Three bots posting chiptune music tracks from the C64, ZX Spectrum and Atari ST.
Fediverse address (C64 music, posts every 4 hours):
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Fediverse address (Atari ST music, posts once a day):
Tagged 16 Bit, 1980s, 1990s, 8 Bit, Bots, Chiptunes, Commodore 64, Computing History, Electronic Music, Music, Retro, Retro Computing, Retro Gaming, Synth Music, Video Game Music, ZX Spectrum
Pixel artist who creates images within the technical constraints of the ZX Spectrum computer of the 1980s. The Spectrum hardware quirkily divided the screen into lots of 8×8 squares with up to two colours in each square, so the art based on it has a very distinctive look.
Highlighting interesting and amusing articles from the history of computing and video games.
8-bit retro computing enthusiast, particularly keen on Acorn computers like the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron.
Software engineer, FOSS enthusiast and retro game creator. Currently making new free games for retro computers like the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX and Commodore 64.
Tagged 8 Bit, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, FOSS, Game Development, Indie Games, MSX, Retro, Retro Computing, Retro Gaming, Video Games, ZX Spectrum
Retro gaming collector, posting about famous and obscure video games from the 1980s and 1990s. Often features games for Sega consoles.
Author of new interactive fiction for classic 8-bit and 16-bit computers. Currently working on “The Ghosts of Blackwood Manor”.
Independent site based in Australia all about retro gaming including vintage consoles, classic computer games, pinball machines and general retro culture.
Web-based IDE which lets you write code for classic 8-bit computers and consoles within your browser, and see it run as you do so. Also publishes a range of books on programming for classic 8-bit systems.
Recreates classic video game pixel art as physical paintings using acrylics.
Retro computer tech account, runs a website featuring a BBS directory, documentation for old computers and assorted retro goodness.
Restores and fixes old computers, consoles and other bits of retro technology, often posting detailed videos about the repair process.
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Tagged 16 Bit, 1980s, 1990s, 8 Bit, Computing, Computing History, Electronics, Hardware, PeerTube, Retro, Retro Computing, Retro Gaming, Videos
Creates new Nintendo NES games and pixel graphics, using clever tricks to make them look much better than you’d expect for the hardware.
Retro computing enthusiast who uses and repairs old computers, and hosts a retro computing livestream.
Tagged 16 Bit, 1980s, 1990s, 8 Bit, Computing, Computing History, Electronics, Live Streaming, Retro, Retro Computing, Retro Gaming, Technology
Acorn computer enthusiast, programmer and former editor of Acorn User magazine in the UK. Created a teletext version of the classic space trading game Elite.
Pixel artist, game designer and chip tune maker.
Bot posting nostalgic screenshots, magazine scans etc about the Sinclair ZX Spectrum computer.
Pixel artist and game developer, currently working on a new ZX Spectrum title.
Father and son development team creating new games for 8-bit computers such as the ZX Spectrum. They also run a gaming livestream.
Bot posting news, screenshots and links about the Commodore 64 computer.
Artist and retro computing enthusiast creating works with robotic pen plotters. Also posts about retro computing in general, especially from the 1980s.
Bot that runs toots containing programming code on an 8-bit computer emulator, then replies with a screenshot or video clip of the program running.
Retro computing fan and 3D printing enthusiast, who restores old computers and designs new cases for them.
Retro gaming enthusiast posting photos and making videos about classic games, obscure consoles and retro collections.
Retro computing fan who runs a company selling spare parts, accessories and repairs for classic 8-bit home computers.
Tips and news about MiST FPGA boards (and related boards), which allow hardware level recreation of classic computers and consoles.
Veteran programmer for the venerable Commodore 64 home computer from 1982, who nowadays posts in-depth videos about developing software on the C64.
Tagged 1980s, 8 Bit, BASIC, Commodore 64, Computing, Computing History, History, PeerTube, Retro, Retro Computing, Software Development and Programming, Videos