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An Exercise Bike is the Controller for this Mario Kart Mod [Video]

Now, this is exergaming with a purpose. Modder Brent Smith of Canada rigged an old exercise bike with some sensors, switches, transistors, and the indispensable Arduino microcontroller, turning the whole thing into a Super Nintendo controller for use in Mario Kart. More »
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This week's European downloads - May 29 (Mario Kart 8, Muramase Castle and many offers)

Entertainment / Video Games : GoNintendo (7 months ago)

Nintendo eShop (Wii U) Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo, available May 30) - €59.99/£49.99 (€52.00/£44.50 if you buy Super Mario Kart. Campaign ends June 30) Turn your world upside down with Mario Kart 8, only on Wii U! Engage antigravity mod... Read Post

Exercise bike connects to original Mario Kart, Rainbow Road shortcut gets even trickier (video)

Technology / Gadgets : Engadget (3 years ago)

Canadian modder Brent Smith has managed to connect an aging exercise bike to Nintendo's perennial racer. Naturally, there's some Arduino involvement, but the whole setup plugs directly into an original SNES console -- no emulation n... Read Post

Super Mario Kart Played With An Excercise Bike

Technology : Walyou (3 years ago)

See how one smart modder uses an old exercise bike to control Super Mario Kart on the SNES. Video games sure are tons o’ fun. Too bad a majority of them, everything sans Dance Central or Wii Fit, don’t fill one important requirement... Read Post

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