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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:49:46 +0200

Original Post from Corey C.:

End Space VR is undoubtedly the best space fighter game currently available for Google Cardboard, featuring beautiful graphics and fast, intense gameplay. My only minor gripe is that, while I haven't played for long yet, so far it seems to be a one-trick pony: You defeat a wave of enemies, only to move on to... fighting another wave of the same enemies, using the same weapons, in the same way.

There's only so much you can do on Cardboard with just the one trigger, and unfortunately I think that holds this game back from being everything it could be. I don't want to hold the limitations of the platform against the game, but there are still features that could have been included like a wider variety of enemies, weapons, ship upgrades, etc. that would drastically improve replay value.

As it is, while I certainly think you'll get your dollar's worth of gameplay out of this, there's just not enough to do here to keep me coming back.

#virtualreality   #mobilevr   #vr #googlecardboard #videogames  

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:49:17 +0200

End Space VR is undoubtedly the best space fighter game currently available for Google Cardboard, featuring beautiful graphics and fast, intense gameplay. My only minor gripe is that, while I haven't played for long yet, so far it seems to be a one-trick pony: You defeat a wave of enemies, only to move on to... fighting another wave of the same enemies, using the same weapons, in the same way.

There's only so much you can do on Cardboard with just the one trigger, and unfortunately I think that holds this game back from being everything it could be. I don't want to hold the limitations of the platform against the game, but there are still features that could have been included like a wider variety of enemies, weapons, ship upgrades, etc. that would drastically improve replay value.

As it is, while I certainly think you'll get your dollar's worth of gameplay out of this, there's just not enough to do here to keep me coming back.

#virtualreality   #mobilevr   #vr #googlecardboard #videogames  

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:34:11 +0200

Fascinating article on how design affects different people, particularly in regards to the differences between how most men's and most women's brains interpret depth and how this results in different reactions to the current slate of VR technologies.

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:21:42 +0200

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:15:22 +0200

So they announced the next Olympic city at the closing ceremony... In the most ridiculously awesome way possible.

The video's been getting scrubbed from the Internet, so check this out before this copy gets taken down too. The good part starts about 2:56... But if that's not your thing, the REALLY good part starts just after 3:50.

Sat, 20 Aug 2016 23:25:05 +0200

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:55:08 +0200

Sun, 14 Aug 2016 08:48:11 +0200

io9 asked for six word science fiction stories from their readers. I decided to write a trilogy.

#writing #scifi #6wordscifi #sixwordstories  

Sat, 13 Aug 2016 22:09:11 +0200

Finally got around to watching Star Wars: Episode VII – Mary Sue & an Escaped Slave vs. a Whiny Emo Boy. There are plenty of things about the movie I could rip on, but it's Star Wars; it's meant to be a fun, mindless popcorn flick, and expecting anything more than that – especially from Abrams – isn't realistic. So instead, I'm going to leave it at this quote from The Big Bang Theory's fictionalized Wil Wheaton:

"I enjoyed that more than I thought I would."

Sat, 13 Aug 2016 18:40:05 +0200