In a great follow-up to his previous article on assembling the PIX-6T4, Pete Brown puts the console’s rapid game development concept to the test and whips up a racing game in one evening. Pete does a fantastic job at explaining the design process step-by-step, starting from the game concept all the way to creating a standalone game ‘cartridge’ for all of us to enjoy. Awesome job Pete and thanks for sharing this excellent tutorial.
Pete Brown just bought a PIX-6T4 and tells about his experience, from unboxing the kit, all the way to writing his first “Hello World!” application. If you’ve been thinking about getting in on the PIX-6T4 fun, you should really read his post 🙂
It’s been a while since I’ve last posted here… We have been busy over the past few weeks getting our new little startup company off the ground and setting up a marketplace for the PIX-6T4, our very first product 🙂
The PIX-6T4 is a complete, yet simple, game console designed to teach budding Hackers and Makers about digital electronics and programming in a fun way. Head over to the PIX-6T4 site to check out the schematics, the source code, the docs, and of course, the step-by-step video tutorial on assembling the kit:
The PIX-6T4 is an entirely Open Source and Open Hardware kit, so you’re free to hack it to your heart’s content or use it as a base for your projects. Be sure to show us what you build with it and we’ll feature your creations and contributions.
Exciting news! We’re just about ready to launch our PIX-6T4 kits and here’s what they look like assembled