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Date: 05/26/10 12:00 PM

85 Responses to Forumula 1 Video Game Simulator

  1. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 9:13 am
    Link: Forumula 1 Video Game Simulator - Looks pretty damn cool, although some of the movements a little unrealistic for a car.
  2. Profile photo of hiltacular
    hiltacular Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:05 pm
    I hope he is driving a motorcycle because my car doesn`t move like that at all.
  3. Profile photo of wake_n_bake
    wake_n_bake Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:06 pm
    awww i want one
  4. Profile photo of Hemtroll
    Hemtroll Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:07 pm
    what does it do when he crashes into the concrete barrier at 100 mph?
  5. Profile photo of Joelio1
    Joelio1 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:10 pm
    that looks so cool, where can i get one ?
  6. Profile photo of thefireguy22
    thefireguy22 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:15 pm
    the movements are like that to simulate the g forces. it would be better to play this in a dark room so you dont get sick as fast...
  7. Profile photo of SmagBoy1
    SmagBoy1 Male 40-49
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:17 pm
    Pretty exaggerated angles for a car! When`s the last time you popped wheelies at 20+ degrees in your car, or did nose plants at 20+ degrees. But still pretty fun looking. :-) And maybe that motion is what`s required to provide the G-force to make it "feel" like the driving is occurring? Seeing as the screen moves with the driver, keeping the angle for the driver and his view relatively constant, that could certainly be it? Looks fun!
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    paddyboom Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:17 pm
    f1 cars hit like 5Gs i think, if anything this is too subtle
  9. Profile photo of kilroy5555
    kilroy5555 Male 30-39
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:21 pm
    Think about driving. You get pressed back into your seat when you accelerate, so the machine tilts upwards; you get thrown forward when you brake, so the machine tilts downward.
  10. Profile photo of Asspenny
    Asspenny Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:26 pm
    okay, that is sweet.
  11. Profile photo of msieg007
    msieg007 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:30 pm
    WANT


    Someone find out where I can buy this.
  12. Profile photo of Max13007
    Max13007 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:32 pm
    dude epic. i wants
  13. Profile photo of msieg007
    msieg007 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:35 pm
    Oh, also, you misspelled formula.
  14. Profile photo of admisaok
    admisaok Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:35 pm
    it`s leaning to simulate the g-force. you are supposed to feel like you are being pushed back in your chair, not popping wheelies, obviously.
  15. Profile photo of Salted_Eggs
    Salted_Eggs Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:37 pm
    I think the motions are too unrealistic for a car because this is the only way to simulate G-forces.
  16. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:49 pm
    Didn`t think about that. Ah well, looks pretty cool though.
    And I did misspell forumla, you`re right. O:
  17. Profile photo of discoxd
    discoxd Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 12:50 pm
    that is the most glorious thing i have ever seen *wipes a single tear from eye*
  18. Profile photo of Kanashto
    Kanashto Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 1:04 pm
    Hey you guys, I have a feeling it`s a MotoGP game ... umm wheelie. I may be wrong

    anyways, sweet screen, it`s a slim one too!
  19. Profile photo of TxP
    TxP Female 70 & Over
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    May 26, 2010 at 1:10 pm
    WAAAAANT
    and what salted_eggs said :)
  20. Profile photo of Noamfer
    Noamfer Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2010 at 1:14 pm
    It`s only missing 3D..

    Also, the movements aren`t supposed to be realistic.
    Leaning back gives you the feeling of being pushed back, and forward feels same but forward.
  21. Profile photo of Noamfer
    Noamfer Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2010 at 1:17 pm
    Oh, and the forward leaning is because when you brake you get pushed forward.
  22. Profile photo of D3rAnG3d
    D3rAnG3d Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 1:22 pm
    The moves may seem unrealistic if you are watching it, but they are like that to simulate the g`s you would experience while accelerating or braking
  23. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 1:29 pm
    "I think the motions are too unrealistic for a car because this is the only way to simulate G-forces."

    I was thinking the same, they arent trying to mimic the cars movement but more like the G Force
  24. Profile photo of Froggybuster
    Froggybuster Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2010 at 2:24 pm
    F1 is better than NASCAR.

    Let the games begin.
  25. Profile photo of TheManJT
    TheManJT Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2010 at 2:36 pm
    i thought about an orgasm. when he was accelerating, and getting higher and higher. lmao, ooh my brain is wonderful
  26. Profile photo of D3rAnG3d
    D3rAnG3d Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 2:52 pm
    The moves may seem unrealistic if you are watching it, but they are like that to simulate the g`s you would experience while accelerating or braking
  27. Profile photo of MrTwidget
    MrTwidget Male 30-39
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    May 26, 2010 at 3:04 pm
    The movements seem correct. It leans hard right when you are turning left so that it feels like you are being pulled right. I would only recommend closing the space in, this way you wouldn`t be disoriented by the room around you, and would probably make for a more realistic experience.
  28. Profile photo of zmeace
    zmeace Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 3:37 pm
    motion sickness?
  29. Profile photo of mcfudge
    mcfudge Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 3:48 pm
    Holy crap that looks fun.
  30. Profile photo of acknex32
    acknex32 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 3:53 pm
    That looks so FUN! :-D
  31. Profile photo of kinjomusashi
    kinjomusashi Male 30-39
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    May 26, 2010 at 4:03 pm
    i agree with IABer`s comments, i think the movements are purposely exaggerated to more closely simulate actual g`s you would experience in a real race car...

    ...now just throw this sucker in a wind tunnel and you`ve got yourself a party!!
  32. Profile photo of tuxman4
    tuxman4 Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2010 at 4:05 pm
    I think he should slap some wheels on the thing and take it out for a spin.
  33. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    May 26, 2010 at 4:17 pm
    And maybe that motion is what`s required to provide the G-force to make it "feel" like the driving is occurring?

    That`s exactly it. If you can maintain focus strongly enough on the gameworld, you perceive far less movement than an observer because the gameworld is not moving *relative to you*.

    To do it properly, you`d need to completely enclose the simulator to remove visible movement from the player`s point of view, but this works pretty well because the player will be focused on the gameworld.

    It doesn`t really move anywhere near enough. Even with an enclosed sphere with 360 degree movement, the most you could get is 1g in any direction. An F1 car can generate 1.5g backwards, 4g forwards and 5.5g sideways. Full braking forces you to exhale - your lungs are compressed by the force. You can`t breathe during maximum cornering and an untrained person is likely to pass out. It`s seriously hardcore.
  34. Profile photo of mykunter
    mykunter Male 40-49
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    May 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm
    WANT WANT WANT
  35. Profile photo of paddy215
    paddy215 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 4:54 pm
    Dear lord imagine that for like 60 laps, extra respect for f1 drivers, i`d probably be boking by the second lap
  36. Profile photo of necrobitch
    necrobitch Female 18-29
    467 posts
    May 26, 2010 at 5:05 pm
    it looks like car sex
    anyway.. the video is too long just watch about a minute of it.
    its not that good.. the video.. i mean
  37. Profile photo of shaboinkin
    shaboinkin Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 5:11 pm
    @Angilion

    Which is why in my book, F1 > Nascar
  38. Profile photo of D3rAnG3d
    D3rAnG3d Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 5:12 pm
    The moves may seem unrealistic if you are watching it, but they are like that to simulate the g`s you would experience while accelerating or braking
  39. Profile photo of IABbrandon
    IABbrandon Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 5:18 pm
    MUST HAVE....AND WILL HAVE.
  40. Profile photo of WHOISIT12345
    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 5:43 pm
    i got that in the NY car show......
  41. Profile photo of SmilinSam
    SmilinSam Female 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 5:53 pm
    i would be scared to have that in my house. too much room for catastrophe if something goes wrong.
  42. Profile photo of MauserTM
    MauserTM Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 6:04 pm
    I wonder what happens when you crash, does your head explode?
  43. Profile photo of Loxen
    Loxen Female 30-39
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    May 26, 2010 at 6:10 pm
    Looks fun.
    Also totally made me remember I dream I had a while back. It was kinda like this (but I was in a white room, with this kind o machine and a screen), and the game was`t racing, it was one from the StarWars franchise.
  44. Profile photo of MrTwidget
    MrTwidget Male 30-39
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    May 26, 2010 at 6:15 pm
    I don`t get where F1 > NASCAR? Do you think if you played a nascar game on this rig it`s wouldn`t be as intense? Riding a 30 degree corner at Daytona in a NASCAR game would be amazing in this setup!
  45. Profile photo of T3STSubj3ctX
    T3STSubj3ctX Male 13-17
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    May 26, 2010 at 6:22 pm
    i`m pretty sure it simulates the breaking and the power of the thrust of the car when it goes up and down like that, gives it a point of G`s effect on the body. I see nothing wrong with it. but it is SWEET!!! got to so get me one
  46. Profile photo of sum33
    sum33 Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 6:27 pm
    that would suck... you could get whiplash... from a video game
  47. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 7:21 pm
    "Looks pretty damn cool, although some of the movements a little unrealistic for a car."

    As previously stated, it`s not about the movement at all, it`s about the forces being re-created and I want.
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 7:24 pm
    I am going to the Montreal Grand Prix!!! So excited.

    I hope Ferrari can somehow manage to win. I hate how Red Bull suddenly decided not to suck....makes me so mad because they`re beating out the stables that have been winning for 50 years....and it`s not even a car company`s car....it`s a dratING ENERGY DRINK!
  49. Profile photo of Genocyde
    Genocyde Male 30-39
    712 posts
    May 26, 2010 at 7:31 pm
    Where`s the Dramamine when you need it?
  50. Profile photo of tylertooo
    tylertooo Male 40-49
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    May 26, 2010 at 7:38 pm
    I think it is a motorcycle simulator. Watch as the driver negotiates turns. The image on the screen tilts like a motorcycle. Awesome contraption!
  51. Profile photo of WagglyBeef
    WagglyBeef Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 7:38 pm
    The movement is not unrealistic when it tips back it supposed to simulate going fast and getting pulled back, and when it tips sideways it simulates the force of turning when you get pulled dont know what the scientific term is
  52. Profile photo of idiotfilter
    idiotfilter Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 7:39 pm
    That is so cool! friggin wicked!
  53. Profile photo of Stelly
    Stelly Male 30-39
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    May 26, 2010 at 8:04 pm
    Sometimes half the fun now is watching how smart the IAB posters are getting..............

    I would love to see how it simulates a crash >:)
  54. Profile photo of fknloser
    fknloser Male 30-39
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    May 26, 2010 at 8:15 pm
    it only APPEARS the movements are out of whack, buy they are made to trick your body and brain into g-forces
  55. Profile photo of vapor13
    vapor13 Male 30-39
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    May 26, 2010 at 9:44 pm
    Is this Gran Turismo? I know a lot of the realistic racing games look alike these days but that sure looks like the Gran Turismo speedometer at the bottom. I`d love to play GT in a sim like that.
  56. Profile photo of Yokel1337
    Yokel1337 Male 18-29
    144 posts
    May 26, 2010 at 9:58 pm
    if you guys are interested into getting into sim racing, i suggest trying out ARCA Sim Racing. found here: http://www.thesimfactory.com/main/

    simply put, its the best stock car sim on the market atm, and will support the COT, GNS, CWTS as well as ARCA when verxion 2 is released.

    you dont need to spend uber amounts of cash to get into racing. maybe $50 for the software and round $230 for a decent steering wheel controler. (that being a Logitech G25)
  57. Profile photo of Yokel1337
    Yokel1337 Male 18-29
    144 posts
    May 26, 2010 at 10:00 pm
    also, check out thewayiplay.com to see some more awesome Sim Rigs.
  58. Profile photo of kribbe
    kribbe Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 10:31 pm
    i believe he is driving a car not a spaceship
  59. Profile photo of QuickBanana
    QuickBanana Male 18-29
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    May 26, 2010 at 11:07 pm
    HOLY FLIPPIN TORQUE!!!!!!!!!
  60. Profile photo of Handsompod
    Handsompod Male 30-39
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    May 27, 2010 at 12:44 am
    That is fing awesome!
  61. Profile photo of srgkoala
    srgkoala Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 1:32 am
    Well the tilting backwards and forwards is just simply to provide the sensation of being pushed into or out of your seat from acceleration.
  62. Profile photo of Mikeado
    Mikeado Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 1:40 am
    Ah, Sim Rigs. Moving around to simulate the forces put on you. Looks like huge fun!

    A journalist tried the much more advanced, uber-expensive `rig that Formula 1 types actually use. His eyes went funny. He got real motion sickness.
  63. Profile photo of Mikeado
    Mikeado Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 1:42 am
    Vapor13 - "Is this Gran Turismo? I know a lot of the realistic racing games look alike these days but that sure looks like the Gran Turismo speedometer at the bottom. I`d love to play GT in a sim like that."

    It`s not Gran Turismo. Everything`s in the wrong place and that`s not a track I recognise (I`m a GT nerd). But yes, that would be SUPER awesome!!
  64. Profile photo of Flibmeister
    Flibmeister Female 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 4:46 am
    I want one.
  65. Profile photo of rebetikas
    rebetikas Male 30-39
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    May 27, 2010 at 5:12 am
    awesome
  66. Profile photo of Ghostofme16
    Ghostofme16 Female 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 5:16 am
    Well, it seems unrealistic because the movements have to be exaggerated to provide the same sensation as being in a formula 1 car. The machine is stationary, so it has to compensate for the sensation.
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    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    May 27, 2010 at 5:45 am
    Epic! Awesome! Uhhh... what are some more of those superlatives you kids use? AND STAY OFF MY DAMN LAWN!!!
  68. Profile photo of byrondavies
    byrondavies Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 7:35 am
    The movements arent supposed to be the movements of the car, they are there to give a sense of the G forces, when he accelerates it tips back so he is pulled back into his seat, when he brakes he is tilted forward so he is thrown forward in his chair as if he just went through deceleration. Same for the corners though he can only experience 1G at the most in the chair and F1 cars would probably pull 4G upwards.
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    longhornsfan Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 8:08 am
    i would vomit on the expensive electronics. for shame.
  70. Profile photo of Chojiro
    Chojiro Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 8:10 am
    The pressure from the chair pushes against your body while moving. The same thing happens in vehicles.
  71. Profile photo of GRadde
    GRadde Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 8:41 am
    >byrondavies
    There we go, finally someone who got it.

    Just imagine how awesome this would be to good racing games, say Forza, racing some of the more mediocre cars (read: not cars that can generate a pull of more than 1g in any direction). =D

    Words car hardly express how much I want to try that!
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    VirtualParty Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 12:47 pm
    I`d hate to see what it does when he crashes.
  73. Profile photo of fee514
    fee514 Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 1:03 pm
    The chair movements simply simulate (probably not at full strength) the G forces felt by the F1 driver. It has nothing to do with the movement of the car. Think about it: the screen always stays at the same spot with respect to the driver.
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    Victory7 Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 1:41 pm
    Imagine a flight simulator game on this =O
  75. Profile photo of Max_Normal
    Max_Normal Male 30-39
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    May 27, 2010 at 4:54 pm
    Meh, be easier to make an indy car one, just place books under one side of your chair while playing.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    May 27, 2010 at 4:57 pm
    Very unrealistic!
  77. Profile photo of Maluk
    Maluk Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 5:59 pm
    You are still looking at the screen the whole time so the movements are simulating accel. and braking. Its probably the most awesome thing in the world.
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    cman7721 Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 7:17 pm
    they arent unrealistic, they are as realistic as they can be. i LOVE this. want.
  79. Profile photo of Ruffiana
    Ruffiana Male 30-39
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    May 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm
    Yes, but can it be used as a masterbatory device?
  80. Profile photo of hatface
    hatface Male 18-29
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    May 27, 2010 at 11:57 pm
    This would make podracing awesome
  81. Profile photo of thedebo2010
    thedebo2010 Male 13-17
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    May 28, 2010 at 11:30 am
    Not really unrealistic. The tilting up or down is to force your body back against the seat or forward towards the screen to simulate speeding up or slowing down. I sooo want one.
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    D-Roc_OPP Male 18-29
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    May 28, 2010 at 11:33 am
    it may look unrealistic but think of it in terms of g-forces on your body, heavy acceleration you`d feel as if you were pushed back in your seat
  83. Profile photo of Kobrazorz
    Kobrazorz Male 13-17
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    May 28, 2010 at 12:43 pm
    I want to see his rage when the screen falls off...
  84. Profile photo of Shokz
    Shokz Male 18-29
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    May 28, 2010 at 2:35 pm
    Not unrealistic. Poster just has no concept of G-forces...
  85. Profile photo of BackAssward
    BackAssward Male 18-29
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    May 29, 2010 at 5:51 pm
    This is exactly how the Back to the Future ride at Univerql worked. However, this solution here has one problem, you can see the real horizon end everything else. To work perfectly, you have to be enclosed in a box.

    Btw people, is is also how real flight trainers work.

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