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Are there ways to customise the Guardian system?

KayTanneeKayTannee Posts: 3
NerveGear
Hi,

Does anyone have any preference over Oculus vs Steams Guardian system? My issue is that the Oculus Guardian gives almost no warning that you are getting close to the edge. Unlike SteamVRs system which will ever so slightly fade in as you're a good foot away, I can then even tweak it so that the boundary lines are very sparse.  This makes it not distracting but atleast I have a subconscious knowledge of when I'm getting close a wall, and then as I get close the lines become almost opaque.

However on the Guardian system, it basically lets me know I'm at the wall just as I'm hitting it. It snaps from off to on a few centimeters away. I find that I'm a lot more reluctant to move around and I keep my arms tucked into my body when I'm playing on Oculus store, compared with SteamVR.

I'm using a whole room, but it is a reasonably small room for my roomscale setup. The guardian boundaries are right against the wall.

Does anyone else have the same issue? Does anyone know if there's anyway to tweak the behaviour of the Guardian system / change the look of it? I can't find an option other then to turn it off, are there any ini files I can modify? I just want to it be less visually obtrusive overall, but fade in a lot slower from a lot earlier.

It would also be awesome to disable it on a game by game basis, as its just irritating for seated games - but that's another matter.





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  • YoLolo69YoLolo69 Posts: 1,113
    Wintermute
    You have a pretty big virtual sphere IMO around each devices (headset and Touch) and it's enough big for me to avoid accident, but I guess you can, as a workaround, draw your guardian walls slightly less big, keeping some margins around? That's not ideal I agree...

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  • TwoHedWlfTwoHedWlf Posts: 2,234 Valuable Player
    KayTannee said:
    Hi,

    Does anyone have any preference over Oculus vs Steams Guardian system? My issue is that the Oculus Guardian gives almost no warning that you are getting close to the edge. Unlike SteamVRs system which will ever so slightly fade in as you're a good foot away, I can then even tweak it so that the boundary lines are very sparse.  This makes it not distracting but atleast I have a subconscious knowledge of when I'm getting close a wall, and then as I get close the lines become almost opaque.

    However on the Guardian system, it basically lets me know I'm at the wall just as I'm hitting it. It snaps from off to on a few centimeters away. I find that I'm a lot more reluctant to move around and I keep my arms tucked into my body when I'm playing on Oculus store, compared with SteamVR.

    I'm using a whole room, but it is a reasonably small room for my roomscale setup. The guardian boundaries are right against the wall.

    Does anyone else have the same issue? Does anyone know if there's anyway to tweak the behaviour of the Guardian system / change the look of it? I can't find an option other then to turn it off, are there any ini files I can modify? I just want to it be less visually obtrusive overall, but fade in a lot slower from a lot earlier.

    It would also be awesome to disable it on a game by game basis, as its just irritating for seated games - but that's another matter.





    So, the problem is that the walls are too far out and you want the walls closer in...Sooooo....Why not trace the guardian borders a foot or so further in?
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