The text-only display would make the software easier, since you can just send ASCII character bytes to the card and have it be drawn automatically, rather than having to form the bit-pattern for a character in software. I could also have the ability to have 128 software defined characters, by having a Character Generator RAM in addition to the Character Generator ROM for the typical ASCII set.
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