McCree Hammershot Controller: Bug Fixing and Refinements

Although the controller is now operational, it has a few bugs that need to be ironed out and a couple of controls that need to be tweaked to make the game more playable. I learned a lot from the playtests so now it’s time to make some changes.

There are three problems with the controller that need to be fixed: the flashbang, the aiming accuracy, and the aiming speed.

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McCree Hammershot Controller: Wiring and Final Assembly

The controller hardware is so close to being done! The last step is to wire everything to the completed circuit board and then re-assemble the controller shell.

Most of this wiring I did as I went along, but since the same process was used throughout I thought it would be better to discuss everything at the same time.

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McCree Hammershot Controller: RGB LED and Capacitive Touch

The basic button controls have been added to my Nerf controller, so now it’s time to add a bit of flash: an RGB indicator light and a hidden touch-sensitive button.

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McCree Hammershot Controller: Buttons and Rotary Encoder

The planning for the controller is complete and the disassembly of the Nerf gun is done. This is where the real fun begins – modifying the revolver and starting the electronics.

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