Retro Game Mechanics Explained

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Thanks to weird occurrences and some programming oversights, an unofficial Pokémon character was randomly generated. Missingno is known for its Eldritch-like sprite, permanently corrupting your Hall of Fame, combining the graphics of the game, and copying your 6th item in your bag.

Retro Game Mechanics Explained’s new video explores the math and science behind Missingno’s terrifying and bizarre sprite. What begins as a discussion about Missingno drifts into the larger territory as the sprite graphics for the Generation 1 Pokémon games are examined and explained. This is a must-watch video for fans of the early days of Pokémon!

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