Recapping the Week: June 21-27

We don’t know about you, but we’re about to go through a heat wave here. Know what else is heating up? The Digilent Blog! Between ASEE, a new product launch, and all the projects people are working on, this summer promises to be a scorcher. With that being said, stay cool and enjoy your weekend!

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Color/Colour Invaders!

I was recently inspired to try out by Hamster’s own ​Colour Invaders project. As the name suggests, this project is similar in design to the classic Space Invaders game or (more similarly) the ​Casio’s Number Invaders on the calculator. The idea behind the game is that different colored “invaders” start marching down the LED strip and you have to fire missiles that match the color of the oncoming invader. Naturally, as you successfully destroy more of the attackers, the faster they come towards your base. Here is what you need to get started.

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