PlayNET - a mid-1980’s online service for the C64.

Most images from playnet.us.

Tuesday 9/16/2014

petscii; 1980s; c64; usa; playnet;

thelimitedcollection:

Raquel Meyers  
y.e.t.i

thelimitedcollection:

Raquel Meyers  

y.e.t.i

Tuesday 9/9/2014

PETSCII; raquel meyers; 2014; 2010s; GIF; animation;

ludonaut:

procedural spaceships for my still untitled petscii shmup.

ludonaut:

procedural spaceships for my still untitled petscii shmup.

Saturday 9/6/2014

PETSCII; c64; video games;

New York Public Library is experimenting with PETSCII to generate covers for books that don’t have one. Each letter in the title of the book is replaced by a corresponding PETSCII-character in one of its two character sets. So A become ▲ and F becomes  and so on.

More here.

Friday 9/5/2014

petscii; 2014; usa; conversion;

Rapid T. Rabbit and Friends Show, with PlayNET - an American online system for Commodore 64. PlayNET was the first service of its kind and later spawned both Quantum Link and AOL. 

Original video

h/t: Tim Koch

Friday 8/29/2014

petscii; 1986; playnet; usa; commodore 64; c64;

By Max Capacity

By Max Capacity

Wednesday 8/20/2014

PETSCII; 2010s;

The Yeti Sound Machine, the BOOK! by Raquel Meyers (2014)
8.5” x 8.5” Paperback, 35 Pages and full color #PETSCII!
Get your copy at lulu!

The Yeti Sound Machine was performed at La Gaîté lyrique (Paris,2014). The show presents a magical world, that is made with animated text characters (PETSCII) by Raquel Meyers & 8-bit music by Goto80.

Sunday 7/27/2014

PETSCII; book; 2014; 2010s; raquel meyers; print;

All American BBS - a software to run your own bulletin board. The American way! It’s still in use, for example at Borderline BBS.

More info. Images from here.

bbs; scene; 1986; 1980s; petscii; c64; usa;

Raquel Meyers’ Hot Pop performance live in Jerusalem today. Petscii & teletext.

Photo by Alma Alloro

Thursday 5/22/2014

petscii; teletext; raquel meyers; israel;

By Acid Terrorist (top, PETSCII) and Filthy shades of greay (bottom, ANSI). For 1980 by Blocktronics, 2014.

Friday 5/16/2014

petscii; 2014; ansi; raquel meyers; blocktronics; keira rathbone;

PETSCII snow animation by fakewaffles.

PETSCII snow animation by fakewaffles.

Monday 4/28/2014

petscii; animation; 2010s;

Back to Nature (1982) Commodore videogame, via.

Friday 4/25/2014

PETSCII; video games; 1982; 1980s; commodore;

Rain Dance, a demo for Commodore PET made by Bob Carr, 1980. Good stuff!

Monday 4/14/2014

1980; petscii; animation; pet;

Raquel’s work for the FULL SCREEN exhibition featured in The Verge. It’s PETSCII-animations on a smartwatch and a big LED-screen.
via thisistheverge

Raquel’s work for the FULL SCREEN exhibition featured in The Verge. It’s PETSCII-animations on a smartwatch and a big LED-screen.

via thisistheverge

Tuesday 4/8/2014

petscii; raquel meyers; 2014; 2010s; exhibition;

pixel8or:

An experiment showing Helvetica rendered in PETSCII characters.Moving the base image reveals clearer ways of rendering each glyph.

pixel8or:

An experiment showing Helvetica rendered in PETSCII characters.
Moving the base image reveals clearer ways of rendering each glyph.

Sunday 3/30/2014

petscii; conversion; 2014; 2010s; fonts;