Once upon a time there was an Amiga Demo crew named Magic. We released a megademo, as well as some pretty advanced demo screens. Furthermore, we morphed ourselves into what became known as "Magic Design"; a game producing crew. We created a few handy tools and almost finished an impressive shoot-em-up game called "The hunt for paradise".
Today, we have all carried on with our lives, educating ourselves and sold our amigas, However, this site is dedicated to the memory of our beloved demo-crew and all the great fun we had in those days. Who knows, the star of magic might rise once again in a distant future, revealing another dawn of magic!
then, you find quite a few screenshots, photos and downloadable applications
on this page. Some of them might even run on Amiga emulators (now, or in the
To run these, convert them to ADF files using that utility you find somewhere at this page, then use these ADF's in your favourite amiga emulator. Some demos work OK, some have palette or colour problems while others crashes or guru-meditates. It's worth a try, though!
photos: Thomas and his amiga, Johan in shades, Tobbe on the ground
and Johan again in a borrowed S.O.M. T-shirt :-)
dawn.dms 649.4 kB application/x-diskmasher The Dawn Of Magic - our MegaDemo.
Some emulation help file: Use this to convert your old DMS files to the ADF format used by Fellow and UAE: DMS2ADF.zip.
The magic design shoot-em-up game.
One level was completed, with a big-boss at the end and everything.
Featured some impressively smooth scrolling and hot action.
Have a look at these screenshots!
The Hunt For
Some Emulator homepages