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If you miss the days of playing Pong with old-school dial controllers but would rather not track down a vintage console or arcade cabinet, today’s your lucky day. Daniel Perdomo and crew have built a real-world Pong machine that replicates the pionee…

via Real-world ‘Pong’ might just beat the video game — Engadget RSS Feed

 

 

 

Arduboy Arrived 

February 22, 2016 — 2 Comments

Super excited to get my new Arduboy from Kickstarter. Besides being incredibly cool I think it will be amazing for education (future game coders and Arduino fans.)

I’m stoked to have #1 hot off the presses!
   
 

“Make and Share Games!”

https://www.arduboy.com/#play

This is an incredible little device that’s based on Arduino so there’s lots of game code out there for you to experiment with.

It’s cool to be able to make a game and HAND THE DEVICE to a friend to play it.

Cost is $39

I’m excited by the impact this can have on education as it’s by far more fun to make games when learning to code.  At the same time you’re learning how to control electronics as it’s really an Arduino device.

Fun to see the amazing progress.

This was the original prototype: