Tag: game development

Minecraft Online Alert System!Minecraft Online Alert System!

This unassuming Minecraft sign checks to see if your friends are playing on your favorite Minecraft server(Java) and notifies you through custom colored LED lights! There are several special lighting modes including one for the new Nether Update! This “Internet of Things” connected device is powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero and a heaping helping of Neopixel LEDs and python code.

Augmented Reality LivestreamAugmented Reality Livestream

This is a small preview of something I have been working on here and there for a while now, an AR or Augmented Reality Twitch stream setup. This is just a quick preview of what I have gotten working so far, and trying to gauge interest if I should reinvestigate this project. It was made using OBS, the Unity Video Game Engine and the Vuforia AR system. I definitely would love to spend more time and develop this idea bit further as I really think the idea is very intriguing!

Controlling CNC’s with Guitars?!Controlling CNC’s with Guitars?!

Many people like to use a gamepad or controller to move the CNC router around to position it for zeroing out the axis before a job, or moving it out of the way to put down a new workpiece. I have a few left over instruments from my RockBand days, so I decided to use that! πŸ˜€

This video walks you thru how to set it up and hopefully inspires you to use a unique controller of your own! πŸ™‚

I used the following links to help get this idea off of the ground! Hopefully they can help you too!

Xbox 360 Controller Drivers: https://www.microsoft.com/accessories/en-us/products/gaming/xbox-360-controller-for-windows/52a-00004#techspecs-connect

JoyToKey Software: http://joytokey.net/en/