Using PiFace Control And Display catch game

Difficulty: easy

How to install and play the catchCAD game for PiFace Control And Display.

Running PiFace Control And Display catch game

This guide will show you how to play the reaction game in the video, using PiFace CAD.

  • First download the catchCAD files from github by opening a Terminal and typing
    git clone https://github.com/thomasmacpherson/catchCAD.git

  • Move into the newly created folder
    cd catchCAD

  • Run catchCAD with the command
    python3 catchCAD.py

    You will see the PiFace CAD's backlight turn on and two plus symbols will appear.

    The catchCAD game displayed starting on PiFace Control And Display
    The catchCAD game displayed starting on PiFace Control And Display

  • The aim of the game is to press the leftmost button on the PiFace CAD when the two symbols align. The moving symbol will get faster and faster until you fail to hit the button at the correct time.

    Plus symbols aligned, time to strike
    Plus symbols aligned, time to strike

  • When the game is over your score will be displayed.

    PiFace Control And Display displaying game over for catchCAD
    PiFace Control And Display displaying game over for catchCAD

    You will be given the option to play again. Move the rocker switch left or right to select your response and press it in to enter.

    PiFace Control And Display displaying 'Play again' for catchCAD
    PiFace Control And Display displaying 'Play again' for catchCAD