Tiny Circuits Thumby beta unboxing (A great christmas gift to hang on the Christmas tree :)

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Firstly a huge thanks to Ken Burns from Tiny circuits for sending out this beta sample :). Thumby™ is an itty-bitty game system at the tips of your thumbs, a best friend for your keys, and an easy learning tool all-in-one. Start playing right away with preloaded games, download more games from the website and learn to program your own games.

Thumby comes fully assembled and ready to play!

Modern games have come so far in terms of graphics and, well, everything else too. With advances in hardware, we are now able to make the same gaming hardware from the late 80s into something thumb-sized and adorably tiny. It was possible to make, so we did it, and now you can play it for yourself!

IGG indemand page https://igg.me/at/tinycircuits/x/4107538#/

Kickstarter page http://kck.st/3ifwghB

Create your own games online here https://tinycircuits.github.io/
Instructions here https://tinycircuits.com/blogs/thumby/building-a-game-with-the-thumby-ide?_pos=1&_sid=8999ab90a&_ss=r

Techtoytinker dev support https://techtoytinker.com/

Preloaded Games:
TinyBlocks – A classic puzzle game
Space Debris – A space shooter, similar to asteroids
Annelid – A snake game, collect the food to grow your annelid
Thumgeon– A dungeon adventure game, collect and buy weapons, battle monsters
Saur Run – You are a small running and jumping dinosaur, side scroller

Tech Details
Raspberry Pi RP2040 Processor
Monochrome 72x40 OLED Display
Micro USB for charging and programming
Lithium-Polymer 40mAh Rechargeable Battery
Hardware Power Switch
4-way D-pad and 2 Buttons for gameplay
Buzzer for audio
Dimensions: 1.2” x 0.7” x 0.3” (29.5mm x 18mm x 8.5mm)
2MB total storage, 1MB file system
Programmable with the Arduino IDE or Micro Python

Beta getting start guide here https://thumby.us/beta

Press pictures here https://thumby.us/press

RGHandhelds links
New website https://www.rghandhelds.com/
Old website https://jutleys.wixsite.com/retrogamers97-90/home/
Discord channel https://discord.gg/wurh4WM
YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/c/RGhandhelds
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/rghandhelds/
https://www.facebook.com/retrogamehandhelds/
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