some software filters try to emulate the look (Gaming)

by Robot Chickens, Sunday, August 23, 2020, 14:30 (34 days ago) @ Cody Miller

Old article about stuff you refer to.

Yeah, the pixel art craze has some cool stuff, but for the most part it represents something new and it cannot be mapped easily onto the aesthetics of the past. LCD rendering of those old games is the equivalent of thinking you've seen what HCE looked like when you switch modes in the MCC version.

Here's an example of a filter approximation:



The blurring and bleeding give the bottom image the appearance of a lot more detail. That's closer to what I remember seeing.

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