May 21, 2013

DIY Simple "Simon Game" replica

 Those of us born before 1980 may recall the popular electronic game "Simon", that required the use to remember and repeat an ever-increasing sequence of button presses played by the device. It's a fun way to exercise the memory, and can also be easily recreated using an Arduino. Another version of this has been demonstrated by reddit user 'elbow-room' whose sketch is well documented and easy to work with. 

This would also be a great project to build onto a protoshield, so you could just place it on the board and upload he sketch when you get the urge to play the game. The sketch is available here. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

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