The collected works of HerpDerpMcGerp

Some TDI stuff from Computer Graphics World.

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I'm currently in the process of collecting (and then eventually scanning) as many issues of this magazine as I can find...
Some of what you're seeing may be due to them being rendered to film (via film recorders) -- the analog response of film is very distinctive, and I personally like it very much!
I recently scored a LaserGraphics 8k film recorder on ebay -- should be here in a few days. I can't wait to pipe some renderings into it to get that oldschool look :) Actually the reason I bought it is to experiment with getting an authentic film look with digital photos. I am/was a film snob, and hate how fake the typical Instagram-type filters look...

Back on topic, you guys might enjoy this: (scans of Creative Computer Graphics, a 1984 book about computer graphics -- primarily 3D)
so ... because you believe you are not capable of governing your own behavior, you want a higher authority to step in and give you a commandment to abide by? which is somehow preferable to -- or easier than -- deciding rationally to abstain from said behavior?

how ... curious :)
Well, this didn't seem to belong in the "hardware wanted" forum, so I'll ask here: I don't suppose anybody is sitting on a cache of old 3D graphics magazines (Computer Graphics World, etc) ? I'm specifically looking for stuff pre-2000, none of which have turned up on ebay in a really long time.

I've got a handful of CGW issues from 1993-1995, but would LOVE to find anything older than that. Luckily a "nearby" library has issues going all the way back to the 80s, but ... driving 100 miles just to look at them isn't exactly convenient :)
Oooh, some good links there! Yeah, I'll have to try to get a guest account or something at the university library the next time I go, so I can actually save those PDFs.

Still, I would like some actual physical magazines to hold, if anybody's got them and would like to negotiate! I'm mainly looking for stuff with color pictures and ads for commercial software packages. I'll probably end up just scanning individual ads/articles at the library with a wand scanner, though :( CGW in particular is a gold mine of old 3D/CAD software I'd never heard of before.