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Old 06 December 2017, 17:06   #11
LuMan
Amigan - an loving it!!
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Originally Posted by Akira View Post
A hundred times this.

It's shameful that this happens and people waving the flag of "legality" when they buy Amiga Forever, thinking they are taking the moral higher ground, should maybe instead realize Cloanto is disgusting in selling stuff that is available for free as per the creator's wishes and, as Peter says, giving money to Cloanto who in turn give NOTHING to the creators of said free software.

You might as well download the kickstart ROMs from the Internet, nobody but Cloanto gives a shit.
And a thousand times this!

Paying for new products is good - it encourages ongoing quality development (to a degree), but, as Akira notes, giving money to Cloanto does NOTHING for the Amiga community IMHO.

Download the kickstart ROMs. They're all over the internet now. Nobody will bother. And if they do, tell 'em that the files are your own back-ups!

BTW - I use FS-UAE on my MacBook and, once you get used to the odd interface, it does a pretty bloody good job. I've even got my A1200T emulated on it. Works splendid and I didn't spend a bean on it!
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