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16-bit Memories
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Published: September 28, 2010
© 2010 - 2019 Intercepto
Childhood, Christmas time, friends, family, joy, happiness ... and, a new toy on my desk. Toy that will define my life, responsible for such a beautiful experiences from my childhood. Kids imaginary world, lost over time, a glimpse of it left in my head, a glimpse of priceless memory.
But, it wouldn't be such a great experience if it wasn't for my friends... do you guys remember how we spent hours playing games, competing and exploring these new digital frontiers?

I must admit I had Atari ST not Amiga ;), but my friend had Amiga and it had way better graphics and sound than my ST. So that's the reason why I decided to model Amiga for this illustration, out of respect. :)
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Full-GrimHobbyist Digital Artist
Hi,

Very nice visual and memories! I've used this here: Retrojen Fanzine - Time Warp Background

Very thanks!
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vytraHobbyist Photographer
Windows-9 by vytra  

Alphaosiris 
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Any chance you have a higher resolution of this image? This is the best image of an Amiga that I have found and I like to use it as a wallpaper, but I want to do it justice on the new fancy high resolution monitors.
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Cannon fodder - lol.
Nice.
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kunstfollHobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG I love it .
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A friend of mine had the Atari 520 STE, we spent our saturdays playing Rick Dangerous, Kick Off, Maupiti Island, Prince of Persia, Another World, Xenon 2, etc ...
Later I got the Amiga 600, and games like Dune, or Moonstone : a hard days knight, sort of rpg with gore fights.
I miss these good times.
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New Trans-Siberian-Orchestra album cover, anyone?
Sweet-Rainbow-Sky's avatar
I love this so much that it actually hurts. It's like drowning in childhood nostalgia.
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Yogin-SothothHobbyist Digital Artist
amazing.. almost cried
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HimitsuUK Photographer
It's Cannon Fodder. :D
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AnonimouslyOneHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! I've been wondering :D
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kirbyjaynyeHobbyist Digital Artist
this is really sweet
xfire13's avatar
oh what a nice memory ,good old years. 
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JStormrageHobbyist Photographer
Amazing.
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NichSzanProductionsStudent Digital Artist
Beautiful.
TOneil's avatar
Wow, such a great and cozy place :-)
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CrimsonCosmos90Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cannon Fooder <3 I used to spend hours playing it on Sega Megadrive II :D
carlos62's avatar
I remember those times so well
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Ah i remember this game, this one i used to use to showoff what i thought was futuristic graphics for the time...    Is everything in this image rendered?? if so its mind blowing, you must be running a real supercomputer. I could swear this is just a photograph until i saw the army soldiers breaking apart the monitor. The only thing that stands out as cgi to my eye is the specular reflection on the lampshade, and the outside of the window, but the window totally works and is aesthetically pleasing.
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corinaNCGHobbyist General Artist
cool
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GildsoulProfessional Digital Artist
I remember when I got my Amiga 500 with the 512K ram expansion to a total whopping 1 megabyte of Ram memory. Thirty years ago that was a lot of Ram, most PC's had 128 to 256 K of Ram.  Had a lot of fun with it and gained valuable experience for my eventual career in computer graphics, good times and happy memories!
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wow
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