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How were individual bit planes scrolled on the Amiga (OCS)?

11 votes

At what point did computing go from mainly performance- and functionality-oriented to security-oriented? Why?

9 votes

How similar were the X68000 and Capcom CP system?

35 votes
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What makes MOVEQ quicker than a normal MOVE in 68000 assembly?

1 vote

Amiga 500 OCS/ECS vs Mega Drive VDP

17 votes

What causes that "organic fade to black" effect in classic video games?

-1 votes

How did programs/patches stopping Amiga idle floppy drive noise work?

0 votes

Why does an Amiga's floppy drive keep clicking?

26 votes

Why did 8-bit Basic use 40-bit floating point?

9 votes

Could a single NES ROM cartridge run on both PAL and NTSC systems?

6 votes

Every single ROM in my collection has the wrong SHA1 hash according to No-Intros

0 votes

Is there still no "digital version of PCBs and ICs" software that all future emulators can use?

18 votes
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How and why did Intel make the PCI bus "CPU Agnostic"?

4 votes

What does "ByteSwapped" and "BigEndian" refer to in the context of video game ROMs?

21 votes

Why did 1950s-60s computers have such wide words?

2 votes

8-bit home computers without BASIC

16 votes

Back in 1984 I wrote some games for Spectrum - Will they still be playable?

6 votes

Did many programs really store years as two characters (Y2K bug)?

1 vote

What is the purpose of ROM switcher mods in CDTV

0 votes

When and why did high-level language compilers start targeting assembly language rather than machine code?

1 vote

Was there ever any reason to wait 30 seconds to restart a c.1995 PC?

4 votes

Graphics chips in 1980

-2 votes

How did Microsoft get away with JScript?

5 votes

Why did the MS-DOS API choose software interrupts for its interface?

0 votes

Why was the Kickstart 1.x "Insert floppy" graphic so bad?

4 votes
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Why does my Amgia 3000 show no Fast RAM even though the ZIP sockets are populated?

2 votes

How well can a NEO GEO theoretically run Sega´s Super Scallers Games?

15 votes

How did computers generate 'noise' sound files?

3 votes

How does states, bus cycles and clock cycles differ in the M68000?

1 vote

What are the Ultra-Highres registers in ECS and AGA for?