Tag Archives: Microbit

LCD colour display for micro:bit

I love displays so I couldn’t resist this £10 Waveshare colour LCD that plugs straight into the micro:bit’s edge connector. It’s small, 1.8 inches across, and with a resolution of 160×128 pixels, but just the right size to match a … Continue reading

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Cheese Nibbler

There’s a great interview with Charlie Brooker in Custom PC magazine about how they made the interactive Black Mirror episode Bandersnatch, his roots in Sinclair Spectrum gaming and – most interesting of all – the stuff they had to leave … Continue reading

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Connect DS18B20 temperature sensor to micro:bit

UPDATE: it seems that something in MakeCode – or in the DF Robot extension outlined below – has possibly changed and it may no longer work. It also causes conflicts with an OLED display extension. Try this new alpha extension … Continue reading

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KettleRun3

Back in 2016, I made KettleRun, a micro:bit game where you had to navigate your space ship through a canyon in order to be rewarded with a nice, hot cup of tea. Now I’ve made a version for the Pimoroni … Continue reading

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Surreal random micro:bit story printer

This is a slight twist on my original Little Box of Poems I originally made back in 2012. It mashes that up with Papert-inspired random poetry to create surreal haiku-like poems or story starters. This project uses a BBC micro:bit … Continue reading

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