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DIY Motion-Sensing Pool Table Video Game from 1990!

Here’s a video of DIY motion-sensing cue-ball video game from back in 1990!  That’s almost 20 years ago and way before Nintendo Wii ever became popular, nevermind we didn’t have 32-bit processors for video games then.

the middle section of the video reveals the trick behind it all, and it turns out to be surprisingly simple. No complex sensors or computer vision algorithms; the ball’s speed and direction are calculated by an 8-bit processor and a clever arrangement of four infrared emitter/detector pairs.

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DIY Pool Table Sofa!

Hilarious, check out this Pool Table Sofa that can perform both functions as a Pool Table or a Sofa! – link

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DIY – How to Make a Golf Ball Pool Table!

DIY - How to Make a Golf Ball Pool Table!

Check out this cool DIY on how to make your own Golf Ball Pool Table where golf balls are used for balls.  (Better yet, the Pool Table would go well with real “green” grass that requires an in-house maintainence guy.)

It’s basically just a table-top pool table that uses golf balls. It’s actually quite fun and makes for a nice, quiet, drinking game. Plus, it stores as easily as a card table.

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