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Posted By Golgot
In a strange turn of events, a AAA-ish VR game...

In a strange turn of events, a AAA-ish VR game just launched. (And in a genre I want to play too :))

(Although it's only on the Quest stand-alone headsets. So dialled-down fancies, and boos for...
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Posted By Golgot
Quest has been good-bad for me. Good because it's...

Quest has been good-bad for me. Good because it's super flexible. (Take it to show friends, use it anywhere in house etc, really neat pass-through cameras and mixed-reality possibilities). Bad...
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Posted By Golgot
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That's it, there are no more excuses not to make yourself feel ill in VR :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbj7PoLn5VU

(PS Portal 2 currently 85 pence on Steam...)
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 06-10-23
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Happy Anniversary Golgot!!
Posted By Golgot
That film has a lot to answer for ;) (We...

That film has a lot to answer for ;)

(We should probably discuss Everyone, Everywhere, All at Once while on poppers now to celebrate ;))
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 06-09-23
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Happy Anniversary Golgot!!
Posted By Golgot
Cheers HK :) Yeah we got an Aussie, I'm...

Cheers HK :)

Yeah we got an Aussie, I'm stoked :D

(Partially because he looks like a mix between Martin Jol and Bielsa. And partially because he plays like them too ;))
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 06-07-23
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Happy Anniversary Golgot!!
Posted By Golgot
Re: Happy Anniversary Golgot!!

Holy crap :D

Cheers Mike!

Never thought, when I rolled in here stoned to ramble about The Matrix, we'd still be here decades later celebrating each other's kids ;)

Here's to many more years...
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AI Developers Want To Be Regulated. And With Good Reason.
Posted By Golgot
Oh yeah, I'm sanguine on that too for now. And...

Oh yeah, I'm sanguine on that too for now. And hey, OpenAI just put a ~10yr time-frame on a 'superintelligence' outstripping us (https://openai.com/blog/governance-of-superintelligence), so plenty of...
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AI Developers Want To Be Regulated. And With Good Reason.
Posted By Golgot
Cheers! It's interesting for me to be on...

Cheers!

It's interesting for me to be on this side of the coin, as on surveillance I've always been more on the wary than warlike end of the scale. But as with many areas of civil rights, LLMs are...
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AI Developers Want To Be Regulated. And With Good Reason.
Posted By Golgot
I imagine there'll be regulations along the way....

I imagine there'll be regulations along the way. Many of them. Some are already being drummed up, such as these moves by the EU...
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AI Developers Want To Be Regulated. And With Good Reason.
Posted By Golgot
This is a hard one to engage with without knowing...

This is a hard one to engage with without knowing more. (Or without just listing all the above examples and arguments again ;)).

Can you give a few reasons why you find the above unproblematic?
...
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AI Developers Want To Be Regulated. And With Good Reason.
Posted By Golgot
AI Developers Want To Be Regulated. And With Good Reason.

Hey all.

You've probably noticed that various AI luminaries have been calling for everything from regulation of their industry...
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Posted By Golgot
Oh they made a VR version of this. ...

Oh they made a VR version of this.

Currently too terrified to purchase ;)

(I already own The Forest in VR, and currently to terrified to even boot it up :D)
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Posted By Golgot
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Yeah they've kinda sunset it on console. Still supported but ain't getting any of the new shiny :/
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Posted By Golgot
Engineering is where ED's infamous grind really...

Engineering is where ED's infamous grind really kicks in properly. It's all totally optional though if you're playing PvE, and you can totally ignore it for ages if tinkering with your latest modules...
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Posted By Golgot
Nice one! Yeah the canopy breach is such a cool...

Nice one! Yeah the canopy breach is such a cool touch. Trying to navigate back with the slivers of UI you can see, the pressure on executing each space action right as you pant for air. Properly...
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Posted By Golgot
Oh yeah there's ship aliens. Very cool end game /...

Oh yeah there's ship aliens. Very cool end game / co-op stuff. (And once you stop exploding you could take on the low tier drone fights no probs ;). The basic Xeno weapons are easy to get, and a...
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Posted By Golgot
I put like 40 hours into the 'Legs' DLC when it...

I put like 40 hours into the 'Legs' DLC when it launched, but in the end the lack of VR support for the on foot stuff was too much of a barrier.

Worth a go...
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Posted By Golgot
Aww, but that's the only type of magic my...

Aww, but that's the only type of magic my Minecraft budget would allow for ;)

[35m10s]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qH-3KtAb-fE&t=2110s

(That grand battle was inspired by the magical...
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Posted By Golgot
It's cool. It's also a bit of a 'Jack of all...

It's cool. It's also a bit of a 'Jack of all trades, master of none' kind of thing. It's not as comfy to use when plugged into a PC as a dedicated PC headset. And as a standalone a lot of the games...
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Posted By Golgot
I'm on a Quest 2 yeah. (I hear they've given...

I'm on a Quest 2 yeah. (I hear they've given extra love to the new PSVR2 support tho)
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Posted By Golgot
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Still on PCVR. The NMS VR update today looks decent tho :)
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Posted By Golgot
Yep agree with all of this :) (Including the...

Yep agree with all of this :) (Including the hacks being OP, as you mentioned before ;). There is at least a bit of variety out there though, so chopping and changing to novelty ones can be a choice....
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Posted By Golgot
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So very little going on in the PCVR world at the moment. But this one launch I'm looking forward to...

https://youtu.be/fqIWSIcW6Sg

Made for VR, and hopefully chock full of varied mechanics &...
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Posted By Golgot
For the mid-term I can def recommend pursuing the...

For the mid-term I can def recommend pursuing the jumpy bionic legs. (Plus some stealth mods and a good katana ;)). The verticality they've allowed for is pretty great :)