Just want to test? Hardware: Current supported boards are the icebreaker + VGA PMOD, mch2022 badge and ULX3S over HDMI. Pre-built bitstreams are included but the game data is needed in GAMEDATA so the data packs can be prepared. Jump here if you’d like to test on hardware first.
One of the perks of using older hardware is its comparative simplicity and extensive documentation. After years or decades of users programming on a platform, the amount of knowledge available for it can become extensive.