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Re: Useful Tesla technology...
Original poster: "Terry Fritz" <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>
Do they actually call them "Tesla coils" in the game and all that? I hope
the game portrays Tesla coils as "good things". Don't want people to be
afraid of Tesla coils because that what the bad guys used in a video game :-(
At 06:51 PM 2/16/2002 +0000, you wrote:
>...Irrelevent or off topic, but going on from an earlier thread of useful
>technology from our hobby...
>At 39 years old, having a bit of an escape-ism from reality, I'm on episode
>5 part 2 of Return to Wolfenstien.
>Guess what? The Nazis are using Tesla technology... True, they're using
>energy from coils to power life forms and protect entrances from intruders.
>In fact, the streamer animation at doorways is very like that of a VTTC and
>very realistic. Wonder if one of the game programmers reads this list? :o)
>Anyway, back to the land of dreams and will keep you informed of whether the
>coil (there must ultimately be one in the game) is conical, tubular or a
>flat spiral and if the Nazis use an MMC or bottle cap. :o)
>Cheers, Mark H.