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Even in the old days I had a collection of subroutines to puzzle together whatever I need without rewriting everything all the time. Today I let the assembler do that dirty work for me. Just a tiny change in the configuration and I can have double buffering, sprites, a text mode and also change the resolution. The only thing I can't do is switch around these options at runtime. It would be possible, but then I would have to keep everything in memory at once and always reserve the largest buffers, just in case. Not a very economical use of the small amount of memory available.

But fear not, by slightly expanding the memory by a few megabytes and figuring out a way to switch memory pages without the processor noticing anything, I can keep lots of code in memory at once and do things that were far out of reach for a little 8 bit processor. The lessons I learned from the old computer: Use your memory as good as you can and there is no such thing as enough memory. I will always find a good use for a little more, even without being wasteful.
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.

His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.

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