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Using the reset button to enable double firing in Space Invaders on the Atari VCS\Atari 2600: was it a glitch or a hidden feature?

An interesting quirk of Space Invaders (2600) is that in two-player simultaneous mode, there is a minimum separation between the two players' shots. Another interesting design aspect is that there ...
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Using the reset button to enable double firing in Space Invaders on the Atari VCS\Atari 2600: was it a glitch or a hidden feature?

It is found and investigated by other people as well. Apparently the switch/button states are read when game ROM code starts after powerup during initializing the game variables and also the reset ...
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