University Students Turn School Building into a Giant Retro Console

Over the years we have seen numerous ideas that bring new life to old retro console and games, with some more interesting than others; but at a University in Germany students have opted to turn their entire school building into a massive retro-themed games console.

By using over 392 windows and 55,000 LED lights the Students transformed the front of their school building a monitor and by using specially designed light switches the group of students were able to control what appears on their school building.

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At first flashing lights and general messages were displayed; but as the night progressed on the students were able to play Tetris, Snake and Pong on their school building.

It’s not the first time that someone has turned a wall, or a building, into a TV screen as numerous people have done it in the past; however it is one of the few times that someone has used lights to replicate a game being played on a building rather than a giant projector screen.

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