The CIC & 10NES Explained

The CIC & 10NES Explained

June 14, 2022 0 By retrogamingdev

The CIC & 10NES Explained

A brief history and technical deep dive into the Nintendo CIC and 10NES Lockout System.

References

  • Wikipedia: CIC (Nintendo) – https://ift.tt/KrIkA8a
  • NesDev Wiki: CIC lockout chip – https://ift.tt/aR6wlWD
  • NesDev Forums: Reverse Engineering the CIC – https://ift.tt/N8crFHP
  • SHARP Microcomputers Data Book (1990) – https://ift.tt/o40MtP2
  • Patent Arcade – Case: Atari v. Nintendo (N.D. Cal. 1993) [C, P] – https://ift.tt/q9TfkyN
  • Video Games and Reverse Engineering – https://ift.tt/1GwxuSk
  • US Patent 4799635A (The Nintendo 10NES Patent) – https://ift.tt/WsV9wum