MiST - Amiga ST FPGA + intro

ben bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Thu Mar 31 13:21:41 CDT 2016

On 3/31/2016 11:59 AM, Geoffrey Oltmans wrote:

> I don't mean to detract from people's enthusiasm about the FPGA emulations
> of these older systems... I have gone back and forth over getting something
> like the MiST or minimig myself but I always come back to it being a
> facsimilie of the the real hardware, but it's just as expensive and as
> uncommon as the real hardware (granted you can emulate more than one), and
> that the software emulation of the various systems that you mentioned are
> in many cases very, very good that I have a hard time justifying the
> purchase of one. Different people like different things of course and I'm
> not discouraging anyone that wants one...I often think about this in the
> context of real article vs software emulation as well. Are these better,
> the same as or worse than the software emulation options commonly
> available?

Well the FPGA's have the advantage of a small box, for a gaming box
that needs a few buttons, joystick and TV. Get them now before VIRTUAL 
3D hits the market. I am picking up a Oberon FPGA setup to see what
a real OS is like.

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