Random Mattel Aquarius Bashing Thread

category: residue [glöplog]
This computer:
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is rubbish.
added on the 2010-06-14 12:11:50 by xeron xeron
Thank $deity I do not have it then!
added on the 2010-06-14 12:13:26 by prodigy prodigy
from wiki:

Internally, Mattel programmers dubbed it "the system for the seventies."
added on the 2010-06-14 12:44:56 by 4mat 4mat
It has a horrible keyboard.
added on the 2010-06-14 14:21:23 by xeron xeron
the definitive computer plague stands in these sorts of shit:
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"Pseudo-laptops", usually with mini lcd screens: millions are sold to kids by ignorant parents.
... "We bought a computer"
added on the 2010-06-14 20:31:20 by krabob krabob
Even Aquarius beign too outdated and expensive for the time it appeared on the market, i still believe their limitations can provide unique visual effects very interesting for a demo
only using the block characters (32 of the 64 characters, or all 64 block characters), we can display pictures like these:
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these graphics:
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are rubbish.
added on the 2011-01-16 17:28:29 by skrebbel skrebbel
Just revisiting this thread, and nitrofurano's post caused a real life lol :)
added on the 2011-12-03 16:27:09 by xeron xeron
talking about the "real life" this thread started, i surrender! :D - let’s change the subject so, is mz-700 an interesting machine for the demoscene as well? if it is, what can we consider as relevant differences between these both machines?