Still waiting for the oculus rift…

EDIT: on July 29 my Oculus Rift arrived EDIT: on July 24 my order Status changed to processing. I’m annoyed. I’m honestly annoyed. Oculus VR seems to be pretty horrible about their delivery estimates, or their shipping process in total. When i was in Iceland in April, i got a chance to try out the oculus rift with CCP’s EVR, and right after that ordered a dev-kit myself (lets face it, having new toys ‘n gadgets is every developers dream).  (I posted about it a day later: https://devedge.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/eve-fanfest-oculus-rift-evr-or-submerging-in-a-virtual-world/) Now i ordered at the 28th of April, the pre-order page said it would … Continue reading Still waiting for the oculus rift…

EVE Fanfest: Oculus Rift / EVR, or submerging in a virtual world.

So, if you are following EVE Online related media, or gaming media in general, you might have heard about the oculus rift game ccp presented on the EVE Fanfest, called EVR. Alot of articles surfaced right after CCP revealed that game, and i assume there will be more blogs about it too. Personally i took the chance to try it, and was quite positively surprised and impressed. Now if you ever tried one of the VR goggles they had in the 90s, you might remember how heavy and slow those where, how you just had simple geometric forms in 3d. … Continue reading EVE Fanfest: Oculus Rift / EVR, or submerging in a virtual world.

Game Jam result: Relicary

Working at a gaming company comes with some advantages, the more obvious ones – like working with geeks and nerds who share a passion for the same thing, but also the lesser obvious ones, like our ways of celebrating and/or living our creativity. Last weekend we had a company internal game jam, just to have some fun. Now, you might ask what a game jam is, so let me quote from the wikipedia article on the subject: “A game jam is a gathering of game developers for the purpose of planning, designing, and creating one or more games within a … Continue reading Game Jam result: Relicary