I Would Have Killed to Have This Open-Source Laser Tag Game as a Kid

Even when it's just team deathmatch in a dark, smelly room inside the local roller rink, laser tag is awesome. So imagine how cool it would be if you could liberate it, and play an open-source version wherever you want with game-types you made up. It'd be like a video game in real life! Or paintball without the pain! » 3/04/14 12:40pm 3/04/14 12:40pm

Laser Tag Is Back With a Slightly More Fashionable Uniform

The original Laser Tag game was a huge hit back in the 1980s, though the campy ray guns, clunky helmet, and embarrassing sensor vest just aren't fashion forward these days. But it's still fun—which is why ThinkGeek has resurrected the old game, giving it an updated look that includes a stylish windbreaker jacket,… » 1/06/14 6:40pm 1/06/14 6:40pm

Laser Tag Has Evolved Beyond Recognition

Whatever you thought you knew about laser tag has just been completely shattered. Because that game that came after the pizza party and before the present opening at all the best 8th grade birthday parties is long gone. Light Strike, its next-gen replacement, includes fingerprint ID, a range of weapon blasts, a… » 2/16/11 9:20pm 2/16/11 9:20pm

The Ray Guns of War: I Fought In a Laser Tag Nerd Platoon

Crouched behind a thin eucalyptus tree on a crisp Saturday morning, I peer through my gun sight. I spot someone running through the woods. I aim for his head. And fire. The robotic voice in my gun says "CASUALTY". » 12/22/09 10:20am 12/22/09 10:20am

Graffiti Research Labs Mark Up Buildings With L.A.S.E.R.TAG


The tech-savvy artists over at Graffiti Research Lab hacked together a large-scale tagging projector using a standard notebook computer, 5000 ANSI DLP projector, a 60mw green laser (apparently super illegal in a lot of places and very dangerous), an astronomer's camera, and some other random crap. » 2/20/07 10:48pm 2/20/07 10:48pm