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Subject: Visual Disassembly of Atari Games
So there's this guy named Ben Fry, right?  He has disassembled Atari 2600 games, and produced posters of the result.  It's very interesting, seeing how short the code is, how minimalistic the graphics are, and how the program jumps from location to location.

Here's Pitfall, in all its glory:

[Image: http://brettduncan.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/pitfall.png?w=261&h=165]

Here's the code image (click for larger version):

[Image: http://benfry.com/distellamap/150px/pitfall-acrobat-150px.png]

I think this is just beautiful.  It wouldn't work as well with modern games, even his images of NES rips are much larger and more complicated.

(Pitfall image swiped from this guy's site)
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