A dancing bot - 3x3 box for the body, with two legs.
Thanks to a loan of a Micro:Bit from Lancaster University I can experiment with an actual micro:bit (@SCC_Lancaster @LMcUnderwood)
Experiment 1 - Using the buttons
So the functions for the idea were:
- Button A - Move to the left and then back to the starting position;
- Button B - Move to the right and then back to the starting position;
- Buttons A+B - Jump up and then back to the starting position;
- Shake - 'Crouches' and then back to the starting position
On the Microbit
Experiment 2- To add left and right tilting to it.
So if the micro:bit is tilted to the right the 'bot' moves to the right, and the same for the left.
The tilting operation here is essentially - when the x on the accelerometer is less than zero move the 'bot' to the left and when it greater than zero go to the right.
Video showing it in action
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