Originally Posted by Ratteler
The Amiga's evolutionary misstep to PPC seems to have damned it permanent mediocrity with the more "advanced" Amiga lines
That step didn't hurt Apple. You can't seriously blame it for Amiga's failure to evolve during the last twenty years. There is nothing mediocre about POWER8. On topic: C64 users were already few and far between when I started. Naturally I liked the vibrant Amiga "scene" better.