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Re: [Rabbits] How opaque are the volcano boards?

  • From"Jessica Jackson" <o0ojessio0o@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateFri, 23 May 2008 19:04:42 -0500
That game board's pretty wonderful! I'm jealous. It would look great
with a lightbox. I hope you can figure something out for that.

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 6:49 PM, Jeff Zeitlin
<icehouse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 23 May 2008 18:02:31 -0500, "Jessica Jackson"
> <o0ojessio0o@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>I just had an idea for a really sweet thing to do. You know the game
>>Volcano? Also how most of the Icehouse pyramids are clear? It would be
>>really cool to make a volcano game board out of a translucent plastic
>>and stick LED's under it to illuminate the pyramids. I know it's a
>>long shot, but is the white part of the plastic volcano boards you can
>>buy let any light through? I know some white plastic is more
>>translucent than opaque. I'd probably have to make it all from
>>scratch, but it'd be real nice if I could just assemble some kind of
>>light box under the board instead of making the board from scratch.
> Thank you for the idea.  I have a multimode game board as part of my
> Icebox (see http://freetrav.livejournal.com/30284.html); the basic board
> is transparent with black margins, and you've just given me the idea of
> putting a "light box" under it.
> Currently, as you can see, I use printed "masks" (or templates) under
> it; with a properly-done light box underneath the plastic board, I could
> use colored lights to delimit the boards for specific games.
> If I manage to put this together, I *promise* I will take pictures!
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