Writing about display

2021

How much game can you fit into 25 pixels? Quite a bit it turns out.

This is a mini clone of arcade classic Space Invaders for the BBC micro:bit microcomputer. Using the accelerometer and two buttons for input, to can beat off wave after wave of aliens that advance …

2018

We've previously covered the basics of driving OLED I2C displays from MicroPython, including simple graphics commands and text. Here we look at displaying monochrome 1 bit-per-pixel images and animations using MicroPython on a Wemos D1.

Processing the images and correct choice of image-formats is important to get the most detail …

These mini monochrome OLED screens make great displays for projects — perfect for data readout, simple UIs or monochrome games.

Requirements
Wemos D1 v2.2+ or good imitations. amazon
0.91in OLED Screen 128x32 pixels, I2c interface. amazon
Breadboard Any size will do. amazon
Wires Loose ends, or jumper leads.

Setting …

This build started as something simple: a lucky cat which would turn on and off automatically in response to some event. Since lucky cats are associated with good fortune the idea was to make one do this every time I got paid. This was working pretty well but unfortunately, after …

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