Epic Feats of Play - September 2014
Our favorite toys and games can inspire people to create some pretty amazing things, and its great when they put it on video. Here are a few of our favorites from around the web.
Share it on Twitter: http://bit.ly/coolchase An RC Car chase made entirely out of cardboard, hot glue, and spray paint. Behind the Scenes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU0KW6EvBm8 Go hit up the Drift Cars Channel: http://www.youtube.com/nitrorcx Big thanks to my buddy Andrew for writing the sweet music.
The Worlds Fastest Lego Mindstorms RCX Speedcubing Robot. Built entirely from lego elements with a lego web camera to scan the faces of the cube, The solve engine (algorithm) running on the computer is provided by the incredible "Cube Explorer "software which also provides the colour recognition required to determine the exact location of each coloured square.
When we play blocks, we play BIG. "Stack" pits five Cat® machines, including Excavators and Telehandlers, against a mountain of massive JENGA® blocks. The object of the game is for heavy equipment operators to remove and then reposition a stack of 27 JENGA® blocks one at a time, without toppling the structure -- using only their Cat machines and attachments.
The official video about Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg, the largest model railway in the world, and one of the most successful tourist attractions in Germany. On the 1.300 m² large layout, far more than a thousand trains, aircrafts, cars and ships move about. A wonder of the world in miniature.
Elliott took part in The Big Game! The attempt by Mayfair Games to break the world record for most people playing a single game of Settlers of Catan. Did they do it? Well, Yes. If you want to see the moment happen, check out the video for the highlights.