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- A year in perspective
[Dec 31, 1997] by Dangermouse - A look at 1997's
major happenings, from January right through to December!
The year of art by Dangermouse
an interesting year it has been. This year marked the return
of ANSI to the scene, after last year's dismal fall of the
History of the Underground Computer Art Scene
Ever since the birth of the alphanumeric computer display
there have been those computer users who have wished to
express their individuality...
[Dec 21, 1997] by Dangermouse - Most of the people
that hang out on #ansi like to be called doodleboys or dewdleboys
or dewdleb0yz, or whatever variant you can think of..
headed downhill fast?! by Inazone
Article after article has been written about the lameness
of #ansi, the ridiculous number of ops there, and the personal
conflicts that have replaced any sign of
intelligent conversation. [more]
art scene and the web, part I by Dangermouse
(1st December, 1998) No-one could
have guessed what impact the emergence of the
world wide web would have had on the underground art scene...
art scene and the web, part II by Dangermouse
month we looked at the 'main-stream' art scene related sites
that populate the web waves... [more]
divisons, where are you? by Black Jack
a full year now, the ansi scene and the ascii scene have
almost been totally segregated from each other..
the history of
[06 March 1998] by Necromancer - Ascii Art as an idea
coalesced into existence bceause people wanted more. They wanted
more than just your standard Hercules display Atari or your Monochrome
[Dec 27, 1997] #cia channel log - A fellow by the name
of gzt joins the #cia channel proclaiming its inhabitants clones,
CMC and the Art
Scene by Dangermouse
The scene has been around
for more than ten years now, and in many eyes is still thriving.
It is meeting new grounds, and exploring new areas of the
Internet to produce works of art. [more]
Death of Awe Lettering by The Night Angel
killed it once, in May 1998, because people weren't interested
anymore, or so it seemed to be. I was emailing them, but
no one was answering... [more]
[Apr 13, 1998] by Dangermouse - I'm sure everyone has
heard about the DVS and SOCIETY merger, and ofcourse the now public
'war' between ironghost and cool guy...
[June 13, 1998] by DivineStar - I have never been
one to discuss faith within groups or from without, but
recent statements on the irc channel #ansi have left me
to believe that the AvengeCult is just a group...
History of Acheron.org by Dangermouse
hard to believe, especially looking back, that acheron.org
is now two years old, 730 days,
of artpacks.acid.org by Dangermouse
the artpacks archive, has been with us for almost 2 years
under its current banner... [more]
of the oz scene
[Jan 19, 1998] by Blup - The Australian scene began in
the "Dark Ages", of the year 1991 when 9600 baud modems were the
best you could buy.
- past to present
[Dec 28, 1997] by Kyo - The medium known as High Resolution
Art, or Hirez for short has been a slowly gaining art form since
the beginning of the scene.
a name that we all know. And some love. Including myself.
I have been a iCE fan since before Avenge was even conceived..
impact of hirez by The Knave
I suppose the final surreal days of
the deep underground were seen in a period from 1995-1996.
and let live
[July 05, 1998] by Inazone - Once again, the scene is
thriving. There are already "1995 vs. 1998" comparisons being
made, but I've noticed that the same old arguments are being rehashed...
message to the scene
[Nov 1997] by Maestro - 1993.. the year my life changed.
it was a warm summer afternoon. i was sitting in my basement playing
on the new computer mom and dad brought home...
net act vs. the artscene
[Apr 15th 1998] by Inazone - I don't know how many
artists know (or care) about the NET Act -- I didn't until
I read about it over on SceneLink...
Year's (Low) Resolutions by Inazone
the time the next wave of artpacks arrive, it will be 1999.
As often happens as the calendar changes, so too does the
 by Various - The debate over which of two popular
artistic mediums, High Resolution VGA and Low Resolution ANSI...
mouse in sydney
[26th Jan 1998] by Dangermouse - Im writing this article
in a perpetual state of slumber...
[June 05, 1998] by Inazone - Could it be? Did all the
talk of revitalizing the artscene finally lead to something? Yes,
but the growing pains are kicking in again. For the first time
in many months, there are packs to review.
Effect of Technology on the Scene
[Apr 29, 1998] by God Among Lice - The purpose of this
paper is to introduce the reader to the online community of what
is generally referred to by its members as the underground computer
art scene, and to demonstrate the ways in which the adoption of
new technology and new interfaces for communication have affected
[Feb 1998] by Kyo - You awaken as the sun's raise fill
your eye's with a yellowish glow. Slowly you wipe the sleep out
of your eyes and wander over to your computer.
Sudden Death Scandle
[June 07, 1998] by Dangermouse - By now I'm sure everyone
has heard of the executioner's (thext) accusations that Sudden
Death, of Avenge and Cia fame, used a gif to ansi convertor to
draw his outlines...
days in the scene (day one)
[7th Dec 1997] by Sodium - In this pulp fiction
style story, we follow the exploits of hired guns Sodium
and Ironghost. Very funny and gory :) READ IT NOW!
#009 by Warpus
this is what you've all been waiting for. it's the SPECIAL
anniversary issue of warpzine - warpzine number nine...
the world by Skrubly
(1st December, 1998) There was a part
in that movie Smoke, about the cigar store, where the guy
tells the story about how Sir Walter Raliegh won a bet way
back when.... [more]
a rip snorter! by Dangermouse
never does cease to amaze me why people continue to rip
other artist's styles and work to produce their own work..
happened in #ans? by Black Jack
since #ans started, there's been contraversy. A second ansi
art channel, run by a group?...
is the scene?
[Jan 1998] by Dangermouse - A question a lot of
visiters of this site may ask is indeed, "What the hell
is this 'scene' anyhow?" Well, I'm going to try and explain.
the Hell Bother Using Gif2ansi? by Dangermouse
the picture to the right look familiar? This is, in fact,
a picture by Aoh that some of you may or may not have seen...