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New Star Wars like weapon

Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:12pm

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Could anyone make a blade for a lightsaber handle like this...

Where the blades are red would be more like a lightsaber. (With a white core and an outer glow.)
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:21pm

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Hmm, i could try to make that.. cant be so hard.. but if any one else want to make that be my guest.. im not so good at this kind of stuff =(
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:24pm

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but would it really be possible? I mean, light have to be a straight line....
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:27pm

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it doesn't matter if it is possible, lightsabres are impossible anyway...

it would just look cool in a movie...

i have a question, to do with lightsabres and stuff (so not off topic), that will stump people, well it stumped #chat, do lightsabres cast a shadow???

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Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:29pm

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Seems like they should, they are a light source right?
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:31pm

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Of course they case a shadow. Think of shining a bright light source on the floor. You put an object in the way, a lightsaber in this case, and the light will be blocked, creating a shadow.
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:34pm

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no i think u miss understand me...

i don't mean if u put them behind an object, would that object have a shadow, i mean does the lightsabre HAVE a shadow, say it is a sunny day in the desert of tatooine, and the sun is behind u, u pull out ya sabre *does sabre sound effect* will the blade have a shadow on the ground???

and as the blade is made of light, surely light can't have a shadow...

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Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:35pm

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no, becuse lightsabres is actually light. If they weren't they wouldn't have a glow since the glow actually is an artifact coused by too much light filmed with the camera. anyway, i'm making it smile

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Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:36pm

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Yup! razz And doesn't this weapon look like something a Star-Wars version of Batman would use? lol
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:37pm

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No because it is casting light. Let's say you have a lightbulb floating in midair close to the ground lit up. I don't think it would have a shadow because it is casting light.
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:39pm

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i think this plug-in looks cool, but it would be hard to use, lightsabre blades are easier cos they r a straight line that can easily be implemented for perspective use...

on this, it would be quite hard for it to look effective, but still a good idea...

and this lightsabre thing is very tricky, on one hand u have the fact that the blade would be blocking the lightsource, thus casting a shadow...

on the other hand u have the fact it it a lightsource itself, meaning it won't cast a shadow, quite tricky...
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 4:59pm

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On the subject of lightsabre shadows, my thought is that it would depend on the strength of the lights source. If you hold a light-bult out on a sunny day, it will cast a shadow, just a much dimmer one.

I imagine that a faint shadow would appear against, say, the side of a hut on tatooine. But you'd see no shadow in a cave.
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 5:16pm

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Finished! smile Expect it to be up soon
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 5:27pm

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you guys argue over some pretty dumb stuff, i mean if no one has a lightsaber how will you know what its physical properties are anyhow? Peh!
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 5:35pm

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I am remembering a STAR WARS comic where Vader was attacked by a assassin with, and I am not making this up, X men Wolverine Lightsaber Claws.
It was not cool, it was ridiculous. Take care not to lose the heart of the movie with all these news ideas.
Posted: Fri, 14th Jun 2002, 5:38pm

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it makes a good topic to have a discussion over...

who cares if it is dumb rolleyes
Posted: Sat, 3rd Aug 2002, 12:21am

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Basically this is George's rule of the movie. Star Wars in his eyes has 'rules'. 'cus of the 70's with cheap effects, the lightsaber actually had a shadow, so in the movie's 'reality', all lightsabers cast a shadow, even in the new movies. It's george's rule... I think we should follow it.....