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Mad Contraption

This one slide demo presentation file shows animation on a small scale. It's great for:



Theory? How to get from A to B in the most complicated intricate way, using gears pulleys and gravity.

Just download the sample file below, load the presentation into powerpoint 2002 / XP / 2003 / 2007 / 2010 and run the slideshow

Then if you like what you see just press the "Esc" key to stop the presentation. View the "custom animation" page to see how we have done it.

To download the files for this demo right click the image below, then choose "Save target as" (IE), or "Save Link As" (Netscape).

Right click here to download the powerpoint demo files
  • The file downloaded is a Zipped file which will need unzipping.
  • It contains only a powerpoint file and a readme.txt file
  • Filesize 0.2mb (218KB)

Look on in awe as you travel back in time see the mad contraption:

  • Pull backs
  • Springs
  • Hot air balloons
  • Gravity
  • Dominoes
  • Contraptions
  • See saws
  • Human cannonballs
  • Electric motors
  • Hammers
  • Gears
  • Motors
  • Signage
  • Springs

You'll believe powerpoint can fly!

The following assumptions were made for this demo:

  • You are using powerpoint 2002 / XP / 2003 / 2007 or above.
  • This demo works best for "on-screen" presentations and not printed presentations
  • The same effects work if you are projecting your presentations using an LCD Projector


Here's some of the words people have used after seeing this mad contraption presentation

  • Things you never knew PPT could do
  • Love the dominoes falling bit
  • Cool!
  • Love it! Reminds me of that Mouse Trap game
  • Fun...a great viral ad
Have Fun!

Please Note: Although we have made every effort to check the files against viruses at all stages of production. It is always wise to run a virus checker on any software before running it. By Default! cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system which may occur while using either either the CD-Rom or downloaded files. It is assumed that by downloading the files you accept these conditions. Otherwise do not use the awesome backgrounds for powerpoint.

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