BSX2 stands for Bastard MSX2. It is a set of graphical restrictions to visually emulate graphics of ancient japanese computers. Using 9-bit RGB palette provides 512 unique colors with specific crunchy look. BSX allows usage of low poly 3D graphics with maximum amount of 256 colors on screen.
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Scrying Drone: background is inspired by fighting scenes from devil summoner: soul hackers and persona 2.
Wizard UFO and False Moon: two enemy guys idling, textures are 256px squares on both models.
CRT monitor model: scanlines and blurring added to raw pixelart in Natron, rendered in Blender. Glass has wrong glossy reflection, but image on monitor is better visible without sharp mirroring.
256x256px screen scaled 2x, 9-bit palette used in all bsx projects. This is advertising graphics for vapor computer. Depicted model connects to alien computer network (probably of zothyrian origin), computer has some cables outside front panel - they can be rewired to different internal hardware parts. Pyramid is an external translation device that decodes alien signals from network, syringe is used for injecting magnetite solution.
Modem Altar: X86 based PC with many peripherals running proprietary distribution of Unix called ZothyrianBSD. This computer is aimed at / marketed for techno-pagans, voudon gnostics, chaos mages and typhonian thelemites. Runs software used for divination, praying, summoning, channeling, binaural beats, hypnosis and has messenger app for transdimensional communication.
- software controlled incense burners
- many one voice speakers with reverb DSPs used for choral autochants
- dial up modem
- radio frequency transmitter (using radio astronomy wavelengths)
- extra monitors for sigil displays