Well what do you know? There are space aged laser rifles available to anyone that can get their hands on em. Based on this video, they aren’t ready for prime time yet. but they would be a great remote lighter for a bar-b-que pit.
In this video, the two men test their rifles. One with a laser rifle, and the other with a conventional rifle. Clearly the conventional rifle is superior as of now, but that’s likely going to change as time passes on and technology advances.