Doom Kinda Running On A Pregnancy Test

Gif: Foone

The other day Foone decided to hack an improved screen inside a...pregnancy test. And when you do something like that, it’s not a matter of if you can get Doom running on it, but when.

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They were initially happy to just get the pregnancy test working as a screen, able to show videos of games and stuff in action:

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But that was just a start. Connecting a bluetooth keyboard to the setup meant Doom was now playable (still remotely, you can’t execute Doom on a pregnancy test’s hardware, come on) on one of the smallest, worst screens imaginable, a 128x32 monochrome display:

You can see more of this stuff at their Twitter account, and directly support this kind of shenanigans on their Ko-Fi page.

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

A couple of years from now and we’ll see Doom running in a half eaten pack of dry ramen.