Why use your just one finger when you can make yourself a USB slingshot and get a better feel for flinging cartoon birds around?Simon Ford, the genius behind this hack, not only wants realistic gameplay, but suggests Angry Birds should become a sport.
Ford provided step-by-step instructions which essentially mimics your handmade slingshot to a USB mouse, using your fingers to move the cursor around as you pretend to launch the birds.
(Kudos to Geek.com for finding this!)
The pinching motion activates the mouse and as you pull the sling back, the birds’ directions follow suit.
Making your own USB slingshot isn’t easy. To code the device, you’ll need some programming chops to understand how to get the slingshot to function properly.
But if you can figure out how to piece together some carpentry and coding skills, you just might have yourself the neatest gaming accessory for the most popular gaming app out there today.
Here’s a video of the slingshot in action: