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RPG-Style Stat Bar for Every Day Life? Answered

If the title alone didn't cover it, does any one have any ideas on how it would be possible to make a Status bar like the ones in most video games as a real object? I'm thinking it needs to be able to change, be relatively useful, small, and battery powered. Any thoughts on the subject are appreciated! 



5 years ago

A led bar (comes in all sizes and shapes really) but it will require you make some supporting electronics (or buy a kit)

a kit like this (though this particular one is sold out) https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10936

but again, you would need some more electronics to actually make it do much (so you would need to invest some time and money)

That could work if I could find a way to cover up the board, but how would you change the data?

This is not am out-of-the-box product (i didnt find any such when i looked) so it will require some kind of programming (arduinos seem popular - not that i have used them) or other electronics to change the display data. My suggestion is quite useless if you do not know how to do one of these - but being a DIY site, you could have known

What would make this useful? Does it need to track something?