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A new guide in the Adafruit Learning System today: Creating Your First Tilemap Game with CircuitPython

This project will show you how to create your first tile map game with CircuitPython. We will learn how to make and modify indexed bmp graphics for the game. ugame is used for device agnostic control handling. See how to use spreadsheet applications to create and edit game maps.

Everything will come together in a sample game with two levels. Once you reach the end of the guide you’ll have all the tools you need to customize the sample game or create one of your very own!

The guide is meant to be used with any of these devices: PyGamer, PyBadge, PyBadge LC, EdgeBadge, or Pew Pew M4.

See this new guide now > > >


As 2022 starts, let’s take some time to share our goals for CircuitPython in 2022. Just like past years (full summary 2019, 2020, and 2021), we’d like everyone in the CircuitPython community to contribute by posting their thoughts to some public place on the Internet. Here are a few ways to post: a video on YouTub, a post on the CircuitPython forum, a blog post on your site, a series of Tweets, a Gist on GitHub. We want to hear from you. When you post, please add #CircuitPython2022 and email circuitpython2022@adafruit.com to let us know about your post so we can blog it up here.

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