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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...

Interested in a LIVE Google Hangout/ Rev VR Podcast?

I'm considering trying to do a LIVE episode of the Rev VR Podcast this Friday, October 11th, at 7PM EST via Google Hangout. All are invited to join in.Are you interested? Would you show up? Thoughts???Yes, you have to have a Google+ account to join i...

Jerky / laggy image in Rift but not on monitor.

I've got a I5 3.3ghz processor and a Radeon 6850HD card. I'm cloning my display onto the oculus using a DVI cable.I've found that most demos/games with more detailed graphics lags/tears in the rift whereas on my monitor it's perfect. No lag or jerkin...

Elsig by Level 2
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1080p version

So the 1080p version was demoed this year with lots of rumours and speculation about an DK2 coming out. So I thought I'd come directly to the source and find out if any of it was true?

Another- First Impressions with the Rift

Let me just start by saying I'm going to mention both positive and negative experiences, as if this were a review, despite this being a dev kit. I get it, it's not a consumer product.Now that we have that out of the way, I'll say it- WOWYes, this has...

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Elite: Dangerous will support Oculus Rift

Elite Dangerous to get Rift support. can't tell you how happy this makes me, been a backer since the beginning and played the original in the 80's. A long with Star Citizen I'm going to in heaven.Stu...

StuPer by Level 2
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DK2 : MAYBE : seriously ?? :)

I let you check the link... (from Palmer's facebook)

IPD - How to choose the best lens?

Hi guys  Ok so I just came back from an eye examination and the ophthalmologist measured my IPD which is 60.0mm.I know the Rift is built for 64mm IPD, and I wonder if that will prevent me to use the A-cups. (I will wear contact lenses so 20/20 visio...

Consumer Rift International Price?

Hi there the question is will the $300 consumer rift version do the commercial thing that we see in the UK where the $1 = £1 thing. e.g. Oculus Rift in the US costs $300, in the UK £300.So even though the exchange rate between USD and GBP is 1.59612 ...

Arowx by Level 2
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Rift version to available to all backers at no extra cost

The maker of Elite, Frontier, will support the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in its upcoming Elite: Dangerous game.The studio believes that Oculus Rift lends itself perfectly to providing players of Elite: Dangerous with a more intense experien...

Webcomic using the Oculus Rift

Currently something I've been thinking about doing, trying to figure out the best way to link it up with the OR visuals.Anyone ideas?I have a general Idea of how to go about drawing it, but not knowledgeable enough about the OR visual set up.

Voss by Level 2
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Don`t you get bored?

I`ve just ordered Oculus and I was just wondering if it wont end like all the other things you buy in your life. You are exciting about it, and in few days than its kinda normal for you and than you just put it on some shelf and forget it.So question...

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So I got my oculus rift today! But, my problem is I'm not seeing natural depth of field. Infact, everything looks almost flat! Is there anything I can do that will fix my depth perception in the rift?Edit: For those too lazy to read the entire post h...

shdggsdv by Level 2
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Teaching with the rift

So I brought the rift to my old science class, (filled with freshmen) and I already had an arrangement with the teacher, she was teaching about solar systems at the time, and I brought the star/observatory demo thing to the class. And everyone walked...

Bioshock Infinte: Tridef or Vorpx?

My Tridef trial is done so I need to decide if I will pay for Tridef or will wait for Vorpx. My question is this, does tridef even plan on adding rift mode support to Bioshock Infinite? Also, does one have better performance/frames per second than th...

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Oculus changes the Building Industry at AEC Hackathon

Hi fellow Oculus devs, I would like to invite all to the first ever AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) Hackathon this November. This multi-trillion dollar industry is long overdue for an upgrade so bring your HMDs and help make it better. ...

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Future of Virtual Reality w/ OculusVR: Educators, Entreprene

Oculus VR™ (Irvine, CA) is currently developing the Oculus Rift, a ground-breaking virtual reality headset for immersive gaming, in an effort to revolutionize the way people experience interactive content.On November 2nd, join with Oculus' COO Laird ...

View this on your Rift

Hello! I'm a photographer trying to work on a photography project. I understand that this image will look very ugly at weird scale and is EXTREMELY low res, but - can you tell me if the depth is accurate and if there's any problems in how this looks?...

Rift in hand, first look

First, let me just say that this post will be a little rushed as I run back to my new VR worlds.My rift arrived today, inconspicuously packaged, and ready for some good old fashioned "development" (which I hope to actually get to later).Looking at th...

Oculus support top notch

I would just like to post this message to say thank you to the staff at Oculus (Cybereality & Chad especially) for helping me resolve a problem I had with my Rift. Their response to my request for support was responded to quickly (the first response ...

Rift quick first impressions.

First impression: Completely fucking unbelievable! Screen door effect is very minimal, I was expecting much worse considering all the discussion around it. It's very easy to ignore. In fact, the low resolution is about 10x more noticeable than the sc...

elig by Level 2
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hdmi out to dvi on graphics card

I feel a little silly asking as I would expect to know this already, but can anyone confirm that when taking an HDMI output on your graphics card, using a passive dvi adapter, and feeding it to a dvi monitor, the resulting feed is what you would expe...

HELP! Need RIFT essentials!

So, as fate would have it, my Oculus Rift will arrive Thursday October 10th 2013.Problem: My internet is being cut off the day before, Wednesday October 9th 2013.I'm moving to a new house and I won't have internet for 15 days after the 10th. So, not ...

Oculus Rift & The NVidia 8xx Series

Hi all,I'm currently holding out for the next gen of NVidia GPU's. I'm hoping Oculus announce soon what res of screen they're aiming for in the consumer version, because it's going to make a huge difference on what card we are going to need to reach ...

ZaineUK by Level 3
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OpenTrack with Rift and Hydra

Thought this would be the best forum for this; if not my apologies.So I've been playing around with a new OpenSim viewer CtrlAltStudio. It is based off of Firestorm if anyone is familiar with it; it currently has no UI until Linden labs releases thei...

Who Is Spreading The Word?

Not everybody has heard of the Oculus Rift, in fact, not many people outside of those who read about gadgets and technology will have a clue that the possibility of Virtual Reality for the masses is just around the corner.As well as showing your imme...

Interview with Astrogun Powergrid creator, Xander Davis

Xander Davis, creator of Astrogun Powergrid, joins me and Drax to talk about his work. A Virtual Reality nexus for art, design, music, games, and community, Powergrid has the potential to fill a big void in the VR Community. Check out his website and...