Something amazing just got to my inbox, a roguelike computer, packed with a fully playable game!
PIPER is a PIC16F876 microcontroller single board computer, battery powered, that can be easily programmed to run a “light” roguelike game version. Eight user buttons are provided and a graphical LCD (KS0108 driven, 128×64 pixels) is used as screen.
Speaking seriously…why do this useless thing…My answer is clear: because it was difficult. First computer games were done with even less resources and with much more effort. Also this is my small contribution to those *true* programmers that spend hours and hours in games like rogue or Nethack.