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;

By Haydi Roket here and then converted into PETSCII here. While famous in the net-art-gif-tumblr-world now, and also an official editor of Tumblr, his demoscene roots shine through now and then.

Thursday 3/27/2014

2014; turkey; petscii; conversion;

By Richard Winters (tumblr). Beatles, the Sound of Music and David Bowie as PETSCIIoid interpretations. 

Monday 3/24/2014

petscii; 2010s; design; conversion;

 The Accident [2014] by AcidT*

The Accident [2014] by AcidT*

Sunday 3/16/2014

PETSCII; C64; demoscene; 2010s; 2014;

The First Ball [2013] by Fit. Released at ZOO 2013.
Watch the full demo here.

Tuesday 3/11/2014

petscii; c64; demoscene; 2010s; 2013;