Brilliant BoingBoing video which reminds you what it’s like to die in old computer games. All set to an 8-bit Mad World. Fab.
A strong nod to the classic platformer Jet Set Willy on the ZX Spectrum. YouTube link. VVVVVV is a platformer where you reunite Captain with his lost crew members. Since you can’t jump in the game, the twist is that by hitting space you can flip your character up-side-down making the environment you explore multi-dimensional.… Continue reading VVVVVV by Terry Cavanagh
I ended up whizzing through YouTube last night looking at games I used to play as a kid, just wanted to put some up here and see who else used to play these bad boys. In no particular order, here’s 6 of the racing games from my youth. ARCADE Hard Drivin’ – One of my… Continue reading 6 Old School Racing Games… Ahhh The Memories!
More lo-fi goodness circulating at the moment. Check out the special moves and noises on MJ. Super Michael Jackson Bros. YouTube link. Nike Sportswear: Patrice Evra AW 77 YouTube link. Love them.
As if to reinforce the my thoughts about the gradual decline of standout design in TV titling, this came around the office today off the back of a link the new Justice video, DNVO. Although they’re all from the USA (so not classic LWT themes) there’s Stephen J Cannell, Hannah-Barbera, Ubu Productions… and many other… Continue reading Classic TV moments of retro-futuristic logo animation.