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Nibble - An Educational DIY Game Console

SKU 4026
£83.99 inc VAT
£69.99 ex VAT
8 in stock.

Learn how to solder and get a fully functional retro gaming console with the Nibble, the new and improved version of MAKERbuino! This amazing kit teaches you all about electronics from soldering to coding and contains everything that you need in order to build your own gaming console along with a full assembly guide making it perfect for makers of all levels.

Nibble is based on ESP8266 – a microcontroller used on various Arduino development boards. Therefore, it can be programmed in the Arduino IDE (based on C/C++) – the most popular programming environment for makers

Nibble has games

Nibble comes preloaded with four retro games inspired by cult classics:

  • Bonk – a 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 which makes it easy for beginners to get into embedded programming.

Nibble - An Educational DIY Game Console

Nibble is 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.

Nibble - An Educational DIY Game Console

  • Processor: 32-bit, 160MHz
  • Storage: 4MB
  • RAM: 80KB
  • Display: 1.4″ 128×128 Full-colour TFT
  • Connectivity: WiFi
  • Build time: 2 hours
  • Programming: C++ (Arduino), CircuitBlocks, Python
  • Suitable age: 9+

Kit Contains

  • Main circuit board
  • LCD display
  • Bag with small components
  • Battery holder
  • Acrylic casing
  • USB soldering iron
  • Metal soldering iron stand
  • USB soldering iron’s power cord
  • Sponge
  • Solder wire
  • Cross screwdriver
  • 2A USB power supply for the soldering iron
  • Micro USB cable
  • AAA alkaline batteries