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Volunteer Fezian08 May 2017 8:31 a.m. PST

This is a DIY cloud lamp that flashes like realistic lightning if it hears a loud noise.

https://youtu.be/EoGVQl3SjGY

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I want one!

Bozkashi Jones08 May 2017 9:26 a.m. PST

Me too!

Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2017 9:46 a.m. PST

Wow! Just wow!

Terrement Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2017 2:11 p.m. PST

If you are playing in stormy weather, You Tube has a number of thunderstorm soundtracks that could "power" the light.

Volunteer Fezian08 May 2017 6:09 p.m. PST

This would be more than awesome. Unfortunately my eyes glazed over looking at the tutorial. Electronics is not my strong suit.

Volunteer Fezian09 May 2017 11:39 p.m. PST

Has no one looked at this? I would have expected a lot more excitement for something this cool.

whitejamest10 May 2017 7:06 a.m. PST

That would be an awesome thing to have hanging over a game for atmosphere. Or even just in my apartment, although I can already see my cat swinging from it, mad with glee.

As an atmospheric touch, I have run a few games at the club around here with my laptop playing environmental sound effects, which I personally think ads a nice element. I use an application that offers all sorts of white noise on an endless loop to play the sounds of a little wind, ocean waves and lapping water. Not too loud, just subtly. I feel like it helps set the scene.

devsdoc10 May 2017 1:09 p.m. PST

It's nice, but I've no where to put it. Storing it and how would one use it in a game? You would have to hang it over the table. Too high it would be like a Christmas decoration. too low it would be hard to play under. I hope I and my friends could see an area of storms in our heads, if it's marked out.
Be safe
Rory

Volunteer Fezian12 May 2017 11:52 p.m. PST

Ok, ok! Sorry, I thought it was really cool.:-(

devsdoc13 May 2017 5:00 a.m. PST

Vol It is cool. Just thinking how to use, power and store it?
Being light would help me think about having my ships under it.
Be Safe
Rory

Lion in the Stars14 May 2017 3:59 a.m. PST

I think it's really cool!

be fun to add to the specialty lighting setup I'm plotting (blacklights to power the fluorescent paints on some models, LED and EL lighting in the buildings…). Just need to figure out how/where to put it.

Volunteer Fezian14 May 2017 10:13 a.m. PST

Oooh…..I want to come over to your house to play Lion! ;-)

SgtPrylo Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2017 10:51 a.m. PST

Great atmospheric tool! Like whitejamest, I've played sound effects, but I use a loop of sea chanties as background.

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