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96 votes
7 answers
28k views

Why would a NES game use an undocumented 1-byte or 2-byte NOP in production?

50 votes
3 answers
14k views

What was Nintendo's Software Development Environment for NES Games?

30 votes
1 answer
13k views

Why is a BIOS dump not required to emulate Nintendo 64 games in most modern emulators?

20 votes
8 answers
2k views

Retrocomputing software development process/methodologies

19 votes
1 answer
4k views

What kind of software was used to develop Nintendo 64 titles?

18 votes
1 answer
5k views

How Did the 10NES lockout chip work?

18 votes
9 answers
2k views

How were bugs reported for compilers that were shipped on floppy disks?

18 votes
6 answers
5k views

Can removing a cartridge from an NES (or any other cartridge-based game system) damage the hardware or software?

17 votes
2 answers
3k views

What was the first arcade game to use a microprocessor instead of discrete logic?

16 votes
3 answers
4k views

Sega Genesis/Mega Drive ROM Disassembler

14 votes
4 answers
9k views

How do I run PowerPC Applications on an Intel Mac

14 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is a use case for the JAM instruction on the MOS Technology 650x family of processors?

14 votes
1 answer
3k views

What is this unused memory range in the Game Boy's memory map?

13 votes
2 answers
1k views

How can I build Gameboy Development Kit 2.1.5 on a modern Unix/Mac platform?

12 votes
2 answers
8k views

What did the Supercard "patch" program actually do to GBA and NDS ROMs to make them playable?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

What are the technical differences between the Midway 8080 and Taito 8080 hardware boards?

11 votes
3 answers
2k views

Were there any other peripherals that used the Nintendo 64's Memory Expansion Bay besides the Expansion Pak?

11 votes
1 answer
910 views

8080/8085 Instruction Test Suite

10 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why are the PPU registers on the NES mirrored?

10 votes
2 answers
2k views

Resources for developing in Classic Mac OS MPW?

9 votes
2 answers
3k views

Were any unlicensed games released for the Nintendo 64?

8 votes
3 answers
12k views

How can I upscale the video output of a Nintendo 64 for low-latency and high quality graphics on an HDTV?

8 votes
3 answers
900 views

Was The Telemark Assembler available for the Unix or Mac Environments?

8 votes
2 answers
1k views

Intel 8080 Read/Set Interrupt Mask Instructions

8 votes
2 answers
1k views

How can I play Nintendo 64DD Games with sixtyforce (on Mac)?

7 votes
2 answers
859 views

How were analytics gathered on software built for retrocomputing platforms?

7 votes
1 answer
464 views

P′′ Language Interpreter/Compiler Resources

7 votes
1 answer
201 views

Is otx (Object Tool Extended) still actively being maintained for reverse engineering legacy OS X binaries?

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

What is the Famicom "Pulse Line" of games? How many games are part of this line?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

What was this Apple external CRT monitor that looked like an iMac G3?