Joy of Games HW #6: Simulation – Mr Trash Wheel <3

 

This weekend my partner I  traveled down to Baltimore, MD for his best friend’s wedding. On our way down there we were talking about the various harbor restoration programs, including our favorite googly eyed friend, the inner harbor water wheel –  @Mr Trash Wheel! (See site here)

For homework this week we were to create a simulation, playing with the ideas addressed in class. Iterating off of previous homework of WASD controls and instantiation, I thought it could be fun to create a simple simulation of the beloved Mr Trash Wheel , protecting the Baltimore inner harbor and the ocean from rainstorm trash streams via the Jones Falls river. It’s been such a successful project that others have been installed in other locations too. A fourth wheel being added at the mouth of Gwynns Falls. 

 

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Building out Baltimore’s Mr Trash Wheel in Unity
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Image from the Mr Trash Wheel site

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