[ Retro GIF of the Week ] Happy New Year 1993

December 31st, 2012 by Benj Edwards

Happy New Year 1993 Raytraced Retro GIFClick to see other views of this image:
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In honor of the impending New Year, I bring you this ray traced image that dates back to December 1992 — 20 years ago — and celebrates New Year 1993.

As per its inscription, this image was created using StrataVision 3D and retouched with PhotoMac by its author, CT. I have not determined who CT is yet, but I will do some more poking around soon and update this entry if I find out. (If you find out first, please let me know.)

Happy New Year!

[ Wondering what a GIF is? Read the introduction to this column. ]

Retro GIF of the Week Fact Box
Source File Name: NEWYEAR.GIF
Source File Date: December 16, 1992
Source File Format: GIF - 87a (non-interlaced)
Dimensions: 640 x 480 pixels
Color Depth
(bits per pixel):
8-bit (256 color)
Origin Platform: Macintosh
Derived From: Unknown
Creation Date: Likely December 1992
Artist: CT
If you know more about the origin of this image, please leave a comment.


One Response to “[ Retro GIF of the Week ] Happy New Year 1993”

  1. SirPaul Says:

    I wonder how long it took to render this image back then. The polygon count is quite low, but who knows what kind of mac was used to create it?

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