Mika And Herself // 3D Magic Trick // Go Game



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See the Point Cloud for the trick. :)

This idea hit me a while ago.

You can clone as much as you want, limited only by hardware... and the graciousness of the model :)

The board shows my favorite pro game, played by Fujisawa Shuko (藤澤秀行, White) and Nie Wei Ping (聶衛平, Black) on Nov 20, 1988.

It's a beautiful game because Nie sacrificed his 5 stones in the center for the huge lower right framework -- the level required for this superb judgement is amazing.

Fujisawa: June 14,1925 - May 8,2009.
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Date Created 4/10/2009

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JoachimV Over 1 year ago
Excellently done illusion using ground texture and shared object to create a connected point cloud that didn't exist in reality. Best Photosynth idea I've seen yet!
K Over 1 year ago
cool! i added as a fave. does this game have any special significance?
K Over 1 year ago
I forgot to ask, would you mind adding a description and some tags so this is easier to find?
EdLee Over 1 year ago
Ken, Thank you for dropping by! Do you have any suggestions for a description? I didn't realize the description is involved in searches?! The game is my favorite pro game. Extra bonus brownie points for anyone who can identify the game without using a Go game database... but that's so very obscure! :)
K Over 1 year ago
Actually you're right, the description doesn't get indexed for search. I just wanted to find out more about the game (I'm not strong enough to memorize pro games!) and your idea behind this synth.

Tags will help both for search and for related synths. If this was taken in a public place a geotag will cause it to show up on the map explore page.
dagdilellisd Over 1 year ago
Why can't I see the Point Cloud? Is it taking too long to load or is there a problem? O press "p" and it shows nothing! Just black...
dariusmonsef Over 1 year ago
Oooh. That's tricky!
K Over 1 year ago
daddilellisd the point cloud is very large (1mb or more) but it should start loading immediately. try pressing the P key multiple times, it toggles between images + points, points only and images only.
Nathan Over 1 year ago
Super cool.
LikeRain Over 1 year ago
great job !
lostinthetriangle Over 1 year ago
Very well done EdLee!, different...........
CliffBreedlove Over 1 year ago
very nice
Fred_Oxford Over 1 year ago
ravydavy Over 1 year ago
Brilliant concept and well executed. 'grab' the donut, and you can look at the point cloud from any direction, even underneath....
Bert Over 1 year ago
Really creative use of the technology, great work Ed!
Marvin Over 1 year ago
Most impressive. I am a big fan of your work.
Nathanael Over 1 year ago
EdLee continues to impress...
DanielGill Over 1 year ago
this is an exelent job well done.
BoutinPower Over 1 year ago
Cool !!
megadeaf Over 1 year ago
Bravo and standing ovation! May this spur on even more creativity and encourage more public synthing works of art.
Shail Over 1 year ago
Wonderful experiment..The effects is really impressing.
Nona_Feffer Over 1 year ago
This is fabulous - very creative - well done! Can't wait to show my granchildren. Have added to my favourites ......
Rick Over 1 year ago
Yes, a nice combination of techniques, and interesting commentary on different levels.
eah Over 1 year ago
wow, i hope to understand the software as well, half as well would satisfy me at this point - the game is a chinese game said to be the most difficult (name escapes me)
EdLee Over 1 year ago
eah, the game is called Go (in English), which is shortened from the Japanese name Igo(囲碁), which is borrowed from the Chinese name Wei-qi(圍棋 or 围棋). :)
MoM_oF_2 Over 1 year ago
amn.hodge Over 1 year ago
You should set this so that the point cloud shows first
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