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Old Jan. 19th, '13, 5:46 pm   #1
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This is kind of cool looking.

http://www.oculusvr.com/

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/CES...del,20561.html

http://www.geek.com/articles/games/h...dset-20130111/

The guys demoing it are highly annoying but I figure when they're excited and focused, it's stuff you want to hear:


<script src="http://player.ooyala.com/iframe.js#pbid=dcc84e41db014454b08662a766057e2b&ec =Bsd2xlODohuy_2RMpQQh-BHaTWEY5xbZ"></script>

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Old Jan. 19th, '13, 5:59 pm   #2
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Pretty awesome... been waiting for this kind of thing for 20 years. Hopefully it isn't too far away from coming out as a viable accessory to purchase with enough game support.

I can't even image what NHL would be like with this.


I couldn't handle the first video. I lasted a couple of minutes but that guy has no idea how to review a product. He immediately points out the negatives by accident without covering any of the feel of it. Makes me wince just watching and had to turn it off.
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Old Jan. 19th, '13, 6:50 pm   #3
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The second video was the first one I saw and I wanted to punch the guy. He was trying too hard to be funny and wouldn't do anything. However, when he was amazed by it, it was informative and made me want the damn thing.

I did last almost all of the second video though. There were tons of videos for this thing and I didn't watch them all of course. So I just grabbed those that I thought would at least show the product.

Doesn't sound like it's too far off. It also sounds like they want to add leaning forward, crouching, etc. Leaning I can see being incredible in a shooter game.

I realize you can still use your thumb but looking behind you could be a bit of an issue. Although you might be able to turn your head and thumb partially to turn all the way round. Learning to have your head and thumb work together seems like it will be a big challenge.

I do like the 110 degrees of view though. I think it's the 3rd video that shows it and just their little graphic showing the difference was exciting

What I liked best were how both guys from the first two videos kept pointing to something and/or reaching for something.
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Old Jan. 19th, '13, 7:59 pm   #4
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Old Jan. 22nd, '13, 9:25 am   #5
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It's pretty cool looking but it looks like a tricked out version of the virtual Gameboy in color. I am curious to see how it's going to play out with the games and price of unit Plus how comfortable the head unit would be and how much it weighs

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Old Aug. 2nd, '13, 3:00 pm   #6
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There more and more videos popping up all the time and NOTHING but positives outside of some nausea. The higher resolution seems to be helping that issue though.



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Old Dec. 9th, '13, 3:19 pm   #7
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Oculus Rift with a Virtuix Omni


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Old Dec. 9th, '13, 3:24 pm   #8
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I believe this was on shark tank recently.....and failed to find an investor.



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Old Dec. 9th, '13, 3:27 pm   #9
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I believe this was on shark tank recently.....and failed to find an investor.
Yep, but the second video shows it received enough funding through Kickstarter

Just barely

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...-favorite-game

$1,109,351
pledged of $150,000 goal

3,249 backers
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Old Dec. 9th, '13, 3:31 pm   #10
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Just deliver it to the back of the house please..lol



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