Is this one of the smallest playable DOOM devices?
We’ve been working on a super-tiny, super-sharp/readable, DOOM playing device (it does more than DOOM, but … DOOM!). DOOM is often the “hello world” for what’s possible on hardware, particularly when there’s a screen and some button inputs.
Is this one of the smallest playable Doom devices?
We ported Retro-Go https://github.com/ducalex/retro-go over to work on our QT Py ESP32 Pico board and since Retro-Go has a port of PrBoom for the ESP32, it pretty much just worked loading up the shareware DOOM1.WAD file off of a microSD card. Amazing how capable retro-go is once the hardware layout is defined.
The specs on the Adafruit QT Py DOOM playing device … (code name PINKY):
We’re going to try and see if we can get John Romero & John Carmack thoughts on if this as small / playable as it can get (and we’ll offer to send them one each, the first couple units!) along with Alex (ducalex) who did the port of prboom to retro-go.
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