February 8, 2015 AT 3:00 am

How Pac-Man’s ghosts were programmed to haunt you

This video from PBS Game/Show tells all about the history of Pac-Man. It discusses its early inspiration (trying to get women to play videogames), but the most impressive part is when the host reveals the programming of each ghost. On their own, one ghost’s strange and erratic behavior might not seem threatening, but put together they through the player for a loop, as it were. Check it out!

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