Passing some time before their November 10 trip to Boston, chiptune artists 8 Bit Weapon put together a art project to pay tribute to the upcoming sequel—a demo for Fallout ‘84 running on an Apple IIc.
If you're just casually interested in chip music, it can be tough to track the work of groups like 8 Bit Weapon. First a solo project by Seth Sternberger that added Michelle Sternberger (a.k.a. "ComputeHer") to the mix, 8-Bit Weapon and ComputeHer have been making chip music for more than ten years.
The video above is supposed to be an homage to the 1980s graphic adventure games published by Sierra On-Line. But, if you watch the whole thing, you'll spot some characters who weren't part of that defunct publisher's stable. I've had the pleasure of seeing 8BW perform live and they put on a great show. They'll be…
There's old school Tron, Intellivision style, and then there's 8-Bit Weapon's Tron Tribute EP, featuring five chiptune mixes of Wendy Carlos' iconic music from the first video game movie.