Lanterns is an ADHD Nerd

with autism and hyperfixations that I just have to talk about…

  • Let’s see what this PPU can do. PPU Part 3

    Let’s see what this PPU can do. PPU Part 3

    Let’s hope this is a shorter one today. Previously on Dragon Ball Z In the last post, I’d created a basic PPU chip. It doesn’t do much, just 1 layer of 24×16 tiles with no scrolling or transparency or other such amenities, but I kind of left it off on a cliff hanger, so today, […]

  • Data and screen frames. PPU Part 2

    Data and screen frames. PPU Part 2

    Fixing the Graphics Display Driver At the end of my last post, I was left with an issue. Let me quickly recap, we have ourselves a graphics driver chip that can drive 8×6 Dot Matrix Displays (screens,) but where I left off last time, we had a bug where if we stream a tile every […]

  • I am going to build a Picture Processing Unit.

    I am going to build a Picture Processing Unit.

    The Premise Now heads up, I’ve not finished yet, I still have a bunch of stuff to do, but heres the gist of things. My partner stumbled onto a game called Turing Complete that I’ve played a lot of recently. From the broadest possible overview of what this game is, basically you start from nothing […]

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