Very detailed article about how complicated rendering text is
There's a bunch of stuff I snapped that I'm not gonna all thread here because honestly seeing photos of various terminals isn't *that* cool.
And look at this little guy, down in the "retro basement" area.
Wrong nostalgia for me, but he nomf.
Feeling old by seeing the micro I spent most of my youth on. (Almost; no TV modulator in this version---just a 1024STF.)
They had a 400, but no 800XL though.
Some more photos from the mainframe room.
I played with some old computers I never though I'd get to touch at the Living Computer Museum.
This thing had a TWM-like window manager.
I hope he gets his money. It reads like it ought to be pretty open-and-shut if all the details of the story are correct. It's only been a couple of years since Bobby was having to turn to crowdfunding to raise money for cancer treatment
Meanwhile, I was upstairs futilely fighting against nuclear annihilation.
Speaking of modern, cheesy sexuality aside, the Elvira table is a ton of fun. Anger the crate. Do it.
Cueball Wizard has a weird gimmick with captive pool balls you can hit with the pinballs. Kinda frustrating, honestly.
And some later 70s/80s sci-fi art. I managed to light everything but the 'R' in Future Spa, alas.
Love the art of the 60s/70s tables. Texan is so old bumpers are with individual points. These old tables are brutal; none of the replay-ball safety nets of the 80s onward. More balls per play, though!
We're heading deeper into dark times, so spread light and color wherever you can. Be weird, be loud. 🔸 I am not my job.
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