The software written in flash, based on macromedias
motion detect. Instead of color detect, using the "white
color" that appears when filtering out any light except
Balls had to be built very rugged to survive the impact.
Problem being the AAAA batteries used and their great amount
of mass. Skipping the light-effect, using only battery energy
to run the IR, would allow a lighter ball with button-cell
batteries. The glow could be replaced with luminance ink,
interactivly charged by a UV led.
made of bubblewrap with the cold glow of LEDs is a synthetic
recreation of wintersnow appearance.
A dysthopian scenario where kids lingering for snow creates
their own winter magic using bits of scrap and computers..
Each ball interconnected with the computer cold activate,
and change function using coded IR signals. A game of "spell
cast" inspired by D&D would give physical movement
into home roleplay gaming.