8. Case 04: Run at Random#

8.1. Purpose#

  • Make your Cutebot move(move forward, reverse or change direction) as if in “his” mind.

8.2. Materials#

8.3. Software Platform#

MicroSoft makecode

8.4. Programming#

Step 1#

  • Click the “Advanced” to see more choices in the MakeCode drawer.


  • A codebase is required for Cutebot programming, click “Add Package” at the bottom of the drawer, search [Cutebot](https://shop.elecfreaks.com/products/elecfreaks-micro-bit-smart-cutebot-kit-without-micro-bit-board?_pos=1&_sid=4c6909119&_ss=r) in the dialogue box and download it.


Note: If you met a tip indicating incompatibility of the codebase, you can continue with the tips or build a new project there.

Step 2#

  • Choose “show icon” in the On startbricks.


Step 3#

  • Drag left_speed and right_speed bricks into forever brick to set a speed at random from -100 to 100 of the two wheels.

  • Assign the two variables of the speed to the left and right wheels.



Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_ECTDYXJJiRLk

You can also download it directly below:

8.5. Result#

The Cutebot moves forward, reverses or changes its direction at random.

8.6. Exploration#

8.7. FAQ#

8.8. Relevant Files#