PySight post halloween entertainment


[John] sent in this setup that he hacked together for Halloween. He used a MacBook Pro with built in camera, a projector, a bed sheet, a kid friendly laser pointer and a hacked together combination of PySight and PyGame. The result was a fairly easy game of shoot Marshie. Nice!

Comments

  1. alex mccown says:

    that is so simple yet so cool also the use of the macbooks camera is nice thinking i cant afford a projectors so i gota try something like this next year but hell if he could afford a macbook he could afford a projector (im not a mac fan)

  2. wikityler says:

    Y’know what you /can/ afford? Punctuation.

  3. alex mccown says:

    dude u can reed it so chill out and buy some hash

  4. cheech says:

    chill out man cant you reed it with out punctuation. you should chill out and smoke some of Calis finest weed.

  5. alex mccown says:

    oh and it was 11 after work and during happy hr on a sidekick chill

  6. hax-u-up says:

    lol looks like the stoners crawl out late at night, its kool i do it to :-P

  7. alex mccown,

    If this gets accepted for presentation at PyCon I’m going to make a Linux port that should work with any old web cam. As for the projector, they’ve got $400 projectors at Costco.com now, I’m guessing that by Halloween next year they’ll have $250 projectors if you look hard enough.

  8. alex mccown says:

    thank you,
    thats really cheep last time i checked they were $700-$1200 actuly i gota get some food so ill buy one of them while im there. i used to work with robo vision software awhile back baced on the sentry airsoft gun http://www.hackaday.com/2005/09/21/robotic-sentry-gun/ than i went to coilguns than i went to railguns teslacoils than i went to cnc mills and who knows whats next

    im on my iphone (because my sidekick broke :-P ) so sorry about the spelling it dosent correct my spelling like firefox or my sidekick did

  9. a random John says:

    alex,

    The projectors were online only for $399. I believe that they are back ordered now. But you can get the same projector other places for $499 with a $100 rebate.

    The exact model is the ViewSonic PJ503D.

  10. alex mccown says:

    i got one for $700 i dono the model sence its at home and im in my car :-P its nice i hooked it up to my comp and played counterstrike source it was KICKASS

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