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Orginal PONG source code

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I have been searching for the orginal source code for pong now in 2 weeks but still havn't found it, does anyone in here have it? I don't want a premodified version due to that's just want i want to do with it, i want to rewrite the code to get my own personal version of PONG. If anyone in here got the code plz post it here or attatch it

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Would PONG even have source code? The logic was probably hardware driven so your 'source' may just be a circuit diagram.

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Why do you need the original pong source code? There are so many remakes and the such, and they are all probably better suited for viewing (see the post above mine). Plus, pong is so incredibly easy to code, I'm not sure why you would want to mod someone else's version. Just write your own, making your own modifications.

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Here it is:


(well, the Atari version at least)

Hardware didn't have microprocessors in those days, so like yaustar said, you'd be looking at a circuit diagram (if it's even publicly available).

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Doing a little historical reading, it sounds like pong probably was a series of electrical diagrams -- it's predecessors not even using integrated circuits. Don't read source code anyways -- even if you had the code to the original, it'd be 35 years old and predating modern programming languages and practices.

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ohhh sorry my bad .. didn't mean to write original i ment the code where you got 2 white paddels and 1 white ball so i when i have the code for that game can modify it to my own likeings

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ohhh sorry my bad .. didn't mean to write original i ment the code where you got 2 white paddels and 1 white ball so i when i have the code for that game can modify it to my own likeings

If you are unable to program a game like Pong in under ten minutes, that's what you should be learning to do.

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If you are unable to program a game like Pong in under ten minutes


Ahh I've been looking at a good metric for gauging the skill level of interviewees. Could this be it? I doubt I could do it to be honest. Is there some sort of school that teaches speed coding Pong?

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