- Initial Release Date
- October 16, 1992 (O-My-God release)
- Color Palette
- Max Resolution
- License Status
- © International Business Machines
O-My-God, along with Tunnel, are early pieces of eyecandy that slipped out of IBM. O-My-God was known internally at IBM as Dazzle. It likely served as a demonstration of IBM's VGA technology, some of the first computing displays capable of displaying 256 colors at once.
The program draws various shapes (circles, lines, ovals, squares, triangles) while iterating through the 255 available colors omitting black and rotating the palette. There are also a few sweeps and clears: pixelation, rolling pins, and sweeping arcs.
Unlike Tunnel, the "IBM INTERNAL USE ONLY" text seems to have been stripped from O-My-God's com file.
O-My-God (Windows DOSBox edition):
The MS-DOS version compatible with Windows via DOSBox.
O-My-God draws fairly slowly, even though it's topping out at 70 FPS. I recommend using DOSBox's Turbo mode, Alt-F11, which greatly increases the draw/palette cycle speed, as well as the framerate (up to 800+ FPS for me, or about 12x faster than normal).