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How to create a switchless multi-system 2 button Atari joystick?

All systems that use the Atari 9 pin joystick standard make use of the following pins in consistent ways, with each direction and the fire button being connected to the ground pin when pushed. 1 - up ...
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8-bit console horizontal resolution

Some early consoles like the NES and the Sega Master had a horizontal screen resolution of 256. That sounds good for an 8-bit machine, until you consider that a sprite sometimes needs a slightly ...
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Landstalker 2 or a “Look Like”?

Can anyone help me? Is there an Landstalker 2 or a "Look Like" on Sega Mega Drive? Perhaps an "Fan-Made" - Thing? I searched at Google - no results. But I think, in the early 90s, there was an ...
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What are the major differences between the ColecoVision and the SG-1000?

According to Wikipedia, the ColecoVision and the Sega SG-1000 were almost identical. I'm curious about that "almost" part. For example, they both used the same video generator (TMS9918/28). They ...