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Aw, thanks mate! That is awesome. Totally saved. :D
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Thank ye~
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Roobar wrote:
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Haha, nice work on the table.

Firefox for Android is showing that actual emoji you posted as something different again, and it doesn't even match the Mozilla one here: https://emojipedia.org/pistol/
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It would ruin the joke, but you could have the first ones like this: Image
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Did you know that the No Clip cheat was first introduced in Commander Keen? I didn't knew. Here's an interesting video talking about no clipping:

https://youtu.be/KkGmg1irVWA

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Oh wow, I didn't know the No-Clipping cheat was introduced in Commander Keen either! I also didn't know that the A+2+Enter debug activation also had an actual meaning. :-O
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as a kid I somehow figured out that Vorticons no-clipping cheat by chance.
but I didn't know that the no clipping thing was first introduced in Commander Keen. :garg
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Don't miss out:

https://www.ign.com/articles/2018/10/16 ... iltered-36

Very interesting interview with Scot Miller discussing Apogee/3D realms games and behind the scene stuff!

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That cheat codes thing is pretty interesting. Creative Tom God, lol.
One thing doesn't quite make sense though. If keyboards back then couldn't register more than one key being pressed on each row (as stated by the video), then how was G + O + D supposed to work? G and D are on the same row. :confused
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proYorp wrote:keyboards back then
That must be fake news, definitely worked on my old keyboard which was from 1986!

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I guess it's safe to say the id team didn't use your keyboard. 8)

It's possible that G+O+D doesn't work on some keyboards, depending on the design of the keyboard's circuit board and whatnot.
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I suspect it's due to design differences between mechanical and membrane keyboards. I'm not sure which is more prone to "ghosting", which is when multiple keys being pressed at once won't all register (I just know I picked my current mechanical partly because of anti-ghosting), but that's likely the issue.
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nanomekia wrote:
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I suspect it's due to design differences between mechanical and membrane keyboards. I'm not sure which is more prone to "ghosting", which is when multiple keys being pressed at once won't all register (I just know I picked my current mechanical partly because of anti-ghosting), but that's likely the issue.
The mechanism which completes the circuit shouldn't be relevant, surely. My understanding is it was the limitations of the board's brain which saw keys being grouped.
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