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Forum Rules, New User Info, and Other FAQ

Welcome to the Oculus Forums! Below, you can find information on forum rules, answers to common new user questions, and the names of the forum admins / mods you should reach out to if you encounter an issue here on the forums. The goal of this post i...


New Oculus Forums Feedback Thread

Hello everyone! Welcome to the new Oculus forums! As I mentioned in my announcement post, I’d like this thread to serve as a place “forums feedback”. Please let us know how you’re finding the new platform, what is or isn’t working well for you, or wh...

SDK 1.3: VS2010 kernel build error, atomic.h is missing

When I build the project located here: ovr_sdk_win_1.3.0_public\OculusSDK\LibOVRKernel\Projects\Windows\VS2010I get: ovr_sdk_win_1.3.0_public\oculussdk\logging\src\internal\../../include/Logging_Tools.h(89): fatal error C1083: Cannot open include fil...

jimwe by Level 2
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Sensor positioning question

Hi all,I have a 2 year old that tries to grab my keyboard and mouse off the desk when I'm not around. I've even caught him climbing up on to the desk, he thinks its hilarious while trying to knock my monitors over.Sensor question.Can the camera be an...

Social VR Thoughts and Ideas...

Hey Forum,I read an article on RoadtoVR today which made a compelling argument that social VR might very well be the key to mainstream adoption. It also elaborated on how the industry still has a lot of work ahead figuring out what will be the "kille...

cubytes by Level 4
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Too much time on these forums

It has just dawned on me that I've been spending hours on these forums during my working day. It has been a long time since something has grabbed this much attention from me.I'm counting down the hours until the day my Rift arrives. I do have one iss...

EVE: Valkyrie Developer Showcase Day 2!

Day 2 of the EVE: Valkyrie Developer Showcase has begun! Straight from the heart of Fanfest in Iceland, we're excited to share a new mode introduced by CCP today during the Keynote Livestream for Valkyrie, Carrier Assault.From their blog:At this year...

Pre-Orders the fair way

What I think Oculus and 3rd party retailers should have done.I'm going to use Best Buy for my example.Oculus and Best Buy agree on how many units will be provided to them for launchOculus figures out their launch date and informs Best BuyOculus decid...

First Look at the Rift, Shipping Q1 2016

Since the earliest days of the Oculus Kickstarter, the Rift has been shaped by gamers, backers, developers, and enthusiasts around the world. Today, we’re incredibly excited to announce that the Oculus Rift will be shipping to consumers in Q1 2016, w...

Gypsy816 by Level 5
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Something to be optimistic about

my runtime 1.3 working VR library growing at the rate of one per day... this makes me happy.....a little ove 2 years ago, this was a dream

HTC Vive VS Oculus Rift

Here's a great comparing video for anyone interested.

Fuck you, oculus

How about instead of pissing everyone off who preordered over and over again with the "courtesy" of "informing" consumers that their preordered product will arrive MOnTHS late (while people who just bought a PC bundle get theirs in a week), creating ...

chaperone system needed

is there gonna be a chaperone system built in any time soon with oculus home? I can use vive chaperone at the min but only with steam soon as you launch into oculus home / games or videos it shuts the chaperone walking around a 6ftx10ft spac...

graphics card

hi i have a 980 manli twin cooler . i want to know. is it compatible,and i want if i buy the rift ,what is with the new generation at next year is my rift than schrott , müll ? i dont know the word in english i am from germany thank you i think i can...

Gear VR vs Rift CV1 - FOV and Quality

Does anyone have an first hand experience with both the Gear VR and the Rift CV1? I am curious ho much better the FOV is, as well as how much better the screen display is, such as Screen Door Effect. Thanks!

What is the best option to buy Oculus Rift in Hong Kong?

It doesn't seem like Oculus Rift is going to be officially shipping to Hong Kong. Is there any other way I can get the oculus at a closer to retail price? If anyone has bought the retail version in hong kong, please let us know where you got it from....

Now that all the PC bundles are sold out...

First, congratulations to all the folks that jumped the queue by ordering a PC bundle + Rift last week, returning the PC, and now they all got a Rift in less than a week from the order. Good job.Now, as I'm writing this, all Amazon and BestBuy PC bun...

Resolved! joy sticks

Can you use a different controller like a joy stick. If so, which one, I'm left handed but can use right hand. I haven't use the X-box controller very much. I get the rift Friday (I hope)

JohnRB by Level 4
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How difficult is setup

Hello,My rift is arriving today, along with a PC I bought for it. Assuming I get the PC setup, how long does it take to get the Oculus Home, and any other required Rift software installed and configured to the point where I'm ready to use it. Is this...

lakpld by Level 2
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Distance/angle "sweet spot"?

Hey all, currently I have my sensor right next to my monitor, pointing straight at my head, it gets perfect tracking when I'm sitting down. But with some games (The Vanishing of Ethan Carter quickly comes to mind) I actually enjoy standing at my desk...

Maximum head size for CV1

I have a fairly large head (a little bit over 61cm or 7 3/4) and always have a problem finding comfortable caps / hats in store here in Europe. Will the Rift CV1 be comfortable? I can’t find any information about maximum intended head size anywhere ...

kenobel by Level 2
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Oculus at PAX East!

PAX East starts today here in Boston and we're setting up for an exciting show! I thought it would be a great idea to post up on where to find us, what demos are available, and help everyone at the show navigate the event. Oculus is located alongside...

Bought Project car in OC Home, can i play in monitor?

Just bought the project car from oculus home, good game and fun. but since i am still using DK2, it looks a bit blurry which makes me want to play it in normal monitor. I wonder any settings I can choose to play the game in my normal monitor, since I...

paymok by Level 4
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