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element14 Organizes 2020 Halloween Project Competition

As COVID-19 is still impacting the lives of millions across the globe, Halloween is expected to be very different this year. The prospect of walking from door-to-door has become for many a daunting, if not, a dangerous affair. To reflect the current situation, the element14 community’s annual Halloween project has taken a different twist. Members are asked to build a socially distant and COVID-19 safe Halloween project and blog about it on the community before November 5 for the chance to win an iPad Pro 12.9″ (or local equivalent).

element14 The element14 community has curated ideas from previous competitions, and the element14 presents team, to inspire and delight its members in the run-up to Halloween 2020. Projects include:

  • Twilight Zone Fortune telling machine – a classic prop from the old series with a modern twist! The original Mystic Seer was a coin-operated fortune-telling machine created for the 1960 episode “Nick of Time”. Will this new, electronic fortune teller predict the future?
  • For Doctor Who fans, the operational Halloween Pumpkin Dalek using NodeRed and a Raspberry Pi will be a must. These spooky Darlek utilizing items from around the home alongside a Raspberry Pi, LEDs and a pumpkin to recreate the doctor deadliest enemy.
  • Simple yet effective, the Open Heart surgery project, shows how to maximize the scare of any Halloween project with an open beating heart.


Aishwarya Saxena

A book geek, with creative mind, an electronics degree, and zealous for writing.Creativity is the one thing in her opinion which drove her to enter into editing field. Allured towards south Indian cuisine and culture, love to discover new cultures and their customs. Relishes in discovering new music genres.

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