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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...

Unreal Engine 4 now free for all dev kit owners?

As seen on reddit.Check out the top left of this page, right beneath the navigation menu: Engine 4 is now free for Oculus Development Kit Owners! Learn MoreCurrently that link leads to a 404...

treytech by Level 3
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After one month of DK2

Hello everyone,after one month with the DK2, I share my experience with you about the DK2 itself, the game and demo and the reaction of my friends trying it. This is some general ideas and feelings about my VR experience so far. Some points may have ...

Moissac by Level 2
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Oculus Share Updates 9/30/14

Couple of new games, a bunch of updates! Enjoy everyone!New:JinkThe RPG RoomHorizons Mystery DrivingStoryteller - Fireside TalesAnother Millenium Falcon made in Unity 5A Night at the RoculusUpdates:Bubble InfernoViewPort VR Panoramic ExperienceDarkfi...

Riftmax really dark after update 4.00

Anyone else experiencing this. After the update I can barely see more than a few meters in front of my avatar. When I walk into a cinema it looks like the lights are already off but they aren't.Any known fix?

Gruntis by Level 2
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HL2+Dk2+Razer hydra mod= uncanny valley

Wow just wow this is absolutely mind shattering, THIS this is the future of VR if any of you can get ahold of the hydra or the stem I HIGHLY RECOMMEND playing HL with this mod Its a completly different game entirely and can see major potential in fut...

I need a touch screen laptop: is this enough?

Hello everyone, this is my first post here. My DK2 has just arrived and i've found out that my actual laptop hasn't the capabilities to run what i'm building with Unity. Basically is a matter of dual GPU and the impossibility of bypassing the HDMI ou...

Look-to-select UI best practices

Summary: Having players select items by looking at them is simple to code and works on all machines. Designers should provide visual feedback to indicate that you're supposed to look at items to select them, and require a button press to select the t...

kburke by Level 2
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"About Face" - replaceable, hygenic, comfortable Rift access

Kickstarter is live! the Reddit thread, Palmer said that it does not void your warranty:

Motion Sickness Remedies

So going by the title does anyone know of anything that helps? Sorry if this has already been asked, I'm actually writing this whilst feeling the negative effects of the Oculus Rift haha.To give an understanding of my situation in my everyday life I ...

AdamWTF by Level 2
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Viewing experience of Oculus vs mobilephone VR headset

I have bought a Durovis knock off (chinese company called Davyci, im guessing its the same thing as Durovis VR headset), and i find the viewing experience to be much better than Google Cardboard (link here.

Possible Privacy Concerns With The Oculus Tracking Camera?

At the Oculus Connect Keynote Group Discussion, there was a question that analogously asked, "What could happen to let VR fail again?"And I asked that myself too. I live in Europe and for some reason privacy concerns is a hot topic there, legitimate ...

Burns by Level 2
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Oculus Rift DK2 or Vrvana Totem?

My order for DK2 is almost ready to ship once they deducts the rest of the payment, except having a second thought over negative feedback with DK2 being pixelled due to Pentile OLED and so on.If there are alternative HMD in the work, I feel Vrvana To...

james65 by Level 2
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Hey Cyber!

Any chance you can tell us how many DK2's you guys have sold as of now?

Extended desktop help

Hey Guys Just got the dk2. Trying to set up on my PC. Have a gtx770 with 2 Monitors 1 vga, 1 dvi. Have the Oculus pluged in via hdmi. Swap mode to extend mode. Check screens and i can see all three. Put on oculus and the image of my desktop is sidewa...

petero by Level 2
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What type of Headphone setup should i buy?

Title says it all. I only have some crappy logitec mic/headphone phones. Looking for best option. Do i need "surround" headphones or will standard stereo ones be ok? Any thoughts would be appreciated!Thanks for your time! Tim

tim02035 by Level 2
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Issues with scale of in-game assets?

Wasn't really sure whether to post it here or in the "Reporting Issues" thread, although I don't believe this to be a problem with the Rift itself.Let me start by asking this: In the desk demo built into the configuration utility, do the objects on t...

Oculus Connect videos?

Sadly I was not able to attend :roll: Are there no official videos anywhere of the speakers? I tried youtube but I can only find scattered videos by 3rd parties.

AirVR - another clone?

Hey, what's up guys?I found "something" on Kickstarter recently.AirVR - Virtual Reality for iOSAnd I started thinking about quality. Will there be a whole clone army on the market before we get the CV1?Will it hurt the perception of potential VR cons...

Low-mid range VR setups

Would like to see some data on the lower end computers using VR. By lower end I mean mid-range gaming PC's because the standards are so much higher with VR. Post up your specs and performance please! Even if its just your graphics card, because that ...

Oneiros by Level 2
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Global Illumination for Gaming in VR to Gallery The new 900 series Maxwell GPUs from nVidia feature real-time global illumination. A lighting rendering method usually done by software on a cpu for professional 3d rendering. This is one of the mos...

Boston Virtual Reality Meetup featuring JauntVR on 10/15

At the next Boston Virtual Reality Meetup we're hosting JauntVR ( Their camera system simultaneously records 3D stereoscopic video in all directions and has a unique design that can be flexibly configured. Coupled with their 3D sound...

DK2 Interaxial Distance adjusters (aka Lens IPD adjusters)

What you need to know:Don't use the DK1 adjusters for the DK2Although some can 'fit' (shown in wussmuffin's awesome vid ( ) the new lip on the DK2 Lenses interfere with a section used for strengthening in t...

bwhill by Level 2
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OMG I just met the Cyberith dude in Perth!

If it wasn't you my name isn't fudspong, I slurred at you in Hungry Jacks Palmyra Western Australia. Dude, apologies for being a bit drunk, sister in law wedding aftermath (trust me, be glad you weren't there). But holy shitballs batman. I spent my w...

Gunnar optiks tech on rift?

I already have pretty bad eyes so was just worried about 2 magnifying glasses magnifying a bright little screen. Have you guys already thought about teaming up with Gunnar Optiks? Would be awesome if you could sell accessories for the rift, with the ...