Various snippets of digital nostalgia, and do-overs of futures that happened. Vaporwave, classic console emulations. The transformation of plastic glitching commodity aesthetic into art chic. Unfortunate prescience. Preemptive obsolescence.
Explicitly not included: classic synthesizers. Synth nerds have that in hand.
Not your grandpappy’s gaming console.
Start with Elkus on Doom, the 1993 game, as a metaphor for contemporary existence (includes installation instructions).
There is some less philosophically tortured stuff out there.
Vistaserv is a lovingly recreated homage to geocities hosting of the 90s.