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[retrogaming] The Making of Donkey Kong on the Atari 2600‘In the summer of 1982, I spent about three months creating a list of 4,096 numbers, meticulously ensuring that every single number was the right value, and in the correct place in the list. When I finished, the only tangible evidence of my work was that long list of numbers. When the list was complete, after nearly 1,000 hours of work, the former Connecticut Leather Company¹ put the numbers (in order) into a computer memory chip and plastic case and sold it at stores throughout the country. And people actually bought it…’

Creating Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600

This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 at 11:45 am and is filed under Retrogaming.

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