[NSFW: contains graphically sexual crude images]
-'" `::dHHHHHF <j HHHHb: :.: :.: |:HHHHHF _"-.HHHHP.: :.: :.: dHHHHF ._ - /<jdHHHHF :.: : :.:. """ \"-." dHHHF:F:.: :.: :.: _.--' \ . "-' dHHHF:j\.: :.:.:.:. '" \ `. _.dHHHH:::| \.:.: :.: :Wanna see more? Visit asciipr0n.com, and peruse some of the sexiest keystrokes imaginable. text adventure • 10 years ago via The Wayback Machine • jscott's textfiles.com has more ascii art and porn from back in the BBS days • asciip0rn linked previously (how to make a starship enterprise out of an old floppy disk)
Smithsonian to exhibit videogames as art. Jason Scott Completes GET LAMP. Can this day be any better?
The Art of Videogames, a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit set to open in March 2012, has been featured on CNN today. But you don't have to wait until 2012 to get your fix of gaming history. CNN has let the cat out of the scanner: our very own Jason Scott (jscott) has finished GET LAMP. It's now shipping! [more inside]
Mefi's own Jason Scott (jscott) wants to raise $25,000 using waxy's Kickstarter to work full-time on computer history. He made BBS documentary (previously), founded the Archive Team, and owns textfiles.com (previously) and, yes, sockington. So far, 237 people have pledged $20,340. On Nov. 4, Jason did a 5-hours, non-stop Scottathon. Apparently, fundraising ain't easy. [more inside]
Blogumentary? Pshaw. BBS: The Documentary, directed by Jason Scott of textfiles.com, is where it's at.
Textfiles.com: Before the Web, before Google, we scoured Fidonet, absorbing the forbidden fruits of anarchy, occult and a lot of bad fiction. For better or worse, TEXTFILES are relics of that age.