PyGamer and PyBadge have built in accelerometers - which you can use in your games or demos to make nifty motion-activated effects. In this mini guide we'll show you some examples of PaintYourDragon's PixelDust library but for Arcada boards

Supported Hardware

You'll need a board with Adafruit Arcada support + an accelerometer such as...

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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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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USB cable - USB A to Micro-B

PRODUCT ID: 592
This here is your standard A to micro-B USB cable, for USB 1.1 or 2.0. Perfect for connecting a PC to your Metro, Feather, Raspberry Pi or other dev-board or...
$2.95
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This guide was first published on Jun 09, 2019. It was last updated on Jun 09, 2019.
This page (Overview) was last updated on Oct 15, 2020.