Wii Hacks

Fantastic Interview with the Inventor of Pong

Fantastic Interview with the Inventor of Pong

Back in the late 60s, German-born gadgeteer Ralph Baer began inventing what later became known as video games. Over the ensuing decades he would develop Pong, the rifle you could point at the screen that was the precursor to the Duck Hunt shotgun,...
Star Wars Nintendo Wii Case Mod

Star Wars Nintendo Wii Case Mod

We’ve seen some pretty impressive Super Mario and Zelda Wii mods in the past and now you can learn to make a custom Star Wars Wii case too. It includes plenty of LEDs and fiber optics to achieve it’s glowing effects.  View the Full...
Track Fingers with the Wii Remote

Track Fingers with the Wii Remote

Using an IR led array and some reflective tape, you can track fingers in thin air using the Wii Remote. By Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The grid software is a custom program written using a C# wiimote library and DirectX. ...
Infrared Head Tracking For The Wii

Infrared Head Tracking For The Wii

Using the infrared camera in the Wii remote and a head mounted sensor bar (containing two infrared LEDs), you can accurately track the location of your head and render view dependent images on the screen.  This effectively transforms your...
Control a Roomba using a Nintendo Wii balance board

Control a Roomba using a Nintendo Wii balance board

Interested in some good clean fun? With this hack from Japan, you'll learn to operate a Roomba vacuum cleaner remotely using a Nintendo Wii balance board with a Bluetooth serial adapter. Watch this tutorial and build your own Surfin'ba...
DIY Wireless Wii Sensor Bar

DIY Wireless Wii Sensor Bar

This is an easy do-it-yourself project if you have your Wii connected to a projector and it is all for about...