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Sunglasses and Infravision


Unless I'm wrong (as I sometimes am, believe it or not ;) ), infravision works off of temperature. If so, does wearing dark glasses affect it? The glasses would be a solid wall of a different temperature, wouldn't it? And how would this affect a drow wearing shades in the daylight? Do they turn the infravision off? Just a question that came up over coffee.

Jack Daniel:
Infrared light is polarized just like visible light, so sunglasses ought to affect infravision pretty much the same way they affect normal vision.  They'd make thingsā€¦ dimmer.

Thanks. Of course, now I have this image in my mind of all these Underdark races walking around in Ray Bans, Vuarnats, etc.!


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