Star Wars duel takes the weird shape lightsaber debate to the limit

The debate on the lightsaber/broadsword from Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues. This hilariously absurd video is perhaps the most rabid criticism to JJ Abram's new lightsaber idea (which, quite frankly, I like very much even if it doesn't make sense.) And it's really well made too. » 1/20/15 6:41pm 1/20/15 6:41pm

What A First Person View of a Lightsaber Duel Looks Like

If lightsabers ever become real, and let's be honest some genius will dedicate his entire life into making that happen, I hope the entire world will be well practiced in how to handle them. Sure the ballet of Star Wars characters fighting in light sabers looks great (or ridiculous), but when you get an up close view… » 5/08/13 8:39pm 5/08/13 8:39pm

The Two-Headed Sith Series Spyder III Laser: Death by Fun

In honor of May the Fourth (be with you), the real-life lightsaber has gone over to the dark side. The special "Sith Series" edition of the Spyder III, available now as an actual thing you can buy and use and burn things with, combines two Spyder III portable lasers locked together at the boring end by a Spyder… » 5/04/11 11:20am 5/04/11 11:20am