Hoops Arcade! - Mini Basketball Arcade Kit for Micro:Bit

Introduction: Hoops Arcade! - Mini Basketball Arcade Kit for Micro:Bit

Hoops Arcade! is a STEM based mini basketball arcade game for coders! What kind of coding fun can you have with a basketball goal?......Lots!.......Wirelessly detect when a mini basketball passes through the hoop using a proximity sensor to trigger your micro:bit to track the score and provide game sounds.

Supplies

What kind of tools and materials did I use to create Hoops Arcade!

Tools required are:

  • Phillips screw driver
  • Hex nut screw driver
  • Glue Gun

Materials Required are:

Reach out to iTapArcade at info@itaparcade.com for additional information about B-ball:Bit circuit board and mini basketball kit.

Step 1: Install Standoffs Onto B-Ball:Bit Circuit Board

Install standoffs onto B-Ball:Bit Circuit Board

Step 2: Solder Raspberry Pi Pico to B-Ball:Bit Circuit Board

Solder Raspberry Pi Pico (preprogrammed to provide trigger to Micro:bit) to B-Ball:Bit Circuit Board

Step 3: Solder APDS 9960 Sensor to B-Ball:Bit Circuit Board

Solder APDS 9960 Sensor to B-Ball:Bit Circuit Board

Step 4: Attach B-Ball:Bit Circuit Board to ITapArcade Mini Basketball Backboard

Attach B-Ball:Bit Circuit Board to iTapArcade Mini Basketball Backboard

Step 5: Program Micro:Bit With Arcade Hoops! Game Using MakeCode

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