Tetripidation - Tetris but You Shake It to Rotate Pieces

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Tetripidation - Tetris but You Shake It to Rotate Pieces

Post by Ampersand » Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:26 am

Brief Description:
It's a simple and small device that plays Tetris in a more active and frustrating way. There are three buttons for left, right, and down, but you have to shake the whole thing to rotate a piece. It uses a 0.96" OLED screen, has an 18-hour battery life, and is enclosed in a laser-cut acrylic case. Overall dimensions: 45x55x29mm.

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Outside Back
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Outside Side
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Outside Bottom
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Inside Front
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Inside Back
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Video of it in action
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Parts Used:
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1. Adafruit Huzzah32 - $19.95 https://www.adafruit.com/product/3405
2. 0.96" OLED screen - $2.05 https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1pcs-0- ... autifyAB=0
3. PCB - $5 for 10 ($0.50 for 1) https://www.pcbway.com/
4. 1000mAh Battery - $5.99 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3-7V-1000mAh ... 2749.l2649
5. SMD buttons - $1.60 for 100 ($0.05 for 3) https://www.aliexpress.com/item/100pcs- ... 82952.html
6. SMD Slide Switch - $1.39 for 50 ($0.03 for 1) https://www.aliexpress.com/item/50Pcs-M ... 42440.html
7. Mercury Tilt Switch - £3.75 for 10 ($0.48 for 1) https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01 ... UTF8&psc=1
8. 3mm Laser-cut Acrylic - $1.86 (Cost of the materials, not the service) http://www.razorlab.co.uk/materials/info/?id=172
9. Nylon Nuts and Bolts - £3.84 for 10 ($1.98 for 4) https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10-pack-NYLO ... 2749.l2649

Total for all parts: $47.59
Total for 1 Device: $32.89


The build log is here: https://sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=6056
If you want to make your own, here's a .zip with the case design, eagle, gerber, and arduino files:
Tetris All.zip
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Re: Tetripidation - Tetris but You Shake It to Rotate Pieces

Post by Billy Blaze » Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:55 pm

neat and clean design. I love the rotation feature. splendid idea!

have you ever thought about replacing the three reminding movement buttons with motion sensors as well? I was wondering how it might look and feel to have a Tetris machine that can only be controlled by shaking it like crazy... and as you won't need any buttons no more, it could get enclosed in super clear epoxy... but that's of course a whole different project.

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