There are a lot of amazing things about Fallout, including and, maybe especially, the design. The shishkebab stands out because it’s a flaming sword. The weapon comes back in Fallout 4, and it’s so awesome that Caleb Kraft decided to build it. Since Fallout games take place in a post-apocalyptic environment, the weapons are kitbashed together. For example, the shishkebab is built from lawnmower blades, a motorcycle gas tank, etc — whatever was on hand. Kraft has been plotting the build since he saw concept art of the redesigned weapon for Fallout 4. He ended up altering the design slightly, but the result is still beyond awesome. Kraft documented the four-day build with several videos.
If the above video isn’t enough, you can read the complete write-up on Make.
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.