Fun & Games Technology
Getting Meggies to talk to each other
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For today’s EMS Labs project, Windell shows you how to connect two Meggy, JR RGB game units to one another, using a hacked CD-ROM-to-Mobo cable. The cable can also be used to provide a serial connection between any two Arduino-compatible devices normally programmed through a FTDI USB-TTL cable.

A tale of two Meggies

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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