Tag Archives: 1984

Tatung Einstein (1984) and its rather special character set. Also, don’t miss the active Geocities-style site tatungeinstein.co.uk. Photos from here and here.

The Macrocom Method is a text mode trick for PC to use 16-colour hi-res graphics in CGA. The principle was to use only the top two pixel rows of each text character, and remove the rest. Image by VileR.

Macrocom was a company that first showed this trick in 1984 with the game ICON. Read more here. h/t: Rowan Lipkovits

Clip from Rheingold – Computer Beat, 1984. YouTube. h/t: despens 

Computer monsters’ by Stephen Manes and Paul Somerson (1984), via auntiepixelante.com.

From the book ’Computer Space Adventures’ by Paul Somerson and Stephen Manes (1984). Via auntiepixelante.com.

From the book ’Computer Space Adventures’ by Paul Somerson and Stephen Manes (1984). Via auntiepixelante.com.

Carola Häggkvist, famous Swedish schlager-d00d, in text mode. Made by Yvonne Thorfve with custom-made text characters on a Texas TI/99 in 1984.

Source: stonan