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Upgraded Zork A2Z microcontroller gaming adds drag and drop game load @cogliano @MicrochipMakes #RetroGaming #ItsyBitsy #VintageComputing #TinyUSB

Back in October, we featured a Zork emulator by Dan Cogliano running on an Adafruit ItsyBitsy M4 board.

Dan writes today on Twitter:

Just updated my Zork emulator A2Z Machine on GitHub to support the Adafruit TinyUSB library, which allows you to easily drag and drop Z Machine files and saved games to and from the ItsyBitsy M4 Express.

The new Adafruit TinyUSB library is being used in more projects – it gives USB microcontrollers the ability to show up as a flash drive on WIndows/mac/Linux allowing for files to be dragged & dropped to/from the device. No more SD cards, recompiling or other esoteric data loading! You need the Adafruit SAMD core version 1.5 (or later) to use the library and of course all of this is Open Source, free to use in your projects.

See Dan’s code on GitHub here and check out the TinyUSB library from Adafruit here.

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