While browsing Hack-a-Day, I ran into an awesome hack for the original Pong game. One enterprising hobbyist built his own Pong from scratch following the schematics. It’s a big job but it’s manageable since it’s all discrete logic. I’ve just been re-watching That ’70s Show and in one episode Red and Kelso modify the Pong to make smaller paddles. I was shocked to learn this is both feasible, and even somewhat believable for them to have done in their garage with a screwdriver and a soldering iron.