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Inside Blip, the Digital Game

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EMSL writes:

After our Tabletop Pong project, someone suggested that we should check out the Tomy Blip, a handheld game dating to 1977. And so we did. We snagged one on eBay, and here it is: “Blip, the digital game.” Blip is unlike any other handheld that I’ve played, and (as you’ll see) it’s quite a piece of engineering. In what follows, we give it a test drive, and then take it apart and see what makes it tick.

Check out their careful examination of what makes Blip tick.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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