Lesson 8 – Making a Compass Game

Tutorial –

  1. Open up the Kitronik Inventor’s book and flick open tutorial 8. This online tutorial supplements the content provided in the printed book.
  2. Your next tutorial in this development track is called, “Making a compass game”.
  3. Clicking on the each of the links below opens them up in a new window. Let’s access the tutorial by clicking on the following Link
  4. Let’s open up the Microsoft Makecode editor for the BBC micro:bit using the following Link.
  5. Let’s get coding!!!!

Prerequisites –

  1. BBC micro:bit –
    1. This development track makes extensive use of the BBC micro:bit.
    2. If you haven’t purchased a BBC micro:bit yet you might want to head over to OzToyLib and pick one up now.
    3. We would recommend that you pick up the BBC micro:bit kit which comes with a battery pack, usb cable and the real micro:bit.
    4. We will be using the official online python editor to write code for all our tutorials. No investment required here.
  2. Inventors Kit –
    1. Kitronik (a UK based company) sells the BBC mirco:bit Inventors Kit which has the BBC micro:bit breakout board and the mounting plate.
    2. Please note that the BBC micro:bit needs to be purchased separately from the Kitronik Inventors Kit.
    3. You can purchase the Kitronik Inventors Kit at OzToyLib.
  3. You can also look up each of these products at your local electronics hobby store.

Reference –

  1. To learn more about the BBC micro:bit please visit – <Link>
  2. To learn more about global re-sellers of the BBC micro:bit please please visit – <Link>
  3. To learn more about Kitronik please visit – <Link>