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Codetapper 06 March 2007 14:38

Amiga Magazine Rack launched!
Finally after more than 2 years, the ultimate Amiga magazines website has been launched!

Firstly I want to thank the following:

Galaxy - Thousands of scans, disks, indexing mags, many great ideas!
RCK - Hosting the site, colour scheme, some source code and ideas!
Tim Janssen - Scanning, indexing mags, Zero mag information
Cody Jarrett - Amiga Power database, Amiga Power covers, indexing
Dr Bong - Indexing mags
Duke - Scanning, indexing mags
Beta testers - You know who you are!

And of course Mort for his amazing scans!

Some interesting stats:

Total reviews: 29703
Total page scans: 21166
Total reviews with page scans: 12532

We are keen to fill all gaps in the site, so if you have anything we are missing (coverscans - eg CU May 1990, disk scans etc) please let us know!

Because the site is brand new, there are bound to be a few bugs! Please bear with us and we will try and fix them as they are reported. There will be a few more pages added over the next few days aswell.

The Hall of Light will soon have all the reviews for each game on the game information pages too.

One other thing to be aware of, to stop massive leeching you will be limited to 100 images viewed per day for the moment. We will monitor the leeching and tweak this when we find out how much of RCK's traffic it is chewing up! Please report any problems here for the time being!

On with the show! Enjoy! http://amr.abime.net/

lopos2000 06 March 2007 14:40

Thanks Codetapper. Great website.

T_hairy_bootson 06 March 2007 14:40

Thank you so much to all involved, this really is an awesome undertaking.

ppill 06 March 2007 14:50

Brilliant! :great

killergorilla 06 March 2007 14:57

About fecking time! My god man!


Seriously though, nice work everyone involved.

matthew 06 March 2007 15:01

Thank you, excellent Site. :bowdown:bowdown:bowdown

I'll be spending a lot of time there. :agree

killergorilla 06 March 2007 15:10

Small error:

The first 5 issues of Amiga Action show up black and white, but when you go into the actual page and click on the magazine cover it's in colour.

kriz 06 March 2007 15:33

Wow ! It rules!

cane 06 March 2007 15:34

Very nice website :great

Mad-Matt 06 March 2007 15:35


Originally Posted by killergorilla
Small error:

The first 5 issues of Amiga Action show up black and white, but when you go into the actual page and click on the magazine cover it's in colour.

Its not an error. some high quality scans are still needed, and its staying black and white to signify that. im sure all these holes will be plugged so every can contribute and get the colour images up ;)

killergorilla 06 March 2007 15:38

Ah ok, cool. Just thought it was odd :)

Awesome site though. Like I needed any more reasons to do less work!

matthew 06 March 2007 15:52

Magazine Question
At the moment I can see that the Site is mainly concentrating on Game Reviews.

In the future will you be scanning some of the Special Features / Programming Articles from the Magazines? :)

viddi 06 March 2007 15:55

THATīS COOOOL! Thanks :)

keropi 06 March 2007 16:14


Retro-Nerd 06 March 2007 16:21

This site looks awesome. Can't wait to see some Amiga Joker HQ scans. :great

Duke 06 March 2007 16:53

Some are already there :)

StrategyGamer 06 March 2007 16:57

Can't wait for more American coverscans and reviewscans! Weeee!:D

Retro-Nerd 06 March 2007 17:04


Originally Posted by Duke
Some are already there :)

The scan quality rocks. Just found Bump'N'Burn in the AJ section. :great

Edit: Is it possible to add a search filter for mags with review scans?

DamienD 06 March 2007 17:31

Absolutely awesome guys :bowdown :bowdown :bowdown

Thank you all for your extremely hard work with this ;)

...and finally many thanks to the legendary RCK for hosting another wicked site for the Amiga community :bowdown :bowdown :bowdown

killergorilla 06 March 2007 17:34

The abime network goes from strength to strength!

Been having a browse and this is awesome.

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