Enemy of Average

Hello. My name is Craig and this is where I share the mildly interesting, somewhat entertaining things I find on the internet.


  • Calling all retro enthusiasts and pixel art aficionados! Are you tired of the same old, boring desktop wallpaper? Do you yearn for a simpler time, when games were played on chunky consoles and graphics were gloriously blocky? Well, fret no more! Get ready to crank up the nostalgia because we’ve got a treasure trove of 12 incredible 8-bit desktop wallpapers guaranteed to transform your monitor into a pixelated paradise.

    From iconic gaming characters to breathtaking landscapes rendered in that charmingly low-resolution style, this collection has something for every taste. Grab your virtual joystick, settle in, and prepare to be transported back to the golden age of 8-bit gaming!

  • Step back in time to the golden age of 8-bit computing and let these Commodore 64 wallpapers transform your desktop into a shrine to the C64. Just click each image to get a larger version.

    Wanna learn more about the amazing Commodore 64?

    The Commodore 64 was filled with a whopping 64 kilobytes of RAM (a significant amount back then) and custom sound and graphics chips, the C64 offered impressive capabilities. It displayed vibrant colors and engaging sound effects, a far cry from the primitive computers of the era. This boost in power allowed for the creation of more immersive games and applications, fueling a new wave of creative software development.

    More Than Just Games

    Sure, the C64 had a killer library of games – think classics like “Maniac Mansion” and “California Games.” But it was so much more. The C64 came bundled with BASIC, a programming language that empowered users to create their own programs. This unleashed a wave of creativity, with hobbyists and developers crafting their own games, applications, and even music. The C64 became a launchpad for countless innovators, sparking a lifelong passion for coding in many.

    A Legacy of Fun and Innovation

    The C64’s impact extends far beyond its sales figures. It became a cultural touchstone, a symbol of a time when personal computers were new and exciting. Even today, the C64 holds a special place in the hearts of many. Retrocomputing enthusiasts cherish the experience of using the C64 and exploring its vast library of software.

    A couple of these Commodore 64 wallpapers came from DeviantArt, mainly selmiak and imax3d. Be sure to check out their profiles.

  • the kleptones

    How good is this? The Kleptones make mashup albums that you can download for free.

    FREE – kleptones.com

  • Here is a collection of desktop wallpapers for fans of Back to the Future. If these aren’t your thing, I have more wallpapers here.

    Click each image for a larger, desktop wallpaper, size.

  • I like desktop wallpapers. In this collection, 19 aesthetically pleasing wallpapers.

    Just click each image to get a full size preview!

  • You are going to see a heap of desktop wallpapers on Enemy of Average. I love changing mine and sharing them with you all. Here is a collection of Lo-Fi Wallpapers you might like to use on your desktop.

    Click for full size.