Piccolo Mouso is a small sprites demo for the Commodore 64 from 1983. When you start it, a BASIC program switches background color and border to black, prints out a few lines of text and starts a interrupt driven assembler program that displays a mouse-like cartoon creature with a red kerchief that masturbates a couple of strokes and then ejaculates. The animation starts over again after resizing the sprites.

The text output is:

S P E R M - A - S O F T
P R E S E N T S
C64 SPRITE ANIMATION
COPYRIGHT (1983)

Now watch this poor wretch called

'PICCOLO MOUSO'

An animated GIF made from the sprite animation can be found here: http://www.a42.de/gfx/cult/piccolo-mouso.gif

This was one of the tiny programs that I would put on an almost full floppy disk with warez to fill up those last 16 blocks (256 bytes/block), and I would start it for a quick laugh at swap meetings. It was actually also a great way to demonstrate the benefit of interrupt driven code, because the sprite demo continued to run when the BASIC code was stopped by pressing RUN/STOP. Back in 1983, you could actually impress people with that trick.

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