I don’t know what some people think of sometimes because this is one of the most wild things that I’ve ever seen or heard. The person who created the famous Oculus sold it to Facebook and is worth like a billion dollars made a new VR set and it’ll actually kill users. Nope not just in the game but also in real life.
When 10,000 players log into the game online for the first time, they discover that they are unable to log out. It’ll be called NerveGear and it’s created by the 30 year old, Palmer Luckey.
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‘The idea of tying your real life to your virtual avatar has always fascinated me – you instantly raise the stakes to the maximum level and force people to fundamentally rethink how they interact with the virtual world and the players inside it,’ he says.
‘Pumped up graphics might make a game look more real, but only the threat of serious consequences can make a game feel real to you and every other person in the game.
‘This is an area of videogame mechanics that has never been explored, despite the long history of real-world sports revolving around similar stakes.’
‘If their hit points dropped to zero, their brain would be bombarded by extraordinarily powerful microwaves, supposedly killing the user.
This dude is 100% a crazy person. No regular human thinks of this. We should be able to test it on him first and watch. And whelp when he dies, we throw the invention in the garbage, right where it belongs. Because this is wild. Although… I wouldn’t mind watching others play it. BOOM. YOUR DEAD.