Translating ‘Mario Kart’ into the real world is pretty complicated

One long-standing Holy Grail among video game dorks has been to re-create the Mario Kart experience in the real world. Problem is, it’s pretty complicated, as Waterloo Labs demonstrates.

Yet, they’ve done it. By figuring out a way to have the carts behave as they do in the games and using RFID to translate the item system, you have the following…

Well, it’s hardly perfect. At the very least, it shows it can be done, and with a little R&D, it could be the next big thing at Disneyland?