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Gamevibe trial proposal

Discussion in 'iRacing' started by Sebj, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. Sebj

    Sebj Active Member

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    Hey
    I'm using simtools and would prefer to have one piece of software run vibe and motion. I own simvibe so hesitant to pay again for gamevibe unless I can try it to see if it can be an improvement.
    Id like to propose a 14 day trial period where the software reverts to activation. Has this been considered?
    Thank you
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    I have simvibe too

    Is gamevibe as good ?
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    noorbeast VR - The Next Generation Staff Member Moderator SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    That is a matter that only @yobuddy can decide.

    Game Vibe is still in Beta (5), and it is still being extended with there being a update release earlier this week that added some flight specific functionality: https://www.xsimulator.net/community/marketplace/simtools-v2-game-vibe.201/update?update=657

    Personally I think the flexibility and customisable aspects of Game Vibe are awesome, and it is still gaining features based on member feedback.
  4. yobuddy

    yobuddy Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator SimTools Developer SimAxe Beta Tester Gold Contributor SimTools 2.0 Beta Tester

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    Although both software's in the end do the same kind of things, they are coming from very different places.
    I don't think its fair to do a apples to apples comparison of the two.
    One has limited games but just works for what it supports.
    One is aimed to easily support Vibrations for any game a plugin writer wants to support.

    SimVibe is more of a end user app, you select a game that's supported and your off, settings are all pretty much set for you.

    Like SimTools, GameVibe takes some work per game to setup, but will work with any plugin extended to output GameVibe data.
    Any plugin writer can support GameVibe in their plugin without me having to do anything with GameVibe for it to work.
    Also GameVibe is built in a way to be easily extended as we need more "Vibe Types".

    I don't think I can say which one is better, as I have only used GameVibe.
    But I will say its much easier to add vibe support with GameVibe.
    So the future for GameVibe should only grow, just like the plugin library has.

    BTW, there is an upgrade to pro available If you already have a DIY license.
    You actually get all of these and all future companion apps I post:
    https://www.xsimulator.net/community/marketplace/categories/official-companion-apps.32/

    Take care guys!
    yobuddy
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