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Pac-Man is an arcade game developed by Namco released in the 1980s.

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Pacman for PC does not persist high scores

I used to play this game years ago and I recently found it again, so I decided to try it. To my surprise, every time I lose and start another game, the previous score is not persisted, it's back to 0....
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How to predict & control ghost movement in Pac-Man [closed]

Billy Mitchell was the first person to achieve a perfect score in the arcade game Pac-Man. Back in 2008, there was an article published entitled "The Perfect Man - How Billy Mitchell became a video-...
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What colour is Pac-Man?

For a recent art project I needed to colour in Pacman using an RGB colour code. A quick google only returned this page (with no information) and several discussions elsewhere about what paint to use. ...
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Why is 3333360 the maximum score in Pac-Man?

According to the Wikipedia page for Pac-Man, the highest possible score is 3333360 points. It's called a perfect game and it was achieved by 3 different people already. What I want to know is: WHY is ...
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Pac-Man high score list

Did the original Pac-Man have a high score list? If so, how many scores could be saved? I could only find an image showing the high score at the top of the game screen.
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How fast does Pac-Man move?

I'm creating a personalized pac-man clone for personal novelty purposes, and I'd like to reproduce the original arcade gameplay as faithfully as possible. I've read The Pac-Man Dossier, but I don't ...
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When do you get extra life in Pac-Man?

In Pac-Man (iPhone version) you get an extra life when you score 10000. When do you get another extra life?
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Why does Pac-Man not like to eat eyes?

I know Pac-Man has no real story, but I always found it weird how he doesn't eat the ghosts' eyes. Is there some technical reason why he doesn't, or is this just an oversight?
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Is the movement and ghost AI in the Super Nintendo Ms. Pac Man faithful to the arcade version?

I have the SNES version of Ms. Pac Man. It has many obvious graphical differences and optional changes compared to the arcade version, but I'm not sure if the gameplay is the same when you select the ...
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Names of the ghosts or monsters in Pac-Man

Not sure if they're ghosts or monsters, but what are the names of those chasing our beloved and fearless hero, Pac-Man, around the maze? Do they even have names? Do they also have distinct ...
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What is the highest score obtainable in Pac-Man?

What is the highest score possible, if you eat all the dots, all the fruit and all the monsters?
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