Introduction: Littlebits Pong
This project demonstrates the Pong game from the
Little Bits web site at http://littlebits.cc/projects/analog-pong. Make sure you have the Arduino IDE installed
(see the SOS project for instructions).
Step 1: Pong
Start with a power module.
Step 2: Pong
Add a fork to the power module.
Step 3: Pong
Attach a slider dimmer to the middle fork output.
Step 4: Pong
Attach a second slide dimmer to the bottom fork output.
Step 5: Pong
Attach an Arduino at Heart module
to the slide dimmers as shown.
Step 6: Pong
Attach a USB cable to the Arduino at Heart
module, and connect it to your computer
(Computer is not shown).
Step 7: Pong
Download the “Analog Pong – Arduino” file in the
Other files section at http://littlebits.cc/projects/analog-pong
by right-clicking the link and saving it as analog_pong_arduino.ino
Step 8: Pong
Double-click the analog_pong_arduino.ino file to
load it into the Arduino IDE.
Step 9: Pong
Press the upload button just under the Edit
menu. The lights on your Arduino at
Heart module should flash during the upload.
Download Processing from https://processing.org/download/?processing
Step 10: Pong
Extract Processing by right-clicking the download
and selecting Extract All…
Step 11: Pong
Double-click the extracted folders and
Step 12: Pong
Download Analog Pong – Processing file from the
Other files section.
Step 13: Pong
Extract the contents of the downloaded zip file.
Step 14: Pong
Double click the Analog_Pong_Processing.pde file
from the analog_pong_processing folder.
Step 15: Pong
Click the Run button under the File menu.
Step 16: Pong
Have fun playing pong!
Press a key to start the game.
Step 17: Pong
Use the sliders to move the paddles up and down.
Step 18: Pong
After the game is over, press “r” to replay.