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Knight Vision Goggles

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A set of goggles in which the field of view is restricted to that available through the narrow vision slit of a medieval jousting helm.
8th of 7, Dec 23 2013


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       Interestingly, there are several records of knights (and others required to wear mediaeval armour) with extreme exopthalmia. It is mentioned because it was felt to give them an advantage in battle, since their eyeballs were closer to the eyeslit, therby giving them better peripheral vision.
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 23 2013
  

       Why not just wear a medieval jousting helm? It will be a talking point at dinner parties too.
pocmloc, Dec 23 2013
  

       It's not easy to dine while wearing a helm; and they rust easily if worn in damp conditions.
8th of 7, Dec 23 2013
  

       I wonder is there a first person shooter with that sort of restricted vision?
popbottle, Dec 24 2013
  

       More of a first person jouster, mayhap.
8th of 7, Dec 24 2013
  

       Inuit snow goggles.
FlyingToaster, Dec 24 2013
  

       //and they rust easily if worn in damp conditions//   

       I'm surprised MB hasn't already pointed this out, but every good knight knows his squire is responsible for keeping his armour in tip-top condition.
Canuck, Dec 24 2013
  

       Sad that the modern equivalent of said knight goggles should include rhinestone encrusted sunglasses...   

       Shameful even.
Tis the field of valor lime-lit? Methinks not.
  

       "KITT, this is Michael - I want you to scan that buxom chick and project a wireframe image of her on my goggles..."
sanman, Dec 26 2013
  


 

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