Dingleberry Dickwad: They had something almost exactly like this in some casino/amusement park in Nevada almost 20 years ago. I'll grant you the graphics weren't as good, but it was almost the same exact setup. I don't think it had a treadmill though, just a ring similar to that one that detected when you turned and I think you had to slightly lean on the ring for it to move you forward, and it had the VR headset with graphics similar to what you saw in Lawnmower Man.
spamdog: Very cool, I like the idea. Would be better with specialized games that didn't require as much running as something like counter-strike.I have to concur on the novelty factor, though, and the price.It would be cool if someone made an arcade with a whole bunch of these, with specialized game software.You could even have a harness that suspends you, so you can jump, low-G style.
scottydoesntknow: A) Nope. It's a novelty item. No way in hell will that actually take off. I play games so I can sit my ass down.
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