The people from "crazy ideas" on the Arduino forum found a "Simon" game sketch and modified it to add sound to make a usable rendition of the original game. Mounted in a wooden cabinet and using illuminated, arcade-style buttons gives the game a better look and no doubt will last a lot longer. You can see it in action here:
As you can see from the video, the builder used a standard Arduino-style board and some external circuitry. Those looking to reproduce their own "Simon" game could make use of our Freetronics Eleven - the Arduino-Uno compatible with an onboard prototyping area:
For the sketch an other discussion, visit the Arduino forum page here.