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Use oldschool tools or retro hardware devices

Having one of those "where's my triangle?" days? Try changing the scene! Try the retro-scene: where people continue to make beautiful things on old, sometimes very old, computer hardware and game consoles and various random / weird devices.

Shian Lee by Bomb - here emulated in realtime thanks to the Internet Archive - watch it with sound on YouTube

We suggest you visit the Vintage Computer Festival to get your hands and play demos on real retro hardware. But if you don't have a 386 PC handy, you can start with retrocode on a modern computer using an emulator or compiler.

A spinning cube in QB64 - code at iquilezles.org

There are also many nice retro-ish things, like the JS Speccy and TIC-80 fantasy console, to play with and code on out there.

THRIVE by Ilmenit / Agenda (source)

The demoscene thrives on productions for the Amiga, Atari, ZX Spectrum and many other makes of computers and game consoles. If there's an oldie-but-goldie platform you're interested in, just ask at the Graffathon for some tips and waypoints!

wolfenMarcherFC by atariBDSM

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