Zero VS Pillman

Compare Zero vs Pillman and see what are their differences.


64 bit bootloader for Cyjon operating system. (by CorruptedByCPU)


Pillman boot sector game, a yellow thing eats pills and is chased by monsters. (by nanochess)
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Zero Pillman
2 1
12 313
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0.0 1.8
almost 3 years ago about 2 years ago
Assembly Assembly
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Zero. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-09.
  • A piece of advice
    2 projects | /r/osdev | 9 Feb 2023
    Yeah, I had the same few years ago...


Posts with mentions or reviews of Pillman. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-31.
  • My new project: dream86, an 8086/PC emulator in Rust
    2 projects | /r/EmuDev | 31 Dec 2021
    At the moment, the emulator can run a small 512 byte game (pillman, What do you think can be the next steps? I'd like to refactor the CPU code in primis, and then tackle some more small .COM programs, and then maybe go with booting DOS and bigger programs.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Zero and Pillman you can also consider the following projects:

Cyjon - A simple, clean code, multi-tasking kernel written in pure Assembly language for 64-bit processors from the AMD64 family.

x86-bootloader - A BIOS bootloader for bare-metal x86 programs, written in 8086 assembly

Invaders - Invaders game in 512 bytes (boot sector)

FutureDOS - A futuristic DOS

bootloader - Mandelbrot set drawers for vintage hardware [Moved to:]

512-byte-vm - A VM image in 512 bytes. Yes, you read it right.

x86-bootloader - 💻 A very simple x86 bootloader

boot2duino - The World's Most Useless Arduino Platform.

asm-platformer - Very basic platformer game developed in x86 Assembly.

BootProg - FAT12/16/32 Bootsector for .COMs/.EXEs