Gameduino 3X Dazzler

by Excamera Labs

An Arduino shield with a GPU, FPGA, HDMI, and Python support for gaming and audiovisuals

Oct 22, 2020

Text in the modern style, and the campaign has funded!

I am delighted to announce that the campaign has been successfully funded! Thanks to all the backers, production can now start. For the bulk of this update, I discuss the nuances of how one of the features for the Dazzler is really good text output. Read the full update.

Oct 15, 2020

Circuit Python

Graphics is hard. I'm quite pleased with the Gameduino's usability with the Arduino, and people do sometimes mail me with "hey that was easier than I expected" messages. But this year I've been working on another way: a CircuitPython library for the Gameduino. Read the full update.

Oct 01, 2020


For several years now, I've wanted to duplicate the original vector-display Atari Asteroids on the Gameduino. There's something about the this early monochrome vector game that I find very pleasing. This Summer finishing Dazzler presented the perfect excuse. Read the full update.

Sep 24, 2020

Conversation with my dog

A conversation with my dog in which you, dear reader, learn a whole lot about the Gameduino 3X Dazzler. Read the full update.

Sep 17, 2020

Launch Announcement!

The Gameduino 3X Dazzler is an Arduino-compatible shield that outputs HD picture and sound to any HDMI display or TV. The Dazzler is a new addition to the Gameduino family; it's the first one with HDMI output, and is built to let you make great looking graphics straight out of the box. Everything in the campaign video was taken directly from the Dazzler's 720p video feed - what you see is what you get! Check out the campaign to snag yours now. Read the full update.

$10,369 raised

of $10,000 goal

103% Funded!

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Dazzler Arduino Shield

A single Dazzler, ready to work with your Arduino or Arduino-like.


Dazzler Python Game Pack

A Dazzler Arduino Shield, an Adafruit Metro M4, a 16 GB microSD card, and two Wii Classic-compatible controllers.


Dazzler Core Pack

Three Dazzler Core modules, and a 0.1" adapter board for easier prototyping.


Excamera Labs

James Bowman

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