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game show LED scoreboard

Adafruit forum poster Disciple was on the Adafruit Show & Tell show December 12th demonstrating a game show LED scoreboard.

Now comes an accompanying Adafruit Forum post describing the complete build tutorial. The display is an Adafruit 32×8 NeoMatrix controlled by an Adafruit Pro Trinket 5v (or an Adafruit Metro). Users control the system using an infrared remote control which is way handy.

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The game play proceeded like this.

  • Each audience member held a small flag which was used to signal a color choice, yellow or blue.
  • The game had four rounds. Each round would start with a small church skit that would pause at a certain point.
  • The audience was challenged to decide “What would Jesus do?” and was given two possible answers tagged with the two colors.
  • Everyone would indicate their choices with the flags, and numbers would be tallied for each color answer, and posted on the scoreboard.
  • The skit would conclude and the color of the correct answer would get its tally added to the total score.
  • After four rounds, if the total score was greater than the number of audience members playing, victory was declared and prizes awarded (plus a gospel message and prayer). No audience lost the game that day, as intended.

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The code is in Arduino, very well written with great comments.

Check out the entire build to make your own, excellent project!


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