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Margate Games : Lazer Arcade video and photos

Now that the Margate Games residency is over it’s time to take stock and document the project. Lazer Arcade draft edit from Seb Lee-Delisle on Vimeo. To my great relief the system worked really well and Lazer Arcade proved to … There’s more
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Margate Games : ready to play?

It’s been an intense week of troubleshooting calibration – but I finally got it working today! It’s still a bit fragile so I’m not sure how well it’ll hold up over the festival but fingers crossed. There have been so … There’s more
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Margate Games : calibrating LazerArcade

Today was my first day on site in Margate and setting up the LazerArcade system at full size. I’ve had a tiring day trying to calibrate and I can’t seem to get it quite as accurate as it was at … There’s more
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Margate Games : research on Brighton Pier

Yesterday I was researching on Brighton Pier to see if there were any shooting / throwing games that I could steal, or in art-speak, “draw inspiration from” for my LazerArcade project. It’s always interesting the current crop of characters from … There’s more
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Margate games: locating bullets with sound

I’ve been working on a system that uses microphones to locate where a bullet has hit the wall, so that I can make a digital firing range using lasers and Nerf guns. Since I posted last, I’ve been thinking more … There’s more
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Margate games: Digital shooting gallery R&D

I can’t believe it’s already been two weeks since my first Margate visit and since then there’s been a burst of technical R&D. I’ve decided to recreate the magic of an old fashioned side show, with additional computers and lasers. … There’s more
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Margate Games residency – revisiting Margate

It was my first visit to Margate yesterday since I was a kid. I walked around and got a feel for the town, and was lucky enough to get a tour of the dilapidated theme park, Dreamland. There are creepers … There’s more
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Margate Games residency kicks off

2014 is off to a great start and my first project is an artist’s residency in Margate in the run up to the Geek Festival. I’ll be working on it over the coming weeks and writing up my progress on … There’s more
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