The Boston Diaries

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

“… the street finds its own uses for things.”

The Nintendo Power Glove may have failed as a game controller, but animator Dillon Markey has given it a new lease on life. With a few modifications and design tweaks, he’s revived the Glove and put it to use as an ingenious stop-motion animation tool.

Via Zed Shaw, Animator uses Nintendo Power Glove for stop-motion animation | Digital Trends

Back in college, my friend Ken thought that the Nintendo Power Glove would be great for virtual reality applications, and I think he even went so far as to obtain one, but I don't recall it ever being that great for his intended purposes.

It also appears that even for its intended purposes, it failed.

But it's great to see someone finding a unique use for it.

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