Raspberry Pi Pico emulates Apple II and runs Loderunner #Emulation #VintageComputing #RaspberryPiPico

Eric Badger demonstrates the Pico’s ability to emulate a 6502 computer and shows a side-by-side comparison of the Pico running next to an Apple II computer.

Badger developed this homebrew emulator and ported a copy of Apple II’s Loderunner to test it out. If you’re unfamiliar with the classic title, Loderunner is a 2D puzzle game that first debuted in 1983. Its basic system requirements make it a fun choice for testing the limits of his Pico-powered 6502 emulator.

Check out the demonstration video below see it in action. This video shows not only the 6502 emulator, but compares it to an original Apple II running the same application, so you can see how well the Pico operates compared to vintage hardware.

See the video below and more on Tom’s Hardware.


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