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Guy spends £40k and builds room size computer to play Tetris

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This is pretty incredible. http://www.megaprocessor.com



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I particularly like this quote:
One of my earliest decisions when embarking on this project was that I would be making circuit boards. On this sort of scale point to point wiring of individual components (there'd be of the order of 100,000 connections) would result in inevitable failure, despair, insanity. Having these boards made represents the largest slice of the cost of the project. Initially I thought I would be doing a small number of very large boards. But that turned out to be bonkers so I've done a lot of little boards.
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Want





A room that size
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:awe: he should have spent some of that money /time learning how to play it :lol:
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Awesome. I would have liked to see more footage of his version of Tetris.
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Really cool :)
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Does he not know that you can get tetris on gameboy ?
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Wow I thought I was crap at Tetris lol
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You have to admire that dedication to play Tetris though...Now he just needs to practice.
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trev1976 wrote:Does he not know that you can get tetris on gameboy ?

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Next project: Donkey Kong
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