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You Can Play World of Warcraft With the Kinect If You’re a Super Genius

New Kinect hacks seem to be coming down the pipe in droves, with each one proving how the Kinect could change our lives in other ways than just gaming.  The newest hack I’ve found has put the Kinect back to work with motion-controlled gaming, but not with an Xbox 360.  Some genius researchers at USC have manged to meld the Kinect with the FAAST system, or Flexible Action and Articulated Skeleton Toolkit.

Basically, they can send keyboard inputs just by using body movement, which more or less turns PC gaming into a motion-controlled affair.  For all of you WoW crackheads this means that one day you may be able to actually control your avatar LARP (Live Action Role Playing) style.  Check it out below.  You’ve been given the chance to go full Nerd with World of Warcraft…

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62wj8eJ0FHw

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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of EntertainmentBuddha.com where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.