1D pong is a game where you have to bat the light from 1 player to the other, pressing the button at the right time to send the light back.
Leave them to it, and makers will create some great games and toys. What could be better than making your own gadgets? Using Ardunio, you can build your own toys, like remote control cars and quadcopters, from scratch, and from the comfort of your own home. You can even hack existing products and give them your own twist. The Arduino is capable of making all manner of games and gadgets. Have a browse of some of the more creative games that hackers around the world have made.
Why bother to check the weather on your phone or computer when you can have your desktop lamp show you instead?
Nick Thatcher has designed and created his own self-balancing unicycle, with the help from an Arduino UNO.
An engineer from Ford has created a gear stick that shows the current gear, and vibrates when you should change, using Ford’s OpenXC API.
When Geekphysical couldn’t find his metal detector when he wanted to go treasure hunting with his son, he decide to make his own.
This DIY project sees a joystick controller and an arcade button joined with the Hackvision library, to create your own old-school console.
Hackvision is an Arduino-based retro gaming platform. It’s simple to assemble and use, and you can program your own games for it.
Pretend you’re James Bond, and make your way through this laser maze. The challenge is to make it through in 3 minutes.
Arduino models before the Due aren’t well known for being able to do audio, but this Arduino-based MP3 Alarm Clock can play lo-fi MP3s.
A rather cool yet impractical project considering how cheap phones are these days, but you can now build your own phone with an Arduino.