Wipeout in the Real World

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Attention: video game addicts! Remember Wipeout? Remember only having a console to play it? What if you had little remote controlled cars and a stretch of track to wipe your opponents out?

Gaming aficionados, Jehmlich and Matthes Mikysec, created an analogue version of the racing game with an old arcade cabinet, camera sticks, R/C cars, and a convincing cardboard track.

The camera sticks are embedded in the cars, sending a live feed from the track to the player’s monitor.

Photos via Design Boom

As some would put it, the elaborate analogue setup lets players “experience the game in the real world.”

written by sleepswimming on 2011-06-17 #news #games #cardboard #lomography #video-games #playstation #news #wipeout #jehmlich-mikysec #matthes-mikysec

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2 Comments

  1. explorette
    explorette ·

    wow that is sooooooooooo cool, i want one!!

  2. hahajaney
    hahajaney ·

    WOW. That looks like so much fun! I used to love playing Wipeout!

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