Vintage Computing & Gaming (VC&G) shared a long Fast Company article, with embedded images and YouTube videos, showing the amazing, little-known backstory of the most popular arcade game in United States (U.S.) history.
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Lazy Game Reviews (LGR)'s YouTube channel has a bunch of videos showing its "Opinionated reviews, commentary, and snark on games and more.
Pouet has a short and hilarious 6.5 minutes video documentary on the demo(nstration) scene on how it is "the new danger of humanity." Be sure to
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GameTrailers (GT)'s web site has a collection of videos on various video and computer games. There are histories, facts, etc.
MicSauce's Reddit comment mentioned an old Wired article showing "Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager's Vintage Tech Keeps Running ... Launched in 1977, the probe is vintage space hardware. At more than 36 years old, or roughly a millennium in computer years, it's an impressive feat to have the spacecraft drifting through the material between stars. Looking at the machine's specs is a reminder of how far electronics have come in the intervening years..."
Vintage Computing and Gaming shared Jason Scott's blog titled 5/"Five Unemulated Computer Experiences" -- "While I and many others work to turn the experience of emulation into one as smooth and ubiquitous as possible, inevitably the corners and back alleys of discussions about this process present people claiming that there are unemulated aspects and therefore the entire project is domed.