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Old January 2nd, 2013, 01:30 AM   #9
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Default Re: G80-03: Spaceball

Originally Posted by Jubal View Post
Back to the regular suit (non spacesuit) what is the advantage of lighting the helmet? I know this has been asked before, but what did everyone come up with? We have seen the face lit helmets in Battlestar, Tron, Alien and a few other sci-fi movies. Great for lighting up the actors face, but wouldn't that also kill their night vision since the outside would be dark and there would light all around their face?
I always assumed it was to show a force field.
One of those TV/Film assumptions like gravity and aerobatics

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