Posts Tagged ‘artwork’

Advertisement: Kickle Cubicle

The poster looks silly, but actually Kickle Cubicle is a pretty fun game. It’s a puzzler along the lines of Adventures of Lolo. Scan spotted at VintageComputing.com.

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Panic like it’s 1982!

If you’re a Mac user, you are familiar with Panic Inc. (and if you aren’t, you should be ashamed of yourself!). Producers of several fantastic programs, including FTP powerhouse Transmit and programming environment Coda, Panic Inc. certainly has a sense of humor. They recently commissioned Portland, OR area artist Lukas Ketner to produce package artwork […]

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My Famicase Exhibition 2009

Spotted at OffWorld.com: Japan’s finest hipster retro/game culture store Meteor has announced via its blog that its Famicase art exhibit will be returning to the shop from May 2nd through the 31st. What’s Famicase? A curated selection of original 8-bit Nintendo cartridges given new labels by the local finest design houses and illustrators, each imagining […]

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Invaders, Possibly from France!

From PingMag: French artist Space Invader, or simply Invader, loves vintage video games so much that he uses their famous characters as motifs – for the mosaic tiles he puts up in the streets. Tiles? …an interesting twist in street art, we dare to say. Especially since he has been physically mapping the world’s cities […]

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Long-Exposure Photography of 80s Arcade Games

New York City artist Rosemarie Fiore has many experimental projects, such as using an amusement park ride as a giant spirograph. Using a long exposure photography technique she has captured movement patterns in several arcade games: These photographs are long exposures taken while playing video war games of the 80’s created by Atari, Centuri and […]

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Distellamap: Tracing logic in Atari games

Back when I was first learning procedural programming with C, I remember “gotos are evil! Never use them!” being drilled into my head over and over. I would shrug it off, telling myself that I can easily keep track of where I’m going and what the logic is doing. I really wasn’t writing anything complex […]

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