An electronic maze game with CircuitPython and Circuit Playground #CircuitPython #Gaming #Adafruit

Adafruit Discord server user marius_450 posts a delightful ball in a maze game. Just like the dime store version, you tilt the game to roll a ball around to maneuver a maze. Harder than one might think.

The project uses a Circuit Playground Bluefruit with a TFT Gizmo display attached (no soldering required). Programming is with CircuitPython, just copy the files onto the board like a flash drive and it just works!

Gameplay

Tilt the board to make the ball move. When the ball reach the goal (red cross), a new maze is created randomly.

See GitHub for the code (MIT license) and additional details.

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