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Is it possible to run code directly from ROM [...] by jumping into this region of the address space? Game Code can of course be run from ROM. And most games will do so. If so, why did games generally copy code into RAM before running it? Generally sounds a bit too much here. In fact, as game cartridges range from 4 MiB to 64 MiB (and more), the existing ...


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Pretty much every piece of electronics that's sold in the US, and may potentially be powered off the AC mains, has a label like that on it somewhere. It is basically a legal requirement... no certification, not legal to plug in and use outside of some very limited circumstances. And I think it's actually harder / more complicated to get certified for home ...


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Any electronic equipment using radio frequencies which is sold in the USA has to be tested to show that it doesn't cause interference to other equipment, and also that it doesn't fail in a dangerous manner if it is subjected to interference from other devices. "Interference" could be anything from messing up the display on your own TV, through disrupting ...


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This answer is based solely on the information here and the original Parallel Universe video. There is a part of the game's code that detects whether Mario is standing on the floor. This part of the code uses 16 bits to process Mario's position in the X, Y and Z direction (so 48 bits total, but 16 bits per direction). 16 bits is enough to store a number ...


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