Posts Tagged ‘Apple II’

Old School Graphics: How did they work? (Part II)

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=20&v=_rsycfDliZU

More content on graphics for old school gamers in this great video, especially for Apple II and Atari 2600 aficionados. It details how graphics worked on monochrome screens and color screens using 8 bits of memory. Apple II graphics used only 16 colors in low resolution mode and 6 colors in high resolution mode, not bad for a machine that came out in 1977.

Via digg.com