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Crane Games Got Nothing on This: Wiimote-Controlled Giant Robot Arms


You could, if you are so inclined, go spend a few bucks trying to fish a cheap plushie out of some half-assed crane machine… orrrrr you could jack a pair of giant robot arms, do a little creative programming, and go fishing for BMWs. I know which one I’d pick.

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Honestly, this project is just out of control. It looks like something attached to an underwater research station (or the future). Each arm has a reach of 16 meters, and the whole thing weighs fifteen tons. Biggest Wiimote hack? I think so.

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So, uh, anyone know where I can get the necessary parts to build my massive grappling arms? Anyone?

[via HackNMod]

Comments (1):

  1. Rusty Bell says:

    awesome… I’ve finally found a good reason to become a computer engineer! xD

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