Unreversable by Masters of of Electric City, 2013.
Atari ST demo in 96 kilobytes with lots of ASCII, but technically not textmode. youtube.
Demonstrations of Most Complex ASCII Fluid by Yusuke Endoh 2012. The top one is a code calligram, where the code spells out Fluid and then turns itself fluid. Got an honorary mention in the Obfuscated C Code Competition.
The couch cag part of The Simpsons E17S22 uses ASCII.
GIF made from this.
"Video Coding - I’ll be there for you like I’ve been there before."
Hack n’ Trade PETSCII demos (2011-2013)
- Acid Burger . Watch video here
- In the Name of the Sword . Watch video here
- Oso . Watch video here
- Dansa in . Watch video here
- 20 Years Is Nothing . Watch video here
This week will be all in PETSCII, the colourful ASCII-version used by Commodore’s 8-bit computers. We’ve worked a lot with PETSCII the past two years ourselves, doing things like 2SLEEP1 (ambient), Oso (eerie) and live performances.
The images above are from old posts we’ve made, see more at http://text-mode.tumblr.com/tagged/petscii. They are:
- Amiga demo New-D by Otro and Goto80 (2010)
- Notemaker Demo II by Poison (2008)
- Amiga-demo 911 by Limbo (1997)
- Cursor #15 Hawaii, originally by Ken Morley (1979).
- 20 Years Is Nothing by Hack n Trade (2013).
- Video by Erik Nilsson & Joakim Alstorp, music by Frak (2010).
- Commodore 64 disk directories
- Yeep!Eep!Eep! (2010) by Daniel Temkin
LSD Virus (1994) overwrites all files of current directory and manifests itself with a video effect. Then it displays the message:
LSD ViRuS 1.0 Coded By Death Dealer 4/29/94 [TeMpEsT -94]
It also contains the string: Author:
Death Dealer Of [TeMpEsT]Virus:[LSD]
GIFs made from the excellent AVG 5.0 Virus Demo Payloads video: 15 minutes of MS DOS viruses.
It’s typewriter week! For the next 7 days we’ll post only works made with those magical typewriter machines. It’ll be our usual mix of old and new, classy and trashy. The images here are from old posts we’ve made, see http://text-mode.tumblr.com/tagged/typewriter. They are:
- Typewriter Town by William Jay Smith (1960)
- Steve McCaffery, panel from Carnival (1967-75)
- Dirk Krecker
- Typewriter/Bird in the Bush, by Karl Kempton (1980)
- Pietro (de) Saga (Stefi Kiesler)
- Nico Vassilakis, 24 Typewriter Visual Poems (2011)
Glitchy ASCII-animation by abillmiller.