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To optimize the battle and team experience TEK RECON developed a free “Real-Life Online Gaming” app to enhance blaster battles. Simply connect your mobile device to the blaster to bring video game styled play to life through mobile and GPS technology. The free TEK RECON App will be available for iOS and Android devices, enhancing real battle experience through an interactive heads up display, live chat, vision modes, and more.

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I'm so pumped for this. Collecting toy blasters is my other hobby (play with kids @ my friends youthgroup) and these blasters look slick
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Looking at a 4.2 inch screen that far away would strain my eyes after a while. Not a bad idea though. Definitely not a bad idea.
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Looking at a 4.2 inch screen that far away would strain my eyes after a while. Not a bad idea though. Definitely not a bad idea.

from my understanding the attached cell phone augments the experience but in no way is required to constantly look at.
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It's airsoft, for the masses.

Cool concept, love their recoil rubber band design, very clever. This would be a great product for parties and large gatherings.
 
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It's airsoft, for the masses.

Cool concept, love their recoil rubber band design, very clever. This would be a great product for parties and large gatherings.

airsoft guns are considerably more expensive than these blasters too. I wouldn't be able to afford computer hardware if I bought airsoft guns. Also I get a satisfaction from pulling my blasters apart and modding them
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THIS ACTUALY LOOKS REALLY DAMNED COOL. caps turned off now.

ive been waiting for somthing like this since i got into gaming. This is the closest we can get to a virtual realworld interactive FPS

Think of the futur possibilities avaiable to extend onto this when mobile computing starts picking up hardware power (with multicore phones these days i dont think thats too far lol)

you could have actual realtime physics calculations in world, along with other attachments to the "game" with grenade devices and virtual health and environment mapping


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Source link dosnt work for me, I get this, http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/graemebissett/tek-recon-the-first-real-life-video-game?ref=live

that is the correct link. The idea is to have toy blasters coupled with an android or ios cell phone for an augmented reality based game.
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I foresee many broken phones in the near future.
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I foresee many broken phones in the near future.

It looks like the attachment method would allow for a heavy duty case on the phone.

This looks like a pretty good idea to me. If it catches on there could be quite a few kids getting off the couch and playing outside.
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