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I've scoured the rest of the internet, and I can't seem to find the screen saver I'm thinking of -- if memory serves, I last saw it about 15 years ago in grade-school on our Apple computers.

The screen saver was animated from a bird's-eye-view, flying over a 3D terrain composed colored dots (green dots for grass, blue for water, etc). The closest thing I can find that resembles what I'm talking about is a (still-image) here.

I've always remembered how cool I thought that was the first time I saw it, but I've never seen it since that day. Does anybody have any idea what I'm talking about/where I can find that screensaver?

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I didn't find anything with a few searches in Google that seemed to fit your description, but there is a web site that claims to provide many Apple-style screen savers. Maybe you can spot it (or something similar) there? free-apple-style-screensaver.winsite.com –  Randolf Richardson Mar 14 '11 at 5:13
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@Randolf Richardson - That's "Apple-style," not Apple-compatible. Follow the link on any screensaver on that page and it will say "Runs on:Win95, Win98, WinME, WinXP, Windows2000, Windows2003, Windows Vista…". –  Dori Mar 14 '11 at 8:54
    
@Dori: Please read my entire comment, which includes "Maybe you can spot it (or something similar) there?" At the very least, this may be help someone else recognize it and get to an actual answer. –  Randolf Richardson Mar 14 '11 at 14:44

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After Dark -- of "Flying Toasters" and "Starry Night" fame -- was the most popular screen saver package on the Mac in the early to mid 90's. You might be thinking of the "Mountains" module, but I can't find a screenshot or video of it to double-check.

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I think this is as good as it will get. Once I find a copy of that module, I'll update this post. Thanks for taking the time! –  ajax81 Mar 14 '11 at 16:49

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