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PC-Man Trivia (PC Booter)

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Trivia

Privacy? What privacy?

By using a disk editor on the booter disk, one can find traces of a deleted personal formal application letter by Greg Kuperberg, now a math professor.

Pirate, repent!

Circa 1993, NASA-MAN used this old game as the payload in the so-called "Espacio" virus, which would hijack IBM PCs 25 minutes after being booted and force them to play Pac-Man.

Contributed by Nélio (2005) on Jun 20, 2008. [revised by : Pseudo_Intellectual (47942)]. -- edit trivia



Because the original arcade game used portrait orientation of the CRT, Greg Kuperberg rotated the original levels by 90 degrees to fit the PC screen.

Contributed by Nélio (2005) on Jun 20, 2008. -- edit trivia



The name was changed for obvious trademark reasons.

Contributed by WizardX (114) on Jul 15, 2003. -- edit trivia



The game still runs at the correct speed even on pentium and higher CPUs. It just takes a long time to figure out what the proper throttle speed is.

Contributed by jeff leyda (1635) on Jun 27, 2000. -- edit trivia