Play Pac-Man on an Arduino Due with ILI9341 and VGA support via blog.atmel
This recent project from Dr. NCX Mirracle is one of those that are much better seen than read about. Simply stated, the Maker has developed an awesome Pac-Man clone for the Arduino Due that looks just like something out of the arcade.
For those unfamiliar with this Arduino, the Due is based on a SAM3X8E Cortex-M3 clocked at 84MHz — which certainly puts it in a different league than its sibling, the Uno. These enhanced capabilities enable video output to both an ILI9341 TFT screen and an external 8-bit VGA (240×320) at the same time. What’s more, the Pac-Man game is playable with a keypad and features five sample levels.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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