Playing Angry Birds on a touchscreen is fun, but why not take a step closer to authenticity? Grab a slingshot, a couple of sparrows--okay, don’t do that. Do, however, take a look at this physical Angry Birds slingshot/controller that two students put together as part of a haptics project at The Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design. The students, Andrew Spitz and Hideaki Matsui, rigged up a “slingshot controller” that interacts directly with a digital copy of Angry Birds.
Post by Emily Abbate I don't know if there's ever been a game that's more addictive than Angry Birds. Legit, I couldn't STOP playing it until I beat the whole darn thing a month or two ago. It didn't help that everywhere I went I wa... Read Post
Wired, proving yet again that it strives to cover only the most important and socially conscientious news, has published a couple of stories on the physics of Angry Birds. In the first part the height of the slingshot and red bird a... Read Post