What if game controllers were infinitely reconfigurable? How would that change the way that we develop digital games? This work explores a mechanism for interchangeable physical inputs on a game controller. In this iteration, we demonstrate a prototype controller for a game that requires the player to switch out inputs during gameplay. 

Publications

  • Peter GyoryClement ZhengDaniel Leithinger, and Ellen Yi-Luen Do. 2019. HOT SWAP: Probing Embodied Game Interfaces With Reconfigurable Controllers. In Companion Publication of the 2019 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2019 Companion (DIS '19 Companion). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 183-187. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3301019.3323901. (San Diego, CA, USA — June 23 - 28, 2019).
  • https://hotswapgame.github.io

Additional publications

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