posted by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Nov 2015 20:03 UTC
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The NES was the most popular game console of its time, and rightfully so. From the minds of Nintendo engineers, programmers and audio experts came some of the best video games ever made. Unfortunately, some of these great games cannot be played on your Raspberry Pi favorite emulator due to the incompatibility of the Zapper gun and modern digital monitors. None of us can forget the fun that Duckhunt brought. The game came as standard issue with all NES systems, so we've all played it. But its nostalgia is currently entombed by a technological quirk that has yet to be solved.

From one hacker to another - this can no longer be tolerated. First, we're going to learn how the Zapper works and why it doesn't work with digital displays. Then we're going to fix it.


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