I have been playing about with the unicorn hat hd and started making some games for it.
The first thing I have been working on is a space invaders game. I am currently controlling it via the keyboard hence the need for pygame but if it were to use something else for input like GPIO pins then pygame could be ditched.
I need to get my head round drawing text to it so I can make a game over screen etc…
You can clone the code here: https://github.com/kenjara/Unicorn-Hat-HD-Games
Wow, this is probably the coolest thing I have seen on the UnicornHatHD… Have you gotten the scrolling game over text to work? Nice work!
I wrote a ton of functions to scroll sprites, slide the screen, text, etc. It is all being ported to the HD pi now.
I’ll have a demo ready soon. This is what it looks like now on the 8x8 unicorn hat.
I’ll be watching this. I just recently got myself a Unicorn Hat HD. I want to scroll some messages on it and data from a BME680. Example, The Temperature is 22c and the Humidity is 50% etc.
I’m doing it now on my Sense Hat 8x8 LED matrix. Its easy peasy on that but I want to upgarde from the 8 x 8 to the 16 x 16 goodness.
This code is for the 8x8 hat. Give it a try!