Get started (Python)

You have a Gamebuino, but you have no idea what programming is? Don't worry, we'll teach you the basics here. You've come to the right place!


7 Steps


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Installation and prerequisites

To start learning Python on Gamebuino, you don't need much: a Gamebuino with CircuitPython installed, as well as the Mu code editor!


Run your first program

Before we get into the code, let's first learn how to launch our first program on the Gamebuino!


Display text on the screen

Now that you've launched your first program, it's time to get your hands dirty!


A little bit of colour

Let's brighten up our text with colors!


Variables, what are they?

We have learned to write strings. But, to make a game, there will be an important notion to know: variables.


Program a Pong!

You learned some basic programming principles in the previous step, it's time to have some fun!


Change graphics and difficulty

We have applied what we have learned about variables. Let's play with the graphics and game mechanics!