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Ugh

Sounds promising.

JC

It's a bit depressing really. You read reviews like this and think "wow, I will go there right now and create a fantastic VR experience" But in reality the currant state of technology and the average users hardware setup means that what you end up with is something that looks not much better than SL ten years back. And I fear it will be this way for some time to come. There is a kind of childish fascination with VR headsets at the moment that will wear off very fast unless someone begins to create something with a little more guts than another visual chat room, this time with facial expressions. If I want to talk to my friend on the other side of the world why would I choose to talk to an animated avatar of them, no matter how expressive and life like, when I can see them in real time on my screen through skype etc.

Wagner J Au

System deleted a couple off-topic comments. I just created an weekend open forum thread, so please post there!

jason

I could've paid the writer more money than Phil and gotten a bad review of the site.

Hitomi Tiponi

ACME Virtual is a great name - sadly it is almost as virtual as its name. In existence for a couple of months and trying to establish some credibility by association with decent VR companies ...and get some interns to work for nothing. From her write-up it appears that the head of a company that "imagines, designs and builds virtual and augmented reality experiences for clients who want to connect with their audiences in more immersive and engaging ways" has never been inside the biggest virtual world of all time?

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