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, Edge Badge, or Pew Pew M4.

Parts

Adafruit PyGamer for MakeCode Arcade, CircuitPython or Arduino

PRODUCT ID: 4242
What fits in your pocket, is fully Open Source, and can run CircuitPython, MakeCode Arcade or Arduino games you write yourself? That's right, it's the Adafruit...
$39.95
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Adafruit PyBadge for MakeCode Arcade, CircuitPython or Arduino

PRODUCT ID: 4200
What's the size of a credit card and can run CircuitPython, MakeCode Arcade or Arduino? That's right, its the Adafruit PyBadge! We wanted to see how much we...
$34.95
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Adafruit PyBadge LC - MakeCode Arcade, CircuitPython or Arduino

PRODUCT ID: 3939
What's the size of a credit card and can run CircuitPython, MakeCode Arcade or Arduino even when you're on a budget? That's right, it's the Adafruit...
$24.95
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Adafruit EdgeBadge - TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers

PRODUCT ID: 4400
Machine learning has come to the 'edge' - small microcontrollers that can run a very miniature version of TensorFlow Lite to do ML computations. But you don't...
$35.95
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Adafruit PyGamer Starter Kit

PRODUCT ID: 4277
Please note: you may get a royal blue or purple case with your starter kit (they're both lovely colors)What fits in your pocket, is fully Open...
$59.95
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Plastic Button Caps For Square Top (10-pack) - 8mm Diameter

PRODUCT ID: 4228
These Reese's Piece's lookin' bits fit perfectly on top of tactile buttons with 2.4mm square tops and give a satisfying 8mm diameter surface area for your fingers to...
$0.95
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Adafruit PyGamer Acrylic Enclosure Kit

PRODUCT ID: 4238
You've got your PyGamer, and you're ready to start jammin' on your favorite arcade games. You gaze adoringly at the charming silkscreen designed by Ada-friend...
$12.50
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This guide was first published on Jun 10, 2020. It was last updated on Jun 10, 2020.
This page (Overview) was last updated on Oct 17, 2020.