February 23, 2007

Timelapsed Tempest

by Andrew Stern · , 2:03 pm

Via Raph Koster’s blog (and Gameology before that), an artist named Rosemarie Fiore has created beautiful long-exposure photographs of old arcade games such as Tempest, Gyruss and Qix.

Gorgeous. (I feel bad for all the young’uns who never got a chance to play these games in the 80’s.)

For you, Nick!

4 Responses to “Timelapsed Tempest”

  1. andrew Says:

    Jesper Juul reports he’s been doing something similar recently.

  2. nick Says:

    The amazing thing is, I’ve been doing the same thing with a different new media form. My results have been lousy, but still…

  3. ebogjonson.com Says:


    The above image is a time-lapse photo of a session of the game Tempest, done by an artist named Rosemarie Fiore. (hat-tip Grand Text Auto) Tempest was one of my favorite games growing up (along with Robotron.) There’s something…

  4. michael Says:

    Reminds of Averaging Gradius, a video that was making the rounds last year.

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