Many gamers have either never used an NES Zapper or have only heard of it, but the geek at North Street Labs decided to do more than just play games with it by transforming one into a functional 2W burning laser blaster. Continue reading for a video and more information.

Using a 445nm diode, some batteries, wiring and imagination, the light gun was painstakingly put together, complete with physical safety lock and custom aim-assisting heat sink. The end result is a bona fide laser shootin’ gun, capable of not only setting alight matches from a distance, but setting the curtains on fire too (probably).

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