Glider is a classic Macintosh game where you guide a paper airplane through a series of rooms. What could make this game even better? Controlling it with an actual paper airplane! You'll combine your paper airplane with an nRF52840 LED Glasses Driver board running CircuitPython to guide your glider to glory. 

The nRF52840 LED Glasses Driver has Bluetooth and an onboard accelerometer. The LIS3DH accelerometer detects the angle of the paper airplane. The CircuitPython code converts the angle to a keypress to control the game over BLE.

There is a 3D printed part for your paper airplane to slot into. The board has a case that attaches to the paper airplane holder.

Prerequisite Guides

Parts

Angled shot of Adafruit LED Glasses Driver.
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Lithium Ion Polymer Battery 3.7v 500mAh with JST 2-PH connector
Lithium-ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light, and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This...
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Angled shot of coiled pink and purple USB cable with USB A and USB C connectors.
This cable is not only super-fashionable, with a woven pink and purple Blinka-like pattern, it's also made for USB C for our modernized breakout boards, Feathers, and...
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USB C to USB C cable. USB 3.1 gen 4 with E-Mark. 1 meter long
As technology changes and adapts, so does Adafruit! Rather than the regular USB A, this cable has USB C to USB C plugs!USB C is the latest...
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This guide was first published on Apr 19, 2022. It was last updated on 2022-04-19 17:31:37 -0400.

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