as @fcambus points out, it's pretty easy to add some of your own snazzy ASCII art to the bootloader: cambus.net/customizing-netbsd-

10.0 will have a little bit of fun ASCII art by default

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"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko