Waveblade Programmer Easter Eggs

Easter Egg

noun

1. An artificial chocolate egg or decorated hard-boiled egg given at Easter.

2. An unexpected or undocumented feature in a piece of computer software or on a DVD, included as a joke or a bonus.


When developing the software for the Waveblade Programmer there was more than enough memory in the Atmel 2560 MPU.  I thought it would be fun to plant some Easter Eggs in the firmware.
The ‘eggs’ are mostly a nod at 80’s computing.

You will need to use an ANSI capable terminal emulator to display the eggs properly.
Type each command into the command line to trigger the egg.

The Egg List:

YAMAHAYamaha

AMIGA
Amiga

APPLE
Apple

APRICOT
Apricot

BBC
BBC

CBM64
CBM64

CPC464
CPC464

DRAGONDragon

IBM
IBM

ORIC
Oric

SPECTRUM
Spectrum

BLADEGUY
BladeGuy

TWILIGHT
This is an ANSI animation
Twilight

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