You can bring your MakeCode Arcade characters to life through the magic of animation! With just a few simple frames of pixel artwork and the right MakeCode blocks, you can make your player sprite react to actions in fun ways!

This guide will show you how to create frames of sprite animation, and how to set them up to play back depending on the game conditions. 

Parts

You can create this project entirely in the browser and test it using the MakeCode simulator, but it's even more fun to see your work come alive on hardware, such as the PyBadge!

Angled shot of a Adafruit PyBadge for MakeCode Arcade, CircuitPython, or Arduino.
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Pink and Purple Braided USB A to Micro B Cable - 2 meters long
This cable is super-fashionable with a woven pink and purple Blinka-like pattern!First let's talk about the cover and over-molding. We got these in custom colors,...
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Slim Lithium Ion Polymer Battery 3.7v 400mAh with JST 2-PH connector and short cable
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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This guide was first published on May 04, 2019. It was last updated on May 04, 2019.

This page (Overview) was last updated on May 24, 2022.

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