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🔨 Whack-An-Ernst is a "Whack-A-Mole"-inspired game for the Elgato Stream Deck.



ℹ️ Description

Whack-An-Ernst is a “Whack-A-Mole”-inspired game for the Elgato Stream Deck.

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GIF preview of me playing Whack-An-Ernst on my Stream Deck.

💡 Origin

When you get new toys you have to play with them… StreamDeckSharp makes it really easy to make custom software for the Stream Deck.

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🕹️ How To Play

🐧 Linux Support & Troubleshooting

The game has been tested on Ubuntu 22.04. You might get lucky on other x64 Linux systems. Some troubleshooting tips added below.

Stream Deck HID Device Permission

You might get a permission issue on the Stream Deck HID device. It will look something like this.

HidSharp.Exceptions.DeviceUnauthorizedAccessException: Not permitted to open HID class device at /dev/hidraw1.

Use the following command to take ownership of the HID device. Replace {your_user_name} with your user name, without the curly braces.

$ sudo chown {your_user_name}:{your_user_name} /dev/hidraw1

Sound Issues

Sound might not work if you run the game using sudo. You might get an error message looking like this.

ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1032:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave