I've built a Parallax Boe-Bot which has servo driven wheels but have decided to move to Arduino and dc motors. I do not have specific motors in mind yet just some salvaged ones to play with for now. So my questions are:
1 - Is it worth getting a driver shield/kit or should I save the money and try something like a l293d on my breadboard?
2 - What shield/board do you recommend? I was considering the following: