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Space Invaders Clock Uses Aliens to Tell Time

by Paul Strauss
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Electronics enthusiast Jason Hickner has built this fun clock that uses a game of Space Invaders to display the current time.

Space Invaders Clock by Jason Hickner

To make his Space Invaders clock, he took a funky old Sony portable TV, combined with a circuit that generates the video to create the game.

Can’t figure out how the time is displayed? Each extra life represents hours, while each alien on screen is a minute. You can also just check for the last four digits of the high score if that’s too complicated for you.

[via MAKE]



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