November 16, 2009

iRobot Roomba Pac-Man

Even though we're obsessed with the iRobot Roomba (our review here), we haven't yet gotten to the point where we're taking years off our lives using the funky vacuum to recreate a long-dead piece of our childhood.

Seems like these guys (who, for some reason, reek of MIT) have made a real life version of Pac-Man with the Roomba. It reminds us of an updated nerd version of those full-sized chess games that you see at Renaissance festivals (we're just guessing on this, we've never been to a Renaissance festival...really...no, really...well...ok...there's actually one we go to every year...and it's awesome).

But back to the Pac-Man dudes. They've put up a website explaining how they did what they did and it's really pretty cool if you're into that sort of thing.

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at November 16, 2009 5:51 AM

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