WoW spellcaster costume with health and mana bars

Arduino Home Technology Wearables

Eric Lowry built this sweet WoW magic-user costume for his son. It has LED health and mana bars, LED magic power in the gloves, and an LED, er, “touch-sensitive fairy companion.” There’s one Arduino for the gloves and status bars, and another for the companion.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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