Doomba: Programmer turns Roomba vacuum cleaner into Doom map

    Basically, the script tracks your Roomba as it creates its own map in the journey. Once the tracking is completed, you can convert the journey into a Doom-compatible map.
    By ASIAN NEWS INTERNATIONAL
    | Updated on Dec 27 2018, 02:58 PM IST
    Programmer turns Roomba’s trip into a ‘Doom’ map
    Programmer turns Roomba’s trip into a ‘Doom’ map (iRobot)
    Programmer turns Roomba’s trip into a ‘Doom’ map
    Programmer turns Roomba’s trip into a ‘Doom’ map (iRobot)

    A game programmer decided to turn the already powerful smart vacuum cleaner Roomba into an even enviable gaming bot.

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    According to Mashable, game programmer and designer Rich Whitehouse has released a script via Twitter which allows you to convert the robotic cleaner's trip around your home into a playable Doom map.

    The script, called Doomba, works with Whitehouse's Noesis software that allows developers to convert models and animations to various formats.  

    Basically, the script tracks your Roomba as it creates its own map in the journey. Once the tracking is completed, you can convert the journey into a Doom-compatible map.  

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    First Published Date: 27 Dec, 02:56 PM IST
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