Questions tagged [game-and-watch]

For questions regarding any of the Nintendo "Game and Watch" range of products.

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Main board of the original Game & Watch (Ball)

The Game and Watch was a series of single-title games consoles created by Nintendo from 1980 until 1991. Each machine contained a custom LCD screen (containing images related to the software), some ...
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Which LCD technology was used in Game and Watch?

TL;DR - Was the LCD technology in Game & Watch passive (or active)? If so, was the technology used Twisted Nematics (and at which point, if at all, were Super Twisted Nematics employed, and in ...
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Was the character in the Game & Watch series supposed to be his own unique character?

For those of you who don't know, the Game & Watch handhelds were a series of LCD handhelds released prior to the Gameboy that featured one (and sometimes two) player games. Some of these games (...
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How were the electronics in the Elektronika IM (Электроника ИМ) designed?

Elektronika in the Soviet Union created a series of handheld games in the 80s (Электроника ИМ) similar to the Nintendo's Game & Watch. How were the electronics in these games designed, especially ...