Got my Oculus Rift retail headset yesterday and I fired up CLAZER VR shotgun shooting. Works like a charm. Some initial impressions: Pros Resolution is better and the picture is much brighter than the developer’s kit headset Less of the “screen door” masking effect, but some residual 3D effect is much more pronounced – the… Read More
The training game is going to be called CLAZER tm = clays + laser. Get it ? The Judge said we should give it a name, so we did. Even though the only laser is the VR simulation in the User Interface. Will appear in the online arcades and retail sites as CLAZER tm by Lead Tech… Read More
The Lucy, a friend, raconteur, sportswoman and local entrepreneur, discovered something that 20 testers had missed – there is no allowance for eye dominance in the Samsung headset. Meaning, the stereoscopic view does not allow you to “aim” using your dominant eye, unless you enable the player to choose their eye dominance. In the HTC… Read More
Lead Tech’s National Gamer Research Council has met to discuss the gaming version of shotgunning. Shown below are some action shots of them in product testing. During an intense focus group discussion, we’ve got to come up with a name for VR shotgun gamers. And a name for the drone game. Plus some gaming must-haves, to be… Read More
Good article about how your can use your shiny new VR goggles for something other that practicing your shooting: Studio 360 – The pioneers who are making the first virtual-reality narratives. BY ANDREW MARANTZ Janicza Bravo makes short films about loneliness. In one, Michael Cera plays an abrasive paraplegic who can’t get lucky. In another,… Read More
Soon most new shooters – particularly under the age of 21 are going to use Virtual Reality systems to learn how to hit moving targets. And experienced shooters are going to practice with virtual reality systems when they are away from the range. “Virtual Reality Skeeter Dudes are the way of the future. Your read… Read More
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Doc Jim dusts some VR clay pigeons while Doc Charles watches. What you see on the screen is a tiny 2D version of what you see in 3D in virtual world clarity. “Wow” is the most used expression. We learn from each demo. Jim suggested we get a control group of novices, teach one group… Read More
We are going to add PlayStation VR to our build list for the fall: It has some gun controllers, none of which come close to emulating the ergonomics of a real gun, but should be fine for most gamers.
HTC Vive ships with two hand held controllers. So, in order to enable shooters to have a full size gun controller, we are going to fabricate a gun controller that fits on your own gun. We have found that more experienced shooters benefit from being able to shoot standing up, moving their torso and shoulders… Read More