Foos Wars

Mike Larke, Mike Clark (2002)
Foos Wars. CPSC 581 course deliverable (Saul Greenberg, Instructor), Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada, November.

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Abstract

Foos Wars is a foosball table where one person plays on the physical table, while the other plays over the web. The local player plays as usual. The remote player has a live aerial view of the table via a web cam located above the actual table. The remote player directly manipulates his or her foosball players through use of sliders and the spacebar key. Every time a goal is scored, a physical light above the goalie will illuminate, and the web browser score board will be updated. It is constructed with 8 modified servo motors (so they can rotate continuously), 2 toggle switches, 2 interface kits, and $30 in supplies from Home Depot.

Bibtex entry

@MISC { 2002-FoosWars-LarkeClark-2.20,
AUTHOR = { Mike Larke, Mike Clark },
TITLE = { Foos Wars },
HOWPUBLISHED = { CPSC 581 course deliverable (Saul Greenberg, Instructor), Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada },
YEAR = { 2002 },
MONTH = { November },
}