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Badasahog
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76 votes
2 answers
16k views

Why does the infamous "ENGAGERIDLEYMOTHERFUCKER" Metroid password break NES emulators?

44 votes
2 answers
11k views

Why does the original Donkey Kong update the screen in a curtain closing pattern?

39 votes
5 answers
7k views

Is it possible to make a ROM converter?

33 votes
4 answers
5k views

Why was manual branch suggestion abandoned?

28 votes
2 answers
10k views

How does the Gameboy Link Cable work?

23 votes
1 answer
2k views

When was QDOS changed to MS-DOS?

22 votes
6 answers
6k views

How do arcade ROMs work

18 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why are the out-of-bounds areas of Doom distorted on MS-DOS?

16 votes
4 answers
8k views

Are NES turbo buttons internal to the controller?

12 votes
2 answers
5k views

What was the point of the label on the bottom of the NES?

11 votes
2 answers
1k views

How does ‘Trent’s circuit board strategy’ work?

11 votes
4 answers
4k views

Is the N64 incapable of 2D graphics?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why are the internals of NES Gamepaks so small compared to the case?

9 votes
3 answers
1k views

what is DMA and how does it work?

9 votes
1 answer
4k views

How do parallel universes exist in Super Mario 64? [closed]

8 votes
1 answer
3k views

Is the NES controller port identical to the port on a Wii remote?

8 votes
1 answer
2k views

What's the point of the CPS-2 suicide battery?

8 votes
2 answers
624 views

Do TG16 games and software suffer from lag frame similar to NES Super Mario Bros?

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

Does the NES handle unlisted processor instructions differently from the Famicom?

6 votes
1 answer
5k views

How do N64 controller deadzones work?

6 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why does R.O.B. wear "glasses"?

6 votes
1 answer
423 views

Was the character in the Game & Watch series supposed to be his own unique character?

5 votes
1 answer
548 views

What is the format of a TurboGrafX instruction (modified 6502 instruction set)?

4 votes
1 answer
234 views

How big is one word in TG16 hardware?

4 votes
1 answer
766 views

Is screen wrap on the NES a fault of the OAM?

2 votes
1 answer
195 views

Does the TurboGrafX16 store switches and/or flags in RAM?

2 votes
1 answer
761 views

Why did Nintendo commission Sony to create a disk reader if the Famicom already had one?