Set the mood on your next adventure with this 3d printed d20 room controller from Katie Neeley and Brian Rashap on Hackster.io. Katie Neeley and Brian Rashap used their d20 to control a fog machine. What would your ideal D20 room controller do?
This is an icosahedron with an Argon microcontroller connected to an MPU 6050 Accelerometer and Gyroscope! (There’s also a thermal sensor on this baby!) The MPU 6050 is AWESOME!!! I LOVE IT. Ahem, it’s also my first real project. So I may be overly excited. There’s also a little Neopixel on here, to let the players know when it’s time to roll again and to accentuate the sense of doom or glory based on what gets rolled.
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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.
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