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Software to help stay facing forward?

I have found that while playing really intense games like Pavlov or Zero Caliber, I am turning away from my sensors without even knowing. How do I prevent this for games that don't have a mechanic to prevent this? Is there any software I could download that tells me when I am facing the wrong way like in Total Recall or something like in Rec Room where theres an arrow on the floor telling you which way to face? *Please recommend software and  NOT a third sensor, or 2 sensor 360 degree tracking, please.


  • cyberealitycybereality Posts: 26,156 Oculus Staff
    I usually stand next to my bed, with the side of my leg touching the mattress. This way I can orient myself and not lose track of where I am.
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  • YoLolo69YoLolo69 Posts: 1,098
    edited November 2018
    When I play standing I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one to often extend one of my arm to trigger the Guardian and to know where I am thanks to its shape. Ideally I would like to have an option which will display a small arrow between my feet at the center and pointing forward, small and discreet...

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  • Protocol7Protocol7 Posts: 276
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    For SteamVR games, I've heard of people installing "OpenVR Advanced Settings" for this because it provides a center marker with an arrow indicating the forward direction. The option is under Chaperone settings. "Turn Signal" is another option but it doesn't have a forward arrow, it just shows how much you have twisted left or right which might be useful enough. I don't actually use either of these because they only work in SteamVR and I run the Oculus mode where available. It would be a good feature for Oculus to add.

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