23 Nov 2021 - 06:45:40
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Guinness WorldSLOTXORecords finds the world's largest joystick, 2.7 meters high.
The AP reported Nov. 6, the "Guinness World Records," the world's largest record booklet, notes that the joystick for the Atari 2600 video game console was rebuilt to be bigger. Almost 14 times as tall as the real thing, it is 2.7 meters tall, making it the largest practical joystick in the world. in the world record book for 2022

The giant joystick was the work of Mary Flanagan, a professor at Dartmouth College, a private school in Hanover. New Hampshire, USA Built in 2006 with a mixture of wood, rubber and steel, Flanagan argues for the creation of this giant joystick: To relive the passion of playing games from the Atari consoles with the same joystick.

At the same time, I want to see What happens when an experience that used to be a single player? Become a player that must be played together. Because of this joystick that Professor Flanagan created. At least 2 people are required to rock or push. to play classic Atari games like “Centipede” and “Breakout”.

Flanagan says it's exciting to watch the reactions of those who play games with the joystick together. while bringing a giant joystick to place it in an empty space open to play independently

this giant joystick Has been exhibited in many countries around the world, such as Spain, the United Kingdom, as well as in the United States, is now the property of the ZKM Center for Arts and Media. in Karlsruhe germany

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