Flip-It! – the World’s Dumbest Game?

https://youtu.be/1QCvlQLj2JA Origins: This is a game I developed over a couple of years 2018-2019 It was originally called "Stupid Flip" and came out of my interest in creating simple and fun interactive games that could also be used for teaching coding. This is about the simplest game imaginable and involves flipping an arm from one player to another with a card (token) attached to the end with a magnet. T ...

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CUSTOM TIBIA KEYBOARD FOR A LEG UP IN THE GAME

[Elite Worm] wrote in to tell us about a cool little keyboard designed to make playing a certain game a whole lot easier. One of the ways you can move your character is with the numpad in directional mode plus Control and Shift, but those are too far apart to drive blindly with one hand. This is all the motivation [Elite Worm] needed to build a custom keyboard with only the essentials. The keyboard is contr ...

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EU DUTY CHANGES, A WHOLE VAT OF TROUBLE FOR HACKERS?

It could be said that there are a number of factors behind  the explosion of creativity in our community of hardware hackers over the last couple of decades, but one in particular that is beyond doubt is the ease with which it has been possible to import small orders from China. See something on AliExpress and it can be yours for a few quid, somewhere in a warehouse on the other side of the world it’s put i ...

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Motion Controlled Pong Video Game

i'm MrWaffelXD and today I want you to show how to make a motion controlled Pong game. In this guide you learn, how to programm your own Pong and how to make a distance-controller, which you can use by moving your hand. But first: What is Pong? "Pong is one of the earliest arcade video games. It is a table tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics. The game was originally manufacture ...

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Berry Racer – a Game Programmed in Arduino and Played on a Custom PCB

https://youtu.be/C8IPaMl1wTk Berry Racer is a game that I came up with and programmed using Arduino's Software. The game is run on a Teensy microcontroller which is connected through a custom PCB (Printed Circuit Board) to a Screen, a Joystick, four buttons, and a piezo speaker. The board can be powered through the micro USB port on the Teensy or with a battery that can be plugged into the back of the PCB, ...

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Creating a Physical Game Controller

When the Nintendo Wii was launched players were encouraged, nay required, to leave the sofa and jump, dance, and jiggle in order to score points in their game of choice. While there is a steep learning curve in building for the Wii, it is easy to build a custom device that lets you control a game by physically jumping on pressure pads at the appropriate time. This instructable shows how I adapted the game ' ...

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COUNTER-STRIKE GETS THE RGB LED TREATMENT

Inspired by the over-the-top stage lighting and pyrotechnics used during e-sport events, [Hans Peter] set out to develop a scaled-down version (minus the flames) for his personal Counter-Strike: Global Offensive sessions. It might seem like pulling something like this off would involve hacking the game engine, but as it turns out, Valve was kind enough to implement a game state API that made it relatively e ...

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ARDUINO HANDHELD GAME SYSTEM GETS A GRIP

With little more than an Arduino, an OLED display, and some buttons, it’s easy to build your own faux-retro game system. There’s even a growing library of titles out there that target this specific combination of hardware, thanks in no small part to the Arduboy project. But unless you’re content to play Circuit Dude on a breadboard, at some point you’ll probably want to wrap the build up in a more convenien ...

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UP YOUR GAME WITH DIY HEADSET MOTION TRACKING

While there’s been a lot of advancements in VR gaming over the last couple of years, plenty of folks are still happy enough to just stare at their monitor. But that’s not to say some of those fancy head-tracking tricks wouldn’t be a welcome addition to their repertoire. For players who are literally looking to get their head in the game, [Adrian Schwizgebel] has created qeMotion. The idea here is simple eno ...

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Das Blinken Bonken! an Arduino Ball Throwing Game Platform.

https://youtu.be/UPtVqJkY8N8 This is a fun and pretty easy project that I built as a Christmas present for my kid who loves throwing things. Watch the video to see what it can do. It's built out of a regular Arduino UNO, pressure sensors made from velostat, and RGB LED strip, and 7 segment LED display. Source code for the games is available on github. Enjoy! Step 1: Gather Materials Materials List: 2'x ...

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REAL LIFE QWOP PROBABLY STINGS A FAIR BIT

QWOP was a flashgame released by [Bennett Foddy] in the distant past. Players would use individual keys to trigger muscle spasms in their character’s legs, attempting to sprint as far as possible without hitting the ground. Hackaday alumus [The Hacksmith] wanted to recreate this in real life, and set to work. Initially planning to hack some TENS units to cause muscle contractions, instead a pair of lit ...

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Arduino Simple Memory Game

This project is all about creating a simple game to test your memory. I’ll be using a Teensy 3.0 board. (If you want to know more about this board please click here to read a Getting Started Guide). This project is also 100% compatible with the Arduino. Watch the video below https://youtu.be/cDEmH0iguMw Step 1: Parts Required 1x Arduino UNO (or an Teensy 3.0) (Click to see on Amazon)8x 220 Oh ...

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