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Video Game Shield


 
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Description How To
 
Video Game Shield - Make your own video games including graphics, text, sound effects and music — with this Arduino add-on shield. Using the power of open source, this shield includes everything you need to make black-and-white video games on your TV. It supports up to two Nintendo Wii Nunchuck controllers for an easy and familiar interface.

Please note: Wii Nunchucks are not included with this product.

Features
  • Interfaces with two Nintendo Wii Nunchuck controllers using a snap-lock circuit board interface.
  • Easy to assemble kit makes for a great learning experience. All parts are easy-to-solder through-hole, with no tiny surface mount parts.
  • Fully open-source design means that everything is freely available and ready to be hacked, including the circuit schematic and PCB layout.
  • Custom, professionally made PCB provides for an easy soldering experience.
  • Includes a series of example games, demonstrating graphics, text, sound effects, music, two-player games, and easy interfacing with the Nunchuck’s joystick, buttons, and accelerometer.


Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 | Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
168/Mega incompatibilities November 24, 2010
Reviewer: Adam Wolf from Minneapolis, MN United States  
Hi John,

We've updated our site and are in the process of contacting all our distributors to get compatibility information added.

Adam Wolf,
Wayne and Layne, LLC

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
FYI Not for Mega or 168 Arduinos November 3, 2010
Reviewer: John Cabrer from Fullerton, CA United States  
I'm an early adopter of the Video Game Shield.  Unfortunately, there was no specific mention of compatability (there may be now) with Arduino Mega, and earlier DueMillanove 168 boards when I bought it, otherwise I would give it a 5 instead of a 3.

With the mega, it's the pin wiring, and SPI(?) differences that make it not work.  Unfortunately for me, I only have the 168 and Mega Arduinos :^(

On the bright side, It goes together very easily. and should give no problems provided you have the right platform.

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