Help support TMP


"Preferred Lighting for the Game Room?" Topic


14 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Wargaming in General Message Board

Back to the TMP Poll Suggestions Message Board


Action Log

11 Aug 2017 12:02 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Crossposted to Wargaming in General board


541 hits since 10 Aug 2017
©1994-2017 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Aug 2017 12:01 p.m. PST

What lighting do you prefer for the room in which you engage in miniature wargaming battles?

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 12:21 p.m. PST

Daylight LED's, 4,000 K, with plenty of Lumens, more than 2,000, as my room is 20' x 24'. Cheers!

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 12:38 p.m. PST

Lots of Light – of any kind

Though not a fan of too much Florescent

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 12:40 p.m. PST

There can never be enough light!

Rich Bliss Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 12:53 p.m. PST

Natural

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 12:58 p.m. PST

Lots of light for me but heck I'll play even in dim light!

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 1:00 p.m. PST

Halogen. Several fixtures with bulbs at various angles to cover the room.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian11 Aug 2017 1:13 p.m. PST

LEDs Daylight and Soft White More light is better

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 2:25 p.m. PST

Sgt Slag +1.
Converted from old daylight bulbs a year ago and it made a huge difference.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 2:45 p.m. PST

Rockets Red Glare … barring that natural light augmented by LEDs inside (when we game inside).

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 3:19 p.m. PST

Lots and lots of light.

Arteis02 Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 5:06 p.m. PST

I did a blog posting about lighting for my wargames table a few months back: link

picture

picture

TGerritsen Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 5:14 p.m. PST

No light with night vision goggles. It makes for,a moody night game experience.

I would like more light where I game, but I have an ok set up with lots of LED bulbs. Not daylight, though. Should give that a try.

Micman Supporting Member of TMP12 Aug 2017 2:28 p.m. PST

Lots of light is better. Not direct sunlight or afternoon glare that comes in the windows. But we have been known to play by candle light for Halloween or phone lights when there is a power outage.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.