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Question Elite Dangerous - 2 dof or 3 dof Motion

Discussion in 'Other Flight Simulation Games' started by Fluke, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. Fluke

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    Is anyone using a motion platform when playing Elite Dangerous? If so can you share your experience?
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    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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  3. Mechromancer

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    I've been using the DOFReality H2 for a couple of months and I love it. It's almost hard to concentrate on flying when I'm more concentrated on how fun the motion is. :p

    Saving up to get the H3 upgrade. Wish I would've just went for the H3 right off the bat. :/
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    SeatTime Well-Known Member SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    I use it on my 6DOF with G system - it's brilliant being crushed into the seat in turns :). Have also used the joystick plug-in, which is even OK, due to the G systems.
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    As you can tell, I'm new. Is "G system" Geko Systems? Does it use something other than the joystick plugin?

    Thanx
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    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    A G system can be loosely defined as any system that aims to simulate sustained G forces. There are a number of approaches to that.
  7. SeatTime

    SeatTime Well-Known Member SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    Yep like @noorbeast said, either servo/actuator controlled paddles, harnesses, vests, air bladders etc that push/pull or apply pressure to your body to simulate the constant G forces that you would feel in a real world car/aircraft etc. Normal Motion simulators have difficulty in doing this - especially the small ones that we on this site build. Have a look at my thread https://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/seattimes-sims.11757/(and others) on this site who have fitted this technology to their sims.
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    Last edited: Aug 29, 2018