Our editors have compiled a list of the five most creative uses (mods) for the Wiimote. If we happened to miss any, please leave us a comment. “Continue reading” for the list.
Honorable Mention – 3D Gaming Wiimote Mod
Finally, a programmer managed to get the Wiimote + IR sensor bar working on Mac OS X — uses it to control the “Torque Game Engine”.
5. Wiimote Meets Google Earth
“Chipsdeluxe1” provides us with a short demonstration of him using a Wiimote to control Google Earth. You can download the script here.
4. Wii Drum Machine
Now if you could just get two Wiimotes running at the same time, along with some sort of foot switch mechanisms for the kick drum and hi-hat, you’d have a full-fledged electronic drum kit. Anyway, we like the graphics of the Wii demo better. But both approaches look like tons o’ fun
3. Wiitar: The Wiimote Guitar
“J5892” demonstrates Wiitar, a custom script that turns two Wiimotes into a guitar. Download script.
First is a little song in the spirit of christmas, then it’s a demonstration of the chords and arpeggios (not sure if that’s the right word)