Arduino 2 Player Game

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Introduction: Arduino 2 Player Game

In this project I`m going to show you how to make a two player pong game with a Nokia 5110 LCD that is controlled by an Arduino UNO. The game can easily be switched on single player to.

Step 1: Parts

Here is a list of parts that i used to make this project

  • Beadboard
  • Arduino UNO
  • Jumper wires (male to male)
  • 9v battery and battery clip
  • 2x Potentiometers (any type but 5k is recommended)
  • On/off switch
  • Nokia 5110 LCD buy on eBay

Step 2: Schematic

This is the schematic for my project, follow it and hopefully you will end up with a game that works.

Make sure the LCD is connected the right way, not upside down.

Step 3: Build It

Follow the schematic as you place the parts on your breadboard,

Step 4: Arduino Code

Download the code here : Arduino pong game.

Open the code and upload it to your Arduino UNO.

Step 5: Finish

Power up your Arduino and get somebody to play with you, if nobody wants to play than you can just switch over to single player ;)

My feature plans for this project is to solder it on a PCB and make a good looking enclosure for it.

THANKS FOR VIEWING!

check out my channel for more projects that you might like, and if you have any tips or questions for this project than please share them in the comments and I will reply as soon as possible.

2 People Made This Project!

  • Its alive!!-bkelley12

    bkelley12 made it!

  • Simple and Funny!!!-sergalpe

    sergalpe made it!

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Grate job.. I like it.. hope fully one day i will make it. Thanks for the post.

Mine is working, but for some reason my display is barely lit.

That might be because of voltage or its a bad screen.
Good work :)

I'm using the 3.3V port on the Arduino, the pixels are barely lit and the screen is flashing, as if it's buzzing a bit.

Try the 5V port, I think it wil work than.

The screen doesn't work then

Than I honestly don't know what to do.

I just used a 220 ohm resistor connected to the 5V output and it works perfectly now!

Thats great! :)

Thank you nevertheless.