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Will you buy the Kinect?

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#16 avineyard

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Posted 31 October 2010 - 06:09 PM

I preordered 5 in hopes They will be as hot as the wii smile.gif if so, four of them will pay for my personal 5th one.

#17 Odb718

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Posted 31 October 2010 - 06:57 PM

I kinda hope they break a lot so I can buy two on ebay for $20 and combine parts.
I'd love it if FSD and other homebrew could support it.

#18 omegastar

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Posted 31 October 2010 - 08:30 PM

I'll get one after I can use it on my JTAG.

#19 spoone

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 12:17 PM

QUOTE(Reaper527 @ Oct 31 2010, 05:26 AM) View Post

steel battalion. 'nuff said smile.gif

worrrd!!! biggrin.gif

#20 Tatsh

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 04:21 AM

QUOTE(omegastar @ Oct 31 2010, 03:30 PM) View Post

I'll get one after I can use it on my JTAG.

So I guess that means you're never going to get one. FreeBoot is dead, XBR is dead.

#21 royvedas

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:11 PM

QUOTE(Tatsh @ Nov 2 2010, 05:21 AM) View Post

So I guess that means you're never going to get one. FreeBoot is dead, XBR is dead.

Ease down on the pessimism. Others will probably step up to the challenge.

#22 Ic3l0rd

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:44 PM

I'm not. I thought of it when i first saw the first few promos, like scaning the skateboard, talking with Milo or the Old fighting man, but what i saw pracitcly, it's technology is older than PS2 EyeToy.
Short answer: Not buying it.

#23 ThaCrip

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Posted 03 November 2010 - 04:24 AM

No.

if i wanted that type of gaming i would probably get a Wii.

but either way... is there even anything out that's good for that Kinect crap?

#24 mr.yoda

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Posted 03 November 2010 - 12:42 PM

No i wont buy.No need for for another wii clone shit.

#25 Yamthief

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Posted 04 November 2010 - 02:39 PM

In my opinion 130 is way too much money for the device. Maybe once it drops or when some better games are available i'll change my tune...

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Posted 05 November 2010 - 08:07 PM

Kinect is on a whole different level than the Wii. I have yet to try Move, but I imagine that's more like the Wii whereas Kinect is something completely unique. I was able to walk in and pick one up yesterday (they seemed to have a lot so sorry to the guy who preordered 5.. I think they made enough product for launch for once). It works way better than I thought it would, I had no problems at all, and it really makes you move - unlike Wii.

#27 spinr34

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Posted 07 November 2010 - 08:07 AM

i think a lot of you guys are discrediting Kinect before even trying it.

yes, the price is high.
yes, you need some space to play.
yes, direct sunlight on the player will cause tracking trouble.

after that, it works as advertised. and the only one of those three variables that will change is price (lower over time). i've played games with eyetoy and the xbox vision camera. kinect is on a different level. with kinect, tracking is much more accurate (thanks to the IR), and you have to remember that games don't have to be totally kinect centric. you can build a normal experience with kinect integration. a simple example i've used in the past is, imagine playing rockband like you usually would but, if you have kinect, your on-screen player will move like you do. while that isn't 'ground-breaking' or worth the $150, it's a simple example of how kinect can be used other than gimmick gesture games. i'm sure there are developers who are much more creative than i am and will find interesting ways to utilize kinect.

i don't know what most of you people expect. or maybe you guys just want something to complain about. but, after using kinect for the last couple days, i'm pretty sure it can have a place in the future and won't end up in the bargin bin. microsoft has put a lot of money into it and is standing behind it. this isn't something they're going to let go, at least, not easily.

#28 Jinkz

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Posted 07 November 2010 - 12:42 PM

I'm only getting it simply because my mums getting it me for Christmas (I know, i'm 26, with a kid, missus and a house, and I haven't lived with her for years but i'm spoilt!)

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Posted 07 November 2010 - 01:48 PM

Agreed with most everyone else, I want one but 150 bucks, especially going into the holidays. Just too rich for me ATM

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Posted 10 November 2010 - 06:47 PM

Got my Kinect today, moved my lounge around so I could use it properly, as I have a HD Projector at the back of the room, with the Amp, 360 etc, but the wires werent long enough on the connect sad.gif Spent an hour dragging things around, set it up, and was gutted. The projector interferes with the IR :/ PLUS I am in the way fo the screen - dammit, should have thought of that! PMSL

So another hour putting it all back and wired it up to the 50" plasma instead - and I have to say its brilliant :-) I did realise that I'm not as fit as I was a few years ago - 20 minutes of smacking balls and I needed a sit down tongue.gif

Great fun and tbh, for such cutting edge technology I dont think 130 is too much!

Edited by maniac007, 10 November 2010 - 06:49 PM.





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