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115 votes

How is it possible that classic 3D video games such as Super Mario 64 and Ocarina of Time can contain such bizarre "glitches"?

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Why does nobody attempt to build Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine?

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Why does the kill-screen glitch occur in Pac-man?

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What did the 8086 (and 8088) do upon encountering an illegal instruction?

52 votes

Why does the Minus World exist?

37 votes

Why does Ms. Pac-man turn upside down?

29 votes

Why can you not move on the last level on Dig Dug?

22 votes

What API did the "math box" provide?

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Why did Mac OS 7 perform poorly with virtual memory enabled?

16 votes

Logo of a bow tie guy with a spoon

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Did the Macintosh Classic series use DMA to display video?

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Restore corroded AT motherboard with dead CMOS battery

12 votes

What API did the POKEY module provide?

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Why does my Acorn RiscPC display the POST boot error?

12 votes

Were the dungeons in Legend of Zelda designed to fit together?

11 votes

Is there a way to get a compiler for the original B programming language?

11 votes

Is UTF-8 responsible for a lot of the cpu-needed bloat in the last ten to fifteen years?

11 votes

Why do programmable sound generators like SID include a noise generator?

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How can I communicate with a Nintendo DS using the Download Play protocol?

9 votes

Modulus arithmetic on the 6502

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What's the difference between Williams Earthshaker pinball ROMs L-3 and F-1?

9 votes

What size screws were used in the Amiga desktop cases?

9 votes

How did Ceefax work?

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How were interpreters loaded into computers?

9 votes

What is the difference between DriveSpace and DoubleSpace?

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What kinds of expansion ROMs and cartridges are available for the BBC Micro?

9 votes

640x480 color display in 1980

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Are floppy disks used for MS-DOS setup still needed after you install the operating system?

8 votes

Is it possible to adapt a standard PC floppy drive to work in an IBM PS/2?

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What happened to EYRX?