Mitchell Spector
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Why would a NES game use an undocumented 1-byte or 2-byte NOP in production?
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I'm just speculating here, but one possible reason for using a 2-byte NOP would be if you wanted to change an existing 2-byte instruction into a NOP (to fix a bug, for instance), without changing the ...

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Is it possible to crash the Apple II using only the Apple II Basic REPL?
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As mentioned by @NickWestgate, there's an error in processing line numbers in Applesoft BASIC that causes a crash for line numbers between 437760 and 440319 (a 16-bit number with high byte $AB, ...

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What are some names of professional music software for the Macintosh Classic / SE?
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A great one was ConcertWare -- it included composition, playback, and even instrument creation by specifying waveform samples. (It still runs under Mini vMac.) According to the About box for Version ...

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