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Monday, July 31, 2017

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When I use Sansar with the Oculus Rift, I quickly experience nausea, but only if I move around within the environment as I would move an avatar around in Second Life. Using the alternative method, short teleports, causes zero nausea in me. It's not a limitation of the software or hardware, I believe it to be a limitation of our species. My eyes detect forward motion, but my inner ear tells me that I am motionless - making my body believe that I just ate some bad sushi and I should get rid of it asap.

CronoCloud Creeggan

It's as I've been saying for MONTHS, the thing looks like one of those Unity-based virtual worlds already out there for PS4/PC like Four Kings Casino, Atom Universe or Big City Stories. And those themselves are basically a bunch of small devs trying to recreate various pieces of PS3 HOME (the casino, the hub social spaces and the Home Tycoon gamespace respectively) instead of getting together with Sony and just making another home and not duplicating the effort and functionality!

Sansar doesn't even match the functionality of HOME! When Home went open beta the stores were ready the theatre was functional with sitting, and the user residences were ready...what HOME didn't have was a bunch of touristy "oooh look at this showcase you can't really do anything in" experiences.

I mean sure, early HOME didn't have a LOT Of stuff, but at least you could play Saucer Pop!/Bowling/Pool/Chess/Checkers.

And guess who did the Apollo 11 experiences at the very top of the Atlas....LOOT Interactive....a former PS Home developer.

You know, LL, having a Linux build of the Sansar client will make it easier to do a build for BSD machines like MacOS.....and the PS4.

Selina Greene

Created my account, it took nearly 30 minutes for the thing to install on my machine which easily hits the specs. Now I have been trying to get into 'experiences' for a while now. The thing hangs each time you try, you can't cancel the failed experience and you have to log back in. Good luck Sansar!

Asia Connell

it's only for Windows System and, I must tell, I don't like the graphics... SL at its beginning was much better as look... I cannot enter coz I'm a mac user... not a good thing

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