Transistor Sword Replica with Audio and Lighting Effects
Harrison Krix of Volpin Props (previously featured here) made two replicas of Transistor, a giant sword from the game of the same name. One was for Supergiant Games to have on hand at PAX Prime (a gaming convention that just took place), and the other is being prepped for Dragon Con. Krix worked with PixelBash Props to add lighting and audio using products from Adafruit! The above video shows off a test with over 100 NeoPixels and a mic input running on an Arduino Micro.
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8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.