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    News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    Is your living room big enough for Kinect?
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    Re: News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    So that's most bedroom users ruled out now then?

    I really can't see Kinect being all that successful tbh, but good luck to them.
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    Re: News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post
    So that's most living room users ruled out now then?

    I really can't see Kinect being all that successful tbh, but good luck to them.
    Rules out those of us who are in spare rooms where the consoles and pc's live.

    The room the 360 and PC are in (PC on a Ikea Jerker Desk) and a spare bed are all crammed into a spare box room that measures 11ft by 7ft. Kinect ruled out instantly. Wasn't to fused on one anyway. I don't even think there is 6ft of space in the living room if I moved it.

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    Re: News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    Quote Originally Posted by Grey M@a View Post
    Rules out those of us who are in spare rooms where the consoles and pc's live.

    The room the 360 and PC are in (PC on a Ikea Jerker Desk) and a spare bed are all crammed into a spare box room that measures 11ft by 7ft. Kinect ruled out instantly. Wasn't to fused on one anyway. I don't even think there is 6ft of space in the living room if I moved it.
    I meant bedroom, my bad .

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    Re: News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    Thank god I have enough space to use Kinect in my living room!

    Now if someone can actually convince me it's worth spending £130+ to add a silly camera to my 360 just so that I can wave around like a lunatic, then I might just begin to consider buying one.
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    Re: News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    Quote Originally Posted by Grey M@a View Post
    The room the 360 and PC are in (PC on a Ikea Jerker Desk) and a spare bed are all crammed into a spare box room that measures 11ft by 7ft.

    Is that your ' I hate your snoring when your drunk, pi$$ off to other room' room

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    Re: News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    Quote Originally Posted by gtech View Post
    Is that your ' I hate your snoring when your drunk, pi$$ off to other room' room
    No no, just the only spare room to get everything in, decided to put all in a spare room when the son was born so no accidents and damaged gear. Decided just to keep it up there instead of bringing it all back down, keeps everything out the way

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    Re: News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    "You'll need any Xbox 360 console, a Kinect sensor, Kinect games and 6 feet between you and your television for play space
    FAIL! How many folks have that kind of space, unless the XBox is located in a living room (and maybe not even then!). So presumably they're not going to sell any to the teenager-in-their-bedroom audience who would be impressed by this gadget - dumb, dumb, dumb, ...


    Anyone know if it works with smaller separation - in my case probably about 2-3 feet?

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    Re: News - Microsoft store confirms 6ft of space to play Kinect

    I bet microsoft will come up with something daft to counter this:

    Introducing: The Microsoft Mirror™, with kinect support, it's no ordinary mirror, honest!

    EDIT: joking aside, this idea came from when I worked at a small opticians, the testing rooms were very small, not long enough to fit a letter chart, so they would use a mirror to get the 6ft distance. (thats partly were the 6/6 vision in the uk comes from)
    Last edited by Iron Sights; 28-07-2010 at 04:14 PM.

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