Tetris Duel: bare metal multiplayer Tetris for Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Raspberrypi.org posted about this awesome tetris project from a group of students at Imperial College in London.
A couple of weeks ago, we featured a first-year undergraduate project from Imperial College in London: a bare-metal port of StarFox to the Raspberry Pi. It’s stupendously good; even more so when you realise that the people behind it are 18 and 19 years old.
I discovered that a second group from the very same class has another bare-metal doozy of a gaming project running on the Pi: head-to-head Tetris.
The team says you’re seeing:
4000 lines of documented ARM assembly code
Optimised driver for a NES controller connected via GPIO
Asynchronous networking for two Pis connected via GPIO
Doubly buffered rendering logic for HDMI output
Custom ARMv6 assembler written from scratch in C (released as binary only)
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