Modern Day Receipt Racer Borrows From Obsolete Printers Long Gone

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Designers Joshua Noble, Martin Fuchs and Philip Whitfield breathed new, modern-day life into this archaic receipt printer by combing it with a PlayStation controller, light sensors and some Spy Hunter-esque gameplay mechanics.

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Illustration for article titled Modern Day Receipt Racer Borrows From Obsolete Printers Long Gone

The receipt Racer was created for the "Let's feed the future workshop," which took place during the OFFF Festival in Barcelona on June 8, 2011.

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Illustration for article titled Modern Day Receipt Racer Borrows From Obsolete Printers Long Gone

The racing game runs on an open platform that randomly develops the track in real-time.

Illustration for article titled Modern Day Receipt Racer Borrows From Obsolete Printers Long Gone

The software then takes this information and uses it in conjunction with a light sensor to gauge the car's location on the moving track.

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Skid-Vicious
Skid-Vicious

When I was a kid I draw a long race track exactly like that in PW (professional writer) and while holding the UP key, I steer with the LEFT and RIGHT key.