NEW GUIDE: Pokémon Macro Ball for Nintendo Switch #Hacks #AdafruitLearningSystem @Adafruit

Nintendo Switch console with a red and white Pokéball plugged into it

Check out this new guide from John Park, the Pokémon Macro Ball for Nintendo Switch

Ever get tired of spinning your JoyCon thumbstick endlessly to evolve Milcery into Alcremie in Pokémon Sword and Shield? Or get bored riding your Rotom bike in circles to speed up egg hatching? You can create a special Pokéball that is a programmable macro controller for your Nintendo Switch that’ll do it for you!

Anything from a simple turbo button mode to a complex macro with multiple buttons and precise timing is possible, thanks to a Raspberry Pi Pico RP2040 microcontroller (or our own KB2040 Kee Boar) and the excellent GP2040-CE firmware.

You’ll create your specific macro with the simple web-based editor, and trigger the action just by plugging the Pokéball into the Switch!

– The guide provides instructions on how to create a programmable macro controller for Nintendo Switch, housed in a Pokéball, to automate repetitive tasks in Pokémon games
– The guide explains how to use the GP2040-CE firmware to create a macro with the web-based editor and trigger the action by plugging the Pokéball into the Switch
– The guide also provides detailed steps on how to configure the controller settings, test the controller on the Nintendo Switch, and house the device in a Pokéball

 

Read more at Pokémon Macro Ball for Nintendo Switch


Adafruit publishes a wide range of writing and video content, including interviews and reporting on the maker market and the wider technology world. Our standards page is intended as a guide to best practices that Adafruit uses, as well as an outline of the ethical standards Adafruit aspires to. While Adafruit is not an independent journalistic institution, Adafruit strives to be a fair, informative, and positive voice within the community – check it out here: adafruit.com/editorialstandards

Join Adafruit on Mastodon

Adafruit is on Mastodon, join in! adafruit.com/mastodon

Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

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

Join over 36,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org


Maker Business — “Packaging” chips in the US

Wearables — Enclosures help fight body humidity in costumes

Electronics — Transformers: More than meets the eye!

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: Silicon Labs introduces CircuitPython support, and more! #CircuitPython #Python #micropython @ThePSF @Raspberry_Pi

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Guardian Robot, Weather-wise Umbrella Stand, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — MakeCode Thank You!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — #NewProds 7/19/23 Feat. Adafruit Matrix Portal S3 CircuitPython Powered Internet Display!

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.