Ryan Chan
Published © GPL3+

Chrome Dinosaur Game Controlled in Real Life

Play the Chrome Dinosaur Game in real life using physical movements!

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino MKR Zero
Arduino MKR Zero
You can use any board that can be used as a keyboard (Leonardo, Esplora, Zero, Due and MKR Family)
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
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Force Sensing Resistor
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Stretch Sensor (Conductive Rubber Cord)
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Resistor 10k ohm
Resistor 10k ohm
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Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
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Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Belt Clip

Schematics

Breadboard Schematic

Code

Code

C/C++
#include <Keyboard.h>

int stretchThreshold = 990;
int forceThreshold = 1000;

void setup() {
  // put your setup code here, to run once:
  Keyboard.begin();
  pinMode(A1, INPUT);
  pinMode(A2, INPUT);
  pinMode(LED_BUILTIN, OUTPUT);
  Serial.begin(9600);
}

void loop() {
  // put your main code here, to run repeatedly:
  int stretchValue = analogRead(A1);
  int forceValue = analogRead(A2);

  Serial.print("stretch: ");
  Serial.print(stretchValue);
  Serial.print(" force: ");
  Serial.println(forceValue);

  if(stretchValue < stretchThreshold){
    digitalWrite(LED_BUILTIN, HIGH);
    Keyboard.press(KEY_DOWN_ARROW);  
    delay(200);
    digitalWrite(LED_BUILTIN, LOW);
  }

  if(forceValue < forceThreshold){
    digitalWrite(LED_BUILTIN, HIGH);
    Keyboard.press(' ');
    delay(200);  
    digitalWrite(LED_BUILTIN, LOW);
  }

  Keyboard.releaseAll();
}

Credits

Ryan Chan

Ryan Chan

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I like turtles. I also like robots.

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