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"Preferred Lighting for the Game Room?" Topic

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11 Aug 2017 1:02 p.m. PST
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian11 Aug 2017 1:01 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 1:21 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 1:38 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 1:40 p.m. PST

There can never be enough light!

Rich Bliss11 Aug 2017 1:53 p.m. PST


ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 1:58 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 2:00 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 2:13 p.m. PST

LEDs Daylight and Soft White More light is better

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 3:25 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 3:45 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 4:19 p.m. PST

Lots and lots of light.

Arteis0211 Aug 2017 6:06 p.m. PST

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



TGerritsen11 Aug 2017 6:14 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 3:28 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.

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