r/gaming Sep 20 '21 Silver 25 Gold 1 Helpful 7 Wholesome 14 Hugz 29

im still the first one

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u/CrashMonkey_21 Sep 20 '21

Managed the same thing as a kid but had no idea what I was doing.

Would delete lines of the autoexec, test what games and functions worked and save it to a disk. Trial and error but eventually had a few disks for different games.

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u/xpritee Sep 20 '21

Not far from modern software development process.

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u/masterventris Sep 20 '21

On more than one occasion I have binary searched the codebase to work out where a bug was happening, either with breakpoints or just commenting out half the file depending on how much I cared.

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u/xpritee Sep 20 '21

print("aisjodisajdksladj")

run

"ah it didn't reach here"

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u/KairosHS Sep 20 '21

LOL I still do that