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Old 01 July 2009, 11:11   #80
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Originally Posted by mattbarton.exe View Post
As I see it, the Amiga 1000 was their only real breakthrough. Everything after that was a refinement. What they really needed to survive was another breakthrough on the level that the 1000 represented, and that just didn't happen with the 1200/4000. If it had, though, you'd have had a new Amiga out in 1992 that was just as good as a 2000-era PC. There's no way the developers or the public could have ignored that.
Where's the "Mod this comment up" button when you need it?

They had a breakthrough, but then didn't know where they were going or what to do with it, or which direction to take it to keep the breakthroughs coming: business? gaming? home computing? "Ahh, we'll do 'em all in a half assed sort of way"...
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