Legendary groups
Crionics, Sanity, Melon dezign, Anarchy, Andromeda, Fairlight
The Slients, Alcatraz, Kefrens, Lemon, Rebels, Razor 1911...
Discover numerous pictures of demos through more than 450 pages as well as contributions of sceners
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Say « Boing » and fans of the Amiga think of the first demo, written in 1984 by Dale Luck and RJ Mical for a prototype displayed at CES, that used the machine’s unique hardware capabilities to create smooth animated 3D graphics with stereo sound. It was hugely important to the machine’s success, and captured people’s imagination – and a generation used the Amiga to express their creativity and ingenuity. The Amiga demoscene thrived and evolved, and this book chronicles many of the scene’s favourites from multiple groups through interviews with their creators: coders, producers, artists, musicians from many countries are included. 450 full colour gloss pages in a quality hardback binding. Demoscene the Amiga years reflects the making of the best demos as well as the history of the most emblematic and best known groups of the demoscene. Discover numerous pictures of demos through more than 450 pages as well as contributions of “sceners”. This book is the first volume covering the years 1984 to 1993 with about 90 demos amongst the most famous and popular ones.


More than 50 sceners have participated in this book

The story

Discover the evolution of the Amiga demos throughout the years

The book

Format 165 × 230 mm 452 page


Hardcover edition, offset printing, sewn binding, Soft touch front + UV coating


An exclusive pack of 15 postcards and 10 bookmarks, with full color printing


Deliveries available in Europe, United States, Australia and all over the world

Details about the book


High quality book printing High quality pictures 300DPI


452 pages More than 90 demos exposed


Hardcover edition offset printing and sewn binding


Soft touch front + UV coating 135g glossy coated paper


Finished format 165 × 230 mm 2mm cardboard cover


15 postcards R/V 250g coated semi-matte 10 bookmarks R/V 250g coated semi-matte

Some demos

Read about groups such as Crionics, Sanity, Melon dezign, Anarchy, Andromeda, Fairlight, The Silents, Alcatraz, Kefrens, Lemon, Rebels, Spaceball, Razor 1911…. as well as many other groups.

Arte / Sanity

The Party / 1993 Code: Mr. Pet, Chaos, McDeal Graphics: Ra Music: Moby

Demon download / The silents

February 1993 Code: The Master, Bionic Graphics: Devilstar, John Doe Music: The Master

The Tetris intro / Melon dezign

The Party / 1992 Code: Bannasoft Graphics: Seen Music: The Dark Knight

Hardwired / Crionics – Silents

The Party / 1991 Code: Deftronic, Murphy, Saxs, The Spy… Graphics: Zycho, Mikael Balle, Sionic Music: Jesper Kyd

Global trash / Anarchy

Amiga Summit Convention 1991 Code: Sunjohn Graphics: Jesper Kyd, Mikael Balle, Sionic Music: Jesper Kyd

Megademo III / North Star & Fairlight

January 1989 Code: Atom, Black Shadow, Celebrandil… Graphics: Atom, Dagger, Hobbit… Music: Exolon, Jazze, Kaktus…

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