28 Nov '14, 9pm

Ask Hackaday: What is The Future of Virtual Reality?

For Linden to say their new world will be “Where content creators are king” is harsh and alienating. Those I know who still use SL are mostly avatar designers, and last time I tried it the in-game construction tools they were a right PITA, presuming you could ever find a free-to-use sandbox area with no griefing to use them in and few enough users it didn’t lag like crazy. Short form; by aiming it primarily at designers you’re likely also making it impenetrable to laypersons to start creating without a massive time investment. SL was marketed as a Virtual Reality, but the biggest selling game in the world is also a VR; It’s just not marketed explicitly as one. It’s called Minecraft, and it’s blockier than the first VR’s were thirty years ago. I see that as a hint that maybe graphical fidelity and fancy headsets isn’t the be-all and end-all of virtual worlds. The winning fo...

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