How to start learning with Arduboy


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So I’ve been reading a few people ask what is the best way to learn, and retain info etc, so thought I would consolidate a small list here and hopefully these links would be helpful to someone out there!

Please reply with comments if you also have more links to add. :sunflower:

Setting up your computer

Community
Read and follow the Quick Start Guide: Quick Start Guide
Have a question? Discuss the Quick Start Guide: [Discuss] Arduboy Quick Start Guide

Start Coding

Community
Get started with @crait’s tutorials - Learn how to print text, display graphics, move sprites :
https://community.arduboy.com/c/education/lessons

Youtube
Quick start guide (at 2:40) after introduction of Arduventure [James Berryman]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_pB3-uREm4

What is Arduboy and How to Install Games [Let’s Talk Retro]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9ElDo-wLUA

Gameboy VS Arduboy, Quick start, and edit source code of games (how to get more health in the VIRUS game) [Roanoke Hobby Online]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rl4lUay77Lw

Getting started with Arduboy [Roanoke Hobby Online]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYoPfFWCIg4

For a month of Arduboy he shows how games get onto the Arduboy, shares a couple of games, his opinion after a month of use and wish list. [Retr0rob]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zMGbEoM_SY

MINI GAMEBOY: What is Arduboy and how to upload new games [Museum of Working Miniatures] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4_GJRGPtgc

Fine tune your code

Arduboy Magazine
Read tips and tricks on optimizing your code to save space, game design, music and other game related topics: https://issuu.com/arduboymag

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Happy coding!