Dancing4Fun

  Create your own Dance Machine game modeled after the famous "Dance Dance Revolution" (DDR) game created in 1998 by Konami.
SharpLogic Software

Difficulty: Advanced
Time Required: 6-10 hours
Cost: $100-$200
Software: [Visual Basic or Visual C# Express Editions, .NET Framework 2.0, Windows Media Player 10, Phidgets Interface Kit drivers, Phidgets Interface Kit examples
Hardware: One Phidgets InterfaceKit 8/8/8, Four switch floor mats (ideally the 14” x 30” models), Four analog sensor cables (ideally 12'), Four resistors, A pair of scissors, Plenty of tape (transparent stationary tape works fine)
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Overview

Join in on the DDR phenomenon sweeping the globe, the Coding4Fun way! Create your own Dance Machine game modeled after the famous "Dance Dance Revolution" (DDR) game created in 1998 by Konami. You'll have your friends and family shaking their heads in amazement as you get your groove on!

Set Up the Software

Transforming your PC into a funky dance machine is as easy as downloading and installing the Phidgets Interface Kit and the Dancing4Fun project.

Set Up the Hardware

This is the most challenging part of the process, but as long as you get your floor mat sensors wired up correctly, you're as good as done!

For step-by-step instructions, download the whitepaper.

Hours of Entertainment

  • Select existing challenges based on difficulty levels
  • Play with your friends and compete for the highest score
  • Create new challenges with your favorite songs

Wiring up the floor mat
Wiring up the floor mat
Select and create new challenges
Select and create new challenges

Compete for the high score
Compete for the high score

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