Written for 2600 magazine, THE HACKERS PERSPECTIVE
We were kids.
By Hristo (Izo) Gueorguiev
They shutdown MSN to our side of the world, it’s because of kids like us. We used to brag. No matter, we’d jump on the X11 networks from some random gateway and we still had AOL, CompuServe and even Genie, boy were downloads fast with Genie.
This was a bit of nostalgic tip of the hat to the days of old and the graphics demo scene. When such image manipulation and graphics tricks required assembly programming and razor edge optimization to run smoothly. As such it is only appropriate to put the Amiga logo to spin front and center as that is where it all really began.