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    Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Of that $500m - Palmer Luckey has to pay $50m, and Brendan Iribe $150m.
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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Good.
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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    What a shame!
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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    I find it hard to believe John Carmack had to google how to wipe a hard drive.

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    anyone knows the best way is a hammer, fun and permanent

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    If oculus gets blocked from selling more headsets in the future then I hope this moves VR towards a more open standard way of implementing VR features into games, so that more companies can start pushing cheaper headsets for PC's.

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Maybe Sony could enable PSVR for PC too and cash in on the lower end of the VR market? Certainly worth doing if Oculus Rift gets pulled from the market.

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Quote Originally Posted by The Hand View Post
    Maybe Sony could enable PSVR for PC too and cash in on the lower end of the VR market? Certainly worth doing if Oculus Rift gets pulled from the market.
    Look how long it took them to make their pads PC compatible.....I wouldn't hold your breath....and PSVR is not remotely in the same experience bracket as Vive or even Rift+LMC.

    I still find VR without roomscale to be gimmicky at best and sickening otherwise.
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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Nothing to stop Zenimax funding Bethesda to get on with Elder Scrolls 6 now...

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    Look how long it took them to make their pads PC compatible.....I wouldn't hold your breath....and PSVR is not remotely in the same experience bracket as Vive or even Rift+LMC.

    I still find VR without roomscale to be gimmicky at best and sickening otherwise.
    Maybe you're right, but PSVR is pretty competitive price wise if it does get PC support, significantly cheaper than Oculus Rift and less half the price of the HTC Vive.. I can imagine PSVR falling to below £300 this year too.

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Quote Originally Posted by bridges009 View Post
    I find it hard to believe John Carmack had to google how to wipe a hard drive.
    I was thinking the same thing. Surely man capable of all they are accusing him of would be more aware on how to wipe a hard drive.

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    they arn't zenimax's trade secrets, it just a bit of $100 rubbish VR code thats in doom 3 BFG version, zenimax told carmack to stop working on after a few weeks of id having a headset

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Quote Originally Posted by me-yeah View Post
    they arn't zenimax's trade secrets, it just a bit of $100 rubbish VR code thats in doom 3 BFG version, zenimax told carmack to stop working on after a few weeks of id having a headset
    If it's not Zenimax's "secrets" then why did the win the infringement case?

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Quote Originally Posted by Disturbedguy View Post
    If it's not Zenimax's "secrets" then why did the win the infringement case?

    Do you actually think before you post?
    they did'nt, you can code c++ a 100 different ways, and only 1 of them will be fast, if carmack already coded all the rendering code, and got a game running smooth, hes not going to code it any different

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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Quote Originally Posted by me-yeah View Post
    they arn't zenimax's trade secrets, it just a bit of $100 rubbish VR code thats in doom 3 BFG version, zenimax told carmack to stop working on after a few weeks of id having a headset
    Quote Originally Posted by me-yeah View Post
    they did'nt, you can code c++ a 100 different ways, and only 1 of them will be fast, if carmack already coded all the rendering code, and got a game running smooth, hes not going to code it any different
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    Re: Zenimax wins $500 million infringement case against Oculus

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    You have missed your vocation - the State of Texas' judicial system would surlely welcome you with your ability to sum up a case without hearing any submissions, or hearing the evidence.
    it was all made public while it was happening in quakelive`s irc channel and other websites id post on, its goes along the lines of, it took carmack a few days to get doom 3 working, then they all did nothing for a week or two, then zenimax told them to get back to work so they could get rage out

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