Doom running on a Raspberry Pi Pico #RaspberryPi @Raspberry_Pi @kilograham5
Doom has been ported to many things, including a pregnancy test with an LCD display. But let’s get to a truly playable version. The now ubiquitous Raspberry Pi Pico is affordable and capable. Doom is rather large – space wise but with some tweaks, it is a very capable platform!
Full DOOM1.WAD playable on Raspberry Pi Pico with 2M flash.
Ultimate Doom and Doom II are playable on 8M devices.
320x200x60 VGA output (really 1280x1024x60).
9 Channel OPL2 Sound at 49716Hz.
9 Channel Stereo Sound Effects.
I2C networking for up to 4 players.
Save/Load of games.
All cheats supported.
Demos from original WADs run correctly.
USB Keyboard Input support.
All end scenes, intermissions, help screens etc. supported.
Good frame rate; generally 30-35+ FPS.
Uses 270Mhz overclock (requires flash chip that will run at 135Mhz)
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