Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Jul 2015 22:09 UTC
Amiga & AROS

With the permission of Electronic Arts, Inc. the Computer History Museum is pleased to make available, for non-commercial use, the source code to the 1986 version I of DeluxePaint. There are 89 files of C language source, comprising almost 17,000 lines of code in about 474 KB of text.

The CHM keeps on doing awesome stuff like this. Also thanks to EA for releasing this historic code.

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Amazingly...
by h5n1xp on Sat 25th Jul 2015 09:06 UTC
h5n1xp
Member since:
2013-08-24

The source code still compiles and produces a valid Amiga program!

http://www.amiga.org/forums/showthread.php?t=69530

Edited 2015-07-25 09:06 UTC

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Would've been better...
by leech on Sat 25th Jul 2015 16:50 UTC
leech
Member since:
2006-01-10

If they'd released the latest version of DPaint's source.

If I recall, the latest versions still won't work in RTG.

Still pretty cool though, considering it's EA and they're quite hated these days. I remember a time when EA made some seriously awesome games, from the period between the Atari 8-Bits and the Amiga/Genesis, they came out with some of my favorites.

Starflight, Racing Destruction Set, Archon, etc.

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safiuddinkhan
Member since:
2012-11-20

its all c ... hmm interesting it is possible to port it to modern operating system with the help something like sdl ..... someone should do it ...

Edited 2015-07-25 17:59 UTC

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yoshi314@gmail.com Member since:
2009-12-14

apps like grafx2 are already a good drop-in replacements, i think.

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by Anonymous on Tue 28th Jul 2015 20:15 UTC