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What is air link? Is it wireless pc gaming native instead of sharing the desktop thing?
you mean Virtual Desktop? yeah, it's Oculus VD, probably free to all - one more business ruined. These guys should really focus on making minigames instead of OS-level utilities...
 
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how about loosening that strap a bit?
Yeah that makes it less painful, but then it slowly drops instead so I have to push it up, it’s not easy to find the sweet spot.
I’ve seen that some use an elite strap with battery as a counter weight.
 

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Yeah that makes it less painful, but then it slowly drops instead so I have to push it up, it’s not easy to find the sweet spot.
I’ve seen that some use an elite strap with battery as a counter weight.

I use standard fine. Those 2 side flappers I turn a bit up, above the ears - a nice tip from some streamer. It seems to hold better higher up at the back of your head, but also be sure to shorten the top strap so it also helps distributing weight.
 

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I use standard fine. Those 2 side flappers I turn a bit up, above the ears - a nice tip from some streamer. It seems to hold better higher up at the back of your head, but also be sure to shorten the top strap so it also helps distributing weight.
Thanks I’ll try that👍
 

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Interesting that Air Link is Quest 2 only at the moment. There is no reason that the Quest 1 couldn’t handle it. It runs Virtual Desktop just fine.
 

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you mean Virtual Desktop? yeah, it's Oculus VD, probably free to all - one more business ruined. These guys should really focus on making minigames instead of OS-level utilities...
Yeah this crossed my mind too. Pretty sad when a feature that should have been there from the start get a private business to fill that gap, only to be shut out eventually. Is air link any better?
 

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Besides being baked into the OS it's not known yet, virtual desktop dev is pretty confident that his solution will still be better and he's still evolving it.

I don't like Oculus stealing ideas but shit like this shoulda been built in from the start

funny story:



this gentleman did exactly that back in the days: fucked up Netscape by integrating their own browser late in the game. Same with java with their own borked java leading them to take refuge in the servers rather than desktop.

these led the DOJ to almost break up Microsoft, but hey lobbyists and lawyers... Nowadays Microsoft poses of good samaritan - easy to when all user and government data is in your desktops or servers so you can blame data stealing on small business like Facebork...
 
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I get pain on my forehead and around the eyes after awhile from Quest 2. Not that big of a deal since the battery life is so low. But am I alone in this? Maybe from cutting the bloodflow in the pulsating angry vein on my forehead or something? (I’m not angry but just so you know what I’m talking about)
I bought this $12 head strap cushion and it works great and makes a huge difference in comfort and stability.

For me the headset tended to bounce around and put a lot of pressure on areas with the generic head strap. This makes is much more comfortable to wear and easier to get a snug fit. Also remember to try adjusting the side plastic braces in tandem with the padding to get a better angle on the fit.
 
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Cas and Chary VR just uploaded a vid on VR games for 2021.

Cas is a VR beast and really knows her stuff. The list is by genre...
TIMESTAMPS
00:00 Intro (Watch full video for support!)
00:46 Survival - Jurassic - Green Hell VR - Song In The Smoke
01:50 Sci-Fi, Cyberpunk - Hubris - System Shock 2 - Ziggy's Cosmic Adventures - Low-Fi
03:28 RPG, MMORPG - Sword Reverie - Zenith
04:16 Rhythm - Unplugged - AGAINST
04:54 Puzzle - Area Man Lives - DeMagnete - Eye Of the Temple - I Expect You To Die 2
05:58 Horror - The Shore - Wraith
06:44 Dungeon Crawler - Demeo - Legendary Tales - Ancient Dungeon VR
07:33 Different, Creative & AWESOME - VR Skater - Pets VR - Humanity - Maskmaker - Star Wars Pinball VR - Yuki
09:37 Battle Royale - Hibow
09:57 Adventure - Star Wars: Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge Part 2 - Rhythm of the Universe: Ionia - Trial By Teng: A Twilight Path Adventure
10:51 Action, Shooters - Warhammer Age of Sigmar - Tempestfall - Fracked
11:39 Mentioned Before - Quick Update!
12:34 Delayed or disappeared VR games
12:46 Oculus Gaming Showcase
13:07 Outro Start
Demeo looks cool. VR D&D/"board games" is an area that has huge potential in VR.
 
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Cas and Chary VR just uploaded a vid on VR games for 2021.

Cas is a VR beast and really knows her stuff. The list is by genre...

Demeo looks cool. VR D&D/"board games" is an area that has huge potential in VR.

Demeo has potential, hopefully a solo mode. Not my idea of "immersive RPG" at all - I'd rather have more Skyrim - but a boardgame alive with actions by dice and cards can still be pretty charming - I quite enjoyed Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown.

this one is multiplayer, and that's not really my thing, but the rogue-like aspect with probably random maps is a very welcome feature. Hope it gets solo mode so I can control the whole party...
 
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namekuseijin

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shit hitting the fan:


not first time:


my advice is focusing on mini games for the device and not trying to come up with apps that should be OS-level...
 

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shit hitting the fan:


not first time:


my advice is focusing on mini games for the device and not trying to come up with apps that should be OS-level...
To be fair Facebook as been working on Venues forever and a lot of these other techs. I do agree though focus on the games and not hacking the OS. Oculus is trying the be the iPhone of headset and the others can be for people who like to tinker.
 
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I am a fresh vr owner so I'm stoked. I mean one would have hoped for a pcvr full remake but I'm sure it'll be a cool experience

Me too! It feels like we jumped on the VR wagon at just the right time.

It's funny reading the reactions from the VR virgins on the RE announcement thread. "No, not VR, we wanted a remake!" :messenger_tears_of_joy: It's strange to me that there are people who would be excited to simply play basically the same game as released in 2005 (only with improved graphics), but are completely disinterested in a completely fresh and novel way to experience the game (i.e. VR)
 

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Me too! It feels like we jumped on the VR wagon at just the right time.

It's funny reading the reactions from the VR virgins on the RE announcement thread. "No, not VR, we wanted a remake!" :messenger_tears_of_joy: It's strange to me that there are people who would be excited to simply play basically the same game as released in 2005 (only with improved graphics), but are completely disinterested in a completely fresh and novel way to experience the game (i.e. VR)

Oh, Nintendo fanboys back in the Wii days were all the rage hyping the laser gun style shooting, pointing the remote controller at the tv almost breaking their wrists. :messenger_tears_of_joy:

today they'd only play it if they could wear cardboard and aim with their superior ringfit controller...
 

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Me too! It feels like we jumped on the VR wagon at just the right time.

It's funny reading the reactions from the VR virgins on the RE announcement thread. "No, not VR, we wanted a remake!" :messenger_tears_of_joy: It's strange to me that there are people who would be excited to simply play basically the same game as released in 2005 (only with improved graphics), but are completely disinterested in a completely fresh and novel way to experience the game (i.e. VR)
That thread just wants to crap on facebook as if their preferred big corporation is morally superior.
 

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Oh, Nintendo fanboys back in the Wii days were all the rage hyping the laser gun style shooting, pointing the remote controller at the tv almost breaking their wrists. :messenger_tears_of_joy:

today they'd only play it if they could wear cardboard and aim with their superior ringfit controller...

Haha, I actually played RE4 for the first time on a Wii, and the Wiimote aiming controls really were pretty good! I didn't get the Wii until around 2016/7 (was out of gaming as a hobby for a umber of years), but I already feel quite nostalgic for the title. With everything that's happened since then, 2016 seems like a very long time ago.

I hope they don't cut any content. Oculus games tend to be on the short side, so it would be nice to be able to play a meaty, single player game.
 

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That thread just wants to crap on facebook as if their preferred big corporation is morally superior.

I don't like the whole compulsory Facebook account thing either, but I was able to register just fine with my bare-bones account (not a real name, no friends, just used for logging on to websites which ask for a Facebook login). I did almost accidentally reactivate the real account I nuked around 8 years back - that was a scary moment, but I managed to stop it before it went further.

Can anyone tell me whether a third person RE4 would have been a viable option, or does that perspective just not work for VR games?
 
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Come On Tars

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Well see what textures they used for the vr mod. If things are a blurry mess up close shame on them for not paying out the guy who did the hd texture mod.
 

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So i got the frankenquest and some Kiwi grips. any other accessories I should get? New face cover?
Yes on the face cover. I got a cheap silicon cover for 8 dollars off Amazon. It keeps it cool and makes it easy to clean before passing it over to a friend after an intense session. I couldn’t imagine the difference and expensive upgrade makes.
 

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I never ended up playing RE4 because PCSX2 was kind of shit when I tried it years ago. I might be more motivated to finish it in VR. At the rate I finish games maybe they do a VR version of the Dead Space series before I can get to it
 

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I never ended up playing RE4 because PCSX2 was kind of shit when I tried it years ago. I might be more motivated to finish it in VR. At the rate I finish games maybe they do a VR version of the Dead Space series before I can get to it
I stopped playing flat games altogether after I saw old games like Skyrim, Borderlands and others being easier to run in VR.

I'm expecting to play most old stuff in VR now and only play current games years on when they get a VR port. It's working fine to me, I still didn't finish those big OW...
 
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I stopped playing flat games altogether after I saw old games like Skyrim, Borderlands and others being easier to run in VR.

I'm expecting to play most old stuff in VR now and only play current games years on when they get a VR port. It's working fine to me, I still didn't finish those big OW...
Yeah, I thought lucky me because I only ever made it halfway through Borderlands 2 and Skyrim on flat.
 
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Yeah, I thought lucky me because I only ever made it halfway through Borderlands 2 and Skyrim on flat.

I loved Oblivion on the OG Xbox, but could ever get into Skyrim for some strange reason (dropped it after 2 hours). Maybe I should give it another go, but in VR this time (once I can finally build a new PC)
 

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Did anyone here preorder Zenith? I wanted to so that I could play the Alpha but they sold out super fast. I would love to hear peoples experiences if they are going to be in the alpha on May 1st.
 

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I loved Oblivion on the OG Xbox, but could ever get into Skyrim for some strange reason (dropped it after 2 hours). Maybe I should give it another go, but in VR this time (once I can finally build a new PC)

Morrowind or Oblivion? Oblivion was on XB360
 
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Morrowind or Oblivion? Oblivion was on XB360

Man, I'm having the strangest Mandela Effect experience right now. I swear I played that game on my friend's OG Xbox. He was a flatmate of mine. I don't remember a 360 being around. It definitely wasn't Morrowind! What crazy alternate universe have I fallen into???
 
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Picked up a quest 2 yesterday, used a CV1 for a long time but it was time to finally improve the God awful screen door.
So far really impressed, picked up a Halo style strap too since I hadn't tried vr with that style and it really improves your ability to stay in VR.
Also spent the last hour in work using IMMERSED which I found pretty usable for coding, keyboard setup was a little wacky but I could really see the future of computing working this way.
To say the Quest has progressed a long way from the CV1 is an understatement, it's no wonder that it has sold so well, its easy to use and has a lot of cool ways to apply it to what you want to do in VR