Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Apr 2012 21:04 UTC
Games Notch, creator of the immensely popular and successful Minecraft, has announced his next game project. It's a multiplayer and single player space simulator with all the usual stuff like resource mining, combat, exploration, and so on. However, a very unique aspect is that each player's ship has a custom fully programmable 16bit CPU which uses a custom, hand-made instruction set. The possibilities are amazing.
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by Rugxulo on Thu 5th Apr 2012 16:53 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: possible pronunciation"
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I might just write my own assembler for it some time this Summer.

Not to rob you of the fun (so feel free to go ahead anyways), but some guys have already hacked up some stuff:

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