Simulating CRT Monitors with FFmpeg (Pt. 1: Color CRTs)

Simulating CRT Monitors with FFmpeg (Pt. 1: Color CRTs)

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...or: Who needs shaders - just do it the slow way!  A Windows batch file with a bunch of tunable options, so you can apply the effect to a still image or a video, and still be back in time for dinner (or the next geological epoch, whichever comes later).
Git Push

Git Push

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Code projects are now hosted on GitHub, so you all get shiny new download links to match.  Also: a Fontraption update, and a split in the ranks.
Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack v2.0 Released

Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack v2.0 Released

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To make up for the 4-year holdup, it's quite a big update: 133 new font families (from 52 different sources), 3 new variants for each font (.ttf w/embedded bitmaps, aspect-corrected .ttf, and .woff for the web), and a revamped website to hold all of these (somewhat) together.
Fontraption (a VGA Text Mode Font Editor)

Fontraption (a VGA Text Mode Font Editor)

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A new font editor for DOS: dual tab interface, clipboard, block operations, 40/80 columns, 8/9-dot mode.  Handles ROM + BMP + XBIN formats, and can create configurable .COM TSRs.  All in a 12KB executable (source is included, plus a huge pack of fonts).
TVCGAFIX Utilities - Adjust CGA Output for TV

TVCGAFIX Utilities - Adjust CGA Output for TV

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Using a TV set as a CGA display device has its issues, especially horizontal centering and color in 80-column text mode.  These utilities should help.  There's a bootable version too, so you can throw it at your favorite booter games.
So Long, Blogspot

So Long, Blogspot

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How to migrate away from a centralized, restricted platform and keep your cool and your "link juice" (disclaimer: retainment of cool may vary).
Steel Survivor: an IBM XT Tale

Steel Survivor: an IBM XT Tale

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A fully-equipped IBM 5160 braves the rigors of international shipping and gets here in one piece (just barely).  As will be pictorially demonstrated, 30+ years after leaving the factory, this steel warrior is still one tough SOB.