Brilliantly Compact Foosball Tables Made From Airplane Food Trolleys

After spending the vast majority of your college years mastering foosball in the lounge, life as a young professional can be difficult when you realize your cramped apartment barely has room for a bed, let alone a foosball table. The folks at Bordbar can help, though. They turn old food and bar trolleys from… » 7/09/13 5:09pm 7/09/13 5:09pm

Don't Spill Anything On This $55 Foosball Table

You'd assume that a foosball table made from 100 percent renewable materials—cardboard and wood—would be best suited for college frat houses on a limited budget. But even with a handy cup holder, the odds are the Kartoni would be soaked in spilled beer after just a couple of games, destroying its structural integrity. » 4/11/13 8:49am 4/11/13 8:49am

Robotic Foosball Table Can School Human Players

Every other week it seems that the bar for foosball tables gets set higher and higher. The new mark to beat comes to us from a group of engineering students from The University of Adelaide. As part of a final engineering project, the students utilized a 96-pinhole camera and LED sensor grid, custom-written software… » 6/27/08 2:20pm 6/27/08 2:20pm

Crystal Foosball Tables Suck All of the Fun Out of the Game

We have seen long foosball tables, hi-fi foosball tables and even beautiful foosball tables before, but none can compare to the luxury and elegance that the Teckell Collection can provide. The tables come in a number of different versions, but they all feature a crystal frame with shiny aluminum players—potentially… » 5/27/08 9:00pm 5/27/08 9:00pm

Full-Body Virtual Foosball Game Called Ukikit (Get It?)

The Wii-volution is in full effect at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program—a perfect example is this physical virtual foosball game called Ukikit. You Velcro a pink strap to your foot, and an iSight camera tracks its movement while a sonar sensor tracks your proximity. The data translates into swivel kicks and… » 5/13/08 5:15pm 5/13/08 5:15pm