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Wolf3D-style raycasting with an FPGA and Arduino #Graphics #FPGA #Arduino @dormando @TinyFPGA @Adafruit

Dormando writes about a classical raycasting engine using embedded microcontrollers and FPGAs.

The project uses a Adafruit Metro Mini (ATmega 328P) and a small Field Programmable Gate Array (a TinyFPGA BX ICE40LP8K) on two small boards, outputting to a 320x240x16bit SPI LCD from Adafruit. It is programmed a mix of C and Verilog which is on dormando’s GitHub repo under MIT license.

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Game textures are public domain, from the game LAB. It is a little Wolf3D clone made in Flash AS3. You can play/download it for free at https://mutantleg.itch.io/lab – all of the GFX are public domain (CC0), (credit is not required but much appreciated indeed) The game and graphics are by Mutantleg.

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You can read all the extensive details on implementing the project on dormando.me.

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