Make your gamer from scratch by soldering it together. Play addictive games and download more from the Technology Will Save Us website. Code your own games and master your handheld console.
Note: DIY Gamer Kit Edition II is packaged in colourful card packaging. It has the same contents as DIY Gamer Kit.
What is Arduino?
Arduino Uno is the brain of your gamer. It's a teeny tiny board that, in conjunction with the materials in this kit and open source computer software, will enable you to program your own games.
Making time: "2hrs of making"
In the box: Check the insert in your kit box to make sure you have all of your components.
You will need:
Tic Tac Toe
Getting started is easy: visit the Technology Will Save Us website to see how to complete your kit, create animations and code and hack your very own game.
Packaging dimensions: 22.5cm x 20cm x 5cm
The recommended age for this kit is 12+ as it contains some small, sharp parts, so handle with care and keep it out of reach of small children
Your gamer is designed to work with a PP3 9V battery, or the USB cable in your kit. Don't use a different power source: it would be dangerous and would probably break your gamer!
This kit is great for hacking and modding - if you plan your hacks carefully, that is. These online resources will help you do that.