Tag Archives: textmode

Unicode text graphics (more or less?) by frogyfrozz40.

From the game Cogmind. Get it here

Nice textmode overlay in the video of the Russian spaceship that is out of control and will crash into Earth and destroy all mankind. via boingboing

From the text-mode game Dwarf Fortress, in development for 10 years already. It generates a new map every time you start the game and this is one of them.

original image via fatbreakdown

Sammy the Sea Serpent for Atari 8-bit, 1981. Excellent text-mode story telling for kids, with minor interaction. Runs both data and audio from the cassette at the same time, according to atarimuseum.

h/t: drx

Soundcloud 2000 – a command line interface for Soundcloud (that recently started to delete songs that sample from Universal’s catalogue).

By Matthias Georgi & Tobias Schmidt, 2013.

Chrdius, a Gradius-like game in text mode. Made in Petit Computer – a BASIC-environment for Nintendo DS.

h/t: 4mat

By Rootcat, who´s been working with his characteristic ASCII-style for several years now. Visit his ASCII-tagged Tumblr-posts here.

A Norwegian teenager tattoos a McDonald’s receipt on his arm & then tattoos the receipt of the tattoo studio, which get got free of charge so then he didn’t do more tattoos. The end.

TempleOS, a modern operating system that taps into both C64 and the bible.

It’s like a modern, souped-up, multi-tasking, cross between DOS and a Commodore 64.  It has a C64-like shell with HolyC, a dialect of C/C++, instead of BASIC.  It was written from scratch, and not even ASCII was sacred — it has 8-bit unsigned character source code to support European languages.  Also, the source code has graphics.