Use a micro:bit and your Raspberry Pi to cause earthquakes in Minecraft


Martin O’Hanlon is a Minecraft programming guru and he’s come up with a great method of using a micro:bit to generate earthquakes inside Minecraft: Pi Edition. You hook one of your micro:bit’s pins up to a GPIO pin on the Raspberry Pi and then write some simple Python script to cause movement of the player, which makes it look like the whole of the Minecraft world is moving! You can read Martin’s tutorial here and download a worksheet here. It’s lovely seeing the micro:bit being used in conjunction with the Pi! Here’s the wiring set-up:

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