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AmiArcadia/WinArcadia 7.62 released


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WinArcadia 7.62 (Windows): 5 September 2008

AmiArcadia 7.62 (AmigaOS 3): 5 September 2008

AmiArcadia 7.5a (AmigaOS 4): 1 August 2008

AmiArcadia 4.81 (MorphOS): 6 December 2007


AmiArcadia and WinArcadia emulate these Signetics-based machines:


* Emerson Arcadia 2001 console family (Bandai, Emerson, Grandstand, Intervision, Leisure-Vision, Leonardo, MPT-03, Ormatu, Palladium, Poppy, Robdajet, Tele-Fever, Tempest, Tryom, Tunix, etc.) (1982);


* Interton VC 4000 console family (Acetronic, Fountain, Interton, Prinztronic, Rowtron, Voltmace, Waddington, etc.) (c. 1978);


* Elektor TV Games Computer (1979); and


* PIPBUG-based machines (such as the Electronics Australia 77up2 and 78up5, the Signetics Adaptable Board Computer, and the Eurocard 2650) (c. 1977-1978).


Features include: ReAction GUI, load/save snapshots, windowed and full-

screen modes, CPU tracing, trainer, drag and drop support, graphics

scaling, automatic load/save of configuration/game, keyboard/joystick/

gamepad/paddle/mouse/trackball support, autofire, warp mode, gameplay

recording/playback, PAL/NTSC modes, sprite demultiplexing, help windows,

source code, debugger, frame skipping, redefinable keys, save screenshots,

ARexx port, network play, real-time monitor, locale support, game

selection sidebar, text-to-speech, printer output, undithering, support

for ZIPped games.


The supported languages are currently English, French, German and Italian.


AmiArcadia is open source freeware. The source code was compiled using

SAS/C 6.58. It was written by James Jacobs of Amigan Software.





Changes since 7.61:

* Miscellaneous improvements and bug fixes, as follows:

* aa: merged samir's latest changes.

* aa: localized key names.

* fixed: pipbug: bad handling of caps lock.

* rewrote controllers subsystem (includes: fixed relevant bugs).

* wa: if we sense joysticks attached, we now default to them.

* pipbug: CHIN emulation routine is now page-aware.

* rewrote stepping and "run to end of subroutine" code (includes: fixed relevant bugs).

* SYS as a synonym for SYSTEM in debugger CLI.

* wa: fixed: emulator was sometimes thinking Ctrl is being held when it was not.

* wa: fixed: it was starting asl requesters in the wrong directory.

* arcadia: Alien Invaders no longer uses autofire.

* pipbug: fixed wrong memory map assignment.

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