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Video Games: Mattel Mindflex

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Video Games: Mattel Mindflex

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Mattel's Mindflex is a game that allows you to move objects with your brain.

^B00:00:00 >> I'm in movie mode. Let us see if your mind is strong enough to move that little ball. >> A test of the mind flex. Must put the ball through obstacle course -- >> Okay. So -- >> -- Using the powers of his mind. >> Just look to the ball, I mean. >> Like, focus on looking at the ball. Look at all the different -- >> It's moving. >> Yeah, [inaudible]. ^M00:00:19 [ Motorized sound, getting faster and louder ] ^M00:00:30 >> Stan, what time is it? >> It's 2 -- >> Oh, oh, oh. >> Focus. >> It's not 2:00. ^M00:00:39 [ Motorized sound, getting faster and louder ] ^M00:00:46 >> He's concentrating. >> Bagels and dinosaurs. You see how that worked? >> All right. Get it to go through the course now. >> That worked. >> Up, up. What's PI times 7? >> Okay, okay. Get -- oh, you almost got -- >> PI times 7 is 894 and 2 >> Okay. So math isn't your thing. >> Yeah. >> Maybe it's geography. >> Where are we now? >> What's London's longitude? >> Oh. You got it to go through the hoop, man. >> [Inaudible] to the PI times 7 again. >> The trick is to not concentrate. The trick is to relax your mind. >> Yeah, that's right. >> And let your conscious get free. >> Well, that won't get the ball up. >> Whoa! >> I mean to relax your mind, that won't get the ball up. >> That was pretty [inaudible]. >> Is that it? Did he win? >> So that's one -- this is one of the games he's trying to get [inaudible]. >> You want to try the harder sloped one? >> Well done. >> Yeah. >> Okay. Keep it there. >> [Inaudible] into the fast game. >> Did I -- >> Yeah, now -- >> Do I get a bonus point for that? >> Now, what you have to do -- >> That felt pretty cool. >> --Is try and land the ball here. >> Okay. >> And then move your air jet over here, and the air will blow the ball around to the other side. >> Okay. >> And then -- >> Right. >> It's the hard -- it's a heart monitor. >> I'm wonderful. Obstacle. >> Let's see. >> I'm gonna command the ball to rise. ^M00:02:20 [ Motorized sound, getting faster and louder ] ^M00:02:32 >> Now gently rest your ball. Oh. >> C'mon, Scott, get it up. ^M00:02:47 [ Motorized sound] ^M00:03:03 >> I'm trying to relax. >> Deep breathes. Think of a peaceful place. >> The force is strong with this one. >> Yes, yes. >> No. >> You can't concentrate on relaxing; you actually have to. >> [Inaudible] to know. >> Yeah. >> All right, yeah. There you go, man. >> He got it. >> Now move the fan for [inaudible]. >> Oh, wow. Look at that. >> What is he supposed to do then? >> He has to move the fan so it blows it to the other side. >> Right. You have to move the fan a little -- once it -- once it's down, you have to move the fan a little bit. Keep going a little bit farther, past the ball. There you go. A little bit more. Oh -- >> Oops. >> Oh, no. I went the wrong way. >> Go get your ball. >> The trick is -- ^M00:03:46 [ Motorized sound ] ^M00:03:59 >> You could really freak somebody out if they [inaudible] room. >> Oh, nice catch. >> Oh, what do I now? >> [Inaudible]. >> Unh-unh. ^M00:04:09 [ Motorized sound ] ^M00:04:18 >> You have to kind of relax your mind. Now move the ball -- fan -- jet of any [inaudible]. Yeah, there you go. ^M00:04:25 [ Motorized sound ] ^M00:04:30 >> You have to start and stop the fan. >> Think start, think stop. >> Does this [inaudible] give him the Jedi's? This is essentially -- what -- what's gonna happen if Rich can do this? >> Wow. >> Focus, Anakin. >> Makes you turn water to wine. >> I can't do this part. I can't do -- what if I get really angry? >> So just use your fingers. Just hit the -- hit the wheel and move your fingers. >> You can't poke it with your fingers. >> Mogley [assumed spelling], you do it. There you go. There you go. >> Here we go. I done some -- >> That is a little bit more difficult challenge. >> Nobody saw it. Nobody saw me do it. >> No, I didn't. I just got it on video. >> You might take your eye out, if you get angry, with that ball. >> Rise. >> You gonna try to get it through the hole? >> Rise. >> It's reading. >> Lower. >> Rise. >> Tired. >> Getting better though. >> Running it like laser [inaudible]. >> Lower. Lower. >> Oh, oh, oh. Make it come up. Make it come up. >> Rise. >> Make it come out the top. >> Rise. >> You make it seem like it's voice command. >> I know. It helps. I don't know why. >> It helps. >> It helps my commanding. >> [Inaudible] on his iPhone. >> It helps with your -- different people have different techniques. Some people watch [inaudible]. >> Is it turning red? >> It's the power of positive thinking. My ears are -- it's just -- they need an iPhone app for this. >> Well done. >> That -- >> So how was that for a first circuit? >> That was [inaudible]. ^E00:06:11

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