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Old 11-28-2010, 11:09 PM   #166
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I'd agree with that last sentiment. The TI VDG used in the first machines was pretty advanced for its time and the specs on later machines continued to improve. Its hard to believe people wetre willing to put up with crap like the AppleII when this system was available.

Microsoft should have pushed this in the US. They could have given all the other 8-bit systems a run for their money.
no foolin. Maybe if it had, a US home computer would have had good ports of the Japanese shooters from Konami.

The MSX2's VDP is pretty amazing. The system had some great RPGs that could have used a english version...
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Old 11-29-2010, 12:44 AM   #167
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You almost sound defensive about your position. I can understand the Linux/X86 arguement (why not I own PCs).
Not so much defensive but the joy of using an amiga to me is using an amiga.

So a new system that feels that way (Natami) would have an interest to me.

Im less interested in the OS in and of itself than the hardware. Not to piss on the hard work that's been put into it. I just dont feel the "gush" I do when I power on my 1200.

But that baby won't last forever.

I am watching AROS closely though, as well as the various FPGA projects.
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