Shift-JIS version of Self-portrait of seven fingers by Marc Chagall, 1913.

ASCII/ANSI by Exude 1998 for Mistigris (@mistfunk). via. 

This recent Unicode-proposal about 8-bit character sets is a great initiative, although it only includes platforms that were popular in USA and UK. For now. ;) The uncredited PETSCII Darth Vader is by Ailadi, btw.

Shift-JIS version of Petre Paul Rubens’ The descent from the cross, 1614.

Part of an ASCII by Axel Barebones for Remorse/Acid,  re-published in Mistigris 9803.

The widest ASCII art ever? All aboard the impure!train, an Amiga-demo by Impure, 2017. Full video. Full image.

Shift-JIS version of Weeping Woman by Pablo Picasso, 1937.

obscuritory:

worldsofzzt:

16 Horribly Boring Games That Will Keep You On The Edge Of Your Chair V2 by Michael Barash/Pureshadow (2002)
[Boring.zzt] – Title screen
Download / Explore boring16.zip on the Museum of ZZT
Play on Archive.org

Includes fantastic games like Passage Pass:

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Underwater Adventure:

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Stairs:

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And my favorite, Shark Aquarium:

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So this is a joke, of course, but I do love Shark Aquarium. The details are so scant, and the sharks are basically just grey lines, but it still has more of a sense of place than it’s probably meant to.