Let's face it, no other sport has as high a PEW PEW PEW factor as good old fashioned laser tag. Unfortunately, a quality rig is pretty expensive. So what's a boy to do? Simple, make your own.
This homebrew LaserTag game uses a cheap laser pointer combined with a toy gun and a PIC16F628A microcontroller that connects up to a piezo transducer which is used for producing various beeps. The 5 pin header plug at the bottom of the device is used to connect to a programmer for in-circuit programming.
As cool as this system looks, there's just no way it compares to the feeling you get when braining an opponent with a Mag-lite.
Build your own laser tag system [make]
Homemade laser tag makes laser tag that much dorkier [dvice]
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This is the homemade laser blaster Iron Man gauntlet crafted by laser lover Patrick Priebe. I don't know about you, but I would totally wear that. Probably to school and get suspended.
Full metal gauntlet, runs on 1x 18650 plus 2x 14500 Li Ion cells. 2 blue lasers on board, ... / Continue →
Laser Crosswalks are the crosswalks of the future. You can tell because it has 'laser' in the name. Pretty much anything with 'laser' in it is gonna be a huge hit in the future (including cereal). Don't believe me? Just stare at this laser eye-toy for a minute. Aaaaand now... / Continue →