There’s always one annoying dude at the table screaming, “no spinning!” whenever you’re playing foosball. But when you replace the game’s handles with high-speed electric drills, frantic spinning is the only real gameplay strategy you have at your disposal.
Foosball is one of those simple games that doesn’t need fixing. It’s already the perfect way to waste four years of college. But it turns out there is actually a way to make table soccer even more enjoyable: by turning all of the players into opposing squadrons of stormtroopers.
When Ford's designers aren't perfecting the gorgeous curves on vehicles like the company's new Ford GT, they're putting their design chops to good use on more affordable and attainable objects like this magnificent see-through foosball table.
If you're not fortunate enough to find yourself working in one of those cool offices full of pool and foosball tables, Suck UK's foosball erasers will still let you hold your own mini-World Cup with nothing but an empty table and a couple of pencils.
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 airliners…
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.
If you've found it hard to shake your addiction to foosball after graduating from college, but your first apartment doesn't afford you the room for a table of your own, all you need now is an iPad and a willing opponent.
Why drop hundreds of dollars on a regulation-sized freestanding foosball table that's just going to take up space, when for a mere $75 you can get XD Design's beautiful Gol table that you can plop and play anywhere?
Because they're commonly banished to rec rooms and basements and bars, foosball tables are rarely judged for their looks. In fact, the vast majority of them are very ugly. But after seeing this fine piece of design work by RS Barcelona, maybe it's time to reconsider.
Everyone has that friend who grew up with a foosball table, or had one in college, and is impossible to beat. To the point where it's not even fun to play with them, unless it's on this table that introduces handicaps.
If you're still reminiscent of your glory days between the ages of 14-20 when you could destroy anyone in a game of foosball, chances are you'll love this foosball coatrack.
It's tough to find someone who doesn't appreciate a good game of foosball—whether he's a soccer fan or not. It can just be tough to find a foosball table sometimes. Guess this Foosball HD iPad app will do.
You know how sometimes you've found yourself around a foosball table with only one other person? You say, "Hey, we'll just play one-on-one," and the game still sort of works? Well buddy, you're gonna need to find some more friends.
The purist will probably hate this. Well, bad luck purists, because I don't care. This MaruBot robotic foosball table is the next thing I want to play.
Wow, the humble foosball table just continues to evolve. This latest incarnation keeps the familiar handles, but replaces the spinning players and ball with physics-powered graphics developed at Ewha Women's University in Korea. It looks pretty cool in action:
Not that $600 is a small chunk of change or anything, but it certainly beats shelling out several thousand dollars for the alternative.
The Teckell Collection is a completely glass foosball table designed to be "Green." I just wonder if the designers have ever actually played foosball.