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Old 12-28-21, 09:49 PM
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Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

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I picked up a unit and hooked it up right after Christmas. Used the referral program that gives both parties $60 store credit right now (till 12/31 I think). There is a "special multiplayer" bundle for $29.98 that contains Dameo, Walkabout Mini Golf, and Blaston. I'm really interested in Dameo does anyone know how it does single player? I've read Walkabout can be okay single player, Blaston not so much. I did go ahead and grab the Fanatical Oculus VR bundle too.

What all do I need for wireless PC play? I see that the airlink is built-in already, what does the app on the store called Virtual Desktop do different? I'm thinking about picking up Half-Life Alyx while it's on sale, but I know my computer graphics card will have to be updated, hopefully my processor/wifi are okay already.
Just install the Oculus app on your PC, if prompted plug your Quest 2 in via USB.

https://uploadvr.com/how-to-air-link-pc-vr-quest-2/

The virtual desktop app requires you sideload a version of the app to the Quest 2. It works similarly.
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Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

I got a Quest 2 for xmas. I purchased virtual desktop and my Steam VR titles (which I had installed with my pre-Rift Oculus) showed up on the list of games so that was cool. I got some 3d printed adapters so i could put in prescription lenses and that worked out well; much better than trying to wear it with glasses on. I bought Alyx on the steam winter sale so I'll have to see how it works.
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Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

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I got a Quest 2 for xmas. I purchased virtual desktop and my Steam VR titles (which I had installed with my pre-Rift Oculus) showed up on the list of games so that was cool. I got some 3d printed adapters so i could put in prescription lenses and that worked out well; much better than trying to wear it with glasses on. I bought Alyx on the steam winter sale so I'll have to see how it works.
Did the same thing when I purchased our Quest 2 last year. Virtual desktop and Alyx. I only played for a few minutes with this set up - suboptimal WiFi and limited space at the time - and the experience was much better than using the wired Oculus Rift. One day, when I can pry the headset away from my daughter, I'll finish Alyx.
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Picked up a Quest 2 and I absolutely cannot login to sync it with my existing account from my Quest 1. According to Is It Down Right Now, it looks like it's not just me. Makes sense but it's frustrating.
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Bought Iron Man VR, on sale, for the Quest 2 yesterday. It's really cool.
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I got rid of my Quest 2. I was hardly using it.
Old 12-31-22, 08:20 AM
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Just a reminder that any Oculus Quest users must transition by today to a Meta account or their system will apparently stop working.
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Upgraded to a Quest 2 so I could play Golf+ and it was worth every penny for that alone. If you like golf, this game is incredible, especially with a golf controller attachment.
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Old 01-10-23, 07:16 AM
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Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

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Upgraded to a Quest 2 so I could play Golf+ and it was worth every penny for that alone. If you like golf, this game is incredible, especially with a golf controller attachment.
Interesting... where can I find the golf controller attachment?
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I'm enjoying the Quest 2 and I see improvement over the Quest 1, but it fits much tighter on my face, is less confortable for me, and that's frustrating.
Old 01-10-23, 08:12 AM
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I'm enjoying the Quest 2 and I see improvement over the Quest 1, but it fits much tighter on my face, is less confortable for me, and that's frustrating.
Get the head strap adapter. Totally worth it and makes adjusting the headset a snap. You donít need the one with a battery, just the regular one.
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Interesting... where can I find the golf controller attachment?
There are lots of different ones, but I got this one and recommend it especially since it is one that is supported in game (you have to make sure to switch your controller type to it).

https://deadeyevr.com/collections/hi...SAAEgLsiPD_BwE
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Old 01-12-23, 10:07 AM
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It looks like the original Quest’s days are numbered with no more software support after 2024. Cynical me feels it is only matter of time before Meta finds a reason to brick the system.
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They're having half off star wars pinball because of star wars day and I had a 10 off coupon so I got it for 2.50.

I love it. Only way to play. Although when I do 3d mode for the life of me I can't figure out how to get me between the flippers, I'm slightly to the side.
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I bought it too. I had a $5 coupon, no idea why. I look forward to checking it out, having only purchased these tables on the PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch previously.
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They gave me 7 Canadian I don't know why maybe because I had a VPN at the time? And it wouldn't let me use it because it's not my currency so I contacted support and they changed it 10. 7 Canadian is about 5 us. I was just looking for a straight conversion.

Figure out how to have 3d facing you straight on and tell me how
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Thanks for the heads up, I'll have to grab that, should be cool to play in VR.
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It's very, very cool. With a Star Wars themed pad to play in. Having the whole machine there is very nice, you can really see your table goals much more easily.
Unfortunately the frame rate isn't as good and the tables are much lower rez and more blurry than on the PS5. But it's still very cool to play and mess around with. Just gave it a quick play this morning, but I liked it. At $12.50 (or less with coupon) for 8 tables, it's a heck of a deal. I think I can send a referral code for a discount for you and a coupon for me. PM me if interested.
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Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

Thanks for the tip. No we can something other than Beat Saber and Gorilla Tag.

(I have a Meta Quest 2)

Also, which headstrap would you recommend?

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Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

This is probably overkill, but it also makes the Quest sound better, and is really comfortable. The HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap:

https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/p/acces...oogle.com%252F

Obviously, it's not cheap, and it needs a little $12 adapter you can buy on Amazon, but I really like it.
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Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

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Thanks for the tip. No we can something other than Beat Saber and Gorilla Tag.

(I have a Meta Quest 2)

Also, which headstrap would you recommend?
I use the official Occulus Quest Elite Strap, and really like it. Very comfortable and easy to use. Worth it.

I also keep everything in this hard case, which you can buy for $20 with coupon on Amazon. Very highly recommended


SARLAR Hard Carrying Case Compatible with Meta/Oculus Quest 2 Basic/Elite Version VR Gaming Headset and Touch Controllers Accessories, Suitable for Travel and Home Storage https://a.co/d/7LSi0mZ
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I got the Elite strap with the battery since the battery life sucks ass, plus it helps to counter the front loaded weight a little bit.
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I have a Quest 2 and I have a Star Wars pinball game that I got in a bundle a while back with the Vader Immortal games. I haven't played it recently but I don't remember it having 8 different tables, though, so I will look when I get home and see if it's the same game.

I also recently got the following:

Eleven Table Tennis - pretty fun and you can set different difficulty levels and adjust the physics of the play (spin, drag, etc.)

Golf+ - I am not much of a golfer, but the gameplay is more realistic than I imagined it would be--my real-life tendency to 'slice' shows up in my VR shots, too. I think you can do a lot with the basic game, but there's also a lot of in-game purchases available (new courses, new clubs, etc.) that I tend to avoid.

Superhot VR - this is a lot of fun, the simple, stylish aesthetic is great and the gameplay (time only moves forward when you physically move) is cool.
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Those Golf and Table Tennis games are pretty fun. So much content in Golf+ between the courses, the Top Golf driving range and the (admittedly bare bones) putting courses.
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Re: The VR Thread (Oculus Rift, Vive, Playstation VR)

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I use the official Occulus Quest Elite Strap, and really like it. Very comfortable and easy to use. Worth it.

I also keep everything in this hard case, which you can buy for $20 with coupon on Amazon. Very highly recommended


SARLAR Hard Carrying Case Compatible with Meta/Oculus Quest 2 Basic/Elite Version VR Gaming Headset and Touch Controllers Accessories, Suitable for Travel and Home Storage https://a.co/d/7LSi0mZ
Thanks Decker. I already have that case. It came in the bundle I got a year ago. Itís a good case and glad the Elite strap will fit in it.

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