A Spanish designer named Roger Ibars has hooked up a Nintendo light gun to a digital alarm clock for morning fun. Ibars says of his work: What I do is hard wiring...I combine very rich culture with very boring devices.
The combo allows the owner to set the hour and minutes on the alarm clock by shooting the Nintendo gun to the left and right, or stop the incessant beeping in the morning by pointing the gun at the clock and holding the trigger.
Another clock of his lets the user perform similar functions with an old Atari joystick.
Ibars, who has a Masters in Interaction Design, says theres real joy to be found in joysticks. He even attached a tiny handheld game to a jumbo joystick made in Spain called Megatron because he thinks its really awful that people have to play with keypads.
Ibars designs can be seen at selfmadeobjects.net and his Nintendo gun clock is currently for sale on eBay.
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