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Gaming: Lights on or Lights Off?

Discussion in 'Games' started by Robert-The-Rambler, Aug 6, 2011.

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Lights on or off when you game? Which do you prefer?

  1. Heaven Let Your Light Shine Down On Me

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  2. Darkness is my friend

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  1. Robert-The-Rambler

    Robert-The-Rambler

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    So which do you prefer?

    I game with the lights out to make the experience more immersive. I find lights to be distracting and I wouldn't watch a movie at a movie theater with the lights on so I figure I would game in the dark as well.

    :)

    Whoops I accidently voted for lights on. Can't seem to change my vote. LOL
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    Darkness!
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  3. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Depends on the game. If I am playing something like Resident Evil or Dead Space, then it's lights out, any other time, lights on.
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    Lights off, but tend to keep them on for the sake of my eye's.
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    Lights on, usually not bothered to turn it off.
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    If i game with the light off i have a lamp on, like i said in another thread its not good for the eyes to look at a bright monitor in the dark because you strain your eyes.

    So yeah i have some sort of light on all the time. Although its pretty dull with the desk lamp i have behind me.
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    Lights Off definitely. Also helps give much better contrast quality on the monitor/tv.
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    Both.
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    lights off, bias lighting, naked, bag of doritos.
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    Typically I kick the lights off, but only if I feel that I'll only play for an hour or so (which usually turns into 3 anyways). If I know I'm in it for the long haul the lights go on so I don't look like I just smoked 3 lbs of weed after I beat the game haha.
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    Low-light owns lights out, not much stress on your eyes, but almost all the benefits of darkness
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    ^^ this.
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    i turn the main lights out but use a lamp about 10 feet away for a lil bit of light so i dont strain my eyes to much in the dark, also hard to pack a bowl or roll a doobie in the dark.
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  14. Robert-The-Rambler

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    Lol

    You could always take a break to roll the doobie. :laugh:
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    you did say gaming correct LoL!!!!
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    Robert-The-Rambler

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    I don't want my gamepad any greasier. ;)

    That depends on who I'm with. :cool:

    If the display device is a quality one it does look better to my eyes as long as the backlight doesn't blotch.
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    This is how I always game. So which one should I choose?

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    I got a lamp that emits a warm low light in a red room.
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    practice makes perfect:pimp:. Plus it's one less thing you have to re-learn if you ever lose your eyesight:toast:




    On topic: bias lighting here
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    I prefer lighting off.
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    I can do with both but I play with lights on more often.
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    Dim lights on, or my eyes start to burn.
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Moths are a pain in the arse so lights off.
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    I love lamp
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    Absolutely can't stand using the PC for anything in a dark room. I've got 2-3 lamps always burning when I'm in this computer room. The only time I turn them off (besides during daytime) is when I'm watching a movie fullscreen.

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