Super Angry Birds custom controller adds a physical element to slinging birds

Super Angry Birds

There are plenty of ways to play Angry Birds, but the Super Angry Birds custom controller helps spice things up by adding a physical element to the game. By using a motorized slider, a customized Arduino microcontroller, and some programming knowhow, the creators managed to build a device that simulates the feedback of a slingshot — and there’s even a separate switch for triggering each bird’s special power. While it’s not the first physical controller hack we’ve seen for the game, Super Angry Birds’ design looks to offer a somewhat different experience compared to, say, a USB slingshot. Sadly, the controller isn’t for sale, so if you’re looking for a new way to sling birds you’ll need to build one yourself.

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