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Do you think VR makes you faster in racing games ?

Discussion in 'Ready, set, go - Start your engines' started by PIM1, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. Chriss

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    I consider that the VR immerses you in the game, and even more with the simulator, you would have to see your times per race, to know if it really improves your driving skills, but I think you get more distracted with the VR lenses
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    I don’t get distracted by the lenses. I think where @Chriss is going is with god rays but in daylight or brightly-lit scenes, they really arent visible at all to be distracting.

    On night tracks with lots of headlights and track lights, it might be more of an issue.
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    I have a scratch in my glasses (not VR-glasses, regular glasses) and get the god-rays all day. You get used to it I think.
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    And about VR in general, because you can aim where you are looking at you will never be blocked by a carpillar or by the edge or limit of your monitor. And because you can move your head in stead of being static, you do have an extra dimension, an extra way to look around. It makes it a lot easier for your brain to determine the shape of a corner, curbstone or anything else. I think it is a great advantage over a 2D image, which only had resolution as an advantage.

    So yes, I do think VR makes you faster. But is does not look sharp enough for me.