If We Were Allowed To Visit is a poetry/ascii/game that you play in the browser. Made by Gemma Mahadeo (poet) and Ian MacLarty (game designer). More here. h/t: Tim Koch

Chafa converts images or video to text in a terminal, and there are plenty of settings to play with.

Removing RAM from a computer while it’s on. By Nova/marisa.

ANSI by Discofunk 1974, taken from a great new pack from Lazarus.

Each frame is drawn by a particular student, using glyphdrawing.club. Source

Each frame is drawn by a different student, using glyphdrawing.club.


In Utero, by David Černý, 2013. Photos from here.

From Asciicker, a 3D ASCII/ANSI-style game by Gumix. Try it out at asciicker.com or check the video in HD. It’s still a work in progress.

Military ASCII art from 1967 using a custom system that combined US ASCII and vector graphics, fit for 2400 baud distribution. More info also here.

Good Night, Sir Floyd by Irokos, 2020. 500 columns and 300 lines of Amiga ASCII with a few ANSI-characters. Full resolution image available here.

Fun with basic keyboard graphics, a book from 1986 by Winnifred Nichols. Contains step-by-step instructions for 50 keyboard/typewriter works. Plenty of seasonal greetings! Available in full at archive.org thanks to Marcin Wichary.