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“The Infamous Pac-Man Level 256 Glitch…”

View this post on Instagram The infamous Pac-Man level 256 glitch. The reason for the glitch is that the level counter in the original Pac-Man is stored as an 8-bit integer, meaning the highest value it can hold is 255. The level counter starts with 0 internally, but for calculating the fruit counter it adds […]

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CBC The Current – “Fun and games: Why we should take time to play”

In a world of juggling emails, texts and social media, the rise of stress and anxiety seems to be by-products of our non-stop, connected world. How to combat the effects? Enter the world of games and play. Ian Bogost, Georgia Institute of Technology professor and author of Play Anything: The Pleasure of Limits, the Uses […]

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