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    QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    VR is set to be the next big thing, so with pre-orders open, are you getting in on the action?
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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    Errrrrr. No.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    Nope, not much good for me really.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    My brother has 2 occulus dev kits and does a lot of work on them for other companies but i've yet to try it.
    Will have to borrow one for a try I think, but even if I like it £500 is a lot.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    only after i have been able to try it out and found i like it.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    Why does VR now seem to mean having a small screen 4-inches away from your face? What's VR about that?

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    Once it gets adequate support, higher res, a lower price along with gpus that are moderately priced and able to power vr.
    "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."


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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    Not for a long while.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    Errr. Yes.

    But not until next year when the prices hopefully come down a bit.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    Definitely gonna buy a VR-solution at some point, but definitely not from lying scumbags that sold their souls to Facebook.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    nope

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    I was about to pre-order the Oculus, mainly to enhance Elite: Horizons, when I saw the price, so I bought a 27" 4K monitor instead. £100 lower and I'd have bitten. However, since then, Oculus Rift support for Elite has started looking iffy, so perhaps it was for the best. I'm still very interested in VR, but I'm not going to be an early adopter, at least until it's more affordable.

    Edit: It seems that worries regarding Oculus Rift support for Elite: Dangerous are just fud.
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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    Maybe in a year or two when it's matured a bit and prices come down.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    I can't even afford to upgrade my computer to use one, so that's a no!

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    No interest whatsoever, I'd only be interested in a Holodeck.

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    Re: QOTW: Are you planning on buying a virtual reality headset?

    No. Perhaps when the headset becomes no more than a pair of sunglasses.

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