Enhanced Graphics Adapter

Hardware entity

A graphics adapter introduced in 1984 that supported 6-bit color (64 colors) and resolutions up to 640×350, superseded by VGA (introduced in 1987).


The first video game about Enhanced Graphics Adapter was released on May 10, 1984.

Sierra On-Line, Electronic Arts and Accolade has published most of these games

Used DE-9 connector for the monitor.

Example of the limited palette from Catacomb Abyss:

Parent group

Computer graphics


MS-DOS 798
Win3.1 2

By year

848688909294969800020406081012141618 19649981470 AB
A1984 - EGA introduced
B1987 - VGA introduced

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