The Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack (v1.0)

The Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack (v1.0)

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Presenting the world's biggest collection of classic text mode fonts, system fonts and BIOS fonts from the DOS-era IBM PCs and compatibles.  Contains TrueType (TTF) and bitmap (FON) versions of the original character sets, and some unicode expansions as well.
101 Monochrome Mazes: Why Not Color?

101 Monochrome Mazes: Why Not Color?

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IBM officially discouraged PC programmers from exploiting hardware-specific tricks, since that came at the expense of compatibility.  Then, they went and released a game that did just that.  Here's why it was (artificially) prevented from running on color systems.
New Design

New Design

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Not so new anymore.
CGA in 1024 Colors - a New Mode: the Illustrated Guide

CGA in 1024 Colors - a New Mode: the Illustrated Guide

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Can you take the original IBM PC color graphics board, and force it to display 32 times as many colors as it's officially capable of?  Believe it, comrade!  Here's the in-depth write-up on how we did that in the 8088 MPH demo, complete with illustrations.
Using Photoshop as a CGA Bitmap Paint Program

Using Photoshop as a CGA Bitmap Paint Program

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An exercise in taking "modern" graphics software and dragging it kicking and screaming back to the glorious days of clean, simple, 2 bits per pixel raster graphics.  Plus a time-lapse video of the whole process.