New programmable digital board game system has launched wire kick so this week in the form of the Arcade Coder. A tactile, programmable game console, offering a new way to play and invent games. Design to provide system “empowering families to become confident and seriously playful games designers”. check out the demonstration video below to learn more about the Arcade Coder designed by a team based in London.
Early bird pledges are available from £80 offering a 40% savings off the recommended retail price of £130 or $160 and worldwide shipping is expected to take place during October 2019. The Arcade Coder is a 12” x 12” board fitted with 144 fully programmable and controllable multi-coloured LED buttons.
“An evolution of the traditional board game, the Arcade Coder teaches kids aged 6+ (and their grown-ups!) easy-to-learn block coding and how to design their own games. The more families play, the more they learn. Accessed via the free Games Studio iOS app, there are step by step video and animation based tutorials to complete, and new projects and challenges are unlocked along the way. “
For more details and full specifications jump over to the official Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign page by following the link below.