[games_access] eyebrow control at GGJ

Richard David Gordon Hayden rdghayden at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 03:58:05 EDT 2014


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On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 12:56 AM, Thomas Westin <thomas at westin.nu> wrote:


> Great, the webcam as well as the lever switches approach makes it cheap

> too, compared to similar stuff made with a brain-computer interface.

>

> (I made a BCI experiment with eyebrows together with Michael McIntosh in

> 2005, using the Cyberlink to recreate the

> Yoda-teaches-Luke-levitate-the-XWing in a 3D scene. Worked quite OK).

>

> Best regards

> Thomas

>

> 28Apr 2014 kl. 09:19 skrev Ian Hamilton <i_h at hotmail.com>:

>

> A bit late with this, but seeing SpecialEffect's eyebrow control article (

> http://www.specialeffect.org.uk/specialeffect-news/browbeating) reminded

> me, the accessibility winner at Melbourne's goal game jam from January this

> year was eyebrow controlled rhythm/dance game. Same principle as eyebrow

> switches, but using post it notes and a webcam:

>

>

>

> http://globalgamejam.org/2014/games/brow-brow-party-walrus-exciting-eyebrow-dancing-experience

>

>

> Not everyone had the eyebrow dexterity to be able to play well but

> everyone had bucketloads of fun trying, they had a constant crowd of

> grinning people playing and watching.

>

>

> Eyebrows aside, the principle would obviously work with any other two

> switch / two input setup, a nice example of how much fun can be had with

> greatly reduced controls. Reminds me a lot of Steve Spohn's "I would" story

> from Includification, about Rock Band.

>

> ------------------------------

> From: gramenos at ics.forth.gr

> To: games_access at igda.org

> Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:13:48 +0300

> Subject: [games_access] Anyone going to CHI?

>

> Hello all,

>

>

> Is anyone going to CHI next week?

>

>

> Cheers,

>

>

> Dimitris

>

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