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So much zero interest. I have zero interest even trying it. Always has and always will be a gimmick. Like 3D. This attempt at a new and refreshed relaunch will fail once again. Only the hardcore tech nerds will buy it and praise it as the second coming. And that is not very many compared to the majority that are casual gamer's.
Dude you are so clueless it's funny. Everyone I have shown my Vive to are amazed. Casual gamers, non-gamers, even elderly people. Why? Because you don't press a button to hit something, you just reach out and hit it. It's so natural to real life that the brain just believes. Now that technology has advanced enough VR is here to stay, look at the sales #s, they are off the chart for such an expensive setup. VR will continue to advance until we get the Holodeck that will be indistinguishable from real life. You can sit on the sidelines watching fattys, or you can jump in and at least test what the tech has to offer. Ignorance is bliss.
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There are two kinds of people in the world. People who have tried VR, and people who think it's a fad.
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There are two kinds of people in the world. People who have tried VR, and people who think it's a fad.

There is a 3rd kind, the troll.
Thanks guys for replying to that garbage.

Saved me an elevated cortisol level this morning!!! Cheers high fives
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There are two kinds of people in the world. People who have tried VR, and people who think it's a fad.

I've got to agree. I might even go so far as to say: There are two kinds of people in the world. VR enthusiasts, and people who haven't tried a Vive yet.

At best, someone who's never tried it, but calls it a gimmick or fad is ignorant. At worst, they're downright stupid or just trolling.
It's like hearing a virgin say, "Sex is so overrated."
Edited by kaosstar - 7/13/16 at 11:50am
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I've got to agree. It's like hearing a virgin say, "Sex is so overrated."
It's interesting how insecure VR fanboys seem to be when people don't share their passion for it. I've tried Oculus, have friends who tried, etc. and not everyone is that amazed with it (like myself). I think it's honestly one of those things that's more exciting up until you actually try it and see how much it costs to justify the experience.

If anything, seems like there's a very small percentage of people who think the VR is the greatest thing since sliced bread - and then there's everyone else. At this current adoption rate, maybe in a decade 5% of PC gamers will own a VR set.

It's so niche it's actually kind of funny how serious people take it around here. Virtually almost nobody owns these things or even cares except a relatively small echo chamber on the internet.

Will it be ubiquitous in the future? Sure. Just not the near future.
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There are two kinds of people in the world. People who have tried VR, and people who think it's a fad.

While my passion for VR runs deep, I can respect the fact that you don't like it, since you've at least tried it.
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herp derp just made a arse of myself.
Edited by FattysGoneWild - 7/13/16 at 12:09pm
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It's not a gimmick, like 3D. It's a paradigm shift that will change the world.

All of the people who think VR is "just a gimmick" have obviously never tried it. I thought it was just a gimmick too, and way too expensive. And then I tried the HTC Vive, and had to buy one right away. Everyone who tries it has their mind blown.

Pretty much. Most naysayers have no idea or experienced VR. Been looking for a place to test it out and what won me over was a Samsung gear VR. I then sat on the idea for a few weeks and bought a VIVE. Haha.

My mind is pretty good with most games but some games got me nauseous. Mainly the racing titles. The whole reason I wanted VR in the first place .
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Dude you are so clueless it's funny. Everyone I have shown my Vive to are amazed. Casual gamers, non-gamers, even elderly people. Why? Because you don't press a button to hit something, you just reach out and hit it. It's so natural to real life that the brain just believes. Now that technology has advanced enough VR is here to stay, look at the sales #s, they are off the chart for such an expensive setup. VR will continue to advance until we get the Holodeck that will be indistinguishable from real life. You can sit on the sidelines watching fattys, or you can jump in and at least test what the tech has to offer. Ignorance is bliss.

Oh those sales numbers are massive. Absolutely insane!!!!! http://www.roadtovr.com/htc-vive-sales-figures-data-100000-steamspy-data/

And yeah I used that brand as that suppose to be the go to for VR experience. I also read just a few weeks ago. VR is doing so poorly. It was highly questionable 500k units have been sold Rift and Vive combined.
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It's interesting how insecure VR fanboys seem to be when people don't share their passion for it. I've tried Oculus, have friends who tried, etc. and not everyone is that amazed with it (like myself). I think it's honestly one of those things that's more exciting up until you actually try it and see how much it costs to justify the experience.
I highlighted the problem. While the Oculus is great also. The Vive is really next level VR that incorporates your hands and body in VR. It really is a game changer.
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