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I've been working for a while trying to figure out a reliable way to use the HC-SR04 ultrasonic proximity detector with this robot.  Thanks to the good people down under at Nodebots Australia, I think we've got it working great!

When my hand is away, the robot drives forward.  When my hand is in front of the sensor, the robot turns to the right to avoid it, then continues to move forward when my hand (the obstacle) is gone.  Check it out in this little video:

Last meeting, we created Dodge, a video game where you move your dinosaur out of the way of falling rocks.

In this meeting, we will be creating a game similar to Flappy Bird, Pitfall and Defender, or for the modern among us, Geometry Dash.  This one is called Platformer.

Come join us on May 20 at 11a at our Club Garage!

You can see a playable demo version here:

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