Hyperion: Halloween special double treat for the Classic AmigaOS

Halloween special double treat for the Classic AmigaOS

Brussels, October 13, 2016

Hyperion Entertainment is pleased to announce the first official Workbench 3.1 and Kickstart 3.1 updates in over twenty years for Classic Amiga systems. The new versions, which have have been re-built from the original source code, include a number of enhancements and bug fixes and are fully compatible with both real Amiga hardware and Classic Amiga emulation software.

Each update can be purchased for only EUR 9.95 incl. VAT via the Buy now! link on their respective product pages. Buyers of both updates will get a 10% discount!

Workbench 3.1 (v40.43) update for Amiga desktops

(for Amiga 500/600/1200/2000/3000/4000(T) computers and Amiga emulation software)
The Workbench 3.1 (v40.43) images can be written to real Amiga floppy diskettes or used in Amiga emulation software. The changes include:

  • Compatibility with A4000T
  • Installer fixed to use proper assigns which allows installation from other media in addition to the 6 floppy disk set

Special BONUS – Workbench 3.1 (v40.43) is supplied with a FREE updated licensed copy of Workbench 1.3.3 which incorporates the following changes:

  •  C/SetClock v34.3 by Olaf Barthel, which fixes Y2K issues and also works on newer Kickstart versions. (Note: the old SetClock command has been renamed and left on disk for reference purposes)
  • Deactivated “FF” program in Startup-Sequence to prevent problems on 68020/030 processors

 

Kickstart 3.1 (40.72) update for Amiga desktops

(for Amiga 500/600/1200/2000/3000/4000(T) computers and Amiga emulation software)

The Kickstart 3.1 (40.72) image is the first test release and can written to EEPROM chips for use in real Amiga computers or used with Amiga emulation software. It contains the following new components:

exec.library 40.12

  • Updated copyright information text
  • Fixed a small bug in the memory pools code which mirrors the same bug fix in the same code that was used in amiga.lib.

strap 40.3

  • Added the Boingball logo which replaces the rainbow-coloured checkmark logo. Slightly brighter background colour.

workbench.library 40.6

  • Rebuilt with SAS/C 6.59 to free up more ROM space because the copyright text in the updated exec.library. No other functional changes.

scsi.device 40.21 for A600

  • Small bug fix to the IDE task initialization making is compatible with the A600. (Note: older Kickstart ROMs used scsi.device version 39, because unlike version 40, it did not crash on the A600)

scsi.device 40.21 for A1200

  • Same binary as used for the A600

Special BONUS – Kickstart 3.1 (v40.72) is supplied with a FREE licensed copy of Kickstart 1.3 

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