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Did any Famicom game use microphone for random seed?

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The works of Frontier Manufacturing

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How does the Gameboy Link Cable work?

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NES vs SMS ROM speed

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Printztronic on modern TV

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Did Atari lobby against FCC regulation change?

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Did Commodore have an alternative chip company acquisition target?

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Arcade game similar to Commando, but better music

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How did ALT + F4 become the shortcut for closing?

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Repairing an Old CRT Monitor (IBM 5153)

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US equivalent of the Microvitec Cub monitor

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VT420: How can the five local function keys stop working?

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Which program is used in this shot of the movie "The Wrong Woman"

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Maximum speed of serial I/O bit-banged by 8-bit CPU

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How much extra did a color RF modulator cost?

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How did wolfenstein do 3D graphics when 3D graphics couldn't exist? [closed]

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How reliable is the floppy content listing information on a C64?

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Installing MS DOS 6.22 under VMWARE

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How to use ISA card in modern PC


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