VSL:WEB // Pong 2.0

Programmer-artist Josh Nimoy calls his newest invention, BallDroppings, “a musical playtoy.” We say it’s mesmerizing.

The JavaScript-based app lets you create Pong-style paddles, which deflect the tiny balls that fall from the edges of your screen. You’ll hear a ping each time a ball bounces off a line you’ve made, and if you keep enough balls in play, those pings will turn into a silly symphony. (Hint: Adjust the GRAVITY setting for an extra-trippy effect.)

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