0

November 7, 2016 AT 4:00 am

Giant Lego minifig operation game powered by Arduino #ArduinoMonday

Thanks to Targ’s Workshop for sharing this excellent project with us! He writes:

I thought ya’ll might be interested in a project I just completed. A few years back I build some large (about 3feet tall) Lego minifigs as Halloween decor. Every year I have added to them. This year, I converted them into an operation game for the tricker treaters. When activated they have a short conversation and move via servos.

To create them I used all the basic construction methods of average woodworking, as well as 3D printed parts on my Lulbot Taz 5 and my X-Carve cnc machine. The audio and switching is controlled by an Arduino Uno and Music Maker Shield, and the servos are controlled by a separate Arduino Uno.

you can find:
a video here: … https://youtu.be/BqjBtizkyo8

a build log here … http://www.therpf.com/showthread.php?t=195101&page=5 (page 5 is this years build, but the thread contains images from the very beginning of the project,

a photo gallery here … https://www.flickr.com/photos/123867292@N04/albums

Nice work!

20161031_183542


Featured Adafruit Product!

NewImage

Adafruit “Music Maker” MP3 Shield for Arduino w/3W Stereo Amp – v1.0: Bend all audio files to your will with the Adafruit Music Maker shield for Arduino! This powerful shield features the VS1053, an encoding/decoding (codec) chip that can decode a wide variety of audio formats such as MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, MIDI, FLAC, WAV (PCM and ADPCM). It can also be used to record audio in both PCM (WAV) and compressed Ogg Vorbis. You can do all sorts of stuff with the audio as well such as adjusting bass, treble, and volume digitally. Read more.


50-06Each Monday is ArduinoMonday here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Arduino related products. Adafruit manufactures the Arduino right here in the United States in cooperation with arduino.cc. We have a huge selection of Arduino accessories and all the code and tutorials to get you up and running in no time!


Check out all the Circuit Playground Episodes! Our new kid’s show and subscribe!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground”Adafruit’s Apps!


Maker Business — Transforming Today’s Bad Jobs into Tomorrow’s Good Jobs

Wearables — Not a loophole

Electronics — Rule of thumb: 10mils per amp.

Biohacking — Soft Artificial Human Heart #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.