TWANG, an Arduino-based dungeon crawler

Bdring built his own Arduino-based 1D dungeon crawler inspired by Robin Baumgarten’s  Line Wobbler: I have been a Patron of Robin Baumgarten for a while. He makes experimental hardware for games. His Line Wobbler one dimensional dungeon crawler is my favorite and I have always wanted to play it. It uses a door stop spring […]

MCC8 – PIC24 based CHIP-8 game emulator

Here’s another project by Mats the handheld PIC24-based CHIP-8 emulator game console: This is a small handheld PIC24-based CHIP-8 emulator game console. A cheap Noika 1202 LCD is used as the display and a CR123A 3 volt lithium battery for power. CHIP-8 is an interpreted programming language, developed by Joseph Weisbecker. It was initially used on […]

MSP430 Launchpad GamingPack

Max, Brittany, and Kathleen designed a gaming console extension for the MSP430 LaunchPad. It’s called the GamingPack, and it’s based on the similar Arduino shield Gameduino. It features a Spartan 3A FPGA which handles both video VGA output, and input from two NES controllers. Based on the Gameduino, the GamingPack transforms your MSP430 LaunchPad into […]

RBox: DIY 32-bit game console

Rossum has released the schematic and the code for a 32-bit video game console. This prototype was constructed using a LPCXpresso devkit available at Digikey. You’ll need to replace the stock 12mhz with a very common 14.318mhz crystal. The analog joystick is a replacement part from a PSP. Features include 320×240 composite or s-video output […]