Tag Archives: Star Wars

Friday Video: Xtreme Embedded Design—A fully operational, 1/6-scale Atari Star Wars Arcade machine

Some people have time on their hands, a lot of time. A maker who goes by the handle “LeChuck” has built a 1/6-scale version of the Atari Star Wars Arcade machine and it totally works. Watching Le Chuck play the … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Can’t seem to help myself today. Now its Darth Vader’s theme played by floppy drives

Forty-two seconds of inspired musical lunacy and the expense of George Lucas. May the farce be with you this weekend.

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Friday Video (Bonus 3): Students at Adelaide University replicate inherently unstable Star Wars ground vehicle, then add stability

When George Lucas’ animation team creates the fantastic vehicles in the Star Wars films, they can selectively ignore the laws of physics. In the movies, they can depend on non-existent engineering artifacts such as antimatter power generators and antigravity fields … Continue reading

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Friday Video (Bonus 2): This time the force really is with you

If you’re going to create a video game that mimics the force in George Lucas’ Star Wars sagas, you need some major electronic mojo. Here’s a video review of an early version of the “Kinect: Star Wars” game that makes … Continue reading

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