Top 10 Gaming Hacks and DIY Projects. Legend Of Zelda Ocarina Of Time. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is commonly known as the greatest thing to ever grace the video game console... and teach kids the value of doing insanely awesome things with wind instruments.
&&(n Just The Facts. Battlefield 3 Becomes Real - Creating The Ultimate FPS Simulator. Battlefield 3 launched with over 3 million pre-orders alone, and already players and teams of people are trying to find new and more immersive ways of playing the game.
The hosts of UK’s Channel 5 The Gadget Show decided to take this to the next level by creating a simulation device that sports a full 360 degree HD projected screen – for total visual immersion – and a combination of roller driven omni-directional treadmills and infra-red cameras so that players can actually “walk around” inside the game and be tracked accurately. All of this is housed inside of a giant silver tent that reminds me of the clown tent I set up in my living room every so often, but even more awesome. This video shows the research and construction of the simulation tent from start to finish, and over all I’m pretty damn impressed with what these guys came up with. Grape64 Portable N64 System. 6 Glitches That Accidentally Invented Modern Gaming.
Half of the art you enjoy every day is probably due to some happy accident.
For instance, most of the tension in Jaws can be credited to the fact that the fake shark they were using was a mechanical nightmare and too ridiculous to show on screen. You wouldn't think video games would be subject to this, however -- a mistake in the code of a game would most likely just melt your Xbox (again) rather than invent some fun new game mechanic. Yet, some of the most iconic features of games can be credited to serendipity: A Bad Mouse Click Leads to Lara Croft's Rack.