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This article was published on March 28, 2016

    This gamer uses her lipstick as a controller in Counter-Strike

    Abhimanyu Ghoshal
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    Abhimanyu Ghoshal

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    Playing a first-person shooter with a mouse and keyboard is passé — prepare for the future, where cosmetics are the controllers of the future.

    Tune into Chloe Desmoineaux’s Twitch channel and you’ll spot her taking on foes in Counter-Strike using a tube of lipstick.

    She uses a mouse to navigate across the map (the left button lets her move around while the right button is for aiming); her lipstick, connected to her computer using a Makey Makey kit, acts as a weapon trigger when she raises it to her lips and completes the circuit.

    Desmoineaux will stream her Lipstrike sessions on Twitch until June.

    via Motherboard