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Elite Dangerous Inspired Loader - Pure CSS
<div class="dank-ass-loader">
<div class="row">
<div class="arrow up outer outer-18"></div>
<div class="arrow down outer outer-17"></div>
<div class="arrow up outer outer-16"></div>
<div class="arrow down outer outer-15"></div>
<div class="arrow up outer outer-14"></div>
<div class="row">
<div class="arrow up outer outer-1"></div>
<div class="arrow down outer outer-2"></div>
<div class="arrow up inner inner-6"></div>
<div class="arrow down inner inner-5"></div>
<div class="arrow up inner inner-4"></div>
<div class="arrow down outer outer-13"></div>
<div class="arrow up outer outer-12"></div>
<div class="row">
<div class="arrow down outer outer-3"></div>
<div class="arrow up outer outer-4"></div>
<div class="arrow down inner inner-1"></div>
<div class="arrow up inner inner-2"></div>
<div class="arrow down inner inner-3"></div>
<div class="arrow up outer outer-11"></div>
<div class="arrow down outer outer-10"></div>
<div class="row">
<div class="arrow down outer outer-5"></div>
<div class="arrow up outer outer-6"></div>
<div class="arrow down outer outer-7"></div>
<div class="arrow up outer outer-8"></div>
<div class="arrow down outer outer-9"></div>
$color: #fd7000;
$size: 12px;
$time: 1;
main {
width: 100vw;
height: 100vh;
display: flex;
justify-content: center;
align-items: center;
background: #090707;
.dank-ass-loader {
display: flex;
flex-direction: column;
align-items: center;
.row {
display: flex;
.arrow {
width: 0;
height: 0;
margin: 0 (-$size / 2);
border-left: $size solid transparent;
border-right: $size solid transparent;
border-bottom: ($size * 1.8) solid $color;
animation: blink $time + s infinite;
filter: drop-shadow(0 0 ($size * 1.5) $color);
&.down {
transform: rotate(180deg);
@for $i from 1 through 18 {
&.outer-#{$i} {
animation-delay: -($time / 18) * $i + s;
@for $i from 1 through 6 {
&.inner-#{$i} {
animation-delay: -($time / 6) * $i + s;
@keyframes blink {
0% { opacity: 0.1; }
30% { opacity: 1; }
100% { opacity: 0.1; }
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