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Are Friends Electric?

Maker Update #185 Adafruit Edition

This month on Maker Update (video), rolling your own slot machine, a robot pal, a mask that doesn’t hide your face, a brake light for your bicycle, and building your first game in CircuitPython.

Show Notes [Maker Update #185]

Project of the Month

RGB Matrix Slot Machine


Wio Terminal + CircuitPython

Adafruit, open for business!

Adafruit Projects

Pathfinder Robot Companion

No-Sew Cotton Face Mask with a Window

Blinka Jump PyBadge Game

Contributed Projects

Circuit Playground Bluefruit Automatic Bike Brake Light


Adafruit 1.3″ Color TFT Bonnet for Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi HQ Camera Case

First TileMap game with CircuitPython

Product Spotlight

Adafruit ISM330DHCX + LIS3MDL FeatherWing


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