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Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« on: April 15, 2016, 04:16:45 pm »
O.O


http://hackaday.com/2016/04/15/flappy-bird-on-an-e-cigarette/

Now that's something I never thought I would see in my life. Smoking is bad for your health, but unlike World of Warcraft, playing Flappy Bird is actually safer and less addicting than nicotine.
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2016, 06:04:02 pm »
The guy who did this even released an SDK to make your own firmware.
https://github.com/ReservedField/evic-sdk

Apparently, this thing has an ARM processor with 32kb of RAM and 128kb of ROM.

At 35$ and with 3 buttons, it is actually a bit cheaper than a GameBuino.
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2016, 06:44:05 pm »
Darn, e-cigs are serious business there O.O. it has the same amount of RAM as the TI-83+ (the one that lacks an USB port)
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2016, 06:45:46 pm »
Good reason to start smoking, eh vaping...
Well, to be honest I don't like things getting overengineered and overkill, but this thing is kinda cool.
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2016, 08:21:33 pm »
Wow. O.O

I never thought humanity would get to this, even if it looks kinda cool. Now if this was a key-chain instead of an e-cig, it might be a little more sensible.
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2016, 10:57:55 pm »
Personally, I would rather see this on a vape pen or something than an e-cigarette for the people who lives in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Vancouver, Amsterdam and Uruguay. Not that I encourage people to start using cannabis but if anyone was to use it in places where it's legal, then it's safer and less addicting than nicotine. I mean, if someone has an e-cigarette and has just stopped smoking entirely, then just by holding the e-cigarette the person can start craving for nicotine. It's that bad. So basically, just from playing Flappy Bird on it you might be tempted to smoke again.

Nonetheless, I love how the programming community has managed to push technology to such levels. :)
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2016, 04:04:53 am »
Well, there's always a time for firsts...
So, you would be addicted to raging at the game?
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2016, 05:10:39 am »
Actually, now you bring up another issue: The rage induced by Flappy Bird would actually be another incentive to take another puff O.O
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2016, 06:58:26 am »
Actually, now you bring up another issue: The rage induced by Flappy Bird would actually be another incentive to take another puff O.O
Haha, but you first have to reflash it before you can smoke :P
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2016, 07:06:58 am »
Oh right, I forgot about that. So I guess it's a good thing if you're away from home. Less nicotine for you. :P

That's unless the author of the game decided to make a bootloader that lets you dual-boot between the smoking firmware and the game one.

Another worry I have is if someone made an e-cig game that had a bug, could the bug inaverdently trigger the e-cig heating mechanism? If Apple somehow decided to release an iVape and dominated the e-cigarette market, allowing such hacks to become mainstream, then I bet safety concerns surrounding buggy softwares would be enough to make them lock down their device. <.<
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2016, 07:54:49 am »
Thats pretty cool :o
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2016, 06:24:53 pm »
Well, maybe playing Flappy Bird might also infuriate the smoker and make them throw it out the window of a 4 story building onto a busy street. :P
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Re: Flappy Bird on an e-cigarette
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2016, 08:54:20 pm »
That too. But I think people who are addicted to cigs will do anything to protect them. :P (not as much as with some drugs or games, tho)
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