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…
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