We've already seen what the Leap Motion can do in apps that support it, but it stands to make your everyday OS-level boredom into a futuristic gesture-controlled wonderland too. This new video shows exactly what kind of applications you can look forward to on your Windows 8 machine, at it seems at least as cool as touch. A similar video showing off the device's Mac...
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This is an impressive stop motion of a game of 3-D 'Snake' being played, all draw (and erased) in chalk by Chris Carlson. It looks like it took some serious time and patience. If I'd made it would have been the worse game of 'Snake' ever played. Miss the first ball, eat my tail. Hit the jump for the video.
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Because I don't discriminate between Post-It animations and chalk animations (I'll watch anything that pisses away two minutes at work), this is a 3-D chalk art stop-motion from Chris Carlson (of 3-D Snake game fame) of Tetris being played. Amazingly, the player manages to set up a 4-line Tetris drop with the fewest amount of blocks possible. How veeerrrrrrry convenient. Can...
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In a YouTube video posted on Sunday, Michael Birkin uses Post-it notes to painstakingly recreate footage from PAC-MAN and Mario video games. Within the week, the video was posted on Technabob and Mashable, and now has more than 115,000 views. For 2 minutes and 37 seconds, Birkin entertains us with glorious stop-motion animation, set to music from video game soundtracks....
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Dr. Mario video review. Classic Game Room reviews DR. MARIO for Nintendo Game Boy from 1990, a Nintendo produced puzzle game for Nintendo Gameboy It's Tetris meets the back-alley drug dealer, it's Dr.
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After playing as Princess Toadstool in Super Mario Bros. 2, father Mike Mika's (cool name) daughter was disappointed to find out she couldn't play as a female character in Donkey Kong. So what did Mike do? What most fathers would, told her too bad but that's life hacked the ROM so she could play as Pauline and rescue Mario (aka Jumpman). My three year old daughter and I play...
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The daily commute on the underground can often feel like the final boss on a video game, but one internet user has taken the metaphor even further and given the iconic Tube map a Super Mario makeover.
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Ray Harryhausen, you'll be sorely missed. The Hollywood visual effects pioneer, famed for his stop-motion animation techniques that brought to life fantastical creatures like a...
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CHICAGO - If Ray Harryhausen had designed only one sequence in his cinematic career, any one of his real lulus - let's start with the skeleton army battle in "Jason and the Argonauts" from 1963 - he'd still be the master of stop-motion animation special effects.
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This is a short stop motion video from IBM that they created using SINGLE ATOMS as individual pixels. Do you know how small an atom is? No? Well imagine a bouncy ball. Now imagine a SUPER F***ING TEENY bouncy ball. That's how small an atom is provided you imagined a bouncy ball tiny enough. The atoms in the video have been magnified 100-million times. The pubic hair I...
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