Knowledge is power.

The Piper computer kit is down to $239 on Amazon. This is a match for the lowest price this year. It sells at $300 pretty regularly and has only dropped this low or lower three times since it was released earlier in 2016.

These things are designed to be easy enough for kids, but we're talking about learning how to build a self-contained computer. If you've never done anything like that, it's something anyone at any age can learn from.

Learn a little bit of engineering, programming, and physical building of a computer that's powerful enough to play Minecraft. It includes all the instructions you need to put this self-contained computer together.

Features include:

  • Hand-crafted wooden computer case with lcd screen monitor
  • Raspberry Pi Edition of Minecraft adventure play with hardware components and challenges
  • Wifi enabled gameplay for extra levels and sharing capabilities
  • Electronic gadgets including led lights, motion sensors, buzzers, buttons and switches
  • Self-contained computer running on a raspberry pi 3 project board - 1gb ram - 1.2Ghz quad-core CPU

See on Amazon