ATARI Video Computer System / 2600 Easter egg list
• Russ Perry Jr. and his brother, David Perry, coined the term "frying" in regards to the technique of using the power switch on a VCS to (temporarily) alter a game's code. This article by Jens von der Heide in Electronic Fun with Computers & Games magazine (pg. 75) may have been the first mention of how to use this trick. TV Gamer also ran several articles that covered Easter eggs and glitches.
• Some of the VCS/2600 tricks require a disassembled joystick in order to activate 2 or more directions at the same time (for LEFT+RIGHT combinations, the paddle FIRE buttons can be used).
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