Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Vector Ball - games using wooden mechanisms

Game name: Carousel

Check out these videos representing just a few of the many beautifully crafted 'Vector Ball' games by the Israel-based They are sort of like the classic labyrinth marble game, but a whole lot bigger. As the YouTube description says these are "stylish wooden game stations that require coordination, patience and thinking." The games incorporate some familiar mechanisms -- including gears, the Geneva wheel, and eccentric cams -- but put them to devious uses!

Game name: Zodiac 3

Game name: Geneva

Game name: Toothed Ellipse

You can see more on the Aviot YouTube channel.

[ Thanks Christoph! ]

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