Parts and Setup

This guide will give most of the necessary info on options for parts and setup with the Raspberry Pi Zero. If you are looking for Adafruit M4 boards, try this guide.

If this is your first time with Raspberry Pi, here is the easiest way to get the necessary parts for this project:

1 x Joy Bonnet Pack without Soldering - Includes Pi Zero WH
Includes Raspberry Pi Zero, Joy Bonnet, HDMI adapter, USB adapter and a plastic enclosure
1 x SD/MicroSD Memory Card (8 GB SDHC)
Holds the code for the games
1 x Micro USB Cable
Powers the Raspberry Pi Zero and connects to computer
1 x HDMI Cable
Connects Raspberry Pi Zero to monitor or TV for viewing the games

Other Parts Needed:

1 x Computer with an SD card slot.
To program the games and the SD card for the Raspberry Pi
If your computer does not have an SD card slot but does have a USB slot, you can use the below USB MicroSD card writer/reader below instead.
1 x USB MicroSD Card Reader/Writer
For programming a SD card
This guide was first published on Jan 25, 2019. It was last updated on Jan 25, 2019. This page (Parts and Setup) was last updated on Jul 15, 2019.