Minecraft builder “Sammyuri” spent seven months building what they call the Chungus 2, an enormously complex computer processor that exists virtually inside the Minecraft game engine. This project isn’t the first time a computer processor has been virtually rebuilt inside Minecraft, but the Chungus 2 (Computation Humongous Unconventional Number and Graphics Unit) might very well be the largest and most complex, simulating an 8-bit processor with a one hertz clock speed and 256 bytes of RAM.
December 15, 2022
This 8-bit processor built in Minecraft can run its own games
[Computer simulations will someday have simulated characters building simulations in their simulated world. It may have already happened—a few decades ago.—Joe]