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Muscle-Zapper Forces Gamers' Own Hands Against Them

Posted January 31, 2013 9:50 AM

From New Scientist - Online news:

A system that jolts players' muscles with electricity promises for a more immersive gaming experience from console controllers or smartphones

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01/31/2013 11:46 AM

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Some of you thought you'd never see this again.

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Never say never again!

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02/01/2013 8:15 AM

Electrical guys like me have long been trying to get people to play games that electrocute them a little bit. I am very pleased to see that the idea is finally catching on!

For additional fun, just attach wires to yourself and a source, and electrocute yourself a little bit. Be sure to check your local safety laws and OSHA regulations first!

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02/01/2013 10:56 AM

Interesting twist on the Milgram experiment, getting people to shock themselves!

Genius! Pure Genius!

Now we are all authority figures, or is that a legend in our own minds......

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