katamari damacy

  • Steel ball + Arduino + hacks = amazing Katamari Damacy controller

    Why this hasn’t been done before is a mystery to me. This little hack project by Kellbot of NYCResistor takes a rolling ball, an optical mouse, a gutted PS2 controller, and some Arduino hacking and makes it into a working (and awesome) virtual Katamari. Why didn’t they have special controllers like this that came with the game? It makes so much sense! Video or it didn’t happen. Read More

  • Katamari on the iPhone? Oh no they didn't!

    Oh yes they did! And now I have to get a stupid iPhone just so I can roll up a katamari anywhere i go. At least, if I was dumb enough not to buy an iPod Touch 2G instead, since it’ll probably run way better on them. As it is, it slows down to nearly unplayable speeds when you get a lot of stuff stuck on your ball, which seems like something they would have addressed; after all, the… Read More