Posted by: gisspar | May 25, 2009

Now if only I knew how to solder

and you didn’t have to hold the mouse to the ball the whole time. But that’s just nitpicking for what is a long overdue method for making one of these:

Katamari Damacy katamari

Katamari Damacy katamari

’cause it’s funny to watch the cows kicking around. Anyway, here’s a lady who put together a system that uses a stainless ball, some chips and sensors, and an optical mouse. So you just roll the ball to, well, roll the ball. Go watch the video here (it’s an open source project so you could even make your own).

 

Katamari controller

Katamari controller

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