Doom Runs on Anything, Including Rotting Potatoes

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You can get the classic video game Doom to run on a lot of things: pianos, printers, old Nokia phones, and even electronic pregnancy tests. But one YouTuber decided to flip the script on the ole, “Does it run Doom?” test to ask the heroic question: How many potatoes do you need to generate enough electricity for a…

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Programmer runs Doom using gutted electronic pregnancy test
The ability to run id Software’s classic first-person-shooter has practically become a rite of passage for any gadget worth its salt. And while I’d like to say we can welcome electronic pregnancy tests into the hall of unlikely Doom consoles (right alongside ATMs, Nokia phones, and pianos) I’m afraid that, in the end, that’s only half true.


Doom Runs on Anything, Including Rotting Potatoes
You can get the classic video game Doom to run on a lot of things: pianos, printers, old Nokia phones, and even electronic pregnancy tests. But one YouTuber decided to flip the script on the ole, “Does it run Doom?” test to ask the heroic question: How many potatoes do you need to generate enough electricity for a game of Doom?