" To design and build an electro-mechanical widget that will provide an engaging and entertaining experience for players of your mechatronic penny arcade game. "


- Game must have minimum three forms of user input

- Game should last 20 to 60 seconds

- Game must react to user input in at least two separate ways

- Game must stimulate at least two senses

- After successful completion of game, must dispense a prize

- Game should start autonomously with the insertion of a standard U.S. Penny

Click here to see a PDF file that lists all the requirements for the Penny Arcade project


A game like the Arcade Classic: Area 51. We will build the console to mimic the look of an arcade game and place both moving and stationary targets in the shooting zone. The players will shoot at targets with laser guns.