Laser tag (without the “z”) is a light-based variant of paintball that’s played in strip mall locations to this very day. Lazer Tag, launched in 1986, was a popular version of the game intended for the home — so popular, in fact, that it spawned its own cartoon. More recent versions of Lazer Tag let you use your iPhone as an advanced sight and as a scoreboard.
How we’d update it: While the ability to use an iPhone with newer Lazer Tag sets is nice, we’d like to see something really advanced. It could, for instance, use GPS technology to record matches, which could then be turned into elaborate, computer-generated replays uploaded to YouTube.
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