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It may be impossible to give a simple answer, as a design is influenced by many parameters. Complexity (and thus price) might being one A notable difference between these three games are the number of digits displayed, which goes direct into circuit complexity. Pong has two 1.5 digit counters (0..15) (*1) Speed Race has two 3 digit counters Breakout has ...


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General Instruments produced a chip which would form the basis of a Pong-style video game with the addition of, if memory serves, one or two transistors, some resistors and capacitors, switches, two or four controller potentiometers, a trim pot to adjust RF output frequency, and an optional light gun. A secondary chip and 3.5797545MHz crystal could be added ...


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