vanfanel wrote:And, worse of all, we can't do our own builds because Quartus Standard is +2000USD! So it's a dead-end if only NN is available.
This seems to be a significant problem with the MiSTer project at the moment. If people can't easily experiment/tinker with the project, they're less likely to get involved in more serious development and maintenance of cores.
Is it just the HDMI output IP that requires the pricey license? - and is it technically possible to use the HDMI output without it? (if so, is there any code in the OSSC project that may be reusable here?)
(Sorry if it's a silly suggestion, I'm a newbie to FPGAs)