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amigang 13 May 2016 22:43

From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years Film Out soon!
 
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From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years! is a feature film documentary that explores the influence of the Commodore Amiga and how it influenced a generation of developers to take video game development, music and publishing to a whole new level which then changed the video game industry forever!

This film, which is the sequel to the acclaimed 'From Bedrooms to Billions' (2014) looks at the creation of the now legendary Commodore Amiga a remarkable and very personal tale told by the surviving team members themselves. The film then goes onto explore how once released in 1985 the Commodore Amiga helped evolve the video games industry as a whole new set of games and experiences were possible thanks to its incredible custom hardware. Many of these styles of games, music and demos as well as development techniques honed during the Amiga era are still present in the video games industry we know today.

Interviews include the creators of Populous, The Secret of Monkey Island, Sensible World of Soccer, Defender of the Crown, Syndicate, Alien Breed, Wings, Shadow of the Beast, Turrican II, The First Samurai, Another World, Flashback and many many others this film will be of great interest to anyone who enjoys either games or the history of the quite remarkable video games industry.

Your purchase will contain 2.5 hours of content made up of the main feature film and special features.

Trailer = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3ooSiw83a8
Stream = https://vimeo.com/ondemand/amiga (£10.54)
Out May 19th!

DVD and Blu Ray to follow for kickstarters and on there store.

Glad I back this, still hoping viva amiga makes an apperance some point this year, but looking forward to seeing this!

wanderer 19 May 2016 17:09

It's out now... and looks great. Glad to be part of the Amiga family!

Gerry 28 April 2017 08:57

I watched a version of "From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years" on German television yesterday (90 minutes recut) and decided to order the special edition DVD on http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com.

Besides my order confirmation I was told that I
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now have a new role, backer - amiga years.
Is "From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years" already available on DVD/ Bluray to people not backing the project on Kickstarter? The Kickstarter website confirms shipment of the discs, online stores only allow to pre-order them.

The Kickstarter page refers to http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com/amiga for pre-orders

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Late arrival? PayPal pre-order is still open click here: http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com/amiga
but the website itself doesn't mention anything like "preorder".

I'm confused :confused. :help

S0ulA55a551n 28 April 2017 20:41

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Originally Posted by Gerry (Post 1155037)
I watched a version of "From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years" on German television yesterday (90 minutes recut) and decided to order the special edition DVD on http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com.

Besides my order confirmation I was told that I

Is "From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years" already available on DVD/ Bluray to people not backing the project on Kickstarter? The Kickstarter website confirms shipment of the discs, online stores only allow to pre-order them.

The Kickstarter page refers to http://www.frombedroomstobillions.com/amiga for pre-orders

The website sucks, and I have tried contacting them several times and they never got back to me

but the website itself doesn't mention anything like "preorder".

I'm confused :confused. :help

The website is not very good and I have emailed them several times and they never got back to me :(

NorthWay 29 April 2017 23:12

FunStock(?) is the official reseller I think. They have some mindboggling shipping costs though.

Quazar 30 April 2017 12:30

Just bought the Bluray Special Edition on Amazon.co.uk

Gerry 07 May 2017 11:30

I received the DVD last Friday. The order confirmation was confusing but in the end everything went well. :)


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