In the Maker Shed: Thumb Stadium kit

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In the Maker Shed: Thumb Stadium kit

Thumb Stadium is one of my favorite kits in the Maker Shed. I really enjoyed making this kit. The instructions are very clear, and it’s easy to solder together. My favorite game is SlapJack, although ThumbWar is a close second.

Thumb Stadium is a 2-player hand-held game kit which features four (4) totally different games of skill. Easy and fun to build, Thumb Stadium is sure to provide years of entertainment while teaching you electronics!

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6 thoughts on “In the Maker Shed: Thumb Stadium kit

  1. Tim K says:

    I have to wonder why they have the completely unnecessary inverter in there. Given they are using the switch in a potential divider, they could have active high or active low outputs – not that that really matters when you are using a microcontroller.

    1. Anonymous says:

      I believe they’re using that inverter to provide hardware debouncing of the switches to make the whole thing more responsive.

      1. Marc de Vinck says:

        Yes, without perfect response timing of the buttons the game wouldn’t work well…..and it works great!!!

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