Exploding volcanos, dinosaurs, and animatronic tiki guards! This isn’t your classic game of mini golf. Putt up the wooden bridge into the mouth of the volcano and trigger an explosion that just might roll your ball in for a hole-in-one. Miss by just a little, and subject yourself to the laughter of the swinging tiki guards protecting the hole. Oh, and watch out for the dinosaurs! Grab a soldering iron and your 9 iron because in this Instructable we will be building a animatronic mini golf course controlled by the Intel Edison.
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