In this episode I discuss the beta release and how they are judged and critiqued.
On this episode of Retro Jonez we cover all of your options for experience virtual reality. We will talk about the value proposition, the hardware available and the software support.
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Today the Sega Master System Keeps rolling with E-Swat. Overall I really like the game, I didn’t play through it this time around but I will be back to finish it up.
Uncharted out Tomb Raidered Tomb Raider. Then Tomb Raider out Uncharted Uncharted. Now Uncharted could out Tomb Raider Tomb Raider and out Uncharted Uncharted. Tomb Raider revolutionized a genre. Uncharted risked becoming “Dude Raider” but instead re-revolutionized action adventure. I’ll explain in this podcast.
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On this episode I wanted to take a look at most of the headphones I have used and give an overview on how they work for gaming. I know I left out some great brands and options, Beyerdynamics, Steel Series, Logitech to name a few. I didn’t include them because I didn’t have an experience with them. That said hopefully the conversation will help decide on the type or style of headphone you are looking for.
Here are the headsets/headphones I will discuss today.
Xbox Stereo Headset
Sony Wireless Gold
Sennheiser HD Pro 280
Sennheiser HD Pro 380
Audio Technica m50x
Sennheiser HD 518
Sennheiser HD 558
Sennheiser HD 598
Sennheiser PC 363D
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I love my T3PA pedals, but when I received them I realized that because they work in both floor mounted and suspended mode that the clutch and accelerator have the same tension and it wasn’t quite enough for a good sim feel. Wanting a bit more resistance on the accelerator I set out to find an inexpensive easy mod. This is what I came up with. You will need a second spring and a washer. The second spring will go around the spring that is already in place. This is probably a bit heavy for a spring for the realist feel, but it’s much better than basically zero resitance on the stock spring. This is the spring I used. But you can certainly try others. http://www.menards.com/main/tools-hardware/fasteners-fastener-accessories/specialty-fasteners/springs/31-32-x-3-3-4-compression-1-pack/p-1444440209666.htm;jsessionid=CDD3860F07D5A072B15D6ADDEE994760.tndm-prodapp1-external-mcom
This episode Mike talks about content being locked behind Amiibo support, specifically Zelda, but also touches on Splatoon. Second Segment he hits on Amazon Prime vs Gamers Club unlocked, and what impact this has on trade in values and the Physical vs. Digital argument.
This episode we keep all retro, we start with some listener feedback, Mike then talks about his west coast vacation and some of the retro shops he visited, and we close with some N64 discussion.
The Oculus Rift and it’s consumer release has become the topic of conversation since they announced the $599 price tag. With this price tag the internet got angry, and people got angry at the internet(people whom are also on the internet). Accusations of why people were angry got tossed around and everyone pointed fingers, myself included. But, I wanted to at least try to clarify my stance as an Oculus user and early adopter of the DK2.