Train your PocketC.H.I.P. to Train your Digimon!

With some clever hardware hacking and their first python script, NTC forum user directive0 transformed PocketC.H.I.P. into a Virtual Digimon Trainer.

The whole virtual pet phenomenon hit while I was a teenager. Many of my classmates had their Digimon confiscated due to an urgent feeding in the middle of class. Feedings couldn’t be missed. It was always worth the risk. How else were we to ensure our Digital Monsters would be battle ready come recess?

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A Scanner PocketC.H.I.P.

A PocketC.H.I.P. and a flatbed scanner walk into the woods...

A PocketC.H.I.P. and a flatbed scanner walk into the woods…

Armed with only a PocketC.H.I.P. and a flatbed scanner, panicrun ventured into the woods. The resulting images are a thing to behold.

Scanography is the digital art of using a flatbed scanner to create images. Turns out, PocketC.H.I.P. works with these scanners pretty much out of the box. With this knowledge, panicrun‘s venture into the woods resulted in some ethereal scanographs. 

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Luckily for us, panicrun posted a great walkthrough. No coding or soldering skills required! Just a few simple commands to set up the scanner and to offload your images.

To explore more PocketC.H.I.P. scanographs, check out on panicrun’s flickr!


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Are you working on an art project with your C.H.I.P. or PocketC.H.I.P.? We want to see! Share your projects on the forum and make sure to tweet at us!

Robot Arms, WetterBot and Pocket Operators!

Meet WetterBot.

Meet WetterBot.

The C.H.I.P.ster community continues its 2017 hot streak with Jan Van den Brink’s C.H.I.P.-powered Robot Arm, @RobertKatzki’s WetterBot and a PocketC.H.I.P. + Pocket Operator Collaboration by @emdkay. Let’s dig deeper!

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PocketC.H.I.P. Keyboard Mods, Mini Apple II, and Dial-a-Grue!

Very Impressive PocketC.H.I.P. Keyboard Cover by Dichstudios!

Very Impressive PocketC.H.I.P. Keyboard Cover by Dichstudios!

The first C.H.I.P.ster projects of 2017 look great! Dichstudios has created a fantastic new PocketC.H.I.P. keyboard case (we have one on order!). Cupcakus created what may be the smallest Apple IIe ever in existence. Pneumatic is porting Zork, the classic text-based adventure game, to be played with only voice interaction, all encased within an old rotary phone! Let’s get to it!

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Watch Star Wars on PocketC.H.I.P.

With the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story tonight, we gathered around PocketC.H.I.P. to watch Episode IV in ASCII.

It’s an old internet trick to use telnet to watch Episode IV, but it’s so much cooler on PocketC.H.I.P.! Here’s how you can do it with your PocketC.H.I.P. and H/T to Pocketeer Meowter_space for reminding us.
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