Finally, a fierce man who plays DOOM on Lego blocks appears

A person who succeeded in playing the popular FPS 'DOOM' released in 1995 using a liquid crystal monitor built into the block of 'Lego', which is synonymous with block toys, has appeared and has become a hot topic.

It was James Brown, who lives in New Zealand, who remade Lego as a monitor. On June 7, 2022, Mr. Brown posted on Twitter how the Lego block functions as a monitor, and it attracted a lot of people's attention.

The Lego block modified by Mr. Brown contains the following board and ultra-small monitor ...

It's hidden inside the block like this.

In addition, Mr. Brown says that he uses STM32F030F4P6 (Cortex M0, 16K flash, 4K ram) for the processor and QT1306P82 (0.42 inch OLED) for the monitor.

After that, Mr. Brown made further improvements to the first block he created ...

I created a block that is more opaque and looks closer to the blue color of Lego.

In addition, the new block is equipped with a capacitive touch panel, which allows you to move the displayed image from side to side.

In addition, the resolution of the monitor that Mr. Brown built in the Lego block is 72 × 40 pixels, and the number of colors is 1 bpp .

in Hardware, Posted by log1p_kr