD-ROM parameters.
AsimCDFS tries to generate some work-arounds for these requirements, and includes a listing of the most accessible titles you can try. The CDTV and CD-32 keypads have Amiga keyboard equivalents outlined in the manual.
The manual also lists conceivable conflicts that you might experience with certain controller cards and CD-ROM drives, as well as other problem tracking hints. As I said previously, if you possess some hardware you are not sure AsimCDFS will work with, give AsimWare a call first before purchasing an}' software. They exhibit excellent skills when it comes to service with a smile. As for me, I can hear my Amigas singing in the dark when I'm in another room pretending not to listen. I can't quite make out the words, but it sounds like a CD anthem.
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Reserved Bit Movie *95 First Place Animation 3D Section "Two Bad Boys" by Pier Tommaso Bennati Judges comments on the selection of this work, "For the originality and the freshness of the direction and the tribute paid to the great tradition of the American cartoon, presented in the amusing characterization of the characters and in the use of the music."
Fifth Place Public Selection Still Image 3D Section AMANTES; L'era dell'acqua by Eva Fontana This image received 410 points in public voting, Ms. Fontana also recieved Seventh, Ninth, and Seventeenth place in this same category.
First Place Still Image 2D Section "Towards the end of this age a paranoic riddle will be unveiled" by Toney Allen Judges comments on the selection of this work, "For the ability to recreate the baroque universe through the use of quotations and the exaggerated game of the symbolic manipulation", Second Place Public Selection Video Personal Computer Sfaccio 2 - la vendetta by Renato Tarabella This animation received 505 points in public voting, First Place Public Selection Still Image 2D Electric Sunset by Marc R. Hoffman This animation received 873 points in public voting.
The Ultimate in Computer Art?
The yearly Bit Movie Festival contest in computer art has become one of the largest competitions of its type. Contestants from all around the world submit examples of their best work. This year the contest attracted 783 works from 333 authors.
Tlte entries in each category were 23M for 2D Image, 345 for 3D Image, 20 for 2D Real Time Animation, 46 for 3D Real Time Animation, 50 for Video Personal Computer, and 56 for Video Graphic Workstation.
The true international spirit of the contest is shown in the artists who submitted their work. Italians number 208 with the USA following with 52 authors. France artists numbered 24 while additional submissions were received by artists from Austria, Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Greece, Holland, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Japan.
Bit Movie is outstanding not only for its international focus, but also for its wide range of entries and its unique voting structure. Not only are the pieces judged bv a collection of professionals, but the artwork is also seen and judged by a public vote.
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Carlo Mainardi, Chairman of the Bit.Movie program, stated, "For the last years BIT MOVIH's task has been that of giving animators and designers the opportunity to confront the creative tendencies, the ideas, the innovating techniques, the new narrative forms born out of those digital images created thanks to personal computers.” Special Contest Each year the Bit Movie committee hold a contest early to pick an outstanding example of art to be used bv the contest in posters and other artwork to promote the event. All artists are invited to submit one image which, if it is selected, will be the
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Only one will be chosen, which, "will have to be of particular beauty and impressiveness, and will have to give the idea of what BIT MOVIE represents or be about the themes of the Festival." If your image is chosen , you will receive a prize of Lire 1.000.000, and your name will be on all the reviews using your image. If your image is not chosen, it can participate in Bit Movie '96 Still Image Section competition. In that case vou will only need to send a completed entry form.
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Create a 3D cityscape with Aladdin 4D by starting with a simple cube.
Bij R. Shamms Mortier The Eden Cube I thought it might be an interesting idea this time around to experiment with a simple form, a cube, and see how many variations wc can derive from it in Aladdin 4D. Then to take all of the variations to build a 3D cityscape. 1 don't think I can really exhaust all of the possibilities, but I'll bet that as we go along you will he pleasantly surprised by how much we can do by accessing various A4D tools.
If you have been following these tutorials in the past two years of Amazing Computing, you should find this article an enjoyable addition.
Obviously, you need ADSPEC Programming's Aladdin 4D (4.0) as a component in this exploratory process.
If you're an Amiga obsessive and you don't own Aladdin 4D yet, I might strongly suggest that you get a copy of your very own. You'll he thankful you did.
How to begin First things first. We will start with a cube, one that has its faces segmented into triangulated polygons so that their "normals” (reference data lines that can't be seen and rise perpendicular to the plane of the polygon) remain intact.
°i TL 108 XJ ffH & A , I 7?r1 -r A ¦¦ I V Go to the Aladdin Tools menu and access "Make a Rectangle". A requester will pop up in which there are several input fields. Make length of X, Y, and Z equal to 10,000 units, Centers equal to zero (the default), and with "Grid” toggled to "On" set each of the X, Y, and Z segments to 8. Select Accept, This will give us a cube with 64 rectangular polys per face.
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Figure 2. Our first simple structure, a stack of virtual blocks.
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Figure 4. The Wirebend Tool is awesome when it comes to bending large or smaller shapes as easily as you can bend soft metal.
Now select the entire cube object and group all of its faces, and go to the Tools menu again and select "Triangles". Now you should see all of the rectangular poly separated into two triangular polys each. I would suggest that after making this cube, you save it as "MyCube.4D" so that you can always go back to manipulate another shape without having to generate the cube all over again. Now we have our basic shape, so let the manipulation begin!
Our first simple experiment will consist of cloning this shape a number of times and resizing the results. You can experiment with different sizes here, perhaps resizing the cubes in just one directional axis.
Look in the A4D manual for the right tools to accomplish these tasks. 1 would suggest winding up with at least ten cubic sizes as a result, though your RAM memory will let you know if you have exceeded the limit for objects, lust as a reminder, the "Cloning" tool is listed in the External Tools requester as is the resizing tool (called "Scale").
Hold down the ALT key to move objects that have been cloned. When stacking the blocks, it's best to work in Isometric mode in order to see what you are doing. After stacking the cubes to your liking, group each of the buildings you have created as one unit. Realize that if you create only one such structure, it can be cloned, resized and manipulated as a whole, giving you infinite possibilities. Save this creation as a separate A4I) drawing. Do as many as you like, saving each one (we’ll deal with textures later).
Start with your original Eden Cube again on a new drawing, This time we will experiment with one of the settings in the Scale Tool that creates interesting variations. Access the settings with your right mouse button. Turn "Radial" on, and set the Radial Dpcnt to 3.0 for a start (explore different numeric settings after you get the hang of it). Make sure Scale Deforms is ON, and Accept the settings.
Select your Eden Cube and set it spinning on the Z axis by "1" key on Figure 6 (middle). The Slant Tool does much more than you would expect from such an innocent name.
Figure 7 (bottom). Yes, ladies and gents, we started off with a cube, and using the Twist Tool, achieved this result.
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The numeric keypad. While it's spinning go to the External Tools menu and click on "Scale". Move the mouse while holding down the left button, moving closer to and farther from the spinning cube to see the results. When you get something you like, stop the spinning ("2" key on the keypad) and save the shape.
Our third building primitive (a "primitive" in computer graphics jargon is anything that is expected to act as the basis for more manipulation after it is imported) will access yet another A4DTool. Import your Eden Cube again into a new drawing. We are going to use one of the newest A4D Tools that came with the A4D Newsletter (if you're not getting the newsletter and you have A4D, you're losing out big time). This tool is called "Wirebend", and it's absolutely great for bending objects. It can be used as an animation too! To make appendages (arms, legs, and stuff) bend in the most organic
fashion imaginable.
We are going to experiment with it as a sculpting tool for our cubic Eden City, however.
When you right-click on the Wirebend Tool, you get its settings requester. I would suggest that you experiment thoroughly with the settings as opposed to taking the logical approach. Read the manual after you have played around a bit.
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Your cube and "Perform" the operations while inside the requester. Note the results. When you achieve a shape that you like, save out the drawing as another primitive. If you want to risk this tool's parameters even more, bend a shape in another group of settings a second or more times.
The "Taper" tool is our next target. Import your Eden Cube, and bring up the taper settings. Experiment with different numbers in the XYZ Scale settings. Notice that when Radial is toggled ON, the overall results will be curve enhanced. With Radial OFF, you get more squarish constructs. As usual, save the results as a separate drawing.
Next we will use the Slant Tool in the External Tools. Notice that with Slant, you can set to either "Mirror" or "Linear". Mirror operates by accentuating symmetry, while linear gives you more rhomboid structures. These controls are interactive and notoperated from within tire requester, so you have to close the requester and select the object before manipulating the extent of the deformations with the mouse's left button down. For more bizarre structures, try operating this tool in Linear mode with the object set in rotation on its Z axis (or any axis for that matter). As always, save out
your finished creations.
The Twist Tool is our next stop. Be careful with this one, because it's powerful enough to bend your poly's normals way out of whack. Best to move slowly in your experiments here, noting the results with each move and setting. This tool is really super when it comes to animation deforms in A4D, and using it to sculpt objects is not normally done. But hey!,., we live by risk,., right? Save the results if you dare.
If you have a problem having enough memory in your system to handle the examples in this article, just create your structures with less polygons. They will behave a little differently when you address them with the tools, but you will still learn the processes.
In a future tutorial, we will look at A4D's astounding texture capabilities in detail. For the moment, however, use either solid colors or perhaps a procedural texture or two when you lay out your Eden City groundplan.
You can even map a procedural texture on the ground (Z Projection).
See my graphics as an example of this.
The next tutorial ( 16) will add moving vehicles in an animation of Eden City. If you desire an animation experience, set your own paths through your city and fly to your heart's content. Until next time, Enjoy!!! And I'll no doubt see you in ROMulan space.
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nor the books are adequate for learning what is needed in
all respects.
Some of this teaching media is more complete than the rest. In the case of teaching by video, I find tapes useful as an addendum to printed documentation, but not a substitute.
Perhaps it's my old world education, but I still find the written word in tangible book style format to be a better teaching learning device than either video or interactive CD-ROMs, and see this alternative media as a support mechanism in the learning process rather than a replacement for books or manuals. Because of all of this, I was anticipating getting my hands on the new book "Exploring LightWave 3D 4.0" by Todd Payne and distributed by New Era Press.
Explaining LightWave 3D 4.0 comes with a disk full of the LightWave Scenes, Objects, and Surfaces that the book's tutorials walk you through as essential learning components. Most of you realize, at least those of you in the Amiga LightWave community, that LightWave has been ported to the PC, and most of you are no doubt also aware that many Amiga LightWave users are using alternative rendering platforms, like the DEC Alpha, for rendering speed.
This is important in terms of the book, because all of these alternative platforms or bridges to other platforms is targeted for learning.
The neat thing about the port from the Amiga to the PC is that it was handled so seamlessly as to make the 4.0 software look virtually the same on both systems, at least in terms of moving around the interfaces of both LightWave and the LightWave Modeler screens. The book is therefore useful as a learning device to individuals in both platform camps.
I also found that 3.x owners users of LightWave can also receive an upgraded education from Explaining LightWave 3D 4.0. There are some different tools in 4.0 as compared to
3. x, but the overall operation and theory is the same. I
installed the disks contents, for instance, on both the PC
version of LightWave 4.0 as well as on the Amiga Version of
3.5. The only difference was that in the Surfaces drawer, the
images were in Targa format, so I used Nova Design's ImageFX
to translate them to 24-bit IFF's after I installed them on
the Amiga version. The LightWave object format and Scene files
are proprietary to NewTek, and as such, work the same on any
platform LightWave works on.
The Book is a Must And Explaining LightWave 3D
4. 0's part in all of this? It's an absolute must for anyone who
has not already mastered the LightWave and LightWave modeling
process, which probably references the bulk of users.
This is most especially true for 4.0 users, whether on the Amiga or PC side Alpha of things or both.
Explaining LightWave begins by guiding you through the steps of the LightWave installation process on various platforms, and ends with a discussion and examples of post- production concerns rotoscoping, keying, actors, and more). In between are tutorials that demonstrate one or more LightWave capabilities, like modeling organic forms, positioning lights, morphing and deforming objects, using displacement maps, creating and altering procedural surfaces, planning and creating animations, and rendering.
Exploring Lightwave 3D 4,0: The Book by R. Shamms Mortier The tutorials are separated into beginning and advanced topics, and there are more than a handful of LightWave users, who consider themselves as experienced, that can learn a thing or two from the advanced section. Added appendices take you through the LightWave and Modeler configuration files and import export issues among other concerns. The last section is a complete index of everything in the book.
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Volume 9, Number 11 November 1994 Create an Animated Five-Day Weather Forecast with DeluxePaint IV, By Randy Finch, who shares Iris experiences producing the weather forecast at an NBC affiliated local station.
Weathering the Situation, An interview with Tim Drawbridge, a meteorologist who discusses novel animations he creates with the Amiga, by R. Shamms Mortier.
On The Ball 1,24, A review of Pure Logic Software's On The Ball personal information manager, by Henning Vahlenkamp.
1994 Readers' Choice Awards, The results are in and the winners are!
TrapFax, A review of TrapFax, an integrated fax management utility from TrapDoor Development, bv Mark Rickan.
Two from Spectronics: Adorage and ClariSSA, A review of the two software packages by Spectronics, by R. Shamms Mortier.
Pixel3D-Pro Version 2, A review of what is considered a very significant upgrade to PixcBD-Pro, by R. Shamms Mortier.
Distant Suns v5,0, A review covering many new features added in the newly released version of Distant Suns, by Rob Hays.
A Tale of Two DOS's, Comparing AmigaDOSand MS-DOS, by Keith Cameron.
Front Ending C, Create an interface for your C programs with an easy-to-use authoring tool, by Randy Finch.
PD Update, A close look at utilities to edit your Amiga's memory or clean your floppy drives, by Henning Vahlenkamp.
Online, Featured subjects include a ray tracing software package and accessories, as well as a security program for your disks, by Rob Hays.
New Products & Other Neat Stuff, Moving Textures 100, Making Music with Bertie Bunny, Really Rea! Texture Images, International Flow Chart, and more!
Inside Arexx, A look at arguably the most powerful single instruction in Arexx, the interpret instruction, by Merrill Callaway.
Bug Bytes, Using a standard serial cable on the A1000, Interleave questions and intermittent errors on an SCSI System, and more, by John Steiner.
Beginning Assembly, The first in a series of articles covering the major machine language programming techniques for the Amiga, by Bill Nee.
Roomers, Commodore UK & CE1 in, Samsung out, and NewTek retains Amiga loyalty while selling to other platforms, by The Bandito.
Volume 10, Number 2 February 1995 New Products & Other Neat Stuff, Personal Paint v6.1, Stuilio Printer Version 2.0, Cage CS220 Driver, Fossil AG A, and morel Aladdin-4D Tutorial 11, Creating arrays with Genie Tools, by R. Shamms Mortier.
HiSoft BASIC 2, A review of Oregon Research's new BASIC Development System for the Amiga, by Henning Vahlenkamp.
Bug Bytes, Using a PC mouse on the Amiga, Reason Install solutions, CRC errors, Modem compatibility and GPFax, and more, by John Steiner.
Digital Image Special FX PART XIII, Creating quick and easy, seamless Texture maps suitable for tiling onto 3D objects, by William Frawiey.
Roomers, From emulations to exclamations, the Amiga (and the world) continues.
Deathbed Vigil and Other Tales of Digital Angst, A review of the video Deathbed Vigil and Other Tales of Digital Angst by Dave Haynie, written by Merrill Callaway.
Digital Sound Track, A review of Visual Inspiration's Digital Sound Track software package, by R. Shamms Mortier.
Beginning Assembly Part 2-Power Piay, Create an Assembly Program and understand how it works, by Bill Nee.
Use HELM to create an Animated Five-Day Weather Forecast Part II, Randy Finch show's you how to make a tedious task easier through the use of HELM in this continuation of his article.
Using Arexx Time and Date Functions, Programs that make it easy to figure out all sorts of problems involving day of the week, time or dates, by Merrill Callaway.
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On Line, SCSI utilities that will make your life much easier, Scrammer an A3000 A4000 System information utility and information on local Amiga BBS systems, by Rob Hays.
Front Ending: Deluxe Music, This article discusses a GmDo 2.52 program which makes use of CanDo's ability to open windows on Public Screens, by Randv Finch.
And furthermore..., The Computer Cafe team creates an underwater world for Oceanic.
Volume 10, Number 5 May 1995 New Products and other neat stuff, Use a VCR to Back-up your hard drive, check out a llli Volume 10, Number 4 March April 1995 New Products and other neat stuff, The DraCo Amiga Clone, Video Toaster Secrets, and over 30 oilier Amiga announcements in this article.
Genie Tools, Add on functionality for Aiaddin-4D, by R. Shamms Mortier.
AlphaPaint, A review of Innovision Technology's 24-bit plus Alpha Channel painting program for the Video Toaster user, by R. Shamms Mortier.
An Interview with Nova Design, An interview with Bob Fisher, the Marketing Director and spokesperson, by R. Shamms Mortier.
ImageFX 2.0, A look at the most significant upgrade that any Amiga image processing program has gone through in years, by R. Shamms Mortier.
Fred Fish, The new' Fred Fish Disks-Bevond 1000, and a quick look at the next 40 disks.
Using 'Moving Textures' in Aladdin-4D, "Of all the CD collections of textures that I've seen thus far, this one from Precision Computer Grahpics is the absolute cat's pajamas hottest...", by R. Shamms Mortier.
Accelerate Your A4000 or A3O00, The top- end of the WarpEngine line features '040 CPUs running at 40MHz uTiich improves 3000's performance by a factor of nearly eight, by Douglas Nakakihara.
On Line, A look at several different utilities available for downloading from your favorite communications service, by Rob Hays.
PD Update, A table of 1994 software updates plus a look at FileX 2.0, InmgeStudio 1.1.0, Klondike Deluxe AGA11, and Tetris Duel, by Henning Vahlenkamp.
FinalData, A review of the database manager program by Softwood, Inc., by Merrill Callaway.
The Commodore Game, Three companies race toward the final resolution of a multinational corporation with a dark horse contender in the lead.
SUBWAR 2050 & UFO, MICROPROSE goes to war with two great titles.
New series of CD-ROMS and more.
NAB '95, The DraCo Amiga emulator, NewTek's Toaster for Windows NT, Trinity from PLAY Inc., and several new tower cases for 4000 owners at the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas.
Digital Image Special FX, Color correction
1. 02: Advanced 1-To-l pixel transformations, by William Frawley,
Transporter 2.0, Move single frame or compressed animation
files to video with a single frame controller,by R. Shamms
Mortier.
Bit Movie '94, See the Amiga used in winning entries and art displayed here is some of the best in each category'.
Two Genie Tool Tutorials, A Pinstance tutorial example and an FFDeform and Bones example, by R. Shamms Mortier.
Using Postscript fonts with Professional Page, A tutorial on the use of Postscript Fonts in Professional Page without the use of the CG-conversion program, by Douglas Nakakiharj.
On Line, A look at some programs on the nets that should help keep your Amiga hopping, database programs, and more, by Rob Hays.
Inside Arexx, A handy and ingenious Arexx macro for Directory' Opus that allows you to view the contents of LHA or LZH compressed archives, by Merrill Callaway.
Alien Breed Tower Assault, The third and final game in this series is one of the easiest, but also proof that the Amiga can still provide an exciting arcade experience, by Jason D'Aprile, Rise of the Robots, A review of the hyped CD32 release, by Jason D'Aprile.
Fred Fish Disks 1041-1050, An Amiga specific E compiler, DiskSpare 3.0, SuperDuper 3.13, a great Chess game, and more from the Fred Fish Library7.
The Commodore Auction, A race to discover the outcome of one of the most- watched auctions in the computer community, as AC rushes to provide you with the best information available.
Volume 10, Number 6 June 1995 New Products and other neat stuff, Help Wanted Service for Graphic Artists and Animators, Accelerators for the A4000 40 and the A2000, and more!
Creating Nebulas With LightWave 3D, Unlock some of the greatness of LightWave by recreating those awe-inspiring background nebulas often seen surrounding Babylon 5, by William Frawley.
Dpnint V, Is this much awaited upgrade to Electronic Arts' major contribution to the Amiga for everyone? By R. Shamms Mortier.
Connect with ENLAN-DFS 2.0, Network your Amigas for maximum performance and full Amiga productivity, reviewed by Shamms Mortier.
Volume 10, Number 8 August 1995 New Products and other neat stuff.
Genealogy Tools, an Expansion for the Vlab Motion: Tips and Tricks, Use Vlab Motion's editing software package, MovieShop, and Arexx to ease your animation tasks and more, by Douglas J. Nakakihara.
Revitalizing the X-Specs 3D Stereoscopic Glasses, Program your software to use the Xspecs,library and create 3D viewing on your Amiga, by Randy Finch.
ESCOM Interview, Manfred Schmitt of ESCOM AG speaks directly on the future of the Amiga, ESCOM's plans and more.
BloodNet, Journey through the streets of Manhattan and Cyberspace in 2094, by Rob Hays.
ATR: All Terrain Racing, Team 17's ATR is an overhead, small sprite racer with a sci-fi bent, by Jason D'Aprile.
ULLLI ¦UJLl.m mazingi Volume 10, Number 7 July 1995 New Products and other neat stuff. The Amiga 4000 Toaster Oven Tower from Anti Gravity7, Photogenics 2.0, make your own hidden 3D images, and more.
ESCOM creates Amiga Technologies, ESCOM ends speeualtion on their plans for the Amiga as they hold a press conference for journalists.
Brilliance Tutorial, Use the power of this program to create realistic still masterpieces fit to hang in any gallery, by Marc Hoffman.
Basically Bone, Our authors use the Amiga to train young doctors and keep the files where they7 belong, by Michael Tobin MD.
On-Line, Keep your electronic messages safe, discover a way to retain your clipboard information, and more, by Rob Hays.
DirWork 2, Use this point and click interface to speed your way through the Amiga's disk functions and file handling, by George Evans.
Beginning Assembly, In his third installment, Bill Nee demonstrates the Amiga's libraries and how to utilize them.
Amazing Artist, Marc Hoffman demonstrates his abilities at creating other-world scenes on the Amiga.
Litil Divil, Try' your luck in the lower labyrinths of this dungeon folly filled with puzzles and twisted routes, by Jason D'Aprile.
I =£=£3=333=3 Ap azmg mtc. Toaster 4000, Northwest Public Domain joins Zipperware, and more.
Aladdin 4D 4.0, "At a price that belies its exhaustive power, Aladdin-4D 4.0 remains an Amiga artist's and animator's miracle package," by R. Shamms Mortier.
Pro Vector 3.0, The drawing program that works in vector instead of pixel formats while supporting tracing, AGA, Arexx, and more, reviewed by R. Shamms Mortier.
Photogenics 1.2, Learn to create and manipulate images with the same program as Photogenics takes on the market with features unlike any other package of its kind, by R. Shamms Mortier.
On-Line, The Device Masher System or What is the best way to compress a disk full of data and more, by Rob Hays.
AndFurtherMore.,., Paradigm Productions, of Memphis, Tennessee has taken 3D design and computer graphics and has built a company on creative animation services, by Belinda Jones.
Super Stardust, You are a lone fighter who must destroy an asteroid onslaught as well as out maneuver menacing aliens, reviewed by Jason D'Aprile.
Zeewoif, A helicopter arcade shoot-em-up, reviewed by Rob Hays.
jnazing om. Rmiga Too ¦ Rdi cuusO till Volume 10, Number 9 September 1995 NEW PRODUCTS and other Neat Stuff, A Tower Case for the A1200, tools for LightWave 3D, hundreds of royalty-free photo images on CD-ROM, and more.
Fun with Fiber Factory, Fiber Factory will quickly' become an essential part of your creative options while also being easy to use, reviewed by R. Shamms Mortier.
Impact! 1.0, Finally, a real LightWave phvsics engine, giving LightWave 3D users the ability' to design objects, apply attributes, and let the laws of physics do the rest, reviewed by R. Shamms Mortier.
Advanced Amiga Analyzer, Sooner or later, something is going to go wrong with some part of your Amiga system. Start here to discover the source of the malfunction, reviewed by Ernest P, Viveiros.
WaveMaker2.0, WaveMaker's prefab choreographies and utilities may be just the tool an Amiga animator needs in order to meet crunching deadlines and leave the studio before midnight, reviewed by R. Shamms Mortier.
On-Line, Take the first step in the long journey through the Internet jungle as AC's premiere wired authority' explains where the Internet came from and where you can travel, by Rob Hays.
Overlord, Join the RAF in WW11 as they switch from defense to offense and battle the Germans over Europe, reviewed by Rob Hays.
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CQNSU IRON Hop 'n Bop A comparative review of several Amiga and CD32 games in the Hop 'n Bop platformer style.
Bif Jason D'Aprils The CD-32 has a way of keeping older genres alive and well with some great old style shooters (like Soper Stardust, Banshee, Alien Breed Tower Assault and The Chaos Engine) and with platformers as well. Hop 'n Bop style platformers are an nrtform of their own. To ease some of the confusion, I have provided comparative reviews for twelve different titles available for both the CD-32 and the Amiga.
First up are Zool and Zool 2 (PAL and NTSC, though the NTSC versions may no longer be available). Zool was one of the best selling Amiga games ever a fact that leaves many American gamers scratching their heads, wondering why. With their too bizarre backgrounds, too cutesy characters, propensity for enemies which keep coming back, and the absolute lack of a save feature (and these are long games, made longer on CD by extra levels), the Zool games just don't have enough to hold a gamer's attention for long. Control is decent and the games are fairly fast (Zool was supposed to compete with
Sonic, but doesn't come close). There is some slowdown and flickering, especially in the first Zool. Zool is mildly entertaining, with the sequel only marginally improved, but very average stuff overall.
Note that for space considerations and simplicity, I have listed the screen mode after the title (either PAL or NTSC) and also, where applicable, I have listed whether or not a PAL game needs screen adjustment some of the titles are extremely bordered or letterboxed and adjusting the screen makes the game seem too undersized (Core games, in particular suiter from this).
The Best? Is Brian The Lion the best example of a Hop ’n Pop platform game on the Amiga?
Core's Chuck Rock (NTSC) and Chuck 2: Son of Chuck (PAL, no screen adj.) Are much more entertaining. Chuck Rock CD is the same as Virgin's now ancient floppy release and still entertaining with its hilariously bizarre prehistoric world. Chuck 2 has you taking the part of Chuck Jr., a toddler with n VERY big club.
The game uses some very innovative graphic techniques and is quite entertaining, with lots of neat bosses and wacky enemies. Neither game, unfortunately, has a save feature. Both games have good graphics and sound (Chuck 1 still makes you choose between sound and music, however, which is pathetic) and both games have solid playability. Also, both games (Chuck 2 especially) have very good introduction sequences.
Bubba ‘n Stix (PAL, no screen adj.), also by Core, is a winner, pure and simple.
It is a puzzle platformer game that requires you to help a hick from the sticks (Bubba) free himself from a strange alien world with the help of Stix, an intelligent alien twig.
Bubba 'n Stix uses passwords as a save feature. Control is good and the puzzles are quite challenging. Also, the cartoon-like graphics are outstanding and very humorous.
On a similar note is Sleepwalker (NTSC), an old game that came with my CD-32 and drove me to distraction. Sort of a sadistic cross between Sonic and Lemmings, you have to guide a sleeping boy through the city and make him avoid all manner of hazards. Great CD soundtrack, good control, and nice graphics, but still one of the few games that 1 grew to actually despise because of its frustrating nature and propensity' to lock up every time 1 completed a level.
Small note should go to another oldie Oscar (NTSC). Oscar was one of the best looking platformers, but it had a total lack of playability due to the unbelievably incompetent controls as well as no save feature. Monsters continued to reappear at an obnoxious rate in the game, which further drove down the fun factor. It also lacked bosses and any sort of CD enhancement, except extra levels which only made it way too long to finish in one sitting.
James Pond 2 (NTSC) and James Pond 3 (PAL) are quite different in structure from each other. James Pond 2 is a good looking game with decent playability, long game time (again, no save feature) and some innovative features like the stretching robot suit. It also has backgrounds that must have come out of the nursery from hell. While both games are hop 'n bop style games with the same kind of cartoon-like, too cutesy graphics, JP3 is the closest thing on the Amiga to a true Mario-style ptatformer. JP3 has over a hundred levels, good playability and countless secrets to discover. It even saves
to the CD-32's saveRAM. It’s slightly marred bv the rather utilitarian graphics and the repetitive scenery in many of the levels. Still, as James might say, it's quite smashing overall.
Teaml7's Superfrog (PAL) is also a very Mario-ish game, placing you as a prince-turned-frog in search of his kidnapped lady fair. Simplistic gameplay, charming graphics and fun levels highlight the now dated game. The CD version is exactly the same as the floppy version and pressing up on the D pod still, unfortunately, makes Superfrog jump. Ironically, the game does hand out passwords, but you have to win them in the bonus round, which may not happen very often. This is good, classic stuff from one of my favorite companies.
Kid Chaos (PAL autoboots) is an oddly disappointing game. Technically done right, the game has a sterile, uninspired look and feel to it. It is a Sonic clone, but without any of the spunk or originality.
The game casts you as a caveman punker stuck in a huge virtual reality world. If you have played Sonic (or most other platformers) you know what to expect here fast paced action, breakable walls, secret bonuses and pinpoint jumps, but it all feels so overworked and utilitarian here.
Overall, Kid Chaos suffers from too much "Been there, done that," But still, plenty of long and treacherous levels, very challenging and responsive gameplay, and Bitmap Brothers' style look and passwords make the game, to say the least, competent and better then many others. It is just disappointing that there was trot more effort put toward style and panache, if not originality.
SuperFrog (lop) and Zoo! (bottom) offer Amiga gamers a variety of gameplay similar to games on other platforms.
Jillf rn¥MM Saving the very best for last, is Psvgnosis' own blatant attempt at a "console style ptatformer" in the form of Brian the Lion (PAL, no screen adj.). It is easily the best of the bunch and coded by Reflections (of the Beast series fame). It has beautifully drawn world maps, saves to the saveRAM (or passwords on the floppy version), and has graphics so spectacular that the only way the game could look better is if it were 3D rendered like Donkey Kong Country. Brian also has loads of challenging diverse levels, good control and plenty of interesting features. It also has one grave
flaw bonus items disappear and are never replenished once you leave a level, even if you didn't find them. This severely undermines the game's replay value, since finding the bonus treasure is one of the main attractions of a good ptatformer. It is a frustratingly stupid oversight on the part of the designers that prevents the game from reaching as much greatness as it otherwise could have. Still, the beautiful graphics and the game's many other virtues make it one of the best platformers I have seen and give it the ability to compete with the other greats of the genre on other platforms such
as Donkey Kong, Gex, Sonic and Earthworm Jim.
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The ABC's of FTP FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol, and enables you to copy files from far off computer systems to your local Internet provider. From there you use a standard tile transfer method, such as Zmodem, to download the files to your home computer.
There are even ways to skip this last step, and FTP the files directly to your Amiga from that far off system, which we will be discussing at a later time.
Like many Unix command structures, the commands used during a FTP session will be familiar to users of the AmigaDos Shell. To change directories use the cd command, and dir works just as you would expect. You can also substitute the Unix command Is to obtain a directory listing.
Unlike AmigaDos, you can move up one level in the directory structure with the command cdup.
Ordinarily, you would expect to be refused access to computer systems that you do not own or belong to. Thankfully, many systems on the Internet allow what is knov Ti as anonymous FrP. This means that anyone that can connect to the system is allowed to download or upload files. When prompted for a username, just enter anonymous, and when asked for a password, enter your actual e-mail address for the system you are FTP'ing from.
The FTP process is fairly straightforward, but does contain a few pitfalls for the unwary. The best way to illustrate this is through an actual FTP session. For a first taste, probably the best thing to get is found at a site called ftp.eff.org, and here is some of what you will see as the process unfolds.
To get started, you will need to go to the area of your Internet provider that allows access to the FTP, and open a connection to the site.
Ftp open ftp.eff.org Connected to ftp.eff.org. 220 ftp.eff.org FTP server (Version wu-2.4(16) Name (ftp.eff.org:rhayB): anonymous Password (ftp.eff.org:anonymous): rhays(?ansel. Intersource. Com 331 Guest logLn ok, send your complete e-mail addreBS as password.
230-**•••••• welcome to the EFF Online Library 230-Electronic Frontier Foundation files t Info: pub EFF Note that the commands yon type in are preceded by ftp . This is a prompt to remind you that you are using FTP, and the system is ready for another command.
Ftp dir 200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for bin ls.
Total 492
- rw-r-r- 1 brown doc 0 Oct 17 1991 .notar
- rw-r-r 1 brown doc 1327 Apr 26 14:23 00- INDEX, ftp lrvxrwxrwx
1 brown doc 0 Jul 27 07:29 00- MASTER.FILELIS7.gz lrvxrwxrwx l
brown doc 7 Jul 27 07:28 EFF - pub EFF
- rw-rw-r- 2 mech doc 32412 Aug 15 13:55 README
- rw-rw-r- 1 brown doc 1793 Apr 25 19:40 readme.incoming
- rw-rw-r- 3 106 doc 42705 Aug 14 21:16 about.eff drwxrwxr-x 2
brown doc 512 Jul 27 07:28 bin lrwxrwxrwx i brown doc 7 Jul 27
07:29 eff - pub EFF drvxrwxr-x20 brown doc 1024 Aug 15 14:49
pub drwxrwxr-x 3 brown doc 512 Jul 27 07:29 war 226 Transfer
complete.
Looks pretty imposing doesn't it? Each line is a directory or a file, with the group of letters on the left indicating who is allowed various privileges. The number to the left of the date is file size in bytes, with the file name on the far right. The fourth line down indicates a short-cut route to the subdirectory pub EFF is available by typing cd EFF. Because Unix commands are for the most part case sensitive, the sysop of this system has kindly duplicated this short-cut in the ninth entry for anyone who types cd eff.
When working your way through a FTP site looking for interesting files, one of the first places to examine is the pub directory. So, we will type cd pub, then either Is or dir for a directory listing.
Among the files and subdirectories listed is: drvxrwxr-x 10 brown doc 1024 Aug 11 14:09 Net_info Change directories again to this one, get another listing, and you will find: drwxrwxr-x 6 brown doc 512 Aug 17 00:40 eff Net Guide Go into this directory, and you will find: drwxrwxr-x B brown doc 1024 Aug 17 00:40 0rher_versions Inside this final directory (and you thought your directory structure was convoluted!) You find this unassuming- looking prize:
- rw-rw-r- 1 brown doc 312813 Feb 17 00:28 eegtti-2.3.amiga.lha
Now comes one of those pitfalls. Up to this point, we have been
dealing with ASCII text. In order to actually transfer this
file, we have to tell the FTP system to switch to binary mode,
like so: ftp bin 200 Type set to I. To initiate the actual
transfer, type get, followed by the file none exactly as it
appears in the directory listing. You will get a message like
this: £tp get eegtti-2,3.amiga.lha 200 PORT command
successful.
150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for eegtti-2.3.aaiga,lha 312813 bytes).
226 Transfer complete.
312813 bytes received in 10.5 sees 29 Kbytes sec) The file we wanted is now in your home directory on your Internet provider, and we can leave here. Type: ftp bye 221 Goodbye.
You should now be back to your provider with everything looking like it did before you opened the FTP connection.
After downloading the file to your Amiga, and unarchiving it with Lha, what you have is the AmigaGuide version of EPF's (Extended) Guide to the Internet. This is the electronic version of what used to he known as The Big Dummy's Guide to the Internet.
Assuming you have AmigaGuide, or Multiview, you are now armed with a document touching on everything from the history of the Internet, to a Smiley dictionary. Studying this document will give you an excellent basic understanding of the community of users that calls the Internet home.
If you want the ASCII text version instead of the AmigaGuide version, once you are logged onto the FTP site, type: cd pub Net„lnfo EFF Net_Guide Make sure the system is in ASCII mode by typing: ascii Then grab the ASCII version: get netguide.eff Which Way to the Aminet?
Aminet is a vast collection of Amiga files of every' conceivable type. Currently it is approaching two gigabytes in size, and like the Internet itself, it is growing larger daily as authors upload new programs, and new versions of old favorites.
The main Aminet site is available as ftp.wustl.edu. Because it is a favorite site of many people, when you log on, you will often see this message: ftp o fcp.wustl.edu Connected to wuarchive.wustl.edu. 220 wuarchive.wustl.edu ftp server Version wu-
2. 4(1)
95) ready.
Name (ftp.wustl.edu:rhays): anonymous Password (f tp.wustl .edu: anonymous): rhays@ansel. Intersource -can 530-Sorry, there are too many anonymous FTP users using the system at this 530-time. Please try again in a few minutes.
530- 530-There is currently a limit of 300 anonymous Ubers. Yes, there REALLY are 530-that many users on wuarchive - this message is not the result of a bug.
530 User anonymous access denied.
Login failed.
421 Service not available, remote server has closed connection At this point you can either wait and hope for better luck later, or try one of the Aminet mirrors. Mirrors are alternate sites that maintain copies of the Aminet file.
Quite often these sites are less busy than wustl.edu and you can get right in. While most mirror sites will delete older files to make room, there are several that maintain complete copies, updated three times a day.
Some of these are, ftp.netnet.net, ftp.livewire.com.au, ftp.luth.se, ftp.eunet.ch, ketly.uni- opaderborn.de, ftp.uni-paderborn.de, and ftp.doc.iC.ac.uk. qVORF Q Although distance is mostly irrelevent with the Internet, it is best to try the sites closest to you first. You will save a little time, and more importantly, save a distant connection for someone who perhaps needs one.
Who Ya Gonna Call?
Here are some more Amiga BBS's you may want to check out.
NAME: ICON BBS PHONE: (702)646-3631 SPEEDS SUPPORTED: Up to 28,800 bps CONTACT: Marcie Hansen Mhansen@Netcom.Com NAME: Cleveland Area Amiga Users Group (C A AUG) PHONE: (216) 642-7865; (216) 642-7875 SPEEDS SUPPORTED: up to 16.8kbps CONTACT: CAAUG C O Carl Skala 18813 Harland Dr. Maple Hts., OH 44137-2239 NAME: The Catacomb PHONE: (504) 882-6576 SPEEDS SUPPORTED: up to 28.8kbps CONTACT: Geoff Sloan NAME: Mystic Places PHONE: (504) 641-6868 SPEEDS SUPPORTED; up to 14,4kbps CONTACT: Don Talbot Where To Find Me
R. HaysS on Genie RHAYSon Delphi 72764,2066 on CompuServe Rob
Hays on Portal Internet users, I now have a new email address:
rhays@an sel.in tersou rce. Com.
For U.S.Mail: Rob Ha vs
P. O.Box 194 Bloomington, IN 47402 Please include a SASE if you
need a personal reply.
If you run an Amiga specific BBS, send me the information callers will need to access your system. Phone number(s), modem speeds, software settings, etc. As a service to the Amiga community I will include the information I receive in this column from time to time. Send the info to any of my addresses above.
That's all for now. See you On Line!
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The World Wide Web has something for everyone rind that includes Amiga fans. The following three Web Pages contain information and discussions concerning events taking shape in the Amiga Community. If you have created a Web Page of interest to the Amiga Community drop us a note and we will place it in Amazing Computing.
Escom Home Page [Tie Escom home page offers the latest press releases from Escom (in German and English) as well as other information.
Amiga users should be forewarned that this page also concentrates on the Commodore portion of Escort's business as well a name that might disturb some Amiga fans when they first see it. You can get to the Escom home page by entering http: www.veronica.nl escom or by using the link in either the Amiga Web page or the Portal Amiga Zone page listed below.
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choice is even clearer! ProVector 3 features new object effects
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