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My first thought as well, Google Glass will be needing competition. But what to name it...... Faceglass, book face, ......etc

FACEHOLE!
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I may be naive, but I'm really hoping that the first consumer version comes out as originally intended, and the Facebook rot doesn't set in until later models.

One thing is for sure though, Oculus VR are going to have to work hard to gain trust back again, if they ever do.

They don't care, they just cased out. They are now on that H&B time!
Edited by l88bastar - 3/25/14 at 5:20pm
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I may be naive, but I'm really hoping that the first consumer version comes out as originally intended, and the Facebook rot doesn't set in until later models.

One thing is for sure though, Oculus VR are going to have to work hard to gain trust back again, if they ever do.


This is a good point,with this sort of money we could have 4k OR in no time


But,the whole FB thing gives it a nasty shadow,they need to come out clearly on this asap before the rumor mill burns them into the ground.


The next few days will be fun to watch tongue.gif


EDIT:inb4 Carmack resigns tongue.gif
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Here is exclusive video of how the whole facebook OR deal went down!

http://vimeo.com/86283001
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Man that's sad. I wonder if the team will stay on or quit? I know a lot of Facebook/tech acquisitions end up with the original team leaving with their money to start something else. I was hoping Valve would take them under their wing if anything.
 
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They don't care, they just cased out. They are now on that H&B time!

Nah, I think that the people involved in this project are there because they believe in the product and the experience. I hope that lasts long enough to get CV1 out before they start to become jaded.
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EDIT:inb4 Carmack resigns tongue.gif

That would take me from my current "yeah, I'm still going to buy one" to "Hmm, maybe I'll wait"
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I now feel sorry for the Oculus kick-start people who donated. Little did they know they put their money directly into Palmer Lucky's new mansion. I'd be pissed!
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Nah, I think that the people involved in this project are there because they believe in the product and the experience. I hope that lasts long enough to get CV1 out before they start to become jaded.
That would take me from my current "yeah, I'm still going to buy one" to "Hmm, maybe I'll wait"

Now that is FUNNY....FUNNY STUFF! Nobody is "leaving" the rift team anytime soon because appearances need to be kept up....but you better believe the war is over for the original team. They are done.
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well, another great up and coming technology device devoured by greed

RIP Oculous
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Hmmm... this was kickstarter funded right? How can they just go and sell out like that when they had a sort of obligation. I guess there wouldn't be anything legally binding though.
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facebook eating anything it desires
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