Anyway, I really love this. I can totally see myself spending long hours with it playing something like Skyrim and watching 3d movies. Hows the resolution btw? It's hard to tell from previews and Youtube videos.
They're porting the Oculus dungeon into the game RIFT.
Jokes aside, I hope they make the vision "perfect". Anything less would be unbearable, especially if they get close, but leave a few glaring mistakes. The same problem happens whenever try to go for more movement and more realistic actions and gaming, like the Kinect (outside a few well-designed titles).
The Oculus Rift is a pretty incredible device. It's deceptively simple, but the level of immersion it offers is... staggering. Like, 'completely forget that I'm not physically inside of a video game' staggering. Thank god it doesn't come with tactile feedback!
But seriously, doing something as simple as say, walking into an inn at Skyrim and looking up at the vaulted ceiling, then moving near the fire, I swear my body actually thought it was getting warm and cozy. The worst part of the Rift? Taking it off. So disorienting, because my mind was beginning to think it was inside of the game.
Some games don't really work well with it; TF2 for example is a bad one, because in TF2 you're moving at super speed basically, so it's very jarring (at least for me) to move like that with the Rift on. Skyrim on the other hand has you moving at a more 'normal' speed for the most part, and it was easier for my brain to get used to it.
They also, by the way, just upped the resolution to 1080p. It may get better still for the final release.
Last edited by Herecius; 2013-07-12 at 07:04 PM.
OclusIt's really not that hard to spell "Oculus" :P I can kind of understand "Occulus," since pretty much every WoW player was already getting that one wrong, but "Oclus?" That doesn't even sound like the same word!Occulus
On-topic: It's hard to have a discussion about the Oculus Rift because, in this case, seeing really is believing. Screenshots and videos cannot give you the same effect as wearing the device.
Last edited by Belloc; 2013-07-12 at 07:15 PM.
Looks horrible. I'd prefer one screen and not two of everything. gives me a head ache just looking at the video.
very simple (but true) explanation: people LOVE hypes!
Last edited by brirrspliff; 2013-07-12 at 07:48 PM.
But sadly he's part right. You sort of need to present the 2 images in the "right format" or it will give you a headache. For example some 3d glasses are really badly done and often it's hard to see any 3d with them at all with the exception or an odd snowflake or rain drop flying at you.. and that flickering..