What a great day iit was, the 19th of November at the Amiga Apollo Meetup in Almaar the Nehterlands. Very well organized by Paul ‘Sananaman” Koster (owner of the dutch amiga website https://www.amigascene.nl) and the Dutch Apollo Vampire representative Willem Drijver. There was a lot to see. All Vampire flavours, but also classic amiga`s, ng amiga X5000`s a MiSTer FPGA in nice Checkmate case and the original arcade PCBs. Besides the good catering complete with sandwiches and snacks, there were many nice people to meet. Looking forward to the next episode!.
Once Upon a Byte and 8bitchip present you the story of Amiga Vampire FPGA accelerators, as told by Igor Majstorovic – Majsta himself! Majsta visited this year’s BalCCon (Balkan Computer Congress) and in an informal talk at Once Upon a Byte’s Retro Computer Assembly revealed all of the details that he and the Apollo team had to go trough to get a working FPGA accelerator. He also reveals the plans for the upcoming Vampire 1200 accelerator.
As posted on the Old School Game Blog…. new Accelerators from Apollo are starting to show up in the wild…. The Oldschoolblog has found two videos showing the Vampire V500
Hi everyone, Just discovered two videos of an Amiga 500 with the Vampire running some old-school 3D games. Performance looks good! I’ve embedded the video below. The author is LtR3YNOLDS and you can visit his YouTube-channel here. It’s always fun watching these Vampire-powered Amiga’s running both old and newer games and utilities. Here’s the link to the Vampire order-page if you’re interested in getting one: