An Educational DIY Game Console
No prior knowledge needed!
Tools and batteries are included
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Actual STEM, serious fun
A DIY game console that will teach you about electronics and programming in a fun and interesting way.
How does it work?
Assemble your game console
Play retro games
Code new games
Nibble is a new and improved version of MAKERbuino.
Since its release in 2017, MAKERbuino was sold to over 12,000 customers across the world. We’ve gathered all the feedback and designed Nibble – a game console that’s even more educational and fun to use.
- Procesor: 8-bit, 16MHz
- Storage: 32KB
- RAM: 2KB
- Display: 1.4″ 84×84 Monochrome LCD
- Connectivity: Wired only
- Build time: 5 hours
- Programming: C++ (Arduino)
- Suitable age: 11+
What educational toys should NOT do:
- Procesor: 32-bit, 160MHz
- Storage: 4MB
- RAM: 80KB
- Display: 1.4″ 128×128 Full color TFT
- Connectivity: WiFi
- Build time: 2 hours
- Programming: C++ (Arduino), CircuitBlocks, Python
- Suitable age: 9+
What educational toys should do:
1. Main circuit board
Onboard 160 MHz 32-bit CPU, 4MB of flash memory, 80kB of RAM
2. Acrylic casing
6 pieces of transparent plastic
3. Metal soldering iron stand
For wiping your soldering iron
5. Soldering iron
60W of power, replacable tips
6. Solder wire
7. Cross screwdriver
8. AAA alkaline batteries
9. LCD display
Full-color TFT LCD screen with 128×128 resolution
10. Micro USB cable
For programming your Nibble
11. Bag with small components
12. Battery holder
Nibble has games
Nibble comes preloaded with four retro games inspired by cult classics:
- Bonk – an homage to Pong – one of the first commercially-successful video games
- Invaderz – a classic space shooter
- Snake – probably the most recognizable game from the early mobile phone era
- SpaceRocks – shoot asteroids and earn points
Getting started with coding was never easier!
You can code games for your Nibble in CircuitBlocks code editor similar to Scratch or Code.org that makes it easy for beginners to get into embedded programming.
Nibble has a build guide
Get to know electronics through hands-on activities. Assemble the kit and create your own apps and games.
Nibble ♥ Open-source
Nibble’s software is fully open-source and available for you to download.
Nibble’s hardware’s schematics along with the bill of materials are also open-source and available online.