Welcome to Amiga Love! Tell us a little bit about yourself.
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joacim

by joacim posted Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:37 am

Fellow Amiga nut here. 45 years old, father of four and husband of one. Owner of an Amiga 2000 (my swedish BBS - www.deltacity.se) and a Amiga 500+ with 1MB RAM expansion and a GVP HD+ with a 44MB SCSI drive and 2MB RAM. I used to own an A1200 and a A600 but I sold them both since they kind of didn't mean anything to me and the memories from my youth. Hunting for a 68020 or 68030 for my Amiga 500+ and one day I may have the pleasure of owning an Amiga 3000 too. :)

I've edited three editions of Datormagazin Retro, a print magazine of 100 pages each focused on Commodore computers and some others as well which have sold about 2000 copies each.

I sometimes blog (in Swedish) at www.joacimmelin.se and I also run an FTP server at ftp://ftp.fidonet.io with about 2,5TB of retro files (mostly Amiga and Commodore related stuff).
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intric8
Seattle, WA, USA

by intric8 posted Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:44 am

Hello joacim! Thanks so much for joining - and thanks for sharing those links! I can't wait to browse through your FTP server and see what you have stored in there.

Your magazine looks awesome. I wish I knew how to speak Swedish!

Cheers
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joacim

by joacim posted Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:56 am

intric8 wrote:Hello joacim! Thanks so much for joining - and thanks for sharing those links! I can't wait to browse through your FTP server and see what you have stored in there.

Your magazine looks awesome. I wish I knew how to speak Swedish!

Cheers


Thanks! We had writers, a professional designer and photographer to do the cover photos for #1 and #3 and we made sure everyone got paid for their work. I hope we can do a fourth issue at some point but it's always very hard to get a kickstarter through the door to fund the production each time, at least here in Sweden.
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obitus1990
New Orleans, LA, USA

by obitus1990 posted Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:53 pm

Welcome! I'll be perusing through your FTP, BBS, and magazines soon, it seems :)
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Mr.Toast
Roseville, CA

by Mr.Toast posted Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:34 am

Awesome! Welcome aboard and glad to have you. I too am looking forward to digging through your FTP archives and hopefully enjoying some gems out of it!
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Mr.Toast
Roseville, CA

by Mr.Toast posted Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:13 pm

Some of those images in the "renderings" of your ftp look familiar. Who is the artist?
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joacim

by joacim posted Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:58 pm

Mr.Toast wrote:Some of those images in the "renderings" of your ftp look familiar. Who is the artist?


Which "renderings" are you referring to?
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joacim

by joacim posted Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:46 pm

Part of my collection.

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The A1200 and the C128D are no longer in my collection but the A2000 is.

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The A500+ pictured here has since been expanded with a TF530 accelerator (68030@33Mhz, MMU and 2MB RAM), KS 3.1 and 1MB RAM in the RAM expansion slot which takes it to 4MB in total. The GVP drive has 2MB RAM and a 100MB SCSI drive that actually works perfectly but alas it will not work with the TF530 so it's in a box at the moment.

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I also have four A500, one C128, a 1571 drive and some other stuff and tons and tons and tons of diskettes and original games in their boxes.
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McTrinsic

by McTrinsic posted Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:04 am

Love that toilet paper :D ...
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A1-X1000
Toronto, Canada

by A1-X1000 posted Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:03 pm

welcome aboard joacim! nice Amiga & C64 setups ya got there <3
c64-dual sids, A1000, A1200-060@50, A4000-CSMKIII
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