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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Space Invader Returns Home

“Space Invader Returns Home,” brings the classic video game antagonist off the screen to give viewers a glimpse of one invader’s life after returning home from the war. He still carries his injuries (burnt out pixels), and unable to work he cant afford to replace is broken parts. He still chants the invasion march, haunted […]

Prototype Success

The LED space invader prototype worked, with only 9 LED burning out. I must have crossed a wire while testing power supplies… Although the original plan was to use 12 volts, I’ve found 6 works best. I’ll post video and new images soon.  In the mean time the prototype has given me an idea for a series […]

A little press

The Vintage Gaming Exhibit I co-curated with Nick Montfort for the Boston Cyberarts Festival got a nice little write up by Maddy Myers in The Boston Phoenix blog. Vintage Gaming Exhibit: 8-bit Is Back at CyberArts “I consider myself a casual gamer,” Andrew Y. Ames tells me as he guides me around his Vintage Gaming exhibit at 1305 Boylston, an […]

Back to the space invaders project

After waiting for UPS to get my address right and to deliver the parts needed to finish the LED space invader I can finally get back to work. In other space invaders project news I have also begun programming a space invaders mod. I plan to remove all of the invaders, creating a reflective game […]