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12 votes

How did people program for Consoles with multiple CPUs?

37 votes
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Did arcade monitors have same pixel aspect ratio as TV sets?

23 votes
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Why does the Galaksija use SRAM instead of DRAM?

6 votes

When did README files start showing up in software?

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What was the A1200 Flash ROM support meant for?

10 votes

Back in the late 1980s, how was commercial software for 8-bit home computers developed?

7 votes

Why not constant linear velocity floppies?

4 votes

Why didn't PostScript eliminate the need for printer drivers?

5 votes

Why not make more use of the video generation logic?

3 votes

IBM PC expansion card latency

3 votes

Why have "room of dead" in Ultima VII?

4 votes

Can you replace an Apple IIgs battery with regular AA alkalines?

5 votes

Unlicensed home computer ports of arcade games

2 votes

What do the "byte-select signals" in the 68000 do?

23 votes
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Reason for gold lines on old ICs?

2 votes

Why was preemptive multitasking so slow in coming to consumer OS's?

7 votes

Is the N64 incapable of 2D graphics?

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

4 votes

Was 1991's Hellcats the first instance of incremental screen updates?

4 votes

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

16 votes

Why was the 6809 so expensive?

4 votes

What to check before powering on TRS80 Model III in unknown condition

0 votes

How does memory addressing/mapping work in 8-bit systems?

0 votes

What is the optimal way to store retro computing paraphernalia (games, consoles, accessories, books) on display at home?

6 votes

What's with the name "EmotionEngine"?

3 votes

Why aren't each pixel's bits stored sequentially on the SNES?

3 votes

How to protect a ZX Spectrum mainboard from "ageing"?

8 votes

Membrane keyboard robustness

7 votes

Why does the ZX80 not produce a steady display signal?

5 votes

What Video Chips/Video generation techniques are usable for the Z80?